Podcast: G&R launches ‘G&R Airtime’ – a fintech focused podcast
Partner, Ginting & Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy
14 January 2020
The number of Fintech and tech based start-ups coming out of Indonesia in recent times has been significant. Global investors seeking the next big thing have taken notice of the Indonesia macro-economic story, which sees a young, growing, tech-savvy, middle-class consumer looking to achieve their dreams and, in the process, leapfrog old technologies. Investors are fighting over which start-ups to invest in.
In this podcast series, lawyers from Ginting & Reksodiputro, in association with Allen & Overy, together with guest speakers, will uncover the current commercial and legal fintech or tech development trends in Indonesia as well as the fintech regulatory landscape in order to highlight potential opportunities and challenges for both investors and start-ups.
Episode 1: Fintech series - welcome
In this episode, G&R Airtime shares a sneak peek into what to expect from the podcast series.
Episode 2: #LocalHero – Kopi Kenangan: the rising star
In this episode of G&R Airtime’s Fintech Series, we speak to James Prananto, COO and co-founder of Kopi Kenangan, one of Indonesia’s homegrown coffee chains, about the company’s journey and impressive growth including:
- How they started out and lessons learned along the way;
- The company’s ambitions for growth;
- How they approached the issue of funding;
- What they look for in investors;
- The role of e-money and e-payments in their business; and
- Advice for young entrepreneurs when starting their own business.
This episode highlights things to consider when starting a business from a commercial perspective, and provides useful insight into the increasingly important role of fintech in modern business.