BukaPO, the first social commerce platform in Bali, was created to help micro-enterprises affected by this pandemic get USD 200,000 in funding from the Bali Investment Club, an investment company that focuses on social impact investing. BukaPO was officially launched in December 2020 and to date nearly 400 food and beverage entrepreneurs have joined BukaPO and have sold more than 20,000 orders. Through the pre-order concept, micro-entrepreneurs can reduce financial risk and with the system they also don’t need to store large quantities of raw materials. Founders & BukaPO CEO Olaf Purvis and Co-Founder Andy Adrian said BukaPO is committed to using the funds to make an even bigger social and economic impact for micropreneurs in Bali by providing education, cloud kitchens and building a healthy ecosystem through the “Gotong Royong” program. ;. Managing Partners of Bali Investment, Club Tom Courly and Nicolo Gastiglione commented that they are very proud to be able to support BukaPO because of its concept that empowers and helps communities in Bali and has proven to have grown organically during very difficult times. bbseparator They also hope that with this funding, BukaPO can be an inspiration for other entrepreneurs in Bali to create a business that has more social and economic impact. Bali Investment Club is an investment company that focuses on funding and assisting mentoring for entrepreneurs whose businesses can have a social impact on the surrounding community. In addition, BukaPO has previously received funding from several social impact angel investors, namely David Dharma Thomas, former Managing Director of JP Morgan and Delia Kirana the CEO of Wiryamanta.