SheDisrupts Indonesia showcases women-led startupsNews Stories /15 September 2021
Twenty-four women-led startups pitched online to the Indonesia Women Empowerment Fund (IWEF) and other impact investors and ecosystem partners in Indonesia and abroad on 27 August as part of SheDisrupts Indonesia 2021, a startup competition and pre-acceleration program for women entrepreneurs.
Launched in June 2021, SheDisrupts Indonesia was organised by IWEF and Creatella Impact in partnership with Investing in Women (IW), UNDP, UN Women and Citibank to empower Indonesian women entrepreneurs to build and scale innovative and tech-driven business solutions to complex social and environmental issues in Indonesia. IWEF was launched in 2020, also with support from IW.
“As an impact fund, IWEF invests in women-led startups that through disruptive tech solutions are improving livelihoods for women across Indonesia. SheDisrupts supports this goal and is showcasing some of the leading and emerging women entrepreneurs and their teams, who are breaking down barriers and driving change in Indonesia,” said the joint managers of IWEF, Stella Tambunan – CEO of YCAB Ventures, and Tom Schmittzehe – Managing Partner of Moonshot Ventures.
To learn more about the participating startups and the SheDisrupts program, read the official press release.