Signs of Earthly Disaster Seem Real in RI, This Startup is Selling Well Tech – 2 hours ago

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Climate change and other environmental problems are real. This could all have an impact on millions of populations on Earth.

It’s not surprising that now many companies are starting to consider being even more “green” for the Earth.

It turns out that the increasing signs of human destruction are affecting the startup investment climate in Indonesia.

Chairman of the Indonesian Venture Capital Association (Amvesindo) Eddi Danusaputro said that there is a new sector that investors have recently become interested in. The sector deals with climate, its impacts, and energy technology.

The popularity of this sector is due to changes and increasing demand for needs. Startups that offer solutions to the problem of climate change are considered increasingly crucial.

Besides startups There are several climates that are becoming excellent startups which is considered more resilient than other sectors.

“Examples might be fintech, agritech, because they relate to daily needs,” said Eddi in the Profit program on CNBC Indonesia, quoted Monday (13/11/2023).

From an investor’s perspective, he sees that in the third quarter of 2023 there will be greater funding activity than in the first half of this year. However, he emphasized that the funds pocketed by investors to invest in Indonesia were still abundant. Startup investors are estimated to still have capital of US$ 15 billion (Rp. 235 trillion) that has not been disbursed.

“It cannot be denied that there was a decline in the first semester, many factors increased capital costs, there was war, and so on. It’s just dry powder “That’s still a large amount of US$15 billion,” he said.

However, there are times when investors have to be selective in investing in what sectors and startups. According to him, this has started to be done now.

“So in terms of sectors, we are more selective,” he concluded.

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