More than 510 Startups will be gathering at the Entrepreneurs Summit III in Kuala Lumpur Thursday October 13 to network with angel investors, venture capitalists, government officials and corporates.
The event aims to bring together the top entrepreneurial minds of Malaysia to pay it forward and share crucial insights and experiences with the upcoming startups of today in the spirit of giving back to the startup ecosystem. The event organized by NEXEA and Digital News Asia is the largest hyperlocal tech startup event for entrepreneurs in Malaysia.
“Entrepreneur Summit is an excellent opportunity for all entrepreneurs in the technology sector to come and network together, learn about each other’s business and help each other within the community. I believe this is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs to expand their network and talk about their problems with their peers (of different industries) to learn from each other,” said ZiWei, co-founder of Zcova, one of the fastest growing startups in Malaysia.
MRANTI, Cyberview and Maxis have partnered together with NEXEA as well in a sign of their confidence that this event will be a great opportunity for entrepreneurs to expand their network as evident by their past summits.
“IWG provides startups the platform to connect, network, collaborate and share knowledge. Startups benefit by getting access to large global network with less risk and startup cost,” said Vijayakumar Tangarasan, Country Manager Malaysia, Indonesia & Brunei of IWG plc.
“MAVCAP is happy to be part of this year’s Entrepreneur Summit and to continue contributing to the growing venture capital ecosystem in Malaysia”, says Paramjit Singh, Chief Investment Officer of MAVCAP. “Malaysia has a thriving startup scene driven by highly capable and dynamic founders with the potential to scale across Malaysia and regionally within a short span of time.”
Ahmad Kashfi Alwi, Senior Vice President of Ecosystem Development, Cradle, said, “MYStartup is proud to support initiatives such as the Entrepreneurs Summit – a gathering of the best minds to growing the next tech giants. This ties back to our commitment of elevating Malaysia on the map of the global ecosystem; by empowering Malaysian startups to succeed with the support of a community of founders, entrepreneurs, mentors, and investors.”
An impressive lineup of speakers can be expected, including Jeffri Cheong from Kaodim, Thinesh Kumar from LaPasar, Heinrich Wendel from iPrice, and angel investors like Alan Lim, Kok Loon Looi and William Ng. There will also be corporates such as Maxis, Allianz and Exitra and government representatives from Cradle, MRANTI and more.