Perusahaan Gas Negara Tbk (PGN) entrusts Innovesia as an innovation partner to support startup companies in Indonesia by conducted PGN ENERGI Startup Competition 2019 “Innovation in Gas and Renewable Energy”. PGN ENERGI Startup Competition is a national competition and startup development competition held by Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN). This event brings together talented startups and technology developers to jointly develop innovations in the field of gas and renewable energy that are beneficial to Indonesia.
130 talented startups consisting of software and hardware startups are also appreciated in this event. During the series of events, participants gain insights about green gas and energy with technologies that can be used such as machine learning, artificial intelligence. This competition consists of roadshows in 4 cities, Jakarta, Bandung, Yogyakarta, Surabaya. 10 selected startups who continued Bootcamp at Wisma PGN Megamendung for 3 days and pitching day in Jakarta included:
- Ailesh’s strength
- Kamira Energy
- Kitchen Pintan
- KLISI Energy
During a Bootcamp, participants learn about product-market fit, business model innovation, pitching, and storytelling. The preparations that had been prepared at Bootcamp were then presented before the judges on pitching day. Friday, November 29th, 2019, the pitching day was held at Graha PGAS. Startups that won this competition include:
Champion 1 – KLISI Energy
2nd Place – Ailesh Power
3rd place – Kamira Energy
The winners had the opportunity to join the PGN ENERGI incubation program with the opportunity to be provided with facilities and funding.