[RECAP] PUSPIPTEK Innovation Festival and MoU Signing
Connector.ID signed an MoU with PUSPITEK and BPPT (under the Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education) to support their network of entrepreneurs in fundraising process. Separately at the event, ANGIN spoke in a panel discussion about alternative funding schemes.
PUSPIPTEK organized PUSPIPTEK Innovation Festival 2017 (INNOFEST 2017) on Sept 29 – Oct 1. At the opening of the event, Connector.ID formalized its intention to provide needed supports in preparing PUSPIPTEK and BPPT’s network of entrepreneurs for fundraising process through an MoU agreement, which was witnessed by the Minister of Research, Technology, and Higher Education. Connector.ID team is excited to turn this MoU to concrete actions, as it has always been in the interest of Connector.ID to increase financial inclusion.
Separately at the event, ANGIN team was invited to speak in a panel discussion about alternative financing schemes for entrepreneurs. ANGIN shared this panel with Aris Darmansyah (Kemenko PMK- Coordinating Ministry for Human Development and Cultural Affairs) and Herwanto Sidik Prabowo (BEKRAF- Indonesia Creative Economy Agency). Three alternative financing types (especially at the seed stage level) discussed were angel investment, zakat, and government funding.