Programme Day 1 | Programme Day 2

Day 1: Friday, 19 September 2014
0900 – 0915 Opening remarks by the SC Chairman
0915 – 0945 Keynote Address:
Crowdfunding: A Global Phenomenon. (Jason Best, Co-founder of Crowdfund Capital Advisors US)
0945 – 1045 The Future of the Web and how it enhances Capital Raising
Global insights  on online web trends and new methods of capital funding for startups and entrepreneurs such as equity crowdfunding. How to instill trust confidence in selecting investments through interactive online platforms? How important is user experience?

  1. Jason Best (Co-founder and Principal at Crowdfund Capital Advisors)
  2. Dinesh Nair (Director, Developer and Platform Evangelist, Microsoft Malaysia)
1115 – 1230 Building Digital Empires
The big Asian giants of today were minnows in the dotcom & tech space in the late 1990s/early 2000s.  This session aims to feature their resilience and determination growing their business to multi-million ringgit global enterprises.

  1. Seow Choong Huei (Head of Investments, Jobstreet Corporation Berhad)
  2. Erman Akinci (Director of Business Development, Catcha Group)
  3. Kelvin Goh Hock Khang (Venture Partner, Crystal Horse Investments)
1230 – 1430 Lunch Break: F&B stalls at Marketplace and PITCH@LUNCH
1430 – 1530 Technopreneurship
Tech startups are on the rise in Malaysia. High-tech, uncertain returns; what causes the youth to venture into them and how do they convince investors to  fund groundbreaking ventures?

  1. Lee Ching Wei (Founder and CEO of iMoney)
  2. Aaron Gill (Co-Founder and Head of Products, MyTeksi)
  3. Kieran Garvey (Business Development Manager, Crowdcube UK)

Moderator: Dash Dhakshinamoorthy (Co-Founder,

1545 – 1630 Face-Off: Angel investing via equity crowdfunding – Why invest via crowdfunding? Why should investors be excited about the potential reach of equity crowdfunding?

  1. Jason Best  (Co-founder and Principal at Crowdfund Capital Advisors)
  2. Khailee Ng (Serial Entrepreneur, Angel Investor and Venture Partner at 500 Startups)
1630 – 1730 The Self-made Woman
Startup stories from female entrepreneurs. A session for women in startups and idea-stage ventures, as well as those curious to explore if they have what it takes to be an entrepreneur.

  1. Loh Jia-Wei (Managing Director, PopFolio Network, Malaysia)
  2. Mouna Aouri  Langendorf (Founder and Chief Momentum Officer, Woomentum, Singapore)
  3. Jennifer Tan (Head of Business Development, Mekar Entrepreneur Network, Indonesia)
1730 END of Day One