07 March 2018

Jenius x EV Hive @ Menara BTPN, Creating a Collaborative Space Toward Economic Digitalization


Jakarta, 7th March 2018 - EV Hive, Southeast Asia's largest collaborative workspace, PT Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional Tbk (BTPN) through Jenius, an innovative digital financial service aimed at digital savvy, and PT Bahanasemesta Citranusantara today inaugurated the Jenius x EV Hive Coworking Space, a collaboration network and startup business community hub located at Menara BTPN 47th floor, Mega Kuningan, South Jakarta.

 

Located in the Central Business District (CBD) of Jakarta, the presence of Jenius x EV Hive Coworking Space involves a three-party collaboration, namely PT Bahanasemesta Citranusantara which provides the property, BTPN through Jenius as a strategic partner, as well as EV Hive as a community platform and collaborative space designer. Jenius x EV Hive Coworking Space @ Menara BTPN is the 17th coworking space managed by EV Hive, providing an area of 1,800 square meters with a variety of facilities such as coworking area, meeting room and 40 dedicated office spaces.

 

This collaboration space is expected to bridge the growth and establishment of good cooperation for the development of financial technology (fintech) industry in the future. By making Jenius x EV Hive Coworking Space as a place for startup businesses to collaborate and be creative, as well as to share experiences, ideas, innovate and develop new ideas to answer the needs of society, a leading life financial solutions can be realized immediately. EV Hive and Jenius are both committed to delivering various interesting activities that are designed together. Some of these activities include workshops, seminars and focus group discussions.

 

EV Hive CEO and Co-Founder, Carlson Lau, said that EV Hive has a vision that is in line with Jenius. "We want to provide a hub for the technology community, especially for a creative fintech. This aspiration was welcomed by BTPN to connect it with the life finance solutions, Jenius. That's why we named the event space in our 17th coworking space Jenius Co.Create. We want this meeting room to be a place to held co-creation and give birth to new ideas and new solutions for the community. Through this partnership, we want to create a wider collaboration between Jenius, EV Hive, and the startup business community that are in it," he said.

 

Besides the same vision between EV Hive and Jenius, the collaboration is also selected with consideration of the development of the digital economy and financial technology that has become a necessity. "With this collaboration, we believe BTPN can get positive benefit from the startup community that is under the umbrella of EV Hive. And vice versa, the startup enthusiasts at EV Hive can learn a lot from the innovations that Jenius does. This collaboration will certainly further encourage the growth of the digital economy and financial technology in Indonesia, "said Carlson.

 

Carlson says the similarity of Jenius and EV Hive are both innovators in their respective fields. By bringing in startup companies in the community, EV Hive hopes to establish a sustainable collaboration between startup with Jenius and EV Hive itself, which leads the acceleration of the fintech development in Indonesia.

 

On the same occasion, BTPN Director Arief Harris Tandjung stated that since its establishment, BTPN has collaborated and co-created with the digital savvy community to enrich the features of Jenius and offer the best life finance solutions to meet the needs of these people appropriately.

 

"The co-creation that we held does not stop in the initial phase. We want Jenius to continue evolving and consistently bring solutions to the dynamic lifestyle needs of the digital savvy. So, we will continue the spirit of co-creation, thus Jenius can remain relevant, including through collaboration with some partners who have the same spirit and vision with us, such as EV Hive," said Arief.

 

The collaboration between Jenius and EV Hive is the right momentum for Jenius to open up opportunities and create a hub of startup business initiators community and build better life finance solutions. With this partnership, EV Hive and Jenius also stimulate opportunities for them to share their excellent ideas, inspiration, and creativity by becoming part of the Jenius Co-Create.


For further information please contact:


PT Bank BTPN Tbk
Andrie Darusman – Daya & Corporate Communications Head
Telp: 021-30026200
Email: andrie.darusman@btpn.com or corporate.communications@btpn.com

 

Bank BTPN in brief

Bank BTPN is a foreign exchange bank and is a merger between PT Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional Tbk (BTPN) and PT Bank Sumitomo Mitsui Indonesia (SMBCI). Bank BTPN is focusing to serve the mass market segment comprising of retirees, micro-, small- and medium-enterprises (MSME) and mass market; the consuming class segment; and corporate segment. The business focuses are supported by Bank BTPN business units including BTPN Sinaya– a financing business unit, BTPN Purna Bakti– a business unit focusing to serve retirees, BTPN Mitra Usaha Rakyat– a business unit focusing on micro businesses, BTPN Mitra Bisnis– a business unit focusing on serving small and medium enterprises, BTPN Wow!– a financial inclusiveness focusing on the unbanked segment, Jenius– a digital banking platform serving the consuming class segment, and corporate business unit which focuses on serving national, multinational and Japanese companies. BTPN also has a subsidiary namely theBTPN Syariahwhich focuses on serving customers from the mass market. Through the Daya Program, which is a sustainable and measurable empowerment program for the mass market, Bank BTPN regularly gives training and information to improve the customers’ capacity so they can grow and have a chance to live better.