Startup Weekend Kuala Lumpur : Ad Tech
Friday, August 17 - 19, 2018
Friday, August 17 - 19, 2018
Event starts at 5:30 pm
PAPER + TOAST
Level 13A, Fahrenheit Office Tower,
Wanna be Ad Tech billionaire?
Are you ready for Startup Weekend Kuala Lumpur : Ad Tech?
For this edition focusing Ad Tech, we foreseen wealth of ad tech startup ideas uncovering innovative ways to reach to modern consumers. As advertisers continue to fight for the precious attention of consumers, the future of ad tech is fascinating.
All attendees will also be provided with high-quality resources and content exclusive to this event through mentor ship and speaker sharing.
With over 1,600 events in over 700 cities and 120 countries, Startup Weekend is a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate, and empower individuals and teams to found successful startups.
All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: beginning with public open mic pitches on Friday, attendees bring their best ideas and inspire others to join their team. Over Saturday and Sunday, all of the teams will focus on their customer development, validating their ideas, practicing lean Startup Methodologies and building a minimal viable product (MVP). On Sunday evening, the teams will demonstrate their prototypes and receive valuable feedback from a panel of experts.
So let's join us now! Be part of the startup movement, embrace your entrepreneurship and let's make the world better.
Friday August 17th
Saturday August 18th
Sunday August 19th
- My commitment is to ensuring that we are able to bridge the gap between social & business, with both a day time job at Google as a Partnerships Lead & a co-founder of a social enterprise, Edspace (aka 100% Project).
- Edspace/100% Project aims to empower teachers to provide the best learning experience for their students, either through crowdfunding, dedicated coaching, or student-impact programmes. Edspace/100% Project was part of the inaugural cohort of MaGIC IDEA, together with cofounders, Andrew & Amelia.
- Prior to the above, I was part of Teach For Malaysia's inaugural fellowship cohort in 2011, and taught Mathematics for 2-years before moving into the TFM organisation as fundraiser to help scale the programme to more schools & districts in Malaysia.
- Degree: Graduated with a BSc (Hons) Psychology from Uni.
- Post Grad Dip: Education (Mathematics) from Northern Uni. of Malaysia
- Youth development
- Digital marketing
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.
Coaches and Mentors
Kazi Nowrid Amin is a passionate Digital Marketer with 6 years Job experience. Currently he is working with IQI Global (Real Estate Agency) as Digital Marketing Strategist since December 2016. He is in-charge of the digital marketing team, contributing to IQI to grow and make strong presence in the digital world. In addition he is also performing the role as public speaker of social media marketing in different events and conferences.
I have over a decade of experience in applying and teaching cutting edge digital marketing techniques from e-Commerce, Google AdWords and Google Analytics to Social Media Tactics. I always look forward to share my expertise with companies and individuals who are looking for a head-start in these areas.
Founder of Geronimo Enterprise
Richard is an experienced mentor and has coached in several Startup Weekends in KL. After he left his designer job in London and back to Malaysia, he co-founded of "Sunrise Enrichment", an institution where students and dropouts could pursue an education, an opportunity that was not available to these group of people through the conventional schools in Malaysia. Fast forward to 2017, he started another e-commerce venture by mentoring and train those who wish to sell goods online locally & internationally.
I've been part of several business turnaround and transformation challenges in my profession. Currently in my fourth consecutive business transformation assignment, I'm hopeful to share learnings as I've been helping and interacting with both large & small scale startups and grownups.
Syahril Anuar Idris is a PhD graduated of UTEM specialised in Autonomous & Intelligent Mfg. With 6 years of R&D experience in industrial and 4 years of research in Mfg. Eng., Dr Syahril able to identify skill and knowledge required for industrial.
Stan is currently Country lead for Knorex, a leading tech provider of precision performance marketing technologies. He has 13 years of agency experience in project management, media planning, copywriting, strategic planning, new business development, heading a media agency, launched a performance marketing division for one of the largest communications agencies before taking the plunge deep into the ad tech space. Now, he is tasked with building up Knorex presence, sales and marketing, partnerships and Malaysia operations. What drives him crazy is unlearning the bad habits that kept him alive for the past 13 years and acquiring new skillsets that will keep him growing for the next 15 years.
Mohd Reezan is a Serial Entrepreneur, Financier and General Manager of Remote Year!He is really passionate about mentoring the youngsters and guiding them with a strategic approach. His advice and support have always been an eye-opener for everyone who has received his mentorship.
Muhammad Iqbal Buharum
CTO of Eartistic Sdn. Bhd and an advisor for MyEDTECH
CTO of Eartistic Sdn. Bhd and an advisor for MyEDTECH
I am a co-founder of insurtech startup based in Munich Germany. As an experienced software engineer and a business partner, I have strong sense of how to bring startup idea into execution and will be able to help with business, marketing and branding ideas.
A Passionate Learner-turned-Educator, Speaker & Coach with areas of specialization in E-Commerce, Digital Marketing, Social Media, Tech-Entrepreneurship and Building Online Communities, Julian Yong is a Certified Trainer, General Manager & Head of ‘Everything Online’ with Thriving Talents. He is also a sought-after E-Commerce Consultant, having worked with clients, primarily in the U.S.A. on Google Keywords , Website Creation, Digital Mall Building via Shopify and various Social Media Advertising mediums like Facebook, Google Ads and Instagram.
Co-founder of Algomecs. Engineering graduate with more than 6 years professional experience in supply chain management with multinational companies. Still new to the start-up ecosystem but feel really positive with the experience so far. Passionate about education in science, technology, engineering, math and Islamic studies.
Hua Wang was a private equity lawyer at Proskauer, in-house counsel at Cisco Systems, and a Global Scholar at the Kauffman Foundation. Hua graduated from Duke University and Northwestern University School of Law. Prior to law school, Hua was an investment banking analyst at Lehman Brothers and a healthcare strategy consultant at Accenture.
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