Baznas Bazis DKI awards a prize to young innovators

Baznas Bazis DKI awards a prize to young innovators

The National Agency Amil Zakat (Baznas) Bazis DKI Jakarta awarded an innovation award at the national level with the title Jakbee Prize for Social Innovation 2021.

This activity aimed to create an innovation ecosystem and reward young innovators.

Jakarta Baznas (Bazis) Empowerment of entrepreneurs (Jakbee) had already taken place in 2019 with the Jakbee Hackathon 2019 and in 2020 with the title Jakbee Virtual Hackathon 2020. Both agendas were followed by DKI Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan.

Through two hackathon event In this regard, the DKI Jakarta Baznas (Bazis) has managed to produce more than 100 innovations, most of which are still ongoing and have a positive impact on the community.

Jakarta Baznas Bazis Vice President Saat Suharto Amjad said Jakbee 2021 will be held differently from the previous two events.

“This year, Baznas Bazis DKI Jakarta is focusing more on collecting and giving awards to innovations that have worked and provide positive benefits to the community,” Saat said in a press release on Saturday (11/13).

He explains Jakbee Social Innovation Award 2021 awards in two categories of innovation, namely Early stage and Growth.

Early stage awarded to innovations developed in less than a year. While growth is given to innovations developed at the age of 1 to 3 years that have brought tangible benefits to the community.

In addition, the Jakbee Social Innovation Award 2021 also looks at current issues by classifying innovation into four areas, namely technology & digital, urban agriculture & environment, finance & economy, and education & health.

“The enthusiasm of the public to participate in this activity is quite high. Since registration opens from October 4 to November 7, 2021, Jakbee Social Innovation Award 2021 managed to bring together 216 teams from all over Indonesia, ”Saat said.

We hope that through this activity, the innovation ecosystem in Indonesia will develop and be able to respond to the challenges of the times.

He stressed that the DKI Jakarta Baznas Bazis is committed to carrying out this activity in a sustainable way.

“It means, Jakbee Social Innovation Award 2021 This will not end with the award, but will also continue with the DKI Jakarta Baznas Bazis programs, ”Saat said.

Baznas (Bazis) DKI Jakarta has scheduled activities, where finalists will have the opportunity to directly meet with investors and the Governor of DKI Jakarta to open up funding and collaboration opportunities. (RO / OL-09)


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