Startup Weekend Kuala Lumpur Youths
Friday, December 1 - 3, 2017
Friday, December 1 - 3, 2017
Event starts at 2:00 pm
Industrial Training Institute of Kuala Lumpur,
Jalan Kuchai Lama
Inspiring You(th)s to kickstart their ideas! All in 54 hours
Techstars Startup Weekend is the place to look for a team, create a prototype of your idea, validate your business idea, and receive feedback from experienced entrepreneurs, all in one weekend.
What do you need to bring?
Lots of energy! You'll pitch your own idea or listen to others, then vote on the most interesting ideas and form teams with diverse skill sets. You can come with friends, but you’ll get the full experience if you participate in separate teams. Remember, it’s all about the team.
Your idea should be something you have not previously worked on. The idea you pitch and the problem you set out to solve can span social, educational, financial, environmental, or other issues. Over the course of the weekend you'll be challenged to create a prototype of your MVP, or minimum viable product, that fits the needs of your target customer. You'll get feedback, iterate, and likely pivot your approach entirely! Important: You cannot have worked previously on your idea.
Techstars Startup Weekend is a full weekend long experience. Your ticket includes:
- 7 full (and delicious) meals over the course of the weekend
- Benefits and discounts from our global partners
- One-on-one time with amazing mentors
- Accommodation on-site
- A new network of future entrepreneurs eager, like you, to change the world. They might be your squad.
- All the internet, tea and coffee you can consume.
Watch the video below to see what you can expect, and if you’re feeling inspired click on the “Buy Ticket” button now!
Still have questions, feel free to reach us at “firstname.lastname@example.org ”.
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No talk, all action!
Friday December 1st
Saturday December 2nd
Sunday December 3rd
Hanif Marzuki Mohd Saupi
He is currently the Country Manager of Nuffnang Malaysia; an organization which offers social media influencer marketing and content marketing solutions to Advertisers. He has more than 15 years of sales, digital marketing experience and also hands-on expertise in leading and managing people across different levels within such organization types; start-up, NGO and media advertising agency.
As an outcome driven person, what gives him joy is seeing someone change for the better. As a certified corporate coach, he excels in equipping people with purpose and goal-oriented skills so that they can perform at their best. And when they perform, the business and organization they are in - transforms.
Brian has strong logical structuring and problem solving skills, is an adaptable and experienced team builder working with multinational teams whilst living overseas.
Program Director, Global Accelerator Program, MaGIC
Coaches and Mentors
He received his MBA from University of the West of England
Nurfarini graduated from the University of Warwick, UK, in Accounting and Finance. She is an Alumni of the INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Program in 2011 and has a Certificate in Teaching, Stamford College. In Feb 2015, she won the Social Innovation Leadership award by World CSR Congress, India. She is also part of the SEALA network.
HerPortal.co connects women to Contents, Job opportunities, Self paced E-Learning Courses, Bootcamp and Entrepreneurship Events. HerPortal aspires to be the hub for Women in Asia to connect with one another and build a community of women that supports each other’s growth, whether via online & offline channels. HerPortal enables its users to connect, share information, and access knowledge from each other.
In her free time, she loves cooking up a storm, movies, travel, crafts, music and reading good books. Forever curious, loves trying out new things, she even published a book on Animal Welfare in Malaysia (Silent Cries) years back in 2006 out of her wish to see more animals be treated well in the country. Portion of book sales were donated to various animal shelters. Passionate to teach and share, she has also taken part in the 1MET (1 Malaysia Entrepreneurship Training Bootcamp) programs (initiative of the MOF) as a Mentor for entreprenuerial youths who are on the ideation stage.
Angie oversees HerPortal's growth & her forte is building strategic partnerships.
Miracle Worker, SaveSkies
Chief Growth Hacker, AdsHunter
Nur Aina Aziz
User Experience Designer, MaGIC
Before this Rizal is part of the MaGIC setup where he is a key member of the Global Accelerator Program (GAP) team, which runs MaGIC's in-house accelerator that aims to grow 60 startups to be investment ready within 4 months. His responsibilities include program budget proposal and monitoring, designing the curriculum and program structure, strategic partnerships, and mentoring startups. To date, Rizal has mentored over 200 startups globally. Previously known as MaGIC Accelerator Program (MAP), Rizal was the founding team of MAP where he was part of the team in designing, planning and executing the accelerator strategy.
Before MaGIC, Rizal was with Malaysian Biotechnology Corp, monitoring and assisting the progression of a biotechnology company. Prior to that, he was with the Business and Market Development team when he was with Multimedia Development Corp. He had diversified working experience in the hospitality industry, customer service, business development, and managing projects or events. Throughout his career, he has established contact and network within ASEAN countries especially with the startups, conglomerates, community builders, co-working space and investor/VC.
Ida Faranina Othman
Founder & Lead Trainer, Grow The Goose
Director of Coffeezone Malaysia
CoffeeZone is a coffee enterprise that provides quality coffee to students in tertiary education and to the general public. We sell our coffee through lean mobile kiosks. CoffeeZone aims to provide equal employment opportunities to individuals who are differently-abled. In Malaysia, there are about 4.5 million individuals who are differently-abled. They face difficulties in getting proper jobs due to the perception that they cannot work as efficiently as able-bodied individuals. According to The Welfare Department of Malaysia, 80% of differently-abled individuals are currently unemployed.CoffeeZone provides barista training and employment to differently-abled individuals. In the long term and based on their ability, we plan to franchise the mobile kiosks to our beneficiaries to increase their independence and to provide them with a sustainable source of income to further uplift their quality of life.
Ahmad Suhail Azmi
Cheryl Lee Pui Mun
Social Entrepenuer and Activist
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Kuala Lumpur Youths team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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Techstars Startup Weekend Kuala Lumpur is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
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Hanif Marzuki Mohd Saupi
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