UDINUS WELCOMES HACKSPRINT PARTICIPANTS OF KOMINFO
To support the government program to develop and improve the value of e-commerce in Indonesia, Dian Nuswantoro University (Udinus) on Saturday 20th of January 2018 became the host of the implementation of the National Movement of 1000 Startup Digital in Semarang.
Took place on the 1st floor of D Building, the event was welcomed by Udinus Cooperation Bureau Chief, Usman Sudibyo, S.Si, M.Kom. "Because Udinus is an IT-based campus, of course we are very happy to welcome this event. Hopefully, the best start up business can be born in Semarang in order to contribute to Indonesia, "said Usman in his speech.
The Ministry of Communications and Informatics (Kemenkominfo) as the organizer of the event kept continue to encourage the development of digital industry in our country. In fact, it is targeted that the value of e-commerce in 2020 reach Rp130 billion. There were five systematic stages in this National Movement of 1000 Startup Digital such as Ignition, Workshop, Hackathon, Bootcamp, and Incubation. The stage of the event was entered the stage of Hackathon, called Hacksprint. In Semarang there were 15 teams that qualified. 1 team consisted of designers, developers, and marketers, they made their product startup prototype. "We congratulate you guys who have entered this hacksprint stage. As it is known that it takes 6 months to follow this series of this event. There are still 4 months to go, we hope that there will be at least 10 teams from Semarang who will contribute to the National Movement of 1000 Startup Digital, "said Sonny Hendra Sudaryana, The Head of Implementation Section of Technology and Infrastructure Empowerment Kemkominfo RI.
The hacksprint event was conducted in 2 days, from Saturday 20th until Sunday 21st 2018. There were about 50 participants which divided into 15 teams in this event. Within 2 days, they got startup training for product, and at the end of the event they were judged to find the best ideas of the entire teams. The event of National Movement of 1000 Start Up Digital was held in 10 cities, such as Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, Jogja, Semarang, Malang, Medan, Pontianak, Makasar, Denpasar. (* PR / ning)