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LunchBox’s partnership with GK Hebat drives growth for Indonesian SMEs in F&B industry


GK Hebat partners with Plug and Play’s GIA Jakarta Batch 6 startup, LunchBox, to provide support and education for SMEs in the food & beverage industry by enabling businesses to transition from conventional to digital systems while learning how to scale up their operations.


About GK Hebat

GK Hebat is an established player in the F&B industry with six brands scattered across Indonesia. The company provides support for SMEs in the industry by offering workshops, investment opportunities, and business leverage to digital platforms.


About LunchBox

Lunchbox Smart Restaurant App is Singapore's fastest growing Android POS with 500+ outlets onboarded in 1 year. Armed with more than 300 features, the POS instantly transforms your outlet to the efficiency of an international fast food chain.


LunchBox’s solution is effective for any F&B format - Full service, Quick Service, Self sService, Grocer Retail and even Cloud Kitchen


The Partnership

The food and beverage (F&B) industry is one of the largest industries in the world, and it is continually growing. However, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in this industry often face significant challenges, including a lack of resources, competition from larger businesses, and a need to adapt to changing technologies.


One of the main challenges that SMEs face is adapting to new technologies. The F&B industry is continually evolving, and businesses need to keep up with these changes to remain competitive. The LunchBox system provides SMEs with a user-friendly and efficient POS experience that is easy to

navigate, reducing the learning curve and helping businesses to adapt quickly to new technologies.


The partnership between LunchBox and GK Hebat also enables businesses to leverage digital technologies, allowing them to reach new customers and expand their operations. For example, LunchBox's online ordering system enables businesses to reach customers who prefer to order food online. This not only increases revenue but also provides a more convenient experience for customers.


GK Hebat's expertise in the F&B industry also provides businesses with valuable insights into industry trends and consumer behavior. The company's workshops and investment opportunities provide SMEs with the knowledge and resources they need to grow their businesses and remain competitive.


In addition to enabling the process of digitalization, the partnership between LunchBox and GK Hebat also provides SMEs with a supportive community. Small businesses often lack the resources and support

networks of larger companies, which can make it difficult to succeed in a competitive market. However, the partnership between LunchBox and GK Hebat provides SMEs with the support they need to grow their businesses and succeed in the F&B industry.


Key Takeaways

  • Understanding the challenges of the market

The GIA Jakarta program enables startups the opportunity to expand their businesses by identifying key problems in the market which they may have solutions to.

  • A mutually beneficial partnership

Plug and Play is the ultimate innovation platform, bringing together the best startups and the world’s largest corporations. Collaborating with startups is a great source of inspiration and innovation, but it can also be a challenge at times. Let us show you how to adopt the concept of open innovation to help your business succeed.


How Plug and Play Can Help

Plug and Play is the ultimate innovation platform, bringing together the best startups and the world’s largest corporations. Collaborating with startups is a great source of inspiration and innovation, but it can also be a challenge at times. Let us show you how to adopt the concept of open innovation to help your business succeed.


 

Lunchbox is part of our GIA Jakarta Acceleration Program Batch 2 which seeks to help Singaporean startups expand their market reach to the largest emerging market economies in Southeast Asia.


The GIA is an initiative of Enterprise Singapore (ESG), in partnership with IMDA. Comprising a network of Singapore and overseas partners in major innovation hubs and key demand markets, GIA programmes focus on technology and innovation. Plug and Play is Singapore’s GIA Partner in Jakarta and Manila.


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