Scaling Up Malaysia: Platforms, Crypto & AI
About this Event
Come learn about what it takes to scale up tech platforms in SEA and beyond and some key lessons taken from crypto and AI tech!
Join the GlobalSouthTech (GST) community and Co. on Wednesday, September 18 for a conversation with tech leaders representing accelerators, crypto/blockchain companies and AI companies in KL and a Taiwan Tech Arena delegation will be flying and join our event and share about their 2019 SingularityU APAC Global Impact Challenge
The goal of this event is to learn about the challenges, opportunities, and resources for tech startups/companies in Malaysia that want to expand to South East Asia, China and other markets worldwide. You'll also gain some insight into how the rapidly changing crypto/blockchain and mobility landscapes are(or can be) relevant to Malaysian and SEA companies.
Some Key Takeaways:
- What are some interesting things happening in Malaysia and other ecosystems in SEA?
- Who are the key ecosystem players to know if you want to enter one of these markets?
- What are the latest vertical trends in each startup scene?
- What are some red flags in terms of doing business and receiving investments?
- What are some secrets about each ecosystem that only locals understand
The goal of GlobalSouthTech (GST) is to create a global community of people who think about how technology can solve the most pressing problems in emerging economies including SEA, Middle East, Africa and South America.
MOX Accelerator in Taipei and Chinaccelerator in Shanghai who help startups expand throughout Asia are our close partners. Hyperledger is a global giant that advances cross-industry blockchain technologies through an open source collaborative effort. GlobalSouthTech originally got started in New York City; we are now in more than 43 different cities worldwide and we've organized over 100 meetups connecting tech people around the world.
6:30pm - 7:00pm - Networking
7:00pm-8:00pm -Presentations/Panel Discussion
8:00pm - 9:00pm - Networking
Chia-Yu Chang - Partnerships , Taiwan Tech Arena
Navin Danapal - SEA Director, MOX/SOSV
Lance Cheang - Founder, Cornerstone
Kenneth Ho - CEO, BeamStart
Arvind Patmarajah - GST, CEO, SmartFund
MOX is the Mobile-Only Accelerator of SOSV, the 3rd most active lead investor globally and 5th most active seed investor in female-founded startups (Crunchbase 2018). We are also the first accelerator group in Asia and one of four in the world to have a unicorn go through the program (BitMEX). MOX enables mobile apps, platforms and services from around the world to reach hundreds of millions of mobile-first, mobile-only smartphone users in SE Asia and India. Through strategic partnerships in the mobile industry, MOX enables its investees to rapidly penetration new markets. We aim to bring best in breed solutions to the next 4 billion smartphone users who most need them.
Chinaccelerator, a leading startup accelerator in China, is a mentorship-driven program helping internet startups from around the world cross borders – from the world into China and from China to the world. It is operated by the venture fund startups from around the world cross borders – from the world into China and from China to the world. It is operated by the venture fund SOSV with $300M AUM operating eight global accelerators. Chinaccelerator offers three months of rigorous guidance, training, and resources from mentors, partners, and investors. The robust and supportive alumni network continues into the startups’ post-Chinaccelerator lifespan.
When & Where
Co. Bangsar (Coworking Space & Events Venue)
8 Lengkok Abdullah Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur 59000, Kuala Lumpur, MY
GST a worldwide network with the goal to link up and connect tech communities of South East Asia, East Asia, South Asia, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East