Skystar Ventures

  • Location: Asia, Indonesia, Banten
  • Timing of Applications: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
  • Focus: eCommerce, Internet, Mobile
  • Vertical: Data/Analytics, Education, Sustainability

Skystar Ventures is a 6-month program for founders to build awesome products. The program targets early ideation stage startups in various Internet and mobile sectors. Specifically, we look at e-commerce, marketplace, Software as a Service, media, fintech, edutech and others that have potential in the local market. Founded by Universitas Multimedia Nusantara (UMN) and Kompas Gramedia Group (KGG), Skystar Ventures aims to strengthen entrepreneurship capabilities and facilitate the development of online businesses in Indonesia.

Skystar Ventures is a tech incubator and coworking space founded by Universitas Multimedia Nusantara (UMN) and Kompas Gramedia Group (KGG). We target early stage startups in the Internet, mobile, social, education, and eCommerce sectors. Startups that disrupt traditional models excite us. More importantly, we seek out founders who are dedicated to making a positive impact in Indonesia.

WE ARE NOT YOUR AVERAGE TECH INCUBATOR

Our comprehensive incubation program enables us to provide direct and multidisciplinary support to founders, enabling accelerated growth. Our diverse network of mentors help founders obtain the guidance required to build thriving companies. We also provide coworking space for our founders to utilize for work, meetings, and conference space.

Backed by one of the largest media groups, Kompas Gramedia, we are able to provide founders access to their unrivaled network of media and business units in multiple industries to help grow and scale your business. We are committed to providing the resources required to help startups create sustainable businesses in Indonesia.

NETWORK

Skystar Ventures helps founders tap into KGG’s diverse network of distribution channels to strategically market their product or service and quickly build a customer base. The company’s business units involved in media, property, education, event management, and hospitality, just to name a few, enable founders to directly access their target markets.

MENTORS
We see the lack of mentorship available for technopreneurs in Indonesia. Skystar Ventures’ focus is to develop these startups by providing a supportive working environment that allows access to established, key industry professionals. Experts in media and tech are always sharing their knowledge at our incubator. We take a pragmatic approach and connect founders to these experts, based on their needs.

ACCESS TO CAPITAL
We partner with strategic, long-term investors to help our founders fulfill their capital needs. This enables us to support companies at any point of their business life cycle, in any given market environment.

ACCESS TO FRESH TALENT
Skystar Ventures is not only affiliated with a leading New Media and Technology University, UMN, but also located on its campus! This provides founders the opportunity to access and collaborate with the brightest future leaders of the New Media and Technology industries.

COWORKING
Skystar Ventures’ eco-friendly coworking space is a community-driven, collaborative workspace for startups and the tech community. We care deeply about the founders in our space. From our workshops and facilities to our backing from Kompas Gramedia and Universitas Multimedia Nusantara, we are able to provide founders the support they need to successfully build their businesses.

As we are backed by media conglomerate Kompas Gramedia, you will have access to its business units and diverse network of mentors and channels. By joining our space, you have the opportunity to connect with and benefit from our strategic network.

Our mission is to foster a vibrant startup and entrepreneurship ecosystem in Indonesia. We’ve built a community passionate about technology, entrepreneurship, and startups and we encourage those with this same passion to collaborate with us.

As we are located at a New Media and Technology University, Universitas Multimedia Nusantara, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with more than 7,000 future leaders of the New Media and Technology industries in Indonesia and build your winning team.