Ignite Entrepreneurs in Malaysia

Malaysia Entrepreneurs to Fast Track their Successes to Silicon Valley via Ignite! Startups Week

Malaysia’s most renowned entrepreneurship-catalyst partner, Warisan Global and Startup Malaysia are putting together a festival to celebrate and Ignite! the passion of budding entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into scalable and viable startups, while also vying a chance for them to go to Silicon Valley. The organiser of the Global Entrepreneurship Week is bringing Malaysian startups to the next level by ensuring that our local entrepreneurs get Silicon Valley exposure!

 

Description:

IGNITE is a program aims to unleash Malaysian youths to be entrepreneurs, innovators and global leaders by having real entrepreneurs and subject matter experts as mentors.

The program consists of 3 elements:

1. Inspiration – Enterprise Day (A series of talks by entrepreneurs) – 200 participants

2. Ideation – Startup Weekend (A 3-day Bootcamp) – 100 participants

3. Implementation – Mentoring Program (1-day Mentoring Clinic & 6-8 weeks   mentoring) – 10 viable ideas

Participants with viable business prototype will be funneled into  incubation/acceleration programs such as startupmalaysia.org

Who can participate in IGNITE program?

Malaysian youth (age 18-40) who is incline to venture into technology industry. Final year university students and fresh graduates are perfect candidates for this program.

The program is going to be held in 4 cities;

  1. Kuala Lumpur,
  2.  Penang,
  3. Johor Bahru
  4.  Kota Kinabalu.

More information is available in our website http://startupmalaysia.org and Facebook http://www.facebook.com/IgniteProgram