Raid The Fridge: INDONESIA

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 18:30 - 23:00

Kickstart Investment/Workspace

55 Paseo de Roxas, Urdaneta Village, Makati City


The year may be crawling to a home run already but hey, our Fridge is still stocking beers for you and the #startupPH community!

Do join us next week, October 26th for an exciting Raid The Fridge spotlighting the stories of growth by startups C88 Financial Technologies and Kalibrr.

Founders JP Ellis, Co-Founder and Group CEO of C88; and Dexter Ligot-Gordon, Co-Founder and COO of Kalibrr, will share with you their stories i.e. how, why and what it took for their teams to expand their respective startups in new territories:

  • C88, a digital financial marketplace based in Indonesia and has expanded to the Philippines
  • Kalibrr, a homegrown jobs platform and now operating in Indonesia.

So, do come over and get ready to raid our fridge (that’s full of beers), and engage our speakers in meaningful conversations on their stories of growth!

The Kickstart Team


J.P. Ellis | Co-Founder & Group CEO, C88 Financial Technologies
Private equity executive turned fintech founder, J. P. runs one of Southeast Asia’s largest fintech companies, C88 Financial Technologies, which owns and operates the largest “O2O” consumer financial websites in Indonesia and The Philippines.

C88’s digital properties are licensed, fully-transactional financial supermarkets, serving millions of customers across loan, card, deposit, mortgage, insurance, and investment verticals.

J. P. is also a founder of the Indonesian FinTech Association, and co-leads its insure-tech and digital KYC work groups. []

Dexter Ligot-Gordon | Co-Founder & CEO, Kalibrr
Dexter is Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at Kalibrr, a fast-growing talent recruitment platform. He leads product development, business development, and customer engagement.  He has extensive background in public systems development, workforce policy, and politics. []

Prior to joining Kalibrr, he authored San Francisco's Strategic Plan for Workforce Development, and previously served as the Chief of Staff for a large enterprise departments for the City and County of San Francisco.  

Dexter also has served on the Board of the University of California Board of Regents, and has consulted for Federal, State and Local government agencies in the United States on building strong workforce systems.

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Kickstart Ventures is a Corporate Venture Capital firm and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globe Telecom, the Philippines’ leading mobile operator. Kickstart invests in early- to early-growth stage te...

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