Socialpreneurs Competition | Workshop | Excursion | Cultural Program

Yogyakarta, 15 - 19 September 2017

AYSPP 2017 Quarterfinalist, Top 75 Teams


ASEAN Young Sociopreneurship Program (AYSPP) 2017

is a biennale program held by the GEO FISIPOL Universitas Gadjah Mada to present and introduce the concept of social entrepreneurship in the recent world and its context to the regional economic stability. AYSPP aims to give wide and better understanding about social entrepreneurship and its pratical experiences through a week of stimulating program and activities.


Program Overview of AYSPP 2015

The first AYSPP was held in 2015, attended by participants from various countries across Southeast Asia region such as the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Thailand, and Indonesia.

We were honored to invite inspiring judges and speakers who are prominent in social entrepreneurship in ASEAN such as Veronica Colondam (CEO and Founder of Yayasan Cinta Anak Bangsa (YCAB) Foundation), Jonathan Chang (The Director at Lien Center for Social Innovation, Singapore Management University), Sabrina Mustopo (Founder and CEO of Kakoa Chocolate), Ahmad Yuniarto (former Chairman of PT Schlumberger Geophysics Nusantara) and J. S. George Lantu (Director of ASEAN Functional Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs republic of Indonesia).

"Social entrepreneurs are not content just to give a fish or teach how to fish. They will not rest until they have revolutionized the fishing industry."

Bill Drayton, Leading Social Entrepreneurs Changing the World (2004)

Social Business Plan Competition

A competition for students and youths from ASEAN and across the globe to create business plan in which significantly addressing social problems in the society. There are six main concerns: services, technology, creative industry, culinary, agribusiness, and tech-startup. The best 20 groups will be selected to attend the final round as well as the other AYSPP programs in Yogyakarta.


  • Qualification Round
    1. Registration Files
    2. Business Model Canvas presentation (we expect you to use/adopt PowerPoint style then convert the file to PDF) with no more than 12 slides
  • Select the best 75 teams
  • Quarterfinal Round
    1. Infographic with business research method
    2. 1 minute video explaining and promoting the business idea
  • The best 20 teams fly to Yogyakarta
  • Semifinal Round
    Rocket Pitch Presentation in front of the Judges
  • Select the best 5 teams
  • Grand Final Round
    Further details about the Grand Final Round will be informed only to the five grand finalists after the announcement.


  1. Qualification Round
    • Ambar Teguh Sulistyani, Dra., M.Si.
      Lecturer at Department of Public Policy Management, universitas Gadjah Mada
    • Dr. Rangga Almahendra
      CEO ADiTV & Lecturer at Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Gadjah Mada
  2. Quarterfinal Round
    • Infographic
      • Dr. Hargo Utomo, M.B.A
        Director of the Directorate of Business Development and Incubation Universitas Gadjah Mada & Lecturer at Faculty of Economics and Business
    • Video
      • Dra. Novi Kurnia, M.Si., M.A.
        Lecturer at Department of Communication Studies, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Gadjah Mada
  3. Semifinal And Final Round
    • Jonathan Chang
      Executive Director, Lien Center for Social Innovation SMU
    • Hans-Peter Ressel
      CEO Lazada Malaysia
    • Drs. Hendrie Adji Kusworo, M.Sc., Ph.D
      Lecturer at Department of Social Welfare and Development, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Gadjah Mada
    • Sari Sitalaksmi, Ph.D
      Lecturer at Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Gadjah Mada


The workshop is designed to introduce the concept of social entrepreneurship in the modern age and its contribution to the society. This program emphasizes on youth’s involvement as social entrepreneurs, in overcoming social problems and improving the regional economic stability. We will unveil the secrets of social entrepreneurship by inviting a panel of professionals who have been successful in contributing to the society with their ideas. The event is free and open to the public.

Keynote Speaker

Veronica Colondam
(Founder and CEO of YCAB Foundation)

  • Jonathan Chang - “Transform Ideas to Solve Social Problems”
    Director at Lien Center for Social Innovation, Singapore Management University
  • Helianti Hilman - “Delivering Success by Implementing your Plan Strategically”
    Founder and CEO of Javara
  • Hans-Peter Ressel - “Navigating Network and Social Entrepreneur Market”
    CEO of Lazada Malaysia


We provide the Social Business Plan Competition semifinalists with visitation program to several socialpreneur companies in Yogyakarta with the purpose of observing the work of the social preneur companies as well as expanding the networks by meeting new people in the same field.

