MSMEs Digital Heroes Program to involve Young Innovators
Minister of Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Teten Masduki expressed his appreciation for Presidential Staffer Putri Tanjung who initiated the MSMEs Digital Heroes program to acknowledge the digital innovators of MSMEs and attract young innovators to contribute.
According to him, this program possesses importance for MSME actors. “Therefore, we need young innovators who can help MSMEs to sell directly in the digital market place,” the Minister said in a dialogue session of MSMEs Digital Heroes, Saturday (22/8).
On the occasion, Putri uttered the important role of young innovators in empowering MSMEs in the future. “They have brilliant ideas to help MSMEs. Why don’t we look for more young innovators to help more MSMEs,” she said.
Putri stated that the young play an important role, can contribute to development, and have extraordinary enthusiasm. Therefore, she invited the young innovators to join the program. Further information on the program can be found at Instagram accounts @pahlawandigitalumkm, @kemenkopukm and @putri_tanjung.
“This program is not only about winning the competition, but also on how to develop their innovation and to reach more MSME actors,” said Putri.
For the record, the innovators attended the dialogue session were among others CEO & Co-Founder of startup e-commerce Halosis Andrew Darmadi and Founder of a platform for local tailors Jahitin.com Asri Wijayanti. (SKP Putri Tanjung/EN)
Translated by: Fairuzzamani Inayatillah
Reviewed by: Mia M. Bonaedy