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Startup Weekend Kuala Lumpur October 2017

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PAPER + TOAST

Level 13A, Fahrenheit Office Tower

Jalan Gading, Bukit Bintang

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur 55100

Malaysia

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STARTUP WEEKEND KUALA LUMPUR OCTOBER 2017

Remote Year together with PAPER + TOAST along with the co-hosts Startup Weekend Kuala Lumpur and Google for Education, are excited to host a Startup Weekend KL from 20th to 22nd October 2017. We warmly welcome everyone to participate in this event!

If you are interested in entrepreneurship, then this event is for you! Whether you are a serial entrepreneur or new to the startup scene, if you are motivated to build a product or a startup and are open to new ideas, you’ll fit right in. Startup Weekend attendee backgrounds are roughly 50% technical (developers, coders, designers) and 50% business (marketing, finance, law, business development).

Participants create working startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks. All teams will get to hear talks by industry leaders and receive valuable feedback from local entrepreneurs.

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What is Startup Weekend?

Startup Weekends are 54-hour long events where developers, designers, marketers, product managers, startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, build products and launch startups! Teams go from an idea scrawled on a napkin to a working prototype and maybe even paying customers, all within a single weekend. Startup Weekends are a global phenomenon with events being held in 1000+ cities across the world; in Malaysia alone, events have been held everywhere from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching.


Why attend a Startup Weekend?

Many people want to be entrepreneurs, but find it hard to commit on top of study/work/family commitments. Startup Weekends are the ideal high-impact/low-commitment vehicle for you to test both your ideas and yourself to see if entrepreneurship really is your cup of tea. Not everyone can spare 3 months, but everyone has a weekend to spare. (For more reasons, see 'What do I get out of it?' below)


How does Startup Weekend work?

Expect to be busy from the Friday evening through Sunday night. We begin on Friday night with open-mic pitches, where participants get 60 seconds to pitch their ideas to the crowd and try to recruit the best talent in the room! Teams form around the most exciting/viable ideas, and spend the rest of the night planning for the battle ahead. The whole of Saturday and much of Sunday) is a mad dash to build, validate, pivot, polish and test your Minimal Viable Product (MVP). The weekend culminates with a pitch-night where teams present their MVP to a panel of judges, guests and fellow participants. At the end of it all, a winner is crowned and everyone celebrates over a few casual drinks and gets a chance to network before saying goodbye!


What do I get out of it?

  • You will get a taste of what it’s like in the startup world, and learn a ton first hand about every step of building a startup (at the very least, it’ll be a memorable weekend away from your usual daily routine).

  • You might find your perfect co-founder soulmate with whom you’ll go on to launch a multi-million dollar startup, be it on this weekend or down the road.

  • You will get a chance to network and mingle with some of the top brass in the Kuala Lumpur entrepreneurship / investing communities as well as the industry experts – individuals that would otherwise be very hard to reach – and ask them questions to your hearts content.

  • You will greatly expand your network and build lasting relationships with the most innovative, creative and motivated people in Kuala Lumpur. This could mean a new client, employer, business partner, or even a friend!

  • Plus, if your team wins, you will get heaps of additional resources and mentorship to help you get your startup off the ground. There are also plenty of investors in the crowd, so if your pitches were something special, you might even get funding (it happens!).


I have questions, who should I ask? Almost every question is answered here: https://startupweekend.org/attendees/faq or talk to us here.

We look forward to see you there!





Code of conduct here: http://startupweekend.org/attendees/event-rules

Terms of Participation Agreement: It is our job to provide you with an incredible networking and learning opportunity. Our intention is that you meet some amazing people that you might actually start a company with, build relationships with coaches, and learn from your peers. The event is intended to be a collaborative forum for sharing, learning, building, and having fun. As such, by registering as a participant, you acknowledge that any ideas shared by you or anyone else over the course of the event are contributions to the overall experience and community. If you as a participant are worried about someone stealing your ideas, please reconsider your participation in the event itself or simply refrain from sharing specifics about your idea.

As a member of your startup community, you agree to to be inclusive of any and all people and their ideas. You agree to act professionally, treat everyone with respect, and treat the event facilities with proper care. You agree that you are responsible for any accidents or damages that you cause. You also agree to not hold Techstars Startup Weekend, your local volunteer team, or any of the event supporters liable for any loss, damage, injury, or any other unforeseeable incident.

By Participating at the event, you grant Techstars Startup Weekend permission to capture photo/video of the event. You can find the exact legal terms on our FAQ Page but to summarize, we want to share your success with the world.

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Level 13A, Fahrenheit Office Tower

Jalan Gading, Bukit Bintang

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur 55100

Malaysia

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