BSD City, June 10, 2022 - Sinar Mas Land partnered with Nakama.id to hold the Scalebox cycle, DNA! event. A campaign, training, and mentoring program for digital-based startups. The first Scalebox event, which was held earlier this year, was a success and managed to channel a total investment of USD 10 million for selected startups. In the second scalebox cycle, Sinar Mas Land and Nakama.id collaborated with Microsoft to support Scalebox cycle 2 participants to be ready for escalation, both to industry and funding through a series of mentoring sessions by experts in their fields. In addition, participants will also receive guidance on how to register at Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub and receive various technical benefits and technical support when successful. DNA Registration! Scalebox cycle 2 will be open until June 27, 2022, and will continue with the hackathon process which will start on July 5, 2022.
Sinar Mas Land's Chief Digital Technology Ecosystem and Development Irawan Harahap stated that Digital Hub continues to be consistent in facilitating digital companies and communities, especially startups created by the nation's children so that they can work optimally. “We received great interest in holding DNA! The first scalebox cycle was attended by hundreds of startups from all over the archipelago and abroad. We hope that this second cycle can also capture and bring together the best startups with investors so that we can immediately enjoy their breakthroughs and innovations in the Digital Hub ecosystem," he said in a press release, Saturday, June 11, 2022.
Temmy, CEO and founder of Nakama.id added, "Scalebox cycle 2 will certainly be more exciting and interesting, especially because of our collaboration with Microsoft. Materials, Mentors, Partners, Angel Investors, and Venture Capital are all very enthusiastic about looking forward to startups that will be assisted and funded, partners mobilize Top Level ranks to directly educate and provide views to Scalebox 2 participants, in order to produce startups that are ready to be scaled up,"
Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub is a new digital platform from Microsoft to support all startup founders and owners of any startup ideas, progress, and passions so that they can mature ideas, realize ideas, develop businesses, and increase their business scale. This platform provides a variety of support such as technology and mentoring that startups need to reach their next milestone. Startups can also build their businesses at their own pace and pace using Azure technology for up to US$150,000 (approximately Rp 2.1 billion) for free.