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Media startup kumparan launches 36 local online media onto its platform

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The announcement also kickstarts the pre-incubation period for 36 local online media in Indonesia

kumparan, an online media startup based in Surabaya, announced today that it has commenced the pre-incubation stage of 36 selected local online media across Indonesia. All 36 local online media will be available to access on kumparan’s platform starting today, Tuesday, February 19.

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The launch itself has been a part of a long-standing program by Kumparan called 1001 Start Up Media Online that aims to help setting up and maintaining online media across the country.

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kumparan said that it received over 1700 proposals from online media across Indonesia in 2018. 25 of the proposals were selected and these online media were brought to Jakarta last month to get training in journalism, content management, social media, commercial strategy, and company management alongside other 11 online media that have joined kumparan prior to the program.

Training was handled by kumparan’s internal team in partnership with Google News Initiative and with Ipang Wahid and Putu Aditya from Aliansi Jurnalis Indonesia (AJI) or Indonesian Journalists Alliance.

The official statement from kumparan said that the company also invest in the selected media in a form of seed funding, working asset, and mentorship.

“Our vision is to build Indonesia through helping digital business grows in other cities across Indonesia,” said kumparan’s Editor in Chief Arifin Asydhad.

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Not only supporting local online media and its business but the program also strategically will help kumparan to put forward local contents from the area where the selected online media are based, considering all 36 media are based in each and every 34 provinces of Indonesia.

The post Media startup kumparan launches 36 local online media onto its platform appeared first on e27.

Source: E27

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