ProCodeCG codeMeetUp() #107 – LookAts & Soca Media

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Our codeMeetUp() #107 yesterday πŸ™‚

Setting up and preparation

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The speaker (and secretary) arrived πŸ™‚

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Waiting for more people to come

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Introducing Fina Silmi: Founder Lookats & Soca Media πŸ™‚

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She had great experience with start up, and she shared important things about how to do business creatively and productively

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The (lucky) audience πŸ™‚

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About Lookats and its achievements πŸ™‚

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The objectives πŸ™‚

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“LOOKATS PROJECT is a small group of people that is currently creating a community through creation of events. we named it lookats project because of our passion to make a creation that is worth to be looked at. the urban lifestyle nowadays is really diverse and dynamic. however, it doesn’t stop us to create something new. we want to prove ourselves in everything’s happening in the world of creative industry or often said as trend” –Β http://lookatsproject.com/about-us/

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The formula to be able to do business creatively and productively. This is the most simple and straightforward and brilliant diagram about business we’ve ever seen πŸ™‚

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Some tips, tactics and strategy πŸ™‚

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Well, there was MORE things we learned than what can be seen in the pics, there was lots of discussion and QA sessions after the presentation πŸ™‚

This is lucky ones learned so much yesterday (two supermodel, one it-preneur rockstar, one procodecg kids, and two nerds: one programmer and one electrical eng student) πŸ˜€

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ProCodeCG codeMeetUp() #73 – RadyaLabs – MVP

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Today, Co-Founder and Technology Director of RadyaLabs, Puja Pramudya, spent some time to be a guest speaker onΒ our 73rd codeMeetUp() at BCCF Bandung πŸ™‚

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The topic is about MVP to Validate Your Business Idea

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We have various audience, including one mum from Coding Mum πŸ™‚
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Every startup has their own passion, like Google

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or Facebook

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So does RadyaLabs πŸ™‚
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Its passion is about mobile apps

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And like all startups, it has its own dream too
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Radya Labs has developed many mobile apps
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One of its best product is Appsterize

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The journey
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from ideation to kick-off

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from beta launch to v.10
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The development process took a long time due to these

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So RadyaLabs started to change their focus
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And listened more to the customer, resulting recurring clients and more transactions

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MVP is important
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Viable for what?

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The analogy
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The example

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The cycle
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Every product has its own MVP version to be defined

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Some techniques to build MVP version of our products
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Some examples

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Groupon MVP Version
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Another example
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Gojek MVP Version
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so the key is build with (free and available) software you know and do the manual work πŸ™‚

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WhileΒ also doing survey/interview and analysis
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Because numbers don’t lie

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Another example is Hailo
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Every startup should set up metrics
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And correlate the metrics with the target
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This is how Appsterize analyze the metrics and the targets

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The upcoming product of RadyaLabs πŸ˜‰
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Well, everybody has a plan until.. (you get hit hard by Mike Tyson or a truck LOL). The point is, be prepared to whatever comes πŸ™‚

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The references πŸ™‚

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Us!!! πŸ™‚
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And the best thing about codeMeetUp(): people meet each other and make connections, bonding and collaborate to make better things!

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We’re going to do this again next week! Be there! πŸ™‚

ProCodeCG codeMeetUp() #62 – Be or Not To Be An Entrepreneur

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Today, Founder and CEO of GeekHunter, Ken Ratri Iswari, showed us about Be or Not To Be An Entrepreneur πŸ™‚

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Ken Ratri Iswari is one of those rare and successful CEO. She got her Bachelor and Master Degree from SBM ITB, both cum laude πŸ™‚ She has impressive professional experiences too, that later are very useful in helping her starting up GeekHunter.

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The awesome audience πŸ™‚

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If you think girls in IT would look so dull and nerdy, take a look at this one πŸ™‚

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After you graduate, what do you want to do? Most will answer that they will get married, or running family business, applying for a job and start up a company.

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The fact is that the statistic of unemployment rate for diploma/bachelor degree is very high.

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While the entrepreneur rate in Indonesia is very low compared to Malaysia, Singapore and Japan.

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The biggest reasons of why Indonesia is lacking of entrepreneur are these

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Plus, becoming a founder of startup is a full of stress and pressure. Lots of start up founder committed suicide due of mental breakdown.

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So are you sure you want to be an entrepreneur?

#1: you have to be mentally prepared.

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#2: you should be able to deal with failures

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The most common mental problems of entrepreneur is depression, ADHD and anxiety problems.

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Again, are you sure?

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#4: change your lifestyle. Being an entrepreneur doesn’t mean that you will get cash quickly and immediately become rich and successful.

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#5: find your way to survive.

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#6: exit plan?

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#7: thinking is not enough. do something.

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#8: survive a year. minimum.

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#9: look around to see if the environment support to you.

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The signs that you are not eligible to be an entrepreneur.

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Be a dreamer that do!

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Brace yourself. And may the force be with you πŸ˜€

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This is us! Fully inspired and enlightened! πŸ™‚

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As usual, we have lots of discussion and networking after the session πŸ™‚

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That’s the point of codeMeetUp()! To attract the tribe with the same vibe, and create good things πŸ˜‰ Thank you Ken and GeekHunter πŸ™‚

ProCodeCG codeMeetUp() #61 – Starting Up Your Own Business is Fun

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Today we had the CEO of Kinanti Wedding Organizer, Cussi D. Lesmana shared about Starting Up Your Own Business is Fun! Started on 2005, Kinanti is now very prominent and established πŸ™‚

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We need to find a reason to do our business.

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And also set the perspectives

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We had different crowd of audience, there were team from DyCode-X as well πŸ™‚

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The definition of entrepreneurship

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and its characteristics

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Two important thing when you start a business

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And the important factors required to be and entrepreneur

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Tips on how to survive the business

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Don’t worry about making mistakes!

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And don’t let obstacles stop you. Ever!

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Some portfolios of Kinanti

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Questions and answers session

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And this is us! πŸ˜‰ ❀

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