The Ecosystem

The world is going through rapid technological advancements, impacting industries, global value chains, and consequently, Indonesia’s economy and labor markets. This rapid modernisation is creating exciting new business and job opportunities for economic growth, poverty reduction and human development. However, automation is anticipated to displace traditionally unskilled, blue and white collar labor, creating labor force vulnerability, particularly amongst urban lower-middle classes and the working poor.


In recent years, a synergy between Indonesian entrepreneurs, venture capital, government and angel investors has brought Jakarta as an “Emerging Ecosystem” that has produced homegrown unicorns. The unicorns have given economic opportunities to the underserved through marketplace, logistic services, ride hailing and improved the country's financial inclusion.

The lab aims to figure out the minimum system requirement and best fit strategy to give birth, strengthen and mature the ecosystem in various context, issues, and scale

Our research includes:

  • Political economy analysis
  • Design research
  • Case studies
  • Evaluation studies
  • System and Individual assessment and diagnosis, and
  • Development of science-backed tools
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