Requirements for platform-based startup survival: A qualitative exploratory study

Ade Maulana, Yudho Giri Sucahyo, Yova Ruldeviyani, Arfive Gandhi

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Abstract

Startups with a platform-based business model generates self-employed people despite its possibility to cause a disruption. The technical workers who work independently in a "gig economy" create new jobs that are expected to reduce the unemployment rate. Several startups are failed and must be closed although they have received some funding from investors. In 2015, there were 20 startups in Asia that failed and had to be closed, which seven of them were from Indonesia. In 2017, there were six startups that had to be closed. The purpose of this research is to analyze startup sustainability with the platform based business model in Indonesia. This research is conducted using qualitative method with semi structured interview model to the founders or C-level of startup with platform based business model in Indonesia. The result shows there are six main themes that affect the platform based startup sustainability: startup ecosystem, human resources, investors, finance, products, and competitors.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 International Conference on Advanced Computer Science and Information Systems, ICACSIS 2018
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages137-142
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781728101354
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Jan 2019
Event10th International Conference on Advanced Computer Science and Information Systems, ICACSIS 2018 - Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 27 Oct 201828 Oct 2018

Publication series

Name2018 International Conference on Advanced Computer Science and Information Systems, ICACSIS 2018

Conference

Conference10th International Conference on Advanced Computer Science and Information Systems, ICACSIS 2018
Country/TerritoryIndonesia
CityYogyakarta
Period27/10/1828/10/18

Keywords

  • Business model innovation
  • Startup continuity
  • Startup platform
  • Startup sustainability

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