Event based on the synergy of Digital Amoeba and Indigo Creative Nation from Telkom that provides experience and enthusiasm for digital innovation through exhibitions and conferences.
As a manifestation of Telkom’s commitment to support the development of Indonesia’s digital ecosystem, PT Telkom Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (Telkom) organized the annual “AMIGO Innovation Summit” exhibition and conference. The two-day event, which was held on 19-20 2019 at the Telkom Landmark Tower Auditorium, is a collaboration of two Telkom’s innovation programs, Digital Amoeba and Indigo Creative Nation. Telkom SVP Media & Digital Business Telkom officiated AMIGO Innovation Summit 2019, with directors of other state-owned enterprises, Telkom internal and external startup players, digital communities and general public in attendance.
Telkom Director of Digital & Strategic Portfolio David Bangun said, “this event serves as the right moment to share insights and experiences for digital players and communities in the era of digital disruption, and it is a showcase of Telkom’s commitment in supporting the development of Indonesia’s digital ecosystem.”
There are five programs in the AMIGO Innovation Summit 2019, namely Corporate Innovation and Innovator Development Conference, Amoeba and Indigo Creative Nation Startup Exhibition, The Mentor #3, Pitch Battle, and Indigo Demo Day 2019. The event featured national and international panelists from the digital industry, such as Stefan Lindegaard (Founder of Silicon Valley Fast Track), Nathania Christy (Head of Global Insight Trend Watching), Hugo Messer (Founder of Ekipa), Fajrin Rasyid (President & Co-Founder of Bukalapak), Rene Suhardono (President Commissioner of PT Pembangunan Jaya Ancol, Tbk).
The launch of Corporate Innovation Alliance, or a consortium of several companies with a goal to develop corporate innovation management, was also held on the sidelines of the conference. Moreover, the exhibition also showcased more than 70 digital products from the Digital Amoeba Program that Indigo Creative Nation fostered.
Digital Amoeba is Telkom’s corporate innovation lab, which, since 2017, has been developed to stimulate Telkom employees’ ideas in developing digital business. Indigo Creative Nation is a digital startup and acceleration program to develop digital product innovations so that they could have high market value. To date, Indigo Creative Nation has developed to become the most comprehensive startup incubation/acceleration program in Southeast Asia, which has incubated 111 startups since 2013.
More detailed information about the 2019 AMIGO Innovation Summit, are available at the amigosummit.id website, as well as the Digital Amoeba Instagram account (@digitalamoeba) and Indigo Creative Nation (@indigo4nation).