20 Jul 2017

Event description

Seedstars World is coming back to KL!

REGISTRATION is closed, but you can still attend and register at the event.

The 8 best startups from Malaysia will be invited to pitch in front of an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup of Seedstars KL 2017. The winning startup will join the global Seedstars Family and get a free trip to both the Seedstars Asia Regional Summit in Thailand and the Seedstars Global Summit in Switzerland that include our tried and tested bootcamp and investor forum, and the opportunity to win up to USD 1 million in equity investments. It's a catalytic platform for high growth emerging market startups. Winners will also be considered for acceleration in the Seedstars Growth Program.

In addition to seeing the top startups pitch, you can look forward to an event filled with disruptive tech, inspirational discussions, networking sessions and one flight ticket for the winner to come to Switzerland to compete for over $1mn in investment. Below you will find more information on the agenda, application portal and venue location.

Register to attend or apply to pitch below. More information on applying as a startup.

Program

18:00
Arrival / Networking
18:30-18:45
Kick off
18:45-19:30
1st Pitching session
19:30-19:40
Break / Networking
19:40-19:50
Keynote on the Malaysian Ecosystem presented by MDEC
19:50-20:35
2nd Pitching Session
20:35-20:55
Jury Deliberation & Refreshments and Networking
20:55-21:10
Winner Announcement
21:10
Closing and Networking

Partners

Khazanah Nasional Bhd
Cradle
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation
Fintech Association of Malaysia
MaGIC
Vulcan Post
Grab

Selected Startups

Speakers

Norhizam Kadir

Norhizam Kadir

Vice President, Infotech Industry Development
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation

Jury

Rosie Keller

Rosie Keller

Associate for Asia
Seedstars World
Joseph de Leon

Joseph de Leon

Consultant Venture Strategy
Gravitas Prime
Rebecca Kux

Rebecca Kux

Portfolio Management
500 Startups
Hassan Alsagoff

Hassan Alsagoff

CEO
Mountain Partners Malaysia
Juliana Jan

Juliana Jan

Chief Investment Officer
Cradle
Mohd Ridzwan Nordin

Mohd Ridzwan Nordin

Vice President of Investments
Khazanah Nasional Bhd

Mentors

Ashwin Jeyapalasingam

Ashwin Jeyapalasingam

Co-founder & COO
Catchthatbus
Adriana Collini

Adriana Collini

Associate for Asia
Seedstars World
Mehedi Hasan Sumon

Mehedi Hasan Sumon

Co-Founder & CEO
MyCash Online
Xin-Ci Chin

Xin-Ci Chin

EIR
Quest Ventures
Palaniappan Subash

Palaniappan Subash

Head of Innovation Design, Corporate Development & Innovation, Group CEO’s Office
Maybank

Venue

The event will take place at Innovation Centre.

Level 26, Mercu UEM, Jalan Stesen Sentral 5, Kuala Lumpur Sentral 50470  Kuala Lumpur