Confidence is increasing in Indonesia’s digital economy as more people live
their lives online (Instagram’s biggest Asia Pacific user is Indonesia).
Jakarta is also the world’s leading “frontier” market city in terms of total
venture capital injections announced since 2012, with $789 million in funding across 127 deals,
twice as much as Dubai, according to US-based CB Insights.

Indonesia Rice Bowl Startup Awards – Winners

Best Newcomer

Best Social Impact Startup

Best Smart City Solution

Best e-Commerce / Supply Chain Startup

Best Healthy / Lifestyle Tech Startup

Best Fintech Startup

Best Coworking Space

Founder of the Year
Adi Saifullah Putra

Startup of the Year

Hosted By

New Entrepreneurs Foundation (myNEF) is a non-profit organization that focuses on creating and developing sustainable entrepreneurs via strategic developmental programs.

Country Partner

Digital engagement is rapidly moving from text-based to more video-based media, and now increasingly on to live media.
2BLive a live-stream mobile application that focuses on wholesome and educational content through strategic partnerships by
bridging brands/personalities with their audiences through up-close-and-personal engagement – real time!

Country Community Partner

Based in Jakarta, REWORK is all about reinventing workspace, community, and technology as an integrated platform that connects people online and offline. Regular learning and social events are also held for members to continuously learn and inspire each other while building a strong network around them.

Regional Strategic Partners

The ASEAN Centre of Entrepreneurship (ACE) is the first startup support services platform in ASEAN which provides these key services to help startups expand

Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd (Cradle) is Malaysia’s early stage start-up influencer, incorporated under the Ministry of Finance Malaysia (MOF) in 2003 with a mandate to fund potential and high-calibre tech start-ups.

Indonesian Jury

Henri Setiawan

PMO Digital Services, TELKOM






// Henri is an expert in digital services who is responsible for digital service innovation, business model innovation, as well as new product development at Telkom Group.

Vanessa Hendriadi

CEO & Founder, REWORK

// Vanessa is an entrepreneur who is revolutionising the office industry via reinventing workspace, community, and technology as an integrated platform.

Risen Jayaseelan

Financial Editor, THE STAR

// Risen is an experienced financial news editor with a regional exposure and deep interest in technology, particularly fintech and innovations that will transform the financial landscape.

Nagib Abdullah


// Nagib is a veteran in investment and technology management. He was a Gen Partner at Ethos Capital after serving with Malaysian Venture Capital Management Berhad. He is currently a co-founder of an IT company that recently secured a multi-billion Ringgit concession, and continues to provide independent advisory work in finance and IT.