Starworks, established in Bali, as PT Taman Bintang Bali has operated in the food and beverage sector. In 2001 PT Island Concepts Indonesia Tbk was incorporated to operate Villa and Spa Resorts. The Company is listed on the Indonesian Stock Exchange and trades under ticker symbol “ICON”. The business of Patra Supplies and Services a Catering business was acquired in 2010 and in 2014 the company entered into joint venture to develop the Springhill Resort and Residences at Jimbaran, Bali.
Starworks Business Partnerships
Red Ruby creates a late night wonderland, offering the ultimate in clubbing experience in Bali. Terrace bar serves up delicious food, great cocktails. You can maybe enjoy a Shisha in this tropical paradise.
Taman Merah treatments and massages are based on organic and traditional Balinese techniques. Our Spa offers the ultimate in natural local beauty care treatments and massage packages.
StarONE Initiative is intended to stimulate travel and tourism following the disastrous impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The StarONE Initiative will build partnerships with travel & tourism businesses globally to offer discounted travel & tourism opportnities to an incentive based lifestyle community.
Graham is a resident of both Bali and Brisbane, Australia. He is CEO, Director and Founder of Starworks Global Pte Ltd a Singapore Technology & Investment Company. Whilst, residing in California in the early 2000’s, Graham established a private investment company specializing in venture capital providing both financial and consulting services. During this period Graham participated in several technology startups including the investment, incubation and listing of PT Indoexchange Tbk; and the establishment of PT Island Concepts Indonesia Tbk and the listing on the Surabaya and Jakarta stock exchanges in 2005/2011.
Graham formed and listed Internet Investment vehicle, LibertyOne Limited, on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) in 1998. From a beginning in Melbourne the company relocated to Sydney with a merger with JB Fairfax Publishing Company and its Internet Web design operation, Magnet. An association was forged with Internet Search engine Excite and Greg Norman’s Great White Shark Enterprises both US based business enterprises. From that LibertyOne was born. The company was one of the first listed “Internet” stocks and grew rapidly. The market capital exceeded 800 million by early 2000. Graham is featured in “Success In IT” a publication by Robert A. Williams ISBN 0 646 38839 8.
Relocating to California in 1999, Graham tried unsuccessfully to enter the US Capital markets with LibertyOne Limited, however was successful in completing a number of strategic business partnerships. The move back to Australia allowed Graham to rebuild his interest in the technology sector, taking advantage of the Partnerships forged in the USA and today his team, with operations in Singapore, California, Australia and Indonesia is at the cutting edge of technology development, in particular Blockchain Big Data technologies.
Made was born in Bongkasa, Bali, June 1973 and was educated locally, attending University in Bali and graduating in Hospitality and Tourism. Made has worked for PT Island Concepts Indonesia Tbk. for more than 18 years, commencing as a Real Estate sales person and rising to the position of Group Sales and Marketing Manager for Starworks Property Services, including managing the Real Estate Bali Franchise of Harcourts before undertaking his current role.
Made is experienced in land acquisition and sales, also in legal matters associated with the purchase, sale and development of property in Indonesia. Foreign ownership regulations and the under-developed nature of the Real Estate sector in Bali has been a challenge to many seeking to own a piece of paradise. Made’s knowledge in both Central and Local Government matters has seen him consult to many multi-nationals and local corporates in land acquisition, business and construction licences and permits. In 2011 Made was responsible for direct property sales exceeding twenty million AUD and the listing of over 500 properties.
Made is also a Director and shareholder of PT Karya Bintang Bali, operator of Red Ruby, one of Bali’s top night spots, and PT Taman Merah Bali, owner of Taman Merah Spa and Resort development properties on the Island.
His experience is invaluable as Starworks commences the next phase of development which includes the adoption of Blockchain technologies into the Group’s business and beyond.
Our Advisory Team
Dr. Ir. H. Marzuki Usman born Jambi, Indonesia, is an economist and expert on capital markets. Marzuki received his Bachelor of Economics at University of Gajah Mada, Jogyakarta, Indonesia and Master of Arts major Economics from the Duke University Durham, North Carolina, USA.
He served as Minister of Tourism, Post and Telecommunications and the Minister of Forestry and Plantation in the Indonesian Government. Marzuki still maintains strong associations with the Universities where he studied and is on the international advisory board for the Center of Tropical Forest conservation at Duke University, USA and a member of the advisory board for the Masters in Management program at the University of Gajah Mada, Indonesia.
Marzuki has spent many years in public office serving his country at the highest level. He is the founding Chairman of the Capital Market Regulatory body, BAPEPAM, and was the founder and first President of the Jakarta Stock Exchange. He is a member of the Peoples Consultative Assembly of the Republic of Indonesia and Chairman of the Independent Faction Group.
Marzuki Usman was both an International Member of the Advisory Board for NASDAQ and a senior advisor to the IDX (Indonesian Stock Exchange). Marzuki has interests in writing and in the promotion of his country and culture. He has written over 400 publications covering Capital Markets, Economics, Finance and Social and Human Resources.
Marzuki Usman served as President Commissioner of PT Island Concepts Indonesia Tbk. June 2006 until April 2012 and has acted as Chaiman and advisor to Starworks until this day. In November 2013, Marzuki co-founded the Bali-based Mentor MicroBank Foundation which aimed to further the economic prosperity of Indonesians and those who wished to start or improve their business/s.