Accelerator Program

The accelerator program is the thought leader in Smart City Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Jakarta. We empower entrepreneurs, corporate and government institutions to jointly solve the challenges of a more sustainable tomorrow. Through this program, we provide access to international and local mentor networks as well as specially designed business training through experts and coaches

Future City Accelerator

Future City Accelerator is an entrepreneurial accelerator program under the Smart Change initiative, implemented by enpact. The goal of the program is to empower entrepreneurs, corporates and government institutions to conjointly solve city challenges with exciting selling points of proximity to policy makers. The program offers access to international and local mentor networks as well as specially designed business training through experts and coaches.

Future City Accelerator is running 3 innovation challenges with topics surrounding urban challenges & smart city to enable a cross-sectoral collaboration and strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Jakarta

Innovation Challenge 1: Smart Mobility

MRTJ Innovation Challenge: create an innovation and growth ecosystem to transform Smart Mobility in Jakarta through synergy with the MRTJ ecosystem to encourage the commercialization of products or services

Innovation Challenge 2: Smart Economy

SMEs Digitalization and Internationalization: growth in local brands & the creative industries economy retail ecosystem and support professional development of SMEs and job creation via market access training and landing pad to Berlin.

Innovation Challenge 3: Smart People

JAKI Innovation Challenge: Open API challenge to increase JAKI users, engagement, retention, and integrate services in Jakarta. Challenge winners will be invited to Berlin (delegation trip or AB Summit)

MRTJ Accel X Future City Accelerator

MRTJ Accel x Future City Accelerator (FCA): MRTJ Innovation Challenge is established to transform Smart Mobility in Jakarta and accelerate its innovation efforts on a human-centered mobility ecosystem through synergy with the MRT Jakarta ecosystem.

The objective of this program is to create partnership with startups develop and launch new commercial innovative products/services that will benefit both parties to increase revenue, branding, and customer experience. By accessing the MRT Jakarta ecosystem, startups can develop new ideas of use case and implement it during the program.

An acceleration program hosted by PT MRT Jakarta to collaborate with start-ups to create innovative products or services with the end goal of commercializing together with MRT Jakarta

Implementing Partners
Program Benefits
  • Access to MRT Jakarta Ecosystem, consist of 90.000 average daily ridership, 13 MRT Jakarta Station, tenants and TOD Area.
  • Access to local and international mentor networks from internal MRT Jakarta, Founders and Veterans from startup and VCs
  • Strategic partnership with MRT Jakarta to commercialize startup solution or service within MRT Jakarta Ecosystem
Program Eligibility
Timeline & Key Dates

Hypelokal Awards

Hypelokal Awards is created by HypeFast in partnership with Future City Accelerator, Forbes Indonesia, and The Habibie Center as an event to celebrate leading local brands in the region for their contribution to the national creative industries economy, and continues our commitment to support local brands as well as supercharge their growth into the next level.

The objective of this program is to:
  • celebrate the best local brands in Indonesia for their contribution to the national economy
  • provide a new platform for networking and learning for Local Brand founders
  • showcase achievements of local brands within their respective categories
  • expose local brand founders for future development and expansion

Established in January 2020, Hypefast acquires best eCommerce-native brands in the region and hyper-grow them into global category leaders. Hypefast is backed by SEA’s top VC and have presences in Jakarta, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok.

Implementing Partners
Support by
Program Eligibility & Requirements

Hypelokal: Brand Founders of The Year Award 2022 is open to all local brand founders in seven categories as follows:

  • Health, Beauty & Personal Care
  • Mom & Baby
  • Fashion
  • Electronics
  • Sports & Hobby
  • Home & Living
  • Food & Beverages
Program Benefits & Reward

Top Ten Brands will receive a trophy to commemorate their achievement

Access to Exclusive Networking Event

Invite to attend the Awarding Event with ample opportunities to network and connect with like-minded individuals and key figures in the industry

Capacity Building & Training

Opportunity for mentoring sessions & development opportunities (Habibie Center, Future City Accelerator, others)

Profiling by Media

To have an opportunity for their brand and founder to be covered by Media

MAIN AWARD (Top 3 Winners)
Trip to Berlin & Access to Prestigious Events

The final three winners will get the exclusive chance of traveling to Berlin to attend prestigious events and to meet prominent figures in the world of brands and business.

Meet the Judges
Gita Wirjawan

President Commissioner of Hypefast, Former Minister of Trade of Indonesia (2011-2014)

Achmad 'Mad' Alkatiri

CEO and Founder of Hypefast

Ilham Akbar Habibie

Chairman of Habibie Center

Ulisari Eslita

Senior Editor at Forbes Indonesia

Timeline & Key Dates