Women entrepreneurs in Indonesia might want to pay attention to this news announced by Global Entrepreneurship Program Indonesia (GEPI) today. The organization has set up its angel network fund in Indonesia called Angel Investor Network Indonesia (ANGIN). And ANGIN’s first program, called Women Angel Funding, will target Indonesian startups from any sector which have a female as a founder or co-founder.
The Women Angel Fund program actually comprises of 10 women entrepreneurs with high net worth. They, together with GEPI, will bring not only early stage funding, but also mentorship, network, business consultation, and a boost of credibility to the startup’s business. If you’re a tech startup looking for early stage funding between $10,000 and $50,000 and a good reach of offline networks in many sectors, you might want to give this a try. Tech-wise, Fung Fuk Lestario, the former Lazada Indonesia managing director and co-founder from GEPI, can help mentor you as well.
To get things started with the Women Angel Fund, you can register via email to women[dot]angel[at]gepindonesia[dot]org. If you make it through the screening process, you would be invited to present a three to five minute pitch to the angel investors. You can also direct your questions to the given email.