Malaysian Rice Bowl Conference & Award Ceremony

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Oasis Village, Damansara Oasis

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Celebrating the best of Malaysian startups! Award Ceremony for the national leg of ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards.

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Malaysia Rice Bowl Conference & Award Ceremony

Join the best of the best of Malaysian startups under one roof. The Conference involves panel discussion with startup superheroes, recounting their journey in raising over RM 30 mil in funding. Also hear from a panel of local investors. Learn about what exactly are they looking for in prospective startups.

Then let's all celebrate the winners of this year's Malaysia Rice Bowl Startup Award winners at the award ceremony.

This is a not-to-be-missed event for everyone in the startup ecosystem!

Date: 10 October 2019 (Thursday)

Venue: The Gallery, Level 1, Oasis Village, Oasis Damansara, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Time:

1.30pm (Registration & Networking)

2.00pm - 4.30pm (Conference)

Panel Discussion 1: The Art of Startup Fundraising

Panel Discussion 2: The Investor Perspective

Panel Discussion 3: Are Government Agencies the best enablers for successful

Malaysian startups?

5.00pm - 7.00pm : Award Ceremony

Guest of Honor :

YB Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof

Minister of Ministry Entrepreneur Development (MED)

The event is expected to be attended by 200 startup founders, media, investors, startup eco-system communities, and relevant government officials. The conference comprises of an exclusive investor matching session for finalists, panel session and media interviews with the Malaysia Rice Bowl Startup Awards winners.

Panel Discussion 1: The Art of Startup Fundraising

There are so many options to seek and raise capital for startups today, ranging from Private Equity, Grants, Loans, Angel Funding, VC Funding, and Crowd Funding. Which one is the right one for your startup?

Startup founders Nadhir from TheLorry, Jeevan from Zoom and Lennise from Dropee will share about how they collectively raised more than RM 30 mil.

Key takeaway

  • Understand the difference between the different types of funding options
  • Advice on how to entice investors, and how to maintain a relationship with your investor(s)

Panel Discussion 2: The Investor Perspective

In this session, investors from different backgrounds will share insights on best practices and common myths across the different ways of fundraising. Get the inside scoop straight from the investors themselves.

With a panel consisting of VCs, government agencies and a crowd funding specialist.

Find out how and why the investors will want to invest in your startup!

Panel Discussion 3: Are Government Agencies the best enablers for successful Malaysian startups ?

In this session, find out how these agencies has support the tech startups and businesses growth and their vision towards making Malaysia the new "Asian Tiger".

Malaysia Rice Bowl Startup Award 2019

Award Ceremony

Let's celebrate the best of the best of Malaysian startups!

Malaysia Rice Bowl Startup Awards is the national leg of the ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards. Winners from Malaysia Rice Bowl will be representing the country in the regional level competition later in the year.

In its fifth year, Malaysia Rice Bowl's objective to increase the region’s visibility as a vibrant global hub for innovation and to celebrate the startup ecosystem instrumental in driving the progress. Aside from the award ceremony, this year there will also be a conference element to the event, that will provide valuable industry insights from experts from all over the region.

Malaysia Rice Bowl has garnered up a vast amount of participation from amazing startups, investors, and journalists that have been nominated. Thirteen winners will be awarded in the national finale.

Find out who are the Malaysian Finalist for 2019 - http://ricebowlawards.com/malaysia

About ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards

The ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards (Rice Bowl), organised by New Entrepreneurs Foundation, celebrates the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship in the Southeast Asian startup ecosystem.

The Awards reward innovation, excellence, and best practice in startups across the region. It also recognizes the excitement, risk and hard-work involved in developing a startup and the influence each person has on driving the success of their company.

Rice Bowl puts the spotlight on model entrepreneurship and inspires a dynamic community of startup enthusiasts, serial entrepreneurs, policy makers and diverse mentors in tech innovation.

Since 2015 Rice Bowl has been showcasing Southeast Asian skill in business innovation, where featured startups provide the benchmark, inspiration and example to aspiring startups.

Rice Bowl is the official Southeast Asia circuit for the Global Startup Awards. The Awards is divided into several rounds – nationals, regional and global.

www.ricebowlawards.com

The Brand Owner

New Entrepreneurs Foundation (myNEF)

New Entrepreneurs Foundation (myNEF) is a non-profit organization established in 2012 that focuses on creating and developing sustainable entrepreneurs via strategic developmental programs.

Designed with entrepreneurs in mind to ensure they reach their business potential, myNEF signature programs include BAHTERA 2015, SUPERBXCEL, COMICXCEL, Online Business Financing (OBF) and ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards.

myNEF plays an instrumental role in bridging industry players with the Government and related agencies, both locally and in the Southeast Asian region.

“Businesses that know how to harness technology and knowledge grow rapidly and sustainably”

www.myNEF.com

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Oasis Village, Damansara Oasis

Jalan PJU 1A/7A

Petaling Jaya, Selangor 47301

Malaysia

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