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Published: 17 Nov 2020

 The Covid-19 pandemic has indeed had a destructive impact on many sectors, especially the economy. Nevertheless, the pandemic has driven President University students to keep being creative and making business innovations. This was proven in the Business Model Competition held by Setsail BizAcell, the business incubator of President University. In the event that was held last week, Sunday (8/11) to Friday (13/11), 87 groups were participating, and 35 of them qualified to become finalists.

The Business Model Competition is an event to help the student's startup businesses accelerate by meeting them with investors. Rendika Nugraha, M.BA., the manager of Setsail, who was also the judge for the competition, admitted that the participants' business ideas were very innovative. "They are also able to present their business ideas in front of investors and judges in a brilliant way," said Rendika. In the future, these investors will fund the proposed businesses of the participants.

This kind of event is essential to encourage the birth of young entrepreneurs from the campus environment. That's why, said Rendika, "Setsail will continue to hold this kind of event." Rendika also revealed that those who participate in the Business Model Competition have the opportunity to compete in various events at the national level. One of them is the Indonesian Student Business Competition (KBMI), organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia. Bravo. (PT/SD)

 

 

 

Setsail BizAcell Siap Dorong Lahirnya Pengusaha Muda dari Lingkungan Kampus

 

Pandemi Covid-19 memang memberikan dampak buruk ke banyak sektor, terutama ekonomi. Namun, pandemi justru melecut mahasiswa President University untuk tetap berkreasi dan melakukan inovasi bisnis. Itu terbukti dalam ajang Business Model Competition yang diselenggarakan oleh Setsail BizAcell, inkubator bisnis milik President University. Pada ajang yang digelar pekan lalu, Minggu (8/11) hingga Jumat (13/11), ada 87 kelompok yang menjadi peserta, dan 35 di antaranya lolos menjadi finalis.

Business Model Competition adalah ajang untuk membantu akselerasi bisnis startup mahasiswa lewat mempertemukannya dengan para investor. Rendika Nugraha, MBA, pengelola Setsail yang juga menjadi juri ajang lomba tersebut, mengakui bahwa ide-ide bisnis yang ditawarkan para peserta sangat inovatif. “Mereka juga mampu memaparkan ide-ide bisnisnya di hadapan para investor dan juri dengan cara yang brilian,” kata Rendika. Kelak, para investor inilah yang akan mendanai bisnis-bisnis yang ditawarkan oleh segenap peserta. 

Ajang semacam ini sangat penting untuk mendorong lahirnya pengusaha-pengusaha muda dari lingkungan kampus. Itu sebabnya, kata Rendika, “Setsail akan terus menggelar ajang semacam ini.” Rendika juga mengungkapkan, mereka yang berpartisipasi dalam ajang Business Model Competition memiliki peluang untuk ikut bersaing di berbagai ajang di tingkat nasional. Salah satunya adalah Kompetisi Bisnis Mahasiswa Indonesia (KBMI) yang diselenggarakan oleh Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan, RI. Bravo. (PT/SD)