RiseBack.org, World’s 1st affordable education a pioneering force in youth empowerment and innovation, proudly announces its official launch in Indonesia. The organization’s commitment to fostering creativity, problem-solving, and cross-disciplinary collaboration will play a pivotal role in shaping Indonesia’s future as a tech-driven economic powerhouse.
Rise N Start Ignite, Indonesia’s First Startup Pitch Competition For Students, a trailblazing Startup Pitch Competition from RiseBack.org, is at the forefront of shaping Indonesian youth into tech trailblazers and budding startup leaders. Aligned with the Indonesian government’s vision of fostering innovation-driven economic expansion, this event strategically leverages affordable IT education and training. Embracing sustainable development, HealthTech, Agritech, EV, and AI, participants are inspired to formulate inventive solutions.
What sets this Startup Pitch Competition apart is its accessibility – open to both individuals and groups, with no application fees. Students from schools and universities are invited to partake, empowering a diverse range of aspiring entrepreneurs. The brightest minds will not only secure certificates but also gain exposure for potential funding, extending the impact of their visionary concepts.
• Hackathon Launch Date: September 5th 2023
• Hackathon Event: December 1st – 2nd, 2023 10 AM – 5 PM
• Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
• Deadline for application: November 25th, 2023
• No Application Fees
Affordable IT Education and Training: Igniting a Tech Revolution RiseBack.org recognizes the critical role that affordable IT education and training play in shaping the next generation of tech leaders. By making technology education accessible, RiseBack.org seeks to empower Indonesian youth with the knowledge and skills needed to build startups, create high-paying jobs, and drive economic growth.
“Technology is a crucial segment of our economy. Indonesia ranks third in Asia for creating startup unicorns, and we see immense potential to elevate our nation further,” stated Fitria Sudiro, MD for RiseBack Indonesia. “Through Rise N Start Ignite, we can equip our youth to become entrepreneurs and technopreneurs, potentially making Indonesia the Silicon Valley of Asia.”
In 2023, the Indonesian IT Services market is anticipated to achieve a revenue milestone of US$4.9 billion, with IT Outsourcing leading the domain, projecting a market volume of US$1.7 billion for the same year. The market trajectory is poised for robust growth, displaying an annual growth rate of 13.35% from 2023 to 2028, resulting in an impressive market volume of US$9.1 billion by 2028. Notably, the anticipated average Spend per Employee in the IT Services market is projected to reach US$34.35 in 2023 reports Statistica.
In recent years, Indonesia’s economic advancement has been notably propelled by its vibrant startup ecosystem and rapidly expanding internet economy. During 2022, the country’s startup ecosystem secured the second position in the Southeast Asian region. Following closely behind Singapore in the count of unicorns, Indonesia has unquestionably established itself as a frontrunner in the region’s thriving startup landscape reports Statistica.
Fostering Tech Entrepreneurship and Startup Ecosystems Rise N Start Ignite is poised to unlock a realm of possibilities for Indonesian youth. By encouraging innovative problem-solving and collaboration, the hackathon nurtures the seeds of entrepreneurship. Affordable IT education equips participants with the skills to not only become job creators but also to establish startups that drive the tech ecosystem forward.
“The pathway to a brighter future for Indonesia lies in the hands of its youth. By providing affordable IT education and training, we are nurturing a new wave of tech-savvy entrepreneurs and innovators,” stated Indian American Dr. Tausif Malik, Founder of RiseBack.org. “Our goal is not only to fuel personal growth but to align with the Indonesian government’s vision of innovation-driven prosperity.”
Expanding Reach to Multiple Cities In addition to the launch of RiseBack.org and the Rise N Start Ignite event, RiseBack Indonesia is excited to announce its commitment to reach youth beyond the capital. The organization plans to host the RiseHack Ignite hackathon in cities such as Surabaya, Bandung, Semarang, and Yogyakarta, enabling young talents across the nation to access opportunities for growth and innovation.
RiseBack.org’s launch is a call to action for businesses, institutions, and government bodies to join hands in building a brighter future for Indonesia. By investing in the youth and providing them with the tools to excel, RiseBack.org is paving the way for a tech-powered renaissance.
For more information about RiseBack.org, the Rise N Start Ignite Pitch Competition, and partnership opportunities, please visit https://riseback.org/events/indonesia/