- About Us
Startup Grind Bandung is celebrating it's one year anniversary. Therefore, on this special occasion to mark our one year journey, we collaborate with SBM ITB, Startup Bandung, and The Greater Hub to have a special session with Martin B. Hartono (CEO GDP Venture) and Giring Ganesha (President Kincir.com & President of IESPL) to learn about the secret recipe of digitalpreneurship.
Martin has a strong passion for gaming and technology, combined with a wealth of experience as Djarum Group’s Business Technology Director, led him in founding GDP Venture, a venture builder focusing on digital communities, media, commerce, and solution companies in 2010.
Martin loves teaching. Besides running GDP Venture as CEO, Martin spends his time mentoring local talents at the Founders Institute Jakarta. He believes, with the right mindset, process, infrastructure and determination, Indonesia can breed world-class technopreneurs, engineers, product developers, marketers and internet companies.
15 years as a professional musician, part time actor, voice actor, several times as a brand ambassador for top brands in Indonesia and loving dad. Now Giring is focused on several things that he’s passionate about: Movies, Video Games and Pop Culture.
That’s why in 2015 he pivoted kincir.com from an on line fans club to an On Line Media company that focused on video games and movies community. After pivoted, kincir.com growth is in the highest position in this segment of target market.
In 2018 he decided to focused on the growing number of Esport industry. He build IESPL, Indonesia Esport Premiere League, the first and biggest national league for esport.