PT Pintu Kemana is known by the brand name Pintu, platform buying and selling and investing of crypto assets, sharing a series of updates regarding the development of the company as well as its role in the growth of the digital economy through investment in crypto assets at the 2022 Free Economic Forum with the theme Business Opportunities and the Digital Economy 2022.’
The 2022 Free Economic Forum was officially opened by the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, Prof. Dr. KH Ma’ruf Amin.
As keynote speech Vice President (Vice President) KH. Ma’ruf Amin said that Indonesia currently has a very large digital economy potential, one of which is the contribution of the demographic bonus which will become the strength of Indonesia’s economic development.
Millennials and Generation Z are said to have reached 174 million people or 64% more of the Indonesian population.
This means that the proportion of working age is greater so that there will be economic potential created from the productive age of the population.
In addition, the scale of business in Indonesia is still dominated by micro and small businesses, but has great potential as people’s income and can overcome unemployment, thus opening up opportunities for investment.
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The founder & CEO of Pintu, Jet Soetoyo, said that in line with what Pintu did to maximize the demographic bonus in order to increase the strength of Indonesia’s digital economy,
“After we successfully completed a series A+ funding round of more than $40 million in 2021, one of the strategies we implemented was to recruit the best Indonesian talents to be able to contribute to the company,” said Jeth in a press statement, Friday (4/3). ).
“At Pintu itself in 2020 there were only about 20 employees, but in 2022 it will increase eight times to more than 160 employees,” he explained.
Jeth added, Pintu plays the role of platform which bridges the world of traditional finance with digital assets through crypto asset investment,
“Crypto assets are not only a new concept in terms of assets, but from an investment perspective they are also new for the community,” he said.
“From our data for 2019-2020 platform Most investments in Indonesia are devoted to serving professionals traderseven though the professional population traders currently only a small fraction compared to the investors we refer to as casual traderwhere casual trader They have different investment needs than those in the market today, which is a focus on convenience,” said Jeth.
For this reason, Pintu provides convenience and security in investing in crypto assets.
“Our presence is warmly welcomed by the community, where in almost two years, the Pintu application has been downloaded more than two million with more than one million monthly active users,” he said.
“We see that crypto assets are the new prima donna in the investment world and participate in helping the Indonesian economy through the digital economy sector,” said Jeth.
The Ministry of Communication and Information (Kemenkominfo) revealed that one of the largest economic sectors is the digital economy.
This sector is growing rapidly with technological advances in it, such as Augmented Reality (AR), Artificial Intelligenceto Metaverse.
Even based on Bloomberg Intelligence study 2022 Metaverse market will reach 789 million US dollars at the global level by 2024. The market potential in ASEAN is very large, where it is predicted that in 2024 the digital economy will grow to 363 billion US dollars.
In pursuing the digital economy sector, the government through the Ministry of Communication and Information has four strategic sectors as pillars, one of which is digital infrastructure.
The government has a program to build more than 340 thousand kilometers nationwide fiber optic backbone combined with nine satellites as well as providing base transceiver station (BTS).
The Ministry of Communication and Information invites all parties to build synergies and collaborations in building Indonesia’s digital economy in order to realize a connected, more digital, more advanced Indonesia.
“With the development of the digital economy supported by an increase in users smartphone as well as the internet and access to digital services, of course, crypto asset investment will also develop and be more widely used, such as Defi, NFT, Metaverse, gaming, and other use cases,” he explained.
“In general, we project that in the next 3-5 years the use of crypto assets will be even greater and will have a positive impact on crypto asset investors in Indonesia,” he said.
“In addition to being able to access digital assets that are global in nature, we hope that the blockchain revolution will be able to give birth to entrepreneur which can build new blockchain-based projects that can be deployed on a global scale.” close Jet. (RO/OL-09)