City-Level Tech Startup Ecosystems and Talent Development in Indonesia
This brief explains how cities across Indonesia can develop enabling ecosystems that foster technology startups and include tailored incubator and accelerator programs, access to mentors, and the development of tech and entrepreneurial talent.
Explaining how ecosystem support is concentrated in a few cities, the brief highlights the need to build ecosystems at the local level throughout the country. This involves ensuring that city governments are actively engaged, that national support programs are localized, and that local universities provide talent and ideas for startups. It sets out policy recommendations and shows how providing business incentives, creating a conducive regulatory environment, and encouraging investment can help cities spark and incubate innovation.