Today it’s a new chapter between Arumdalu Belitung Island and Tokopedia at arumdalu lab our CEO Albert Aaron Pramono signed an Official Agreement to collaborate together to develop the entrepreneurship & Small Medium Enterprise (UMKM) ecosystem in Belitung Island. Both believes Belitung has many potential natural resources to be developed yet most remain untouched until now.
Arumdalu & Tokopedia agreed to work together to develop few strategies for the next few years, in line with Arumdalu Resort ambitious development in concepting and building Indonesia’s first Microcity with the name of Batu Penjuru Cultural Village, in the furthest village in Membalong District, which has attracted a group of Entrepreneurs from Jakarta to join in developing Membalong district. Together with Tokopedia, Arumdalu will be developing Rumah Pintar Arumdalu, the hub of entrepreneurship training for Belitung citizen. Located just next to the upcoming Batu Penjuru village, Rumah Pintar is hoped to become the training centre to develop new entrepreneurs in Belitung area and to become the hub that connects potential investors with local entrepreneurs. “Batu Penjuru village is the first step on our grand plan to transform Membalong district to become the international centre of Sustainable Development & Research in Indonesia” said Albert, the CEO of Arumdalu Resort.
Picture left : the team from tokopedia and arumdalu.
Picture right : after sign the MOU
Beside the cornerstone of entrepreneurship training centre, that is going to teach raw materials to product and to online sell, Tokopedia has signed an agreement with the Belitung government to develop a special Tokopedia site called as “Laman Belitung” (www.tkp.me/belitung) that will focus on products made in the island. This mini site is hoped to be able to connect unknown Belitung product to the mass market in Indonesia. Supporting Tokopedia’s vision to help Belitung entrepreneurs, Arumdalu will be helping to curate the top products for the Belitung page. In the same time Arumdalu will be launching a new lifestyle product line soon with the brand of “Arumdalu Living, a special curated lifestyle products that are carefully curated and produced by local artisans. It is hoped that Arumdalu Living can become a benchmark of quality and standard to bring Indonesian product to a whole new level that can compete with International standard yet in the same time helping local artisan to grow.