FOUNDER PROFILE

Arifin Asydhad

Arifin Asydhad

Arifin Asydhad

Co-founder and Editor in Chief of Kumparan

Arifin Asydhad, a graduate from the University of Padjajaran, is a self-professed workaholic. Hailing from Bogor, Arifin is known to often work until 9 pm as a journalist. As the former director and editor in chief of Detikcom for almost 17 years, he has accompanied Indonesian government officials on visits to China and Brazil. However, Arifin left Detikcom in September 2016 to help ex-Detikcom seniors and colleagues to establish Kumparan in November.

STARTUPS FOUNDED

Indonesia / Jakarta , Indonesia

Angel/Seed 01/2017

Indonesia / Jakarta , Indonesia

Kumparan

Angel/Seed 01/2017

Indonesia / Jakarta , Indonesia

Getting facts right and letting people have a voice in news generation, Kumparan will constantly evolve as a hybrid of editorial and social media platforms.

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