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KL Startup Summit 2024

We proudly bring you KL Startup Summit 2024, the 4th edition of this early stage startup summit, the startup summit that really matters. KLSS 2024 will continue as an action-oriented summit, with all stakeholders and partners fully committed to providing resources and opportunities for the growth of our Malaysian startup ecosystem.

An event for the community, by the community!

 

Insightful Talks

Insightful Talks

Speakers with vast knowledge and experience in building successful startups and growing the startup ecosystem in Malaysia, for all our keynote addresses.

Interactive Panels

Interactive Panels

Amazing line-up of panelists on carefully curated hard-hitting topics that are current and very relevant to startup founders and the ecosystem in Malaysia.

Valuable Networking

Valuable Networking

Meet, network and exchange ideas with fellow entrepreneurs, investors, government & corporate partners who are actively involved in our startup ecosystem.

Startup Showcase

Startup Showcase

A showcase to feature new and exciting products from our ecosystem, complemented by relevant programmes that may benefit your entrepreneurship journey. Get a booth!

Funding Opportunity

Funding Opportunity

A private "shark tank" style pitching session to our curated panel of investors and partners for early stage startups, held prior to the main-event. Apply now to pitch!

Masterclass Workshops

Masterclass Workshops

Join various Masterclass Workshops conducted by industry experts, for registered attendees curated based on what's needed in the startup and corporate innovation space.

Summit Agenda

08.00am - 09.00am Registration & Morning Tea
09.00am - 09.30am Welcome & Introduction
09.30am - 09.45am Keynote Speech: Innovate for Impact
09.45am - 10.45am Panel Session 1: Building an Ecosystem
Harmender Singh, Vice President of Strategic Planning at Cradle
Bikesh Lakhmichand, Founding Partner of 1337 Ventures
Karen Lau, COO of Sunway iLabs
Admin Yusman, Managing Director of Endeavor Malaysia
Stephanie Ping, Co-founder of WORQ
10.45am - 11.00am Break
11.00am - 11.45am Panel Session 2: Funding Landscape in 2024
Kashminder Singh, Co-founder of pitchIN
Ben Lim, Founder of NEXEA Group
Frank Kang, Country Head of Antler Malaysia
Kevin Brockland, Founder of Indelible Ventures
11.45am - 12.30am Panel Session 3: Unleashing Artificial Intelligence
Khalil Nooh, Co-founder of Mesolitica
Francis Lui, Founder of NexMind AI
Sharma Lachu, Founder of Accendo Technologies
Dr. Lau Cher Han, Founder of LEAD
Justin Lim, Managing Partner of NEXEA Ventures
12.30am - 01.15pm Panel Session 4: Innovation in Fintech
Azleena Idris, Head of Strategy & ESG at PayNet
Marc Fong, Head of Incubation Hub at FWD Group
Kalyana Mohan, Founder of Swipey
Nuraizah Shamsul Baharin, Founder of Madcash
Redza Shahid, Asia School of Business
01.15pm - 02.00pm Lunch Break & Networking
02.00pm - 02.15pm Welcome Back by MC
02.15pm - 02.30pm Inspire 1: Malaysian Giant Prawns
By Giva Kuppusamy, Founder of GK Aqua
02.30pm - 02.45pm Inspire 2: LaPasar
By Noomi Fessler, Co-founder of LaPasar
02.45pm - 03.00pm Inspire 3: Going Forward
By Howie Chang, Co-founder of Forward College of Technology
03.30pm - 03.45pm Panel Session 5: Corporate Innovation & Startups
Loo Jian Sern, Head of Partnerships & Fintech Ecosystem at Hong Leong Bank
Lisa Chan, Petronas Digital
Inbaraj Suppiah, Founder of JomHack
Tengku Mubiin, Regional Venture Manager at Reactor
03.45pm - 04.15pm Tea Break
04.15pm - 05.00pm Panel Session 6: Influencing Your Audience
Hubert Lee, Founder of 22NTN & TikTok Influencer
Ikhwan Nazri, Co-founder of Amanz Media
Richard Ker, Founder of RK Digital
Manminder Dhillon, Founder of PubliCT
Yuh Wen Fong, Founder of Sushivid
05.00pm - 05.30pm Closing & Session End
08.00pm - 11.00pm After Party hosted by Tech Malaysia Advocates
Exclusive networking session only for Sponsors, Partners, Startup VIP Access and Corporate, Government & Investors Access.

Note: The sessions and topics are subject to change according to the availability of the speakers and panelists. Check this page regularly for the latest information.

