BLOCK71 trusts Fortune PR to partner up for a launching event last July 2017.
Jakarta, 19 September 2016, PT. Fortune Pramana Rancang (Fortune PR), the leading strategic communications consultant in Indonesia announced its successful achievement in making partnerships with BLOCK71. Adapted from the success of Singapore entrepreneurship Center at BLOCK71-JTC LaunchPad @one-north, BLOCK71 Jakarta is an incubator facility with an area of 1,500 square meters located in Kuningan, a very popular area among the emerging technological community in Jakarta.
Developed by Fortune PR, the grand launching event of BLOCK71 Jakarta was a collaboration between NUS Enterprise and Salim Group. Fortune PR developed the event launching strategies for BLOCK71 Jakarta with the aim to support the development of innovation and entrepreneurship in Singapore and Indonesia. By introducing BLOCK71 Jakarta through this event, BLOCK71 Jakarta is expected to be an ecosystem builder and a global connector that catalyze and link the perpetrators of start-up companies. The launch event was attended by Mr. Lim Hng Kiang as Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry and Mr. Enggartiasto Lukita as Indonesia’s Minister of Trade.
In Jakarta, both NUS Enterprise and Salim Group will work closely to cultivate a vibrant and sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystem and build bridges for business development in Indonesia and beyond. BLOCK71 Jakarta supports entrepreneurs by providing access to global networks, incubation support, opportunities to pilot and test business ideas and technologies in the Indonesian market, opportunities to participate in entrepreneurial initiatives organized by NUS Enterprise, as well as an ecosystem and community of start-up.
Photo: From left to right: Mr Phillipus Phiong, Salim Group; Dr Beh Swan Gin, Chairman EDB Singapore; Mr Axton Salim, Salim Group; Mr Lim Hng Kiang, Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade); Dr Lily Chan, CEO NUS Enterprise; Mr Loh Khum Yean, Permanent Secretary at Ministry of Manpower, Singapore; Mr Anil Kumar Nayar, Singapore Ambassador to Indonesia; Mr Thomas Tjhie, Director of Indofood; Mr Jusak Kertowidjojo, President Director of PT Indomobil.
Photo: From left to right: Mr Axton Salim, Salim Group; Mr Lim Hng Kiang, Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade); Mr Enggartiasto Lukita, Minister of Trade, Indonesia; Dr Lily Chan, CEO NUS Enterprise.
With the emergence of BLOCK71, start-up companies in Indonesia and Singapore can leverage resources and connections in the global network of BLOCK71 Jakarta, to start their entrepreneurial journey and gain access to international markets. At the same time, this initiative will allow the exchange of information and better connectivity between the start-up ecosystem Singapore and Indonesia.
Ayu Meganingrum as the Business Group Director of Fortune PR, stated “As our new client, BLOCK71 Jakarta provided an opportunity for us to strengthen our creativity in developing strategies and communication programs, in the scope of innovation and entrepreneurial development for start-up and technology companies.”