Dec. 29, 2020

Gita Sjahrir - Improving Health and Equality

The final guest of Season 1 is Gita Sjahrir. She’s the co-founder and CEO of R Fitness, a growing health and wellness startup, focused on helping improve the lives of all Indonesians.

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Dec. 21, 2020

Pangeran Siahaan - Quality Media, Beyond Clicks

Today’s guest is Pangeran Siahaan, co-founder and CEO of Asumsi is a leading millennial media publication. Founded in 2017, the site has been bootstrapped until recently, when they raised a seed round from East Ventures.

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Nov. 27, 2020

Ilya Kravtsov - Reinvention Amidst a Pandemic

Covid-19 has crushed businesses around the world. Especially those in the food, travel, and live events space. Today my guest is Ilya Kravtsov, co-founder and CEO of PouchNATION.

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Nov. 9, 2020

Melia Winata - Growing a Social Enterprise

Today's guest is Melia Winata, co-founder and CMO of Du Anyam. Du Anyam is a social enterprise that works with female communities to create wicker products. They were the official merchandise of the 2018 Asian Games and their products have won awards like the Inacraft Awards in 2018.

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Oct. 19, 2020

Nicole Yap - Building a Tech Ecosystem

Today’s guest is Nicole Yap, the Managing Director of Digitaraya, a startup accelerator in Jakarta. Nicole has seen Indonesia’s entrepreneurial landscape change dramatically since she first visited Indonesia in 2013. Now, she’s part of the dedicated core that’s helping build out Indonesia’s tech ecosystem and transform it into the crown jewel of Southeast Asia.

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Oct. 11, 2020

Tiger Fang - Lessons From High Growth Startups

From the outside, being a tech founder seems like a sexy job. But the reality is far different. It’s lonely and a constant struggle.

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Sept. 8, 2020

Irma Surya - Simplifying Legal Advice

TV has romanticized lawyers with shows like Suits, The Practice, and the Good Wife. But the reality is, legal advice is expensive and overwhelming, especially for small to medium sized businesses. In the US, companies like LegalZoom have made getting access to legal documents easier. In Indonesia, the practice of using lawyers the old fashioned way is still prevalent.

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Aug. 24, 2020

Reducing Plastic Waste in Indonesia

Plastic waste is a huge problem in Indonesia. It’s the second largest polluter globally at 3.22 metric tons a year. Today on the podcast we have two very ambitious women, both looking to make a dent in Indonesia’s plastic waste.

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Aug. 11, 2020

Indra Wiralaksmana - Building a Muslim Social Network

Across the globe, there are 1.7 billion Muslims, second only to Christianity at 2.3 billion. This represents a huge opportunity. Today's guest is Indra Wiralaksmana, co-founder and CEO of Umma . Umma is a Muslim community based platform. It's part social network, part content aggregator, but designed specifically for the needs of people who consider themselves Muslim.

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Aug. 2, 2020

Aparna Saxena - Reinventing Social Enterprise

Social enterprises are often mistaken for non-profits. They are perceived to be "feel good" organizations associated with a good cause. But social enterprises are real businesses. They need direction, revenue, and talent to become sustainable businesses. Like any company, this requires a CEO who can lead. This week's guest is Aparna Saxena, the newly appointed CEO of Toraja Melo. In this episode we discuss the business of Toraja Melo and how Aparna is reinventing the company for the digital age.

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