January 24, 2019 | The Westin, Jakarta

Unravelling opportunities in Southeast Asia’s maximum market


The primary goal of this conference is to bring together the top names in PE and VC worlds — both LPs and GPs — under one roof for optimum networking and thought-provoking and engaging panel discussions, fireside chats and keynotes.

In 2018, we had more than 6oo attendees from 30+ countries at our Singapore summit. Among these were 200+ LPs and GPs, arguably the biggest names in the region.

Editorially-led Panels

Our summit is an extension of our (DealstreetAsia’s) editorial prowess. We are aiming to build the region’s largest creative business gathering in the PE and VC sectors – the people creating and defining the future of investing in emerging companies in this region.

Fresh Approach

From organising an LPs-only dinner for your networking pleasure to having China’s biggest VCs headlining our founders’ luncheon, we are constantly striving to make your summit experience a wholesome one.

2018 attendees also got a copy of Southeast Asia Investment Landscape 2018, a joint DealStreetAsia-MDEC report on investment trends and insights in the region.

Complimentary Tickets for LPs

We offer a limited number of complimentary passes to LPs, subject to validation. If you would like to register and join us at Indonesia PE-VC Summit 2019, please enter your details here.


Kevin Aluwi
Co-founder, GO-JEK

Willson Cuaca
Co-founder & Managing Partner, East Ventures

Daniel Budiman
Founding Partner, PT Mahanusa Capital

Adrian Li
Founding & Managing Partner, Convergence Ventures

Ankiti Bose
Co-founder & CEO, Zilingo

Nicko Widjaja
CEO & Investment Director, MDI Ventures

Fajrin Rasyid
Co-Founder & President, Bukalapak

D. Cyril Noerhadi
Senior Managing Director, Creador

Amit Saberwal
Founder & CEO, RedDoorz

Albert Shyy
Principal, Burda Principal Investments

JP Ellis
Co-Founder and CEO, C88 Financial Technologies

Eddi Danusaputro
CEO and President Director, Mandiri Capital Indonesia

Pravan Malhotra
VC Lead for SE Asia and Asia internet investments, IFC, World Bank

Jahja Suryandy
Founder and Managing Director, Kresna Graha Investama

Raj Dugar
Managing Partner, Asia, Eight Roads

Sebastian Togelang
Founding Partner, Kejora Group

Retno Dewati
SEA Regional Manager, Fenox Venture Capital

Alexandre Rusli
Founder, DigiAsia BIOS

Akshay Garg
Co-Founder and CEO Kredivo

Steven R. Okun
Regional Representative, ASEAN, EMPEA

Roderick Purwana
Managing Director, SMDV

Agung Nugroho
CEO & Co-Founder, PT. Kudo Teknologi Indonesia

Nikhil Kapur
Principal and Investment Head, South Asia, GREE Ventures

Irwan Liem
Head of Investments, PT Gunung Sewu Kencana


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Unravelling opportunities in South-East Asia’s maximum market

9 am – Welcome – Introduction to report on the state of the ecosystem + Indonesia numbers


9.20am to 10am – The GP perspective: Dealing with overcrowded market, fewer deals and low visibility on exits

How do GPs view the Indonesia opportunity: Global vs regional VCs, co-investments, deal sourcing challenges, valuations, returns, investment tenure and exit routes. This panel will explore all these themes and how GPs navigate this maximum market.


D. Cyril Noerhadi, Senior Managing Director, Creador

Steven R. Okun, Regional Representative, ASEAN, EMPEA


10am to 10.30am – Fireside Chat with Go-Jek co-founder Kevin Aluwi: From Indonesian super app to Southeast Asia’s Super app – the road ahead


In conversation with Deepshikha Monga (Editor, DEALSTREETASIA)


10.30am to 10.50am – Coffee Break


10.50am to 11.30am – The rise of Fintech: The biggest disruptive trend in Indonesia

With 80 per cent of the population unbanked or under-served by the traditional banking sector, the stage is set for explosive fintech growth. From P2P lending and merchant payments to financial comparison and money transfer, fintech growth is on a fast clip.


