Andi Taufan Believes Perseverance Will Eventually Pay Off
Amartha's sole founder talks about surviving the near-failure situations and the current goals
This article is a part of DailySocial’s Mastermind Series, featuring innovators and leaders in Indonesia’s tech industry sharing their stories and point of view.
As the sole founder of Amartha, Andi Taufan Garuda Putra has poured blood, sweat, and tears in building the company. With the story of being left by co-founders, the dilemma of choosing study over its own company. It's all lead to the current situation where the peer-to-peer lending platform has delivered Rp1.25 trillion successful loans to over 200 thousand micro-entrepreneurs in the rural area.
He began the journey with a dream to enable financial inclusion throughout Indonesia. It's a challenging one, considering the loan business is full of loophole and fraud potential. However, with perseverance as the foundation, he works his way up to the point where micro-businesses can contribute more to Indonesia's economy.
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