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Jolkona Project Catalyst Showcase - Come meet Cohort 2


Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)

Jolkona Project Catalyst Showcase - Come meet Cohort 2

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We are excited to host 5 amazing social entrepreneurs from Indonesia for Project Catalyst Cohort 2 this November! These spirited young entrepreneurs were chosen from over 60 applicants from Indonesia. We put them through two weeks of intensive training, mentoring, and networking to bring their social mission driven startup to the next level. 

Join us on Thursday, November 13th at WeWork South Lake Union to hear fast pitches from each of these entrepreneurs. Casual discussions will follow with dinner. 

**Get your tickets today! Tickets at door will be $20 per person.** 

You can park at the adjacent roads. Parking after 6 PM is free. You can also park at the building parking at $3/hour. We will have our representative downstairs to take you to the 2nd floor. 

Meet the Social Entrepreneurs of the November Cohort!

Candra Cahyani

Candra Cahyani Gani
Bedah Campus promotes higher education to the high school students in remote area through online mentorship. This two year old venture operates in Lampung province and has more than 570 mentees and 150 mentors. Candra and her team organize roadshows in different schools to recruit high school students to join as mentees. Then they recruit university students to volunteer as a mentor and find professionals to be foster parents of the mentees. Bedah Campus is partially funded with the profit of a separate business - a language center, also run by Candra and her team. In the next five years, Candra wants to reach 33 provinces in Indonesia and scale the language center so that its profit can fully support Bedah Campus.

Dini Hajarrahmah

Dini Hajarrahmah
Twitter: @DiniDreaming | LinkedIn:
Wanderlust Indonesia is an ecotourism company that offers tours where travel activities are combined with volunteering services to locals based on their needs. So far, it has hosted tours in Krakatau Mountain, Labuan Bajo, Tanjung Puting, and urban Jakarta where about 100 ‘Wanderers’ got to meet the locals, understand the local values and customs while travelling, and leave behind a positive footprint through volunteering or sponsoring a child’s education. In Krakatau Mountain, besides snorkeling and hiking, Wanderers get to complete a project like teaching a chapter from Wanderlust’s curriculum for students or teaching English to guides. In the next two years, Dini plans to expand to 5 other islands/conservations and to villages and slum area with literacy, fair trade, sanitation, and waste management programs.

Alfi Irfan

Alfi Irfan
Twitter:@AlfiIrfan | LinkedIn:

AgriSocio works to reduce poverty and empower villages by giving farmers and housewives access to technology, capital, and market. AgriSocio formulated a method called Penta-movements - entrepreneurs and sociopreneurs come in a profit-sharing mechanism working towards better price for products and stable market; edupreneurs and technopreneurs improve the quality of rural farming workforce; ecopreneurs help do the farming in an environmentally-responsible manner. It is running this program in Benteng village and marketing its own product called “IndoRempah” which sells a 1000 units every month. It employs housewives in processing of IndoRempah. Alfi plans to go into 17 more villages, launch two more products, reach 10,000 farmers and employ 500 women in the next two years.

Nancy Margried

Nancy Margried
Twitter:@nancymargried | LinkedIn:

Piksel Indonesia provides technology and design training and alternative market access for traditional batik artisans in Indonesia through affordable jBatik software and online selling platform - Batik Fractal. Batik Fractal is a fashion product made by jBatik software developed by Nancy and her team that processes mathematical algorithm into unique batik patterns. They have trained 1000 batik artisans to use their software in rural areas. Now, they are opening a cooperative for unskilled women and teenagers living in slum areas. They provide design, batik making, sewing and craft making training for them. Nancy’s future plan is to reach 55 million small and medium enterprises in Indonesia with her products and create jBatik curriculum for high school and vocational schools.  

Alfatih Timur

M. Alfatih Timur
Twitter:@alfatihtimur | LinkedIn:  is Indonesia's pioneer crowdfunding platform for social causes and innovation. Alfatih started it officially in July 2013, and during its first year of operation, it received more than 100 projects of which 66 were featured, and 27 were successfully funded collecting more than 1 billion rupiah ($100,000). Kitabisa has two types of customers – the ‘Project Idea Owner” (change-maker) who needs resources; and the “Resources Owner” who wants to supply resources to support good deed projects. For the former, it delivers access to donation, and social media publicity; for the latter, it delivers social project report and rewards such as souvenir, personal letter from the end target of the project, etc. Alfatih’s next goal is to fund more than 75 projects and collect $500,000 in funding.


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WeWork South Lake Union
500 Yale Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109

Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)

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Jolkona brings high potential social entrepreneurs from emerging countries to Seattle for an intensive 3-week mentor-driven accelerator. These entrepreneurs are solving some of the most challenging societal issues in their communities. Our mentors include some of Seattle's best startup talent who prepare these founders to scale and engage with investors at home & abroad.

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