Welcoming top women-led startups from countries across Asia Pacific

As part of its commitment to advocate and advance more women leaders, Simona Ventures — a platform that provides access and opportunities to empower businesses and initiatives that solve the gender gap challenges — will organize the second batch of all women-founders accelerator program in October 2019 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Simona Accelerator APAC Women Founders will provide mentoring sessions to help women founders understand Indonesia’s startup ecosystem, which will include, but will not be limited to the following topics: market behavior, fundraising, legal, marketing, pitch training, leadership, and culture building. The content will also address specific challenges faced by women founders through sessions led by curated industry experts and players.

Startup Criteria

Have a minimum of one woman founder/co-founder

Interested in expanding to the Indonesian market

Legally incorporated and headquartered in any countries across Asia Pacific.

Raised at least US$200,000

Actively seeking to raise $1M-$3M within 6 months of the program

Demonstrated traction through fundraising, revenue, customer growth, and other scalable metrics

Confident in communicating in English

*travel expenses to and from Jakarta, including visa applications, will be borne by the startups. The organizer will cover the cost of accommodation, transportation, and meals throughout the program.


  • Day 1
    28 October 2019

    Indonesia market overview; Setting goals and measuring impact

  • Day 2
    29 October 2019

    Raising fund; conducting business in Indonesia from a legal perspective

  • Day 3
    30 October 2019

    Visit to local tech companies

  • Day 4
    31 October 2019

    Startups best practices; Talent recruitment

  • Day 5
    1 November 2019

    Demo Day and networking session with selected industry players

*Detailed agenda will be shared closer to the date of the event

Registration is open until 6 September 2019!

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Check out the FAQ here, or email hello@simona.ventures for more information

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