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Technopreneur Open Day @ Penang

MAD Incubator

Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (Malaysia Time Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) Time)

Technopreneur Open Day @ Penang

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Technopreneur Open Day is a quarterly Open Day event to introduce the world of entrepreneurship and business incubation services to entrepreneurs, students, entrepreneur-wannabees and entrepreneurship enthusiasts. It is one of the avenues for MAD Incubator to touch base with its stakeholders in an Open Day.


Open Days are full-day events with attendance of more than 150 participants. It follows a Barcamp format with simultaneous workshops, trainings and discussions going at the same time. Its topics vary between entrepreneurship, technologies, ICT enablement and incubation services.


In 2013, Technopreneur Open Days will follow the theme - entrepreneurship, business building, technology enablement and community. TOD 2013 will introduce a new entrepreneurship thinking, developed by the MAD Coach Academy called "The Game of Entrepreneurship". The Game of Entrepreneurship is an introduction to entrepreneurship which was developed to make entrepreneurship easy to understand and practiced. This one-day event also aims to provide technology updates, trends as well as showcase the incubatees at the MSC Malaysia Technology Commercialization Centre.


MAD Incubator takes the Open Day as an opportunity to introduce business incubation to the participants by showcasing its services, people and facilities at the MSC Malaysia Technology Commercialization Centre. Some workshops will be held in conjunction with Open Day to provide various practical entrepreneurship knowledge and skills to entrepreneurs.  

Event Details:

Date: 18 July 2013 (Tuesday)

Time: 9:00am to 6:00pm

Venue: Ixora Hotel Prai Penang,

              Jalan Baru, Bandar Perai Jaya,

              13600 Perai, Penang, Malaysia. (click here for google map)

Proposed Agenda for Technopreneur Open Day



8:00am – 9:00am


9:00am – 9:10am

Opening Remark by Andrew Wong, CEO of MAD Incubator

9:10am – 10:00am

Innovation Capital  by Mohd Shahriman Nazree Dato' Hashim, Innovation Capital Multimedia Development Corporation

10:00am – 10:30am

Financing Solutions for Your Business by Ms. Angie Law Lee Cheng, Vice President of Business Building, Malaysia Debt Ventures (MDV)

10:30am – 11:15am

Start Your Business With Little or No Money by Victor Lau, Advisor of MAD Incubator

11:15am – 12:00pm

Product Launch - Smart Startup - SYOB in a Box" - The art of starting smart and starting fast

12:00pm – 1:00pm


1:00pm – 1:15pm

All You Want to Know about Bootstrap Accelerator Asia by Andrew Wong, co-founder of Bootstrap Accelerator

BootstrapAccelerator Asia is a technology startup accelerator focused on South East Asia with Silicon Valley DNA. BootstrapAccelerator is focused on capital efficient software companies that leverage the speed of internet distribution and the scalability of cloud infrastructure, independently of their vertical or segment.


Startups will have the opportunity to receive investment plus substantial grants in cash and various perks valued at US$35,000 to help founders build their startups while going through the BootstrapAccelerator program. Additionally, the most promising startups will have an opportunity to take part in BootstrapLabs’ Silicon Valley Fast Track™ program and relocate to Silicon Valley to go global.

Afternoon Tracks





1:15pm – 2:00pm

Choosing the Right Accountant for Your Business Needs by Miss Chew How Hoon, Apprentice Coach of MAD Coach Academy

Internet Marketing Workshop by Miss Shakirah, founder of Minda Trafik

(1) Google Adwords

(2) Viral Ads in Facebook

(3) Power of YouTube

2:00pm – 2:45pm

Limited Liabilities Partnership - New Option for Partnership  by En. Rashidan bin Abd. Rashid, Pengarah Negeri Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia Pulau Pinang

2:45pm – 3:30pm

How to Start a Gaming Business by Dr. Ganesan

*Recruitment for game developers will be conducting during the event.

3:30pm – 3:55pm

Intellectual Property Financing Facility – IPFS by Ms. Angie Law Lee Cheng, Vice President of Business Building, Malaysia Debt Ventures (MDV)

Make Information Beautiful by Chow See Mei, Piktochart

Visualizing information - facts, data, ideas, subjects, issues, numbers/statistics, questions or even trivia - all with the minimum of words.

3:55pm – 4:40pm

4:40pm – 5:30pm

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 The above itinerary is tentative and subject to change.

Have questions about Technopreneur Open Day @ Penang? Contact MAD Incubator

When & Where

Ixora Hotel Penang

Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (Malaysia Time Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) Time)

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Todate, MAD has incubated more than 80 business ventures and is supporting more than 200 companies through its BizStart Program. It wants to democratize entrepreneurship by making entrepreneur assistance and incubation affordable for all entrepreneurs through MAD’s high value quality programs, mentoring, coaching and handholding services, as well as business facilities, networking opportunities, training workshops, facilitation on funding access, etc.
MAD Incubator is Malaysia’s leading and largest private incubator. Formed in 2009, MAD Incubator is an MSC Status Accredited Incubator. MAD Incubator specializes in incubation programs from ideation to business venture and business acceleration. Its mission is to develop 1000 entrepreneurs in Malaysia achieving USD1mil by 2015 and have every entrepreneurs equipped with the tools, skills, knowledge and know-how to navigate their business challenges.

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