30 Mar 2015

CharityLights Phiruntrophy Win The Young Independent Technopreneur 2014

BANDUNG, TEL – U – Another fantastic innovation born from the hands of Telkom University (Tel-U) students. CharityLights, a technology-based innovation that aims to collaborate Government and Private Interprise, public, and endorser or developer. Programming Interface Application (API) is chosen as master engine behind the various applications of CharityLights.

API has some main systems as follows: Donation Processing Engine, Donor & Non-profit data and Impact Monitoring and Reporting System. Its mission to promote and improve the best practices of multi-sector collaboration.

“CharityLights aims to help solving various social problems through the distribution of financial assistance by introducing Charitification schemes. We want to raise public awareness with technology-based, easy and fun, “said Reza Ilmi, the student of Computer Systems Faculty of Electrical Engineering Tel-U, Monday (23/3).

One example of API application is Phiruntrophy. This application allows people to do sport while charity through the CharityLights system, he added. In this program, Reza is the man behind design and concept.

The exelence over leads Charitylights become a champion of Young Independent Technopreneur 2014 in the category of Digital and Non-Digital. Founder Pelita Cakrawala Inspirasi foundation, including Reza are people behind the success of CharityLights API. This foundation established in December 2014 and its founder consist of Gigih Rezki Septianto (Alumni of Computer Systems Faculty of Electrical Engineering) and act as Project Leader and Community Outright, Risman Rangga Primary (students of the Faculty of Informatics) as a Web Developer and two ITB students are Alfie Ramadan as Back & Developers and Samuel Cahyawijaya as Mobile Developer.

Reza and his team feel proud because Charitylights API won the Young Independent Technopreneur to-5 on the Digital category. This event held in cooperation between Mandiri Bank and Technopreneur Indonesia. The participants of this event is young people who are able to create appropriate technology innovation. That is, innovations which could be implemented for the welfare of the community and could be developed into a major technopreneur in the future.

“We passed the various stages of the selection, start from registration, screening technology innovation, validation, judging and final judging stage one,” said Reza.

After winning the prize from Mandiri Bank, Charitylights team will develop a platform for the iPhone and other developments.
“The target hook 10 thousand users in three months. The team also hatch the future, they will make a special application for crowdfunding movement and dedicate to patients who can not afford, “said Reza. (Purel / risca / ramdy)

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