8 Years Old, Bukalapak Wants To Be A Source Of SMEs Welfare

By : Hariyanto And Aldi Firhand. A | Thursday, January 11 2018 - 21:45 IWST

CEO of Bukalapak Achmad Zaky (middle)
CEO of Bukalapak Achmad Zaky (middle)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Entering the age of 8, Bukalapak held a birthday celebration with the theme "Bukalapak Besar Bersama UKM Indonesia", as a form of gratitude and synergy with SMEs, users Bukalapak, and also employees Bukalapak.

The event was attended by the top 1000 SME Bukalapak, employees, partners, and broadcasted directly through the Bukalapak, Facebook and YouTube sites so that our users can enjoy the whole of Indonesia to have fun.

Bukalapak currently has 35 million users (monthly active users / MAU) across Indonesia, meaning 30% of Indonesian netizens have visited Bukalapak. In addition, Bukalapak's transaction amount per day reaches 320 thousand transactions, it shows that Bukalapak is increasingly trusted by the people of Indonesia.

Founder and CEO Bukalapak Achmad Zaky said Bukalapak wants to be the largest employer in Indonesia, a source of SME's welfare in Indonesia, and the largest taxpayer in Indonesia.

"We are not only focused on growing our business, but we also want to continue to grow with SMEs all over Indonesia, we encourage them to continue to work and produce crafts creatively and market them through marketplace with the aim of extending its marketing reach. back the Indonesian economy, "he said in Jakarta, Wednesday (10/1/2018).

Not only that, added Zaky, his side also always strive to inspire young people to work for the nation by providing constructive positive content such as OpenTalks, OpenMusic, and of course other new initiatives.

"At the age of 8, we hope to continue to grow with a new spirit. We view success as a series of milestones or stages, not an end point. Alhamdulillah Bukalapak continues to grow every year, this achievement is all thanks to the support of the entire population of Indonesia, especially the users of Bukalapak and Pelapak, and also our employees have also dedicate time and great creativity to the development of Bukalapak. "Said Achmad Zaky, Founder and CEO Bukalapak.

Zaky also added, in Bukalapak's growth up to 8 years, Bukalapak greatly appreciate the local talent. The majority of Bukalapak employees are local talents with excellent competence, many of whom are diasporas who decided to return to Indonesia to jointly build the nation in Bukalapak.

"Even though it's been 8 years we still feel like reborn, our spirit is like a new startup," Zaky concluded.

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