Entrepreneur talks and events


[This is sponsored content with MDEC.]

It’s no secret that entrepreneurs are looking to network and network as much as possible during the pandemic, with free classes, courses and workshops.

While there are plenty of places for local entrepreneurs to look for, MDEC is currently in the works Malaysia Technology Month From July 29 to August 30.

Simply put, Malaysia Tech Month 2021 is Totally Free, a massive month-long virtual event featuring digital and tech keynote speakers, workshops, panel discussions, and business matching sessions. The MTM has already happened, but don’t worry, there are still two weeks of action left and you can also re-watch the ones you missed.

And to help you not feel overwhelmed, we’ve identified 6 types of entrepreneurs and conferences that would suit them best at this event.

1. For the esports entrepreneur

If you are an entrepreneur looking to venture into the esports industry, be it sponsoring, hosting tournaments, selling products, developing games, etc., then Creative Tech Summit Esports is for you.

it’s a It happened for three hours It presents 2-3 conversations about the types of monetization opportunities you can take advantage of in the esports industry as well as the risks and opportunities of investing in professional players.

date: August 25, 2021.
time: From 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Amplifiers): Carlos Alimurong, CEO, One Esports; Clement Howe, director of the Pantheon; Muhammad Asr Al-Jalani, Head of Production at IO Esports; Mohammed Hazman Bin Hassan, CEO of Ketamine.

2. For Artificial Intelligence Entrepreneur

Whether you are an entrepreneur or don’t want to take advantage of AI to boost your business or run an AI-based startup, the events that might interest you are those AI-focused back-to-back discussions.

Have you noticed that many of these Events I mostly touch on how to make AI work for you in e-commerce, and there will be posts from an Amazon developer from the Netherlands about what Amazon has learned from building and scaling AI/machine learning into their business.

Dr. Luke Julia and Ganesh Kumar Banga/Image Source: London Speaker Bureau and Commerce.Asia

If you are also interested in learning more about how artificial intelligence can be leveraged to upgrade customer service experiences, you can watch the third session on the rise of conversational commerce on record. over here.

Regardless of e-commerce, there are more interesting conversations related to AI that you can access like There is no such thing as artificial intelligence Powered by the maker of Apple’s Siri assistant.

date: August 12, 2021.
time: From 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM for the first three sessions, and from 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM for the fourth session.
Amplifiers): Rama Sridhar of MasterCard, Singapore; Ganesh Kumar Banga of Commerce.Asia Ventures SDN Bhd., Malaysia; Saqib Sheikh from Microsoft. Zain Suharordi from Accenture. Brian Fernandez of Capillary Technologies; Suhan Maheshwar from Amazon Netherlands; Valerie Cheng of AiChat; and Dr. Luke Julia from Apple.

Since this event has already passed, you can see the recorded sessions over here.

3. For the young entrepreneur

Now entrepreneurs come from all walks of life, and in the startup ecosystem, it’s clear that even kids start early with their entrepreneurial ambitions.

If you are the parent of a budding ‘entrepreneur’, or simply interested in learning more about how someone of the younger generation can make it big at what they do, this chat session with 7-year-old Kotilia Kataria, the world’s youngest computer programmer, might Be someone you want to learn from.

date: July 30, 2021.
time: 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm.
Amplifiers): Qatari cutilia.

Since this event has already passed, you can see the recorded session over here.

A Qatari Kotelia holds a Guinness World Records certificate / Image Credit: Kotelia Qatari

4. For Recruitment Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs looking to monetize job-seeking professionals or to create a more equitable recruitment system, these events cater to your niche needs.

Topics range from how to design a more equitable AI recruitment system, to how to improve your LinkedIn presence, workplace attitudes and communication, etc.

Even if you are not an entrepreneur to hire and just a professional looking for job opportunities, the third week It is where you can meet hiring managers from various industries such as software development, data science, cyber security, and digital global business services.

AI fair recruitment system discussion has already passed, so you can access the registered event over here. As for the other two events, here are the details:

date: August 16 (on LinkedIn) and August 17 (for workplace), 2021.
time: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (LinkedIn) and 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (workplace).
Amplifiers): Ivana Bartoletti of Deloitte; Sunita Kanan from Microsoft; Samara Banu is a Women Leader in Artificial Intelligence; Ryan Ng from LinkedIn; and Hani Rzyv Bohlender of Dragonfire Corporate Solutions.

5. For aspiring tech entrepreneurs

Since this entire tech month aims to focus more on the digital side of entrepreneurship, here are workshops for aspiring tech entrepreneurs who are just starting out and looking to sharpen their skills with the few resources they have.

For these entrepreneurs, there are two upcoming events you can look forward to on how to level up your digital skills and how to monetize your digital freelancing that will happen in week three.

There are also many related past events that you can learn from that are talking about Future prospects in the digital economy, How do Building a culture of innovation within the scope of your own business, etc.

date: August 16 (improving digital skills) and August 20 (how to monetize), 2021.
time: From 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (leveling up) and from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (how to monetize).
Amplifiers): Louise Leung of Facebook; Smriti Khullar from Google; Irene Ong of LinkedIn; and Nour Ashkin Khalil from Glo.

6. For financial entrepreneurs

Last but not least, for fintech entrepreneurs (and yes, crypto experts included), there are events tailored for your community happening this month as well that include a bootcamp and showcases all in fourth week.

The organizers’ bootcamp will feature a panel of experts from the Securities Commission Malaysia, the Malaysian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, and the Fintech Association of Malaysia.

As for the events, there will be posts on how fintech institutions are building transparency and trust within the financial ecosystem, what are the obstacles to getting institutional money on board with cryptocurrencies, etc.

date: August 23-24, 2021.
time: From 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Day 1) and from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Day 2).
Amplifiers): Ian O, founder and CEO of Ablr; Justin Kong, Founder and CEO of Payd; Richmond Yao, COO, Versa; Siaker Hashim, President of One Investment Company (Malaysia); and Charian, CEO and founder of Senang Insurance.

– // –

Even if none of the “types of entrepreneurs” we mentioned above suit you, there is still a lot that you can benefit from this event.

Digitization is an innovation that many entrepreneurs in various industries have to embrace, and there are panel discussions and discussions that allow you to learn more about market trends, explore business opportunities, and possibly collaborate with investors and digital talent looking to network in the field.

  • You can find out more about Malaysia Technology Month 2021 over here.
  • You can see previous articles we wrote about MDEC over here.

Featured photo credit: Unsplash / Pexels

Like it? Share with your friends!


What's Your Reaction?

hate hate
confused confused
fail fail
fun fun
geeky geeky
love love
lol lol
omg omg
win win


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *