The Largest Business Festival at Fateta IPB University attended by Thousands of Participants

The Student Executive Board (BEM) of the Faculty of Agricultural Technology (Fateta), IPB University, held a festival called the Fateta Business Festival (FBF), it is a series of business events that consists the Business Model Canvassing (BMC) Competition and Webinars.  FBF is held online through the Zoom Meeting app and YouTube live streaming, starting from late August to early September.  The theme carried in the event was "Be a Genius Techno-socio-preneur by Improving your Start-up in Digitalization Era".

The participants of the activity was targeted to be undergraduate and diploma students throughout the country of Indonesia with the aim of increasing the role of youth in building the Indonesian economy in the era of digitalization.  Several speakers were invited to share inspiration to the participants.

Ranitya Nurlita, the founder of Waste Solution Hub was present as a speaker to discuss about the "Important Role in Social Business".  She stated that, "In the era of new normal, which is characterized with VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous) that itself is fast, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous, we need to think about solutions that uses another VUCA principal (Vision, Understanding, Clarity, and Agility). This version prioritizes Vision, Understanding, Clarity, and Agility. Being a socio-startup is like being different in a crowd, and how to do business up to providing entrepreneurial solutions to the wider community. "

Generally speaking, Ranitya explained that social-entrepreneurship is a slice between Purpose (social and environmental impacts), Profit, and Innovation.  She received the knowledge of social-entrepreneurship when she was a student in the IE Business School Summer Course, which is namely a prestigious campus for the best international MBA programs in the world.

Furthermore, the theme "Live your Profession through Techno-socio-startup" was delivered by dr.  Gamal Albinsaid, the CEO of Indonesia Medika and was featured in the 50 Most Impactful Social Innovators based on Global Listing.  "Whatever your work, whatever your background, whatever your career. All of you can create 'business' opportunities with start-ups," he explained as an advice.  (IAAS/KSN)




Published Date : 16-Sep-2020

Resource Person : Ranitya Nurlita, Founder Waste Solution Hub

Keyword : Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Fateta, start-up, VUCA