Preparing the Next Generation: Akulaku Group’s Digital Literacy Program

MATARAM [November 8th, 2023] – Akulaku Group, a digital financial technology service provider ecosystem, has organized a financial literacy program titled “Young Generation Can Do It All” at Universitas Mataram.

The event’s aim is to encourage the younger generation to actively participate in the ongoing process of digitalization and was inaugurated by the Head of the Economic Bureau of the Provincial Secretariat of West Nusa Tenggara, Wirajaya Kusuma, and the Vice Dean for Finance and General Affairs of the Faculty of Economics and Business at Mataram University, Saipul Arni Muhsyaf.

The government of Nusa Tenggara Barat Province and Universitas Mataram appreciated Akulaku Group’s efforts in committing to educate the youth to face the challenges and developments in the digital era. This activity provided a platform for sharing knowledge and valuable discussions for hundreds of students and academic community members at Universitas Mataram.

“Young people are a valuable asset for the nation and are the main pillar in advancing the rapidly evolving digital era. This event is a highly positive step in preparing students to tackle the challenges of the digital era,” said Wirajaya Kusuma, Head of the Economic Bureau of the Provincial Secretariat of Nusa Tenggara Province during his remarks at Gedung Dome Prof. H. Sunarpi Universitas Mataram on Tuesday, November 7.

Akulaku Group featured several speakers during the event. Nicolas Tjahja, Business Development Manager at PT Akulaku Finance Indonesia, emphasized the importance of utilizing digital financial services in the context of the evolving digital service landscape. He pointed out that digital financial services act as a bridge to provide access and support inclusive economic development.

“The use of digital financial services is a critical step in bridging the gap in financial access. Akulaku Group believes that this digital era can expedite financial inclusion.”

Furthermore, Sulina, HR Manager at PT Akulaku Silvrr Indonesia, shared her insights and understanding of the talent needs of multinational digital technology companies when it comes to recruitment. This was aimed at helping the youth understand and prepare for the fundamentals needed to embark on a career in the digital space.

“Multinational technology companies like Akulaku Group require individuals with a variety of skills. We want to share our knowledge with students so they can prepare themselves and succeed in building a career in the digital era.”

This literacy program is part of Akulaku Group’s commitment to supporting the development of young talent in Indonesia. By sharing knowledge and experiences from digital sector practitioners, Akulaku Group would like to support young talent in preparing for the rapidly changing digital landscape.

Akulaku Group recognizes that the development of the digital era needs to be accompanied by support from digital financial service in educating and mentoring the young generation. Through the “Young Generation Can Do It All” program, Akulaku Group believes it is on the right track to strengthen the foundation of financial literacy as a crucial step in building inclusive finance.


About Akulaku Group

Akulaku Group is a leading digital banking and financial technology platform ecosystem in Southeast Asia, operating in Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Malaysia. Akulaku aims to meet the daily financial needs of underserved customers in developing markets through digital banking, digital financing, digital investment, and insurance intermediary services. Akulaku’s technology enhances the quality of life for users and partners by making digital finance more accessible. In addition to the Akulaku virtual credit card and e-commerce platform, the company operates Asetku and OneAset, online wealth management platforms; Neobank, a mobile digital bank supported by Bank Neo Commerce; and OwnBank, an innovative banking and financial management app.Akulaku Group’s mission is to serve 50 million users across Southeast Asia by the year 2025.

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