 

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Our Speakers & Panelists

Here are some of the speakers and panelists who will be on stage at KL Startup Summit 2024. We will be adding more to the line-up as we confirm their participation.

 

Adlin Yusman
Adlin Yusman

Managing Director of Endeavor Malaysia

Azleena Idris
Azleena Idris

Head of Strategy & ESG at PayNet

Ben Lim
Ben Lim

Founder of NEXEA Group

Bikesh Lakhmichand
Bikesh Lakhmichand

Founder of 1337 Ventures

Dr. Lau Cher Han
Dr. Lau Cher Han

Founder of LEAD

Francis Lui
Francis Lui

Founder of NexMind AI

Frank Kang
Frank Kang

Country Head of Antler Malaysia

Giva Kuppusamy
Giva Kuppusamy

Founder of GK Aqua

Harmender Singh
Harmender Singh

VP of Strategic Planning, Cradle

Howie Chang
Howie Chang

Co-founder of Forward College

Hubert Lee
Hubert Lee

Founder of 22NATION

Ikhwan Nazri
Ikhwan Nazri

Co-founder of Amanz Media

Inbaraj Suppiah
Inbaraj Suppiah

Founder of JomHack

Justin Lim
Justin Lim

Managing Partner of NEXEA Ventures

Kalyana Mohan
Kalyana Mohan

Founder of Swipey

Karen Lau
Karen Lau

COO of Sunway iLabs

Kashminder Singh
Kashminder Singh

Co-founder of pitchIN

Kevin Brockland
Kevin Brockland

Founder of Indelible Ventures

Khalil Nooh
Khalil Nooh

Co-founder of Mesolitica

Lisa Chan
Lisa Chan

Head of Custom Solutions, Petronas Digital

Loo Jian Sern
Loo Jian Sern

Head of Partnerships & Fintech Ecosystem, Hong Leong Bank

Manminder Dhillon
Manminder Dhillon

Founder of PubliCT

Marc Fong
Marc Fong

Head of Incubation Hub, FWD Group

Noomi Fessler
Noomi Fessler

Co-founder of LaPasar

Nuraizah Shamsul Baharin
Nuraizah Shamsul Baharin

Founder of Madcash

Richard Ker
Richard Ker

Founder of RK Digital

Redza Shahid
Redza Shahid

Manager at Asia School of Business

Sharma Lachu
Sharma Lachu

Founder of Accendo Technologies

Stephanie Ping
Stephanie Ping

Co-founder of WORQ

Tengku Mubiin
Tengku Mubiin

Regional Venture Manager at Reactor

Yuh Wen Fong
Yuh Wen Fong

Founder of SushiVid


 

Our Expectation

Sticking to our core passion for startup creation and growing early stage founders, we aim to bring together 500 founders, professionals, students, investors, government agencies, corporates, accelerators, incubators, educators, ecosystem builders and basically anyone and everyone involved in the Malaysian startup ecosystem to the physical summit, with more catching up virtually via the recorded videos and social media updates.

It should be something you wouldn’t want to miss!

 

Are you an established startup, corporation or government agency. Join KLSS 2024 as a sponsor or community partner and help us achieve our mission to grow the early stage startup ecosystem in Malaysia.

 

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Startup Access

Get full access to the summit and showcase. You will be able to join all the keynotes and panel sessions. Inclusive of Tea & Lunch.

 

Only RM149

Startup VIP Access

Get full access to the summit, showcase, VIP Lounge for speakers & partners and after party (venue TBC). Inclusive of Tea & Lunch.

 

Only RM299

Corporate, Government & Investors

Get full access to the summit, showcase, VIP Lounge for speakers & partners and after party (venue TBC). Inclusive of Tea & Lunch.

 

Only RM399

Showcase Booth

Get a 10ft x 10ft open booth space to showcase your startup's products or services. Inclusive of 2 x Startup Access.

 

Only - RM2,000

 

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Ecosystem Partners

 

Altomate
Amanz Media
BEAMSTART
Digital Internet Association
Digital News Asia
E3 Hub
Forward School
FutureLab
Gigventure
JomHack Malaysia
JOMLAUNCH
Lokasy
MDEC
NextUp Malaysia
PubliCT.io
RecoverDebt
Startup Malaysia
TrippyMojo
worq
YouApp
Youth Ventures

 

Investment Partners

 

1337 Ventures
ANTLER Malaysia
Artem Ventures
Bawatana +Co
INDELIBLE Ventures
NEXEA
Vynn Capital
WTF Accelerator