Techstars Startup Weekend Kuala Lumpur 2018

    Friday, December 14 - 16, 2018


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  4. Judges
  5. Coaches and Mentors
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Techstars Startup Weekend Kuala Lumpur 2018

Friday, December 14 - 16, 2018



Friday, December 14 - 16, 2018
Event starts at 5:30 pm

PAPER + TOAST
Level 13A, Fahrenheit Office Tower,
Jalan Gading, Bukit Bintang,
Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur 55100

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NO TALKS, ALL ACTIONS!

Looking forward to year 2019, and sum up your 2018 with the greatest decision! Let's get started! NO TALKS, ALL ACTIONS! In just 54 hours, you will experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressure that make up life at a startup. As you learn how to create a real company, you’ll meet the very best mentors, cofounders etc who are ready to help you get started. 

Immerse in the ideal environment for startup magic to happen throughout the weekend and with the best tools and approaches at your disposal, you’ll take giant leaps toward creating a business, becoming a founder, and connecting with the right people and resources.

Approach the New Year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden through Techstars Startup Weekend: Kuala Lumpur!

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday December 14th


5:30 pm
Registration
Arrive at the venue and get checked in


6:00 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants


7:00 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 December 15th


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


12:45 pm
Check-In
After-lunch check-in, status reports


1:00 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!


4:00 pm
Team Discussion
Ideas and Deck Improvement


6:00 pm
Dinner
Dinner and team mate meeting


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

Sunday December 16th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:30 am
Pitch Practice Preparation Workshop
An Hour Presentation Masterclass


10:30 am
Pitch Deck Preparation
Deck Preparation for Pitch Practice


11:00 am
Check-In
Coaches arrive. Pitch Practice.


12:00 pm
Lunch


1:00 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches last mentoring session… 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
Tech- Check
Deck Submission


5:00 pm
Final Presentations


7:00 pm
Dinner


7:30 pm
Judging & Awards


8:30 pm
Wrap-Up


9:00 pm
Go Home!



Speakers


Nik Muhammad Amin
CEO of Moovby

Nik Muhammad Amin, the CEO and CTO of Moovby! Besides that, he is also the Technical Consultant for Astro, an ex-engineer at Graband GoGet.myNik Muhammad Amin is passionate about sharing economy and the transportation industry.

Event Judges


Nazroof Hakim
CEO and Founder, Billplz

Nazroof  is an experienced executive with an excellent work history in the financial services industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, Sales and Operations, Entrepreneurship, and Management. He is currently Billplz CEO after founding it in 2012. MAVCAP, the biggest VC in Malaysia and 500 Startups, a U.S.-based VC are Billplz major investors. Billplz is already profitable after 2 years in production. He graduated from The University of Sheffield in 2001, majoring in Accounting and Financial Management.


Coaches and Mentors


Wan Imran
Director of PAPER + TOAST



Wan Mohd farhan Wan mohd fuaad
Ecosystem Enabler,MDEC

Farhan is currently living his life to serve the nation. Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) is the lead agency in driving the digital economy in Malaysia. His role is to build a vibrant digital economy and ensure that Malaysia plays a leading part in the global digital revolution. He is passionate about digital technology and its potential to transform the future of our nation and the world.


Asyur Anwar Bin Mustapha
Founder & CEO of Easytech Digital Solution

Asyur Anwar is the founder and CEO of Easytech Digital Solution (www.eztech.co), a company that is dedicated on providing the best user experience to the client by developing augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), mobile and web solutions. He is determine and passionate to make technology understandable and inclusive to every people.

Before he started his own venture, he was a Lead Trainer for Coding@Schools program, a program to equip the younger generation with the skills and abilities to become more creative and innovative. He also one of the Mentor for 1Malaysia Entrepreneurship (1MET) Bootcamp 2015. He teach and mentored more than 500 school students and youth throughout Malaysia. 

Apart from that, he is the Youth Ambassador for Asia Pacific UN-Habitat (United Nations Human Settlements Programme) and APCC (Asian Pacific Children Convention). 

He studied Information Technology at the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM), Gombak.


Hui Yik Seong
Founder, Direct Lending

Yik Seong is the Founder of Direct Lending, an online personal lending platform that provides a faster, simpler, safer and more affordable borrowing experience for consumers. He has over 15 years of banking, capital market and accounting experience in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and London. 

Before starting Direct Lending, he was a Director with Barclays Investment Bank (Debt Capital Market team), where he successfully raised over USD40 billion of financing for banks, insurance companies and corporates across Asia and Europe. Yik Seong is a CFA Charterholder and a qualified accountant. 


Benny Chia
1.Executive Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers. 2.Distinguished Toastmaster, Past Division P Director District 51, Toastmasters International

Whilst having developed a foundation in assurance throughout his career with PwC Malaysia as an Executive Director, Benny enjoy exploring new experiences within and outside his comfort zone. This has opened up many moments of collaborations with Toastmaster and the performing arts arena. He is a distinguished Toastmaster, Past Division P Director District 51, Toastmasters International .

His training in the professional environment allows him to add value to organisations and people whom he meets.
He believes in leveraging and celebrating our strengths and seeking feedbacks to address areas of improvements. He believes everyone has that unique characteristics that define his contribution to the organisation and community at large.

His training in the professional environment allows him to add value to organisations and people whom he meets.
He believes in leveraging and celebrating our strengths and seeking feedbacks to address areas of improvements. He believes everyone has that unique characteristics that define his contribution to the organisation and community at large.


Organizing Team

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

  • Marina
    Samsuri
  • Jenny
    Low
  • Henry
    Beh
  • Henry
    Beh

Facilitators


Hanif Marzuki Mohd Saupi


Event Staff


Sabreena Ann Fernandez
Electrical Engineer

Sabreena is currently working as an Electrical Engineer, and she is interested in health and wellness - She has a love affair with food. She would love to learn something from everyone she meets.


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