Startup Weekend Iskandar Puteri @ IP Smart 2018

    Friday, January 26 - 28, 2018


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  3. Judges
  4. Coaches and Mentors
  5. Organizing Team
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Startup Weekend Iskandar Puteri @ IP Smart 2018

Friday, January 26 - 28, 2018



Friday, January 26 - 28, 2018
Event starts at 6:30 pm

IskandarSpace
Lvl 2, CIMB Leadership Academy,
No 3, Jalan Medini Utara 1, Medini Iskandar,
Iskandar Puteri,, Johor Bahru 79200

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The second Startup Weekend in Iskandar Puteri!

Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.  

Beginning with open mic pitches on Friday, attendees bring their best ideas and inspire others to join their team. Over Saturday and Sunday teams focus on customer development, validating their ideas, practicing LEAN Startup Methodologies and building a minimal viable product. On Sunday evening teams demo their prototypes and receive valuable feedback from a panel of experts.

The weekend is centered around action, innovation, and education.  Whether you are looking for feedback on a idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Startup Weekends are the perfect environment in which to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup.

What will you get from attending
  • Google Cloud credits for hositng
  • Awesome coaching by industry leaders from JB, KL & Singapore
  • Fun swags and more!
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner for the whole weekend 
  • A network of new developer, designer & entrepreneur friends that are also excited about entrepreneurship in Johor
  • Prize up to RM25,000.00 worth of prize to be won!
  • Opportunity to get incubated in the largest coworking space in Johor.

What will you get if you win
  • 3 winners team with prize up to RM20,000 worth of prize and selected for incubation program at Iskandar Space.
  • Mentoring support from local dedicated mentors
  • IT consulting & commercialisation support from dedicated mentor
Theme : 
1. Smart City (IOT, Smart home / buildings, sustainable solution & etc)
2. Property Tech & New Retail / Real Estate
3. Commerce (e-commerce, mobile commerce, social commerce)

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday January 26th


6:30 pm
Registration
Arrive at the venue and get checked in


7:00 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants


7:20 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders


7:30 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch


9:00 pm
Voting
Attendees vote for the top pitches


9:15 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas


10:00 pm
Begin Work
Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Saturday January 27th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend


12:00 pm
Lunch


1:00 pm
Check-In
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help


2:00 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!


6:30 pm
Dinner


7:30 pm
Check-In
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help


10:00 pm
Wrap-Up
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Sunday January 28th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


10:00 am
Check-In
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions


12:00 pm
Lunch


12:30 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS


3:00 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place


4:00 pm
Dinner


5:00 pm
Final Presentations


7:30 pm
Judging & Awards


8:00 pm
After Party


Event Judges


MC Teng
Co-Founder

Co-Founder @ SAM Property


David Lim
CEO

CEO @ KIODA


Che Fai Yeong
Co-Founder and Director at DF Automation and Robotics Sdn Bhd

Che Fai, YEONG graduated with PhD from Imperial College London. He is serving as a Director for his spin-off company DF Automation & Robotics Sdn Bhd. He is also a senior lecturer in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

He is an entrepreneur with having founded a few companies and has led the companies to achieve some recognitions including Finalist in Alliance Bank Biz Smart Innovation Challenge, one of the Top performance company in Cradle Coach and Grow program, MaGIC MAP program and MaGIC e@Stanford program.

His name is well-associated also with robotics and inventions in Malaysia as he has won more than 50 awards nationally and internationally including World Invention Award at British Invention Show, Korea Inventor Award Festival, Innovate Malaysia, Philips Young Inventor Challenge and others. He also has been team instructor and team advisor for UTM Robocon team for 7 years and represented Malaysia to Thailand, Korea, China, Thailand and Hong Hong.

He is also a frequent technical and motivational speaker for series of subjects including 'Robotics'​, 'Embedded System'​, 'Entrepreneurship Mindset'​ and How to win competition?'.



Coaches and Mentors


Cheong Hong Lua
Director

Director at SGShop


Cheng Loke Heng
Project Director, MTech Holdings

Project Director @ Mtech Holdings


Eason Chan
Director

Director @ JOHOR NOW and QLICKINC


Arif Tukiman
CEO & Founder Cool Code Sdn Bhd, RunCloud Inc

Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Research, Management, Game Development, and Business Development. Strong business development professional with a Master of Science (M.Sc.) focused in Information Technology Entrepreneurship from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.


Eddie Goh
Co-Founder

Co-Founder @ FishClub


Jason Kang
Strategic Advisor ServisHero & FinC

Strategic Advisor @ ServisHero & FinC


Rob Lee
Business Development, Common Extract

Business Development @ Common Extract Sdn Bhd


MC Teng
Co-Founder

Co-Founder @ SAM Property


Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Johor Bahru is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Chong Jin
    Lau
  • Lawrence
    Tan
  • Feng
    Lim

Facilitators


Feng Lim
Cofounder

Feng is a startup founder and active community builder in Malaysia. His work involves building a thriving & sustainable startup ecosystem, operating coworking spaces & managing startup programs in the southern region of Malaysia. Graduated from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK, Feng specialise in business structuring, taxation & financial management. However, he decided to given up the opportunity being in the professional body or corporate world to strive into entrepreneurship & startups world. When he's not working, he can be found in one of the best coffee place in town.


Lalitha Wemel
Regional Manager, Asia Pacific

Lalitha Wemel is a community architect based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She is incredibly passionate about fostering entrepreneurship, grassroots leadership, and strong communities. Lalitha has been involved in various startup projects and communities for the better part of the last decade, both in and out of Malaysia. She has a deep love for eloquent minds, adventure, coffee, and travel. She is currently the Regional Manager for Techstars Startup Programs across South East Asia and Oceania, where she works with amazing community leaders to strengthen and empower their local startup ecosystem. 


Event Staff


Nur Ain Zubir
Event Manager

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Xiao Qiu Lim
Graphic Designer

Graphic Design | Works at At20s


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