We grow Impact

Building impact ventures that drive the sustainable and long-term development of Indonesia.

Southeast Asia is one of the fastest growing regions in the world. Booming economic activity, a growing middle class and a relatively young population make this one of the most exciting parts of the world.At the same time, global developments such as the fallout from the COVID19 pandemic, climate change and economic uncertainty challenge equitable and sustainable growth and require doubling down on approaches that emphasize social, environmental and financial impact.Katalys Partners enables the most ambitious entrepreneurs and the most promising startups in pursuit of positive impact to realize their full potential.We are not just advisors or match-makers. As impact venture builder we take on an active role in each of the ventures in our ecosystem and work as an integral part of the team where and we are needed the most.

In the news

Agridesa - (16 September 2022, Tech In Asia)
Indonesian agritech firm reaps $200k from Triputra Group, others
Greens Bali - (23 August 2022, HortiDaily)
Keeping up with production is hard as market grows way too fast
Djoin - (20 July 2022, Tech In Asia)
Indonesian fintech SaaS firm bags $1m in pre-seed money





Our Ventures






What we Do

As a Venture Builder, we systematically help existing impact startups grow and succeed, or we originate new startups.

Capacity Building

A strong & capable team is at the core of every successful startup.
We can fill short-term talent gaps and help our ventures assemble the right people in the right places.

Strategic Direction

A viable business model and strategy is another core pillar of success.
We work with our ventures to sharpen their revenue model, refine their strategy, and prepare them for growth.

Fundraising

Finding investors and raising growth capital is hard, and does not come easy to most startups; even with the right people and strategy.
Having been on both sides of the table, we know what investors typically look for and help our ventures raising funds.

Partnerships & Synergies

Company success is magnified by forming the right partnerships and capitalizing on synergies.
We open our network to our ventures and are always looking to boost their growth through partnerships and collaboration.




Our Ventures


Sector: Agritech
Since: 2021
AgrIDesa's mission is to modernize smallholder farmers through an end-to-end digital ecosystem.It acts as trusted partner for offtakers and communities of smallholder farmers, enabling offtakers to source from organized, tech-enabled smallholder farmer ecosystems.

Sector: Vertical Farming
Since: 2022
Greens Bali's mission is to grow an abundance of microgreens and babygreens, for people in need of organic vegetables.It operates an indoor vertical farm in Dalung Bali. It provides restaurants, hotels, and supermarkets with fresh and healthy greens, and will soon begin expanding outside Bali.

Sector: Agri Development
Since: 2020
Panemas's mission is to progress smallholder agriculture in Indonesia to be higher yielding for farmers, more sustainable, and less harmful for consumer's health.It runs capacity building programmes with smallholder farmer communities and leads research and innovation efforts for government, foundations and private sector.

Sector: Fintech & Financial Inclusion
Since: 2022
Djoin mission is to bring financial inclusion to communities by turning second tier lenders into a network of solid, digitized financial institutions.Its platform covers all essential needs of a digital financial institution, including Core Banking, E-Collector, and Online Banking Services and Mobile Banking for members.

Sector: Investment Vehicle
Since: 2021
LIFE focuses on accelerating sustainable investments in areas of climate change, nature & biodiversity loss and waste & pollution.It is a joint venture between Landscape Indonesia, a sustainable landscape management and consulting firm, and Katalys Partners.

Sector: Investment Platform
Since: 2022
Swadaya's mission is to be the bridge between conscious investors and impact ventures and projects.Its products will enable investors to contribute to a more sustainable future for Indonesia through a variety of products and enable its investees to track and measure their impact through comprehensive reporting.


How we Work

Long-term partnerships: equity positions with aligned interest


Our Philosophy

As a strategic holding company, we take long-term equity positions in promising start-ups and the 'missing middle': SME's that struggle to attract capital to finance their growth

Our Investment Focus

We focus primarily on the Food & Agriculture sector including agriculture operators (upstream), sector enablers and value-add companies.