  • Kerjabilitas* is the first career network website dedicated to empowering the disabled community in Indonesia by connecting them to the inclusive job providers in the country.
  • ViaVia
    ViaVia is a network of cafes around the world promoting sustainable tourism. ViaVia Jogja offers an art space for young artists, provides support to local activists. It also seeks to be an ecocultural-friendly enterprise by offering trips to traditional villages and using green products for the home stay and the cafe.

* to be determined

Cultural Programs

Cultural programs let the Social Business Plan Competition semifinalists to explore the kindness of Yogyakarta’s culture and famous landmarks. Participants are also encouraged to perform the unique cultures of their home countries in the closing ceremony.

  • Ramayana Ballet*
    Ramayana Ballet is a cultural show, performed in the area of Prambanan Temple with the temple itself as the background of the spectacular open air stage. The ballet tells a classic story about Rama and Shinta, the couple from Javanese mythology. * optional
  • Borobudur Temple
    Built in the 9th century, Borobudur remains as the largest Buddhist temple in the world. It is located in Magelang, 40 km away in the northwest of Yogyakarta. The UNESCO World Heritage Site shows the blend between Indonesian indigenous cult of ancestor worship and Buddhist concept of attaining Nirvana.
  • Cultural Night
    In this session, participants especially the winners of Business Plan Competition will receive the appreciation and exciting prizes for their hard work in this 5 days program. It is also a celebration and perfect time to enjoy as well as promote each country’s culture through art performances. Teams from the same country will merge to prepare and perform a special show that represents the uniqueness of their country during the suppertime, which could be dancing, singing, troupe, or drama.

Social Business Competition

15 September 2017 - 19 September 2017
Topics: Services, Technolgy, Creative Industry, Culinary, Agribusiness, Tech Startup

Social Entrepreneurship Workshop

Keynote Speaker

Veronica Colondam
Founder and CEO of YCAB Foundation


Session 1 : "Transform Ideas to Solve Social Problems”
Jonathan Chang - Director at Lien Center for Social Innovation, Singapore Management University
Session 2 : “Delivering Success by Implementing your Plan Strategically”
Helianti Hilman - Founder and CEO of Javara
Session 3 : “Navigating Network and Social Entrepreneur Market”
Hans-Peter Ressel - CEO of Lazada Malaysia

Access AYSPP Blog!

Top 75 Quarterfinalist Announcement of Social Entrepreneurship Competition

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Greetings from Yogyakarta, Indonesia!

Welcome to ASEAN Young Socialpreneurs Program 2017

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Registration now closed

Hurry up guys! The deadline is really coming!! We're inform you that today is our last day of deadline for submitting proposal and team registration. Thank you so much for your willingness and see you in Jogjakarta for the finalist! Keep in touch :)

Top 20 Semifinalists Announcement of Social Entrepreneurship Competition


It's time to show your big idea!

AYSPP 2017 is ready to provide an incredible experience for you, ASEAN social entrepreneurs. Mark your date, registration will open on June 15th 2017.


Extended Time for Proposal Submission

Good news!
Hello guys we've just know that your big willingness to join with AYSPP Socialpreneurship Competition is still really big. And now for you who still need an extra time to finalize your proposal, we still waiting for you to submit it until 7th of August!! Don't miss this opportunity guys! Please do your best and we're waiting for you to join with us, Embrace the social bussines and overcome the social problems


Extended Time for Lecture Submission

  • Event
  • September 10, 2017


Social Entrepreneurship Competition

Open to the team consist of 3 students or youths on the age of 17 - 25 years old from ASEAN and Timor Leste.


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Further Information

Participant Relations – Rizki Surya Putra

Telephone: +6281321049142


Partner Engagement – Adelia Murti

Telephone: +6281246476148


Global Engangement Office

Faculty of Social and Political Sciences - Universitas Gadjah Mada

Address: Jl.Socio Yusticia no.1, Bulaksumur Post Code: 55281, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Phone: +62-274-563362 ext. 182

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