Startup Weekend Kuala Lumpur

    Friday, December 12 - 14, 2014

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  4. Coaches and Mentors
  5. Sponsors
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Startup Weekend Kuala Lumpur

Friday, December 12 - 14, 2014

Friday, December 12 - 14, 2014
Event starts at 6:30 pm

TM Convention Center
(Menara TM, Jalan Pantai Baharu)
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan 50672

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Friday December 12th

6:30 pm
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
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 13th

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

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

12:00 pm

1:00 pm
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

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

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

Sunday December 14th

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

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

12:00 pm

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

5:00 pm
Final Presentations

7:30 pm
Judging & Awards

8:30 pm

9:00 pm
Go Home!

Event Judges

Alfian Abu Talib
CEO, TM-Info Media Sdn. Bhd.

Muhundhan Kamarapullai
Head, Startup & Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Dept

Gerard lim
CEO, Ebizu

Leo Shimada
Co-Founder and Managing Director at Crowdonomic Media

Dinesh Nair
Director, Developer Experience and Evangelism at Microsoft

Lim Pei Jet
Head, Marketing, Planning and management, VADS Berhad

Dash Dhakshinamoorthy
Founder, StartupMalaysia

Dash is the founder of StartupMalaysia, which over the past decade has been helping aspiring Malaysian founders design a life of awareness and awakening coupled with an entrepreneurial mindset — the super powers for the rapidly changing world!

Fong Yee Long
Manager, ISV & Developer Relations, IBM Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Balasubramaniam A
Head, Funding Ecosystem at Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC)

Coaches and Mentors

Linda Mostrup Pedersen
Program Manager

Jezamin Abdul
Manager, Partner Relations - Startup & Entrepreneurship Ecosystem, MDeC

Melonie Sta Maria
Academic Initiative Program Manager, IBM

Syahrul Azrai Mat Hasan
Program Director, Magic Academy

Lim Feng

Feng a startup founder and community builder in Malaysia. Currently, he run the largest startup community in the southern region of Malaysia throughSTART Malaysia and various programmes such as Startup Grind & Founder Institute. His work involves building a thriving & sustainable startup ecosystem, managing startup programs, working together with the some of the brightest mind & passionate entrepreneurs in Malaysia & across South East Asia. Feng grew up in a small town in Johor, surrounded by best food one could find in Malaysia, with a strong desire to involve in business. He graduated from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK, specialising in business structuring, taxation & financial management. Feng co-founded an event company focusing specifically on tech events in 2014 and eventually found a passion in building talent resources & local economies while helping startups success. When he's not working, he can be found in one of the best coffee places in town and mentoring startups, founders on marketing, pitching & financial modeling.

Navin Danapal
Senior Audience Manager, Microsoft

veronica Liew
Business Development Lead - Malaysia Rep at Crowdonomic Media

Lais de Oliveira
East Community Director (Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe) at Startup Grind

Heislyc Loh
Founder, StartupMamak

Started StartupMamak, AngelHack and Founder Institute and failed 2 startups. 

jaygan fu Ponnudurai
Deputy General Manager, MyTeksi

Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Kuala Lumpur team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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Organizing Team

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

  • Madhu
  • Ash
  • Aniza
  • Mohd Najib
    bin Zulkifli
  • maznuddin
  • Issac
  • Derrick


Oko Davaasuren
Regional Director at Techstars

Oko (Full name: Bat-oktyabri Davaasuren, Даваасүрэн овогтoй Бат-октябрь) is an active founder and a community builder. He has cofounded and helps run several startups in Asia. Oko has received a bachelors degree in Finance from Portland State University before continuing onto a masters degree in Engineering Technology Management but decided to return home to Mongolia. He then received his MBA in Mongolia. When he is not working, he can be found on Squash courts or on long-haul Motorbike rides in Asia.

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