JP Ellis, Co-founder & CEO, C88 Financial Technologies

Agung Nugroho, Co-founder & COO, Kudo

Alexander Rusli, Founder of Paypro, Loanpro & Digiasia

Sebastian Togelang, Founding Partner, Kejora Group

Kristie Neo, Reporter, DEALSTREETASIA (moderator)



11.35am to 12.15pm – Homegrown CVCs test the waters. Will they jump into the deep end?

Corporate venture capital is at the forefront of homegrown VC activity in Indonesia, partaking in some big-ticket funding rounds.


Eddi Danusaputro, Ceo, President Director, Mandiri Capital Indonesia

Roderick Purwana, Managing Partner, SMDV

Rudy Ramawy, Founding Partner & Managing Partner, Venturra Capital

Aastha Maheshwari, Reporter, DEALSTREETASIA (moderator)



12.15pm to 12.45pm – Fireside Chat with Zilingo co-founder & CEO, Ankiti Bose


In coversation with Ka Kay Lum (Reporter, DEALSTREETASIA)


12.45pm to 1.45pm – Lunch


1.45pm to 2.30pm – Seed-stage fund deluge and deficit from Series B onwards: The classic trap for startups

Indonesia is predictably witnessing lots of action in the very early stage of funding with a lot of vehicles chasing deals. What would it take to enable startups to reach scale and cruise through the growth pangs?


Retno Dewanti, SE Asia Regional Manager, Fenox Venture Capital

Pravan Malhotra, VC Lead For SEA & Asia Internet Investments, Ifc, World Bank

Akshay Garg, Co-Founder & CEO, Kredivo

Suryandy Jaja, Founder & Managing Partner , Kresna Investama

Nick Nash, Asia Partners

Nikhil Kapur, Principal & Head Of South Asia, Gree Ventures (moderator)



2.30pm to 3.15pm – Indonesia: A ringside view from the LP quarter

How do LPs view the Indonesia story: Macro trends, demographics, regulatory environment, consumption patterns, access to financial services and foreign investment inflows.


Daniel Budiman, Founding Partner, PT Mahanusa Capital

Irwan Liem, Head of Investments, Gunung Sewu



3.15pm to 3.45pm – Fireside Chat with Willson Cuaca, co-founder and managing partner, East Ventures: Spotting unicorns and grand slam exits – the key to building Indonesia’s most successful VC


In conversation with Joji Thomas Philip (Founder & Editor, DEALSTREETASIA)


3.45pm to 4.10pm – Coffee Break


4.10pm to 4.40pm – Fireside Chat with Muhamad Fajrin Rasyid, Co-founder & President, Bukalapak: Building unicorns in a crowded, ultra-competitive market – founder’s perspective


In conversation with Ardi Wirdana (Reporter, DEALSTREETASIA)


4.40pm to 5.20pm – Consumer theme is where the money is flowing 

Once known as a destination for natural resources and commodities, Indonesia is now seeing consumer-oriented sectors such as e-commerce, transport tech apps and fintech riding the investment wave.


Adrian Li, Founding & Managing Partner, Convergence Ventures

Amit Saberwal, Founder & Ceo, Reddoorz

Albert Shyy, Principal, Burda Principal Investments

Raj Dugar, Managing Partner, Asia, Eight Roads

Ka Kay Lum, Reporter, DEALSTREETASIA (Moderator)



5.20pm to 5.50pm – Fireside Chat with Nicko Widjaja, President Director & CEO, MDI Ventures: Shaking up Indonesia’s VC model


In conversation with Ardi Wirdana (Reporter, DEALSTREETASIA)



Buy a DEALSTREETASIA subscription to avail 20-40% discount on existing ticket prices

LPs can apply for complimentary tickets. Tickets will be issued as per availability.



Venue: The Westin , Jakarta

Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav.C-22 A, Jakarta 12940 Indonesia

Tel:+62 21 27887788

Please Note: Special room rates are available for attendees. Find the booking form below.

Accommodation is not included in the cost. All attendees are required to book their own accommodation individually.

How To Get There


Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport (HLP) – Hotel direction: 14.3 miles SE

Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK) – Hotel direction: 19.9 miles NW


Gambir Train Station – 5.0 miles N from Hotel

Sudirman Baru Station – 5.0 miles NW from Hotel


Manggarai Bus Station – 2.5 miles NE from Hotel

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  • DATE

    24 January, 2019

    The Westin, Jakarta

    Over 600+ Guests