With over 250 million inhabitants, Indonesia has the world’s fourth largest population and Southeast Asia’s largest. Its youthful workforce has long been an untapped asset, but they are now taking things into their own hands. Inspired by the successes of unicorns like Go-Jek and Traveloka, more Indonesians are looking to the digital world to start their own businesses. it faces unique issues and growing pains. CompassList offers nuanced insights into the scene’s rising stars, its diverse and often fragmented markets, and how new players and investors can navigate this complex landscape.


Indonesia Agritech Report 2020: Startups, Investors and Outlook

Indonesia Agritech Report 2020: Startups, Investors and Outlook

Indonesia is one of the world’s largest agricultural producers, with farming contributing nearly 13% to the national economy. The sector has been in slow decline for decades, however, hurt by poor yields and falling income. In recent years, thanks to startups seeking to use technology to boost the sector, Indonesian agriculture has found a new lease of life. From our interviews with key local agritech companies and investors in smart shrimp farming, farm-to-table e-commerce and more, CompassList has produced an in-depth and insightful survey of Indonesia’s agriculture sector and its prevailing challenges, complete with outlook and recommendations.




Qraved ups the ante in restaurant search/booking + social networking with professionally-curated dining guides; users’ own curated, shareable guides; and points redeemable for dining vouchers.

Pakde's end-to-end service lets small businesses and local brands efficiently manage their logistics needs, freeing them to focus on Indonesia's growing e-commerce market.


Wiyono Sumono

Co-founder and Chairman of Paprika

Based in North Sumatra, Wiyono Sumono joined the co-founding team of Indonesian rewards and cashback app Paprika. In 2014, Wiyono and Kalvin Yap were majority shareholders in e-commerce startup Alikolo that later became defunct in April 2015. Both of them had also worked in the timber commodity business and were keen to invest in their own startup Paprika.

Paundra Noorbaskoro

Co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Growpal

Paundra Noorbaskoro established Growpal, an investment crowdfunding startup for the aquaculture and fishery industry, after being inspired by his experiences as a student in Indonesia and Hawaii. Equipped with a degree in Aquaculture from Indonesia’s Universitas Brawijaya, Paundra serves as the company’s Chief Product Officer.


Jerry Ng was the CEO of Indonesian financial institution Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional (BTPN) for a decade until BTPN's merger with Sumitomo Mitsui Indonesia. Ng participated in the seed round of smart retail kiosk startup Warung Pintar in 2017 and again in early 2019 for its Series B funding. 

Samator Education is part of the Indonesian conglomerate PT Samator, with business interests in the petrochemical, real estate, healthcare and automotive industries. To date, it has only backed one company: HarukaEdu, an edtech startup that provides online courses and degree programs in Indonesia.


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