The NextDev Talent Scouting is a search for Indonesian tech startups that focus on creating positive impact and social contributions. Selected startups will have the privilege to join The NextDev Academy. Through The NextDev Talent Scouting, startups are invited to participate in providing innovative solutions for the society at large and contribute to the advancement of Indonesia in the digital era.

  • Indonesian citizens
  • Professionals or students not affiliated with similar projects or companies
  • 18 - 30 years old
  • Individuals or teams consisting of a maxiumum of 3 people

In The NextDev Talent Scouting 2018 there is only one category which is Social Impact. The solution or product must have a positive social impact that can help the lives of many.

You can submit explanation of your product in a pitch deck format. Information that needs to be included in the pitch deck are as follows:

  1. Title
  2. Executive Summary
  3. Problem
  4. Value Proposition and Solutions Offered
  5. Product/Prototype Shot
  6. Business Model
  7. Go-To-Market Strategy
  8. Competitive Analysis
  9. Team
  10. Financial Projection
  11. Traction and Product Roadmap

There is no registration fee

  1. Registration Phase (tarts at April 1, 2018 and ends before Pitching day in each cities)
    • Registration must be done in the website www.thenextdev.id
  2. Validation & Review
    • Selected startups will be contacted by the organizing committee and join a pre-pitching session in each cities.
  3. Pitch Day (April - October 2018)
    • Pitching will be carried out in every town closest to the city where the selected participant :
      1. Surabaya : April 27, 2018 (Deadline submission : April 20, 2018)
      2. Semarang : May 11, 2018 (Deadline submission : May 6, 2018)
      3. Denpasar : June 28, 2018 (Deadline submission : June 15, 2018)
      4. Batam : July 26, 2018 (Deadline submission : July 15, 2018)
      5. Samarinda : August 30, 2018 (Deadline Submission : August 15, 2018)
      6. Jogjakarta : September 27, 2018 (Deadline Submission : September 15, 2018)
      7. Jakarta : October 22, 2018 (Deadline Submission : October 15, 2018)
  4. Final Pitch Day
    • The Final Pitch Day will take place in Jakarta in October 27, 2018 where all finalists from each cities will do their final pitch

Yes, the organizer will provide accommodation and transportation for finalists from outside of Jakarta during the Final Pitch Day in Jakarta.

Pitch deck can be prepared in either Bahasa Indonesia or English. Feel free to use whichever language that is more convenient for you.

The 20 best startups will get the opportunity to join The NextDev Academy business development program, and get funding and development support:

  1. Seed Fund (for best startups)
  2. Investors (access to angel investors & Venture Capital/VC)
  3. Mentoring (dedicated mentor for each startup)
  4. Knowledge (training from experts and startup practitioners)
  5. Marketing (strategic partnership opportunities with Telkomsel and access to its customers)
  6. Media Publication (access to media for widespread publication)
  7. Trip & Experience (Global Expo and Conference in Europe)