[PORTFOLIO] M. Alfatih Timur Named EY Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2017
CEO of KitaBisa.com, M. Alfatih Timur, was named as EY Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 by Ernst and Young Indonesia.
The Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Awards by Ernst and Young Indonesia was completed at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Pacific Place, Jakarta, Wednesday (15/11). EY Entrepreneurs events have become the world’s leading standards of world-class individuals highlighting entrepreneurs who drive successful and innovative businesses and celebrate their exemplary performance. As a leading business awards program, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) has evolved and is being hosted in over 60 countries worldwide. Launched first in Indonesia in 2001, the program has given appreciation to over 200 Indonesian entrepreneurs for their achievements and contributions to business and society.
We are very proud to discover that M. Alfatih Timur, the CEO and co-founder of our portfolio companies –KitaBisa.com-, was named The Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2017! We are also happy to see some achiever listed as this year’s winners; including Nadiem A. Makarim (PT Go-Jek Indonesia) for Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Zulfikar Alimuddin (Yayasan Cinta Harapan Indonesia) for Outstanding Care & Compassion Award, and Shana Fatina (PT Tinamitra Mandiri) for Community Development Award.
ABOUT M. ALFATIH TIMUR
Alfatih is the CEO and co-founder of KitaBisa.com, the most popular fundraising and donation platform (crowdfunding) in Indonesia. Alfatih set up KitaBisa.com in 2013. Started as an informal social project, KitaBisa transformed into largest crowdfunding platform in Indonesia. Kitabisa facilitates various category of campaigns from medical fundraising, humanitarian issue, disaster relief, religions up to innovation & creative industry. KitaBisa is a team of 50+ people based in Jakarta & Yogyakarta, united in the belief that humans are innately good and the Internet is the perfect medium to connect and amplify kindness.
Find out more about M. Alfatih Timur.