Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – The entrepreneurial empowerment movement to help entrepreneurs accelerate their business, Hetero for Startup Season 3, was successfully held in Semarang City, Central Java (Central Java). A total of 35 selected participants or finalists from various provinces in Indonesia who took part in the program claimed to have learned many valuable lessons after participating in this annual event.
In the last three years, the Hetero for Startup program initiated by the Central Java Provincial Government has also been supported by the sustainability program umbrella “Sampoerna for Indonesia” and PT HM Sampoerna Tbk’s (HMSP) MSME empowerment program, the Sampoerna Entrepreneurship Training Center (SETC).
In season 3, there were 35 selected participants or finalists from various provinces in Indonesia who took part in the program, who claimed to have learned many valuable lessons after participating in this annual event.
One of them is a finalist from Tangerang, Eka Risky Septiani who admits that she is happy to be able to participate in Hetero for Startup Season 3. According to him, many new things can be done for his business after joining this program.
“Now insight increases, knowledge also increases. Automatically, with a lot of knowledge, we have a way to make good sales,” said Eka in a written statement, Friday (25/8/2023).
After participating in Hetero for Startup Season 3, Eka, who is in the processed food business such as broth, cereal and cheese pasta for healthy snacks, admits that he has a lot of homework to do.
Even so, thanks to this program, Eka also has the opportunity to introduce his product to Ganjar. He also briefly explained that his food business could already be produced by himself.
Meanwhile, Fajar Alam Islami, a tea entrepreneur from Malang, East Java (East Java) also explained the advantages of his tea product to Ganjar. This business with the brand “Jiwanta” was started in 2022.
“The tea products that I sell, I mix myself. I am self-taught. I know how to mix tea from books. Finally, I have the courage to open my own tea business,” he added.
With the tea business, Fajar admits that he can get a turnover of Rp. 15 million in one month, while net profit is around Rp. 6 million per month.
“From this program, I learned how to manage good human resources. I currently have four employees,” said Fajar.
There was also a finalist from Padang, West Sumatra (West Sumatra), Fajri Gufran Zainal also said the same thing. He found it useful after participating in Hetero for Startup season 3.
“At Hetero, we can learn a lot about financial literacy, marketing. We also learn with extraordinary mentors who are also very experts, so we can get a lot,” he explained.
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