Our Investments

We invest in scalable businesses with strong earnings potential that have an edge over their competitors and are active in high-growth industries.Current Portfolio

Our Team

A young and diverse team with experience in finance, consulting, entrepreneurship and engineering, leveraging a strong network across APAC, Europe and US.Team

Our Philosophy

As a strategic holding company, we take long-term equity positions in promising start-ups and the 'missing middle': SME's that struggle to attract capital to finance their growth

Our Investment Focus

We focus primarily on the Food & Agriculture sector including agriculture operators (upstream), sector enablers and value-add companies.


We grow Impact

Impact investing & consulting that benefits the sustainable and long-term development of Indonesia.

"Small and medium-sized businesses are the lifeblood of all successful economies"
Alan Doran, Oxfam


We are an investor-operator-consultant committed to the sustainable and long-term development of Indonesia.As investor we take equity positions in ambitious and high-potential Indonesian start-ups and SME's that have a positive impact on Indonesia.As operator we play an active role in our investments to address existing capability gaps in the executive team to set them up for long-term growth.As consultant we help ambitious and high-potential entrepreneurs and ventures with an impact focus navigate the start-up landscape in Indonesia and scale. We support with strategy & business planning, fundraising, and financial planning.



Our Philosophy

As a strategic holding company, we take long-term equity positions in promising start-ups and the 'missing middle': SME's that struggle to attract capital to finance their growth

Our Focus Areas

We focus primarily on the Food & Agriculture sector including agriculture operators (upstream), sector enablers and value-add companies.

Our Investments

We invest in scalable businesses with strong earnings potential that have an edge over their competitors and are active in high-growth industries.Current Portfolio

Our Team

A young and diverse team with experience in finance, consulting, entrepreneurship and engineering, leveraging a strong network across APAC, Europe and US.Team


Our Investments

Panemas, co-founded by Katalys Partners in 2020, empowers smallholder farmers through best-in-class agricultural products & practices, technology & innovation and training & support.Focused initially on the shallot industry, it supplies high-quality shallot seeds and seedlings to smallholder farmers and provides a range of support and value-add services to its customers.


AgriDesa, co-founded by Panemas together with Indonesian startup GENN in 2021, revolutionises smallholder agriculture along the entire value chain by developing farmer communities into competitive Commodity Producing Enterprises (CPE).By combining Panemas's unrivalled agronomical skills with GENN's extensive dataset of and experience working with villages and communities across Indonesia, AgrIDesa will transform the way smallholder farmers practice agriculture and participate in the market.



Our Philosophy

Coming Soon

PHL, co-founded by Katalys Partners in 2020, is a trading, distribution and product development company focusing on niche, ethnic, lifestyle products.It acts as distributor and outsourced product management service for companies looking to horizontally diversify, but also develops its own consumer products.




We grow Impact

Building impact ventures that drive the sustainable and long-term development of Indonesia.

Southeast Asia is one of the fastest growing regions in the world. Booming economic activity, a growing middle class and a relatively young population make this one of the most exciting parts of the world.At the same time, global developments such as the fallout from the COVID19 pandemic, climate change and economic uncertainty challenge equitable and sustainable growth and require doubling down on approaches that emphasize social, environmental and financial impact.Katalys Partners enables the most ambitious entrepreneurs and the most promising startups in pursuit of positive impact to realize their full potential.We are not just advisors or match-makers. As impact venture builder we take on an active role in each of the ventures in our ecosystem and work as an integral part of the team where and we are needed the most.


Our Focus Areas

Sector: Agritech
Since: 2021
AgrIDesa's mission is to modernize smallholder farmers through an end-to-end digital ecosystem.Whilst the downstream market for agricultural produce has evolved and consolidated over the past 10 years with a number of tech-enabled agriculture offtakers, they struggle to secure supply with consistent quantity and quality from a largely traditional and offline smallholder farmer base.AgrIDesa acts as trusted partner for offtakers and communities of smallholder farmers, enabling offtakers to source from organized, tech-enabled smallholder farmer ecosystems.

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