Development Model of Sociopreneur MSME based on Pentahelix Network

Retno Kurniasih, Nur Choirul Afif, Siti Zulaikha Wulandari


Using the Pentahelix Framework, this study aims to present a conceptual model concerning the type of assistance required by UMKM in order to survive in their early phases. This is a qualitative study that employs the Focus Group Discussion approach, with participants consisting of six early-stage technology-based business founders and CEOs who were convened to hold a series of discussions about the issues. As the key contribution from the conversation, a model called Pentahelix support for startups was depicted. This model provides policymakers with a complete practical guidance to supporting startups from five perspectives.

Keywords: support for startups, Penta Helix, focus group discussion

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