Events: Startup Digest February 21, 2011

This week in startupland in Malaysia, there are a couple of cool events to go. Start your week with some eco-friendly power with Green Drinks and end it with a free flow of beer for Beer Camp. Throw in a few talks and hackathon, and this is a glorious week for entrepreneurs.

What’s Going On in Malaysia’s Startup Community

Green Drinks KL
When: Tuesday, February 22 · 8:00pm – 11:30pm
Where: The Apartment, KLCC, Lot 139, Suria KLCC (facing the park and fountain), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

You are invited to a Green Drinks SPECIAL: A Screening of the newly released (January 2011) docudrama Zeitgeist: Moving Forward, by director Peter Joseph. This is his third film in a series, which looks at, as the title suggests, the Spirit/Awareness of our times (following Zeitgeist: The Movie, 2008 and Zeitgeist: Addendum, 2009).

Pocket Talk: Google for Malaysia SMEs
When: Wednesday, February 23 · 10:00am – 1:00pm
Where: SME Corp, Aras 19, West Wing, Menara MATRADE, Jalan Khidmat Usaha, Off Jalan Duta, 50480, Kuala Lumpur

This is an introduction session about Google Apps for SME’s in Malaysia. The two talks will be.
1- My WorkZone Sdn. Bhd- Google from SME perspective
2- Bytcraft Sdn. Bhd- Google for Enterprise

WebCamp Duex
When: Wednesday, February 23 · 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Where: Mindvalley, A-23A-13A Menara UOA Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

This the second most awesome meetup of the year for people in the webspace. It features speakers for the month such as:
1. Tan Tuan Khai, Qinetics Solutions – All About New Generic Top-level Domains
2. Kal Jofres, Tandemic – On Pitching and Presentations
3. Calvin Tee and Tristan, MindValley – TBC

YCM CEO Series 29: Rejina Rahim, MD of Nomura Asset Management
When: Wednesday, February 23 · 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Where: Intercontinental Hotel (formerly Nikko Hotel), Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur

Rejina is the Managing Director of Nomura Asset Management Malaysia Sdn Bhd. She assisted in the setting up of Nomura Asset Management’s office in Malaysia which has been in operation since December 2006. Within this short time, the Malaysian operations have seen phenomenal growth under her leadership and is currently the largest foreign fund management company in Malaysia. She is Nomura Asset Management’s first female head of business in an overseas office and also it’s first non-Japanese head of business in an overseas branch. Come and Learn from her experience. Light food and beverages will be provided, FOC!

Fire Starter 3 (CANCELLED)
When: Thursday, February 24 · 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Where: Dana Commercial Centre, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Fire Starter is a micro conference lightning talk series designed to blow your minds with topics you didn’t know you didn’t know. We put together people of diverse background and give a talk about their passions. We aim to open up your minds to a wider world and connect you with people you wouldn’t meet otherwise. Each presentation will be exactly 5 minutes long, 20 slides each goes for 15 seconds and auto-advance.

Facebook Developer Garage KL
When: Friday, February 25, 6:00pm – Sunday, February 27, 5:00pm
Where: Asia Pacific UCTI, Lot 6 Asia Pacific Institute Of Information Technology

Register now to participate in Facebook Developer Garage KL #1. The event is targeted for developers interested in picking up skills and learning about how to program using the Facebook API and social graph.

Networking session: A little bit of fun and a chance to mingle and get to know other developers and potential investors.

Speakers sessions:
– Introduction into the Facebook Graph API : Aizat Faiz Facebook Developer based in KL
– Facebook Development on the iPhone by Clayton Narcis
– The business of Facebook applications : (TBA)
– Cloud rollouts, scaling backend of Facebook Applications: Colin Charles

Hackathon: Submit your ideas and hack-em together for fame, swag and a chance to
win some pretty cool prizes.

Beer Camp 2011
When: Saturday, February 26, 19:30 – Sunday, February 27, 00:00
Where: Friendscino Bar & Restaurant – Damansara Perdana, LG01 & 01A, Plaza Emerald North, Jalan PJU8/3A, Damansara Perdana Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 47820
Price: RM65 Normal Price, RM75 Door Sales
Contact: 603 – 77 1000 35 ( Outlet ) or 016 – 3521 726 ( Daniel Tan )

Beer Camp is back after a long haitus with Free Flow Beer, a lot of American & Jap Beer Games, Acoustic R&B Live Band and dance to your heart’s content with Latin Salsa Performance.

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