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Techstars Startup Weekend FinTech Kuala Lumpur 4/19

26-28. April. 2019 

Fintech is empowering consumers to take charge of their financial lives, leading to much greater financial literacy than ever before. 

Come and join Techstar for 54 hours from the 26th of April to tear down the old silos and advance the financial situation and outcomes by meeting the very best mentors, co-founders etc who are ready to help you get started!

Find the opportunities hidden through Techstars Startup Weekend Kuala Lumpur: Fintech by PAPER + TOAST at Asia Pacific University now!

Register here now! (tickets range from RM 50 to RM 80): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/techstars-startup-weekend-kuala-lumpur-fintech-edition-0419-tickets-56314020752

Understanding Entrepreneurialism Speaker Series: Bootstrapping Journey with Ping of Advanx Health

26. April. 2019 |  LT 2

Ping is the co-founder and product/tech lead at Advanx Health, and she manages the technical infrastructure and digital marketing within the company. With a background in pharmacy and healthcare, coupled with her love for technology, starting Advanx Health is the perfect avenue for her to utilise technology to improve the health and wellbeing of the community. 

Featured on Vulcan Post, https://vulcanpost.com/657026/advanx-health-dna-healthcare-malaysia/, Advanx Health is a tech startup that aims to bring reliable and personalised health information to the masses.

Join us as Ping shares her journey from being a pharmacist, to learning coding and programming to starting her tech venture on Friday the 26th of April at LT 2, Taylor's University.

Startup Skills with MoneyMatch

TBA  | E6.08, Taylor's

This workshop aims to provide students with hands-on experience in working in a Fintech Startup. This workshop will focus on soft skills such as basic data analysis, structured problem solving, ideation and presentation skills.

Venue is E6.08, Taylor's University. The date of the workshop is expected will be announced soon

Seats are limited to the first 30 applications! Register now: https://goo.gl/forms/8ND6gsQMSMPkqj5C2

Womenpreneur Lakeside Bazaar

16-18. April. 2019 

This is the first-ever women-empowerment bazaar that is held in Taylor's University, with over 20 booths of varieties (with up to 80% of the vendors to be women-owned businesses), and major sponsorship by big brands like Chatime, The Body Shop, Zalora and etc.

Please pop by to support the good cause!

Techsauce Global Summit 2019 Startup Pitch Championships

29. March. 2019  | Online 

Apply for Techsauce Global Summit 2019 Startup Pitch Championships by filling in this application form: http://bit.ly/tsgs19-pitch

Represent Malaysia and be one of the 10 Finalists who will be pitching in front of 15,000+ attendees and the chance to win 1,000,000 THB+ worth of prizes at TSGS 2019 happening on June 19-20 at Centara Grand, Bangkok, Thailand.

All the best! More info here.

Founder Hotseat: Pitch Your Idea to Kuala Lumpur Startup Experts

19. March. 2019 | Co Bangsar 1st Malaysia Digital Hub, KL

Do you have an idea for a startup? Could you use blunt, honest feedback on your ideas from experienced entrepreneurs? Then join us for the Founder Hotseat event, from the Founder Institute. During this event, members of the audience will pitch their ideas to a panel of experts, who will then rate each pitch on a score of 1-5 (no 3's allowed!), and provide helpful feedback. Even if you don't want to pitch, you are invited to register, hear startup ideas, and watch how the experts analyze and critique new businesses.

Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Masterclass with Kate Sweetman

18. March. 2019  | Publika, KL

Kate Sweetman is a well-known speaker, family-owned business expert and author of the book Reinvention: Accelerating Results in the Age of Disruption. She will be sharing her latest research in Leadership 3.0 and also her approach in Reinvention in the Age of Disruption. Should you be interested, contact Annie Yahaya at her email annie@vitalvoices.com

Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

BioPitch 3.0 @ BioUsahawan 2019

16. March. 2019  | KLCC

In conjunction with BioUsahawan 2019 on the 16th of March 2019, Bioeconomy Corporation is hosting the BioPitch 3.0 at KLCC. There will be 15 presentations by researchers and startups in cosmetic/personal care and agro-based industries. 

Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Kuala Lumpur Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts

12. March. 2019  | Co Bangsar 1st Malaysia Digital Hub, KL

Do you have an idea for a startup? Could you use blunt, honest feedback on your ideas from experienced entrepreneurs? Then join us for the Founder Hotseat event, from the Founder Institute. During this event, members of the audience will pitch their ideas to a panel of experts, who will then rate each pitch on a score of 1-5 (no 3's allowed!), and provide helpful feedback. Even if you don't want to pitch, you are invited to register, hear startup ideas, and watch how the experts analyze and critique new businesses.

Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Startup Pitch Bootcamp: Learn from Kuala Lumpur's Top Entrepreneurs

5. March. 2019  | Co Bangsar 1st Malaysia Digital Hub, KL

If you have a strong idea that could be pitched more clearly, then join us for the Startup Pitch Bootcamp. In just three hours, this intensive workshop will help you improve your pitching skills and understand the components of a great pitch, providing plenty of practice until you get it right. Pitching is a key skill of every successful entrepreneur. How do you communicate your business clearly to employees, customers, and investors? What are some common pitching mistakes that make you look inexperienced? What is the best way to pitch your business?

Event starts at 6.30 pm and ends at around 9.00 pm.

Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Malaysia-ASEAN Entrepreneurs Day

5. March. 2019  | Mahkota Hall, SME Corp, KL Sentral

Come and join us for the chance to interact and collaborate with entrepreneurs from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam ! Hear their thoughts at the Forum or explore opportunities in the exhibition area!

Malaysia - ASEAN Entrepreneurs Day 2019 is a full day Forum which include Special Dialogues with the Malaysian PRIME MINISTER, YAB Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad and the Minister of Entrepreneurship, YB Datuk Seri Redzuan Yusof!

Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

PJ Startup Festival 2019

22-24. February. 2019  | MBPJ Civic Hall

After a successful 1st series with over 5,000 participants and 80 exhibitors, the PJ Startup Festival 2019 aims to connect the most innovative and interesting startups in the Klang Valley to VCs, banks, agencies and the local Petaling Jaya communities.

Highlights include understanding the latest startups and tech trends, entrepreneurial tips, skills, and networking big-data analytics, machine learning, Internet-of-Things (IoT) and hardware makers, insights into space technologies, drones, and robotics as well as cryptocurrencies.

The event will take place on Feb 22 (3pm to 6pm), 23 and 24 (9am to 6pm).
Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/metro/metro-news/2019/02/16/startup-fest-returns/#xQgtuIXoavd1zYOq.99

Networking with Alumni: Gerald Kong

23. February. 2019 | LT 21, Lakeside Campus

Calling All Aspiring Entrepreneurs! Come network and be inspired by Gerald Kong, alumnus of Taylor's!

Having started his first successful business importing books when he was only 11, Gerald has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur. With strong conviction and experience, Gerald runs successful, impactful and effective programs and workshops sharing his knowledge with thousands of entrepreneurs, equipping them to achieve true success in both business and life. 

An alumnus of Taylor’s College, Gerald aims to share his journey with fellow alumni and friends, giving you a glimpse into his own journey so that you can glean from his lessons and learn from his mistakes.

Gerald is currently the Director of 2 software development companies with MSC Status, the Vice Chancellor of a modeling academy, an author for 2 bestselling books, a restaurateur, a business trainer and also the Executive Director of the world largest business referral organization.

Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest!

International Conference on Human Capital (ICHC) 2018

28-29. November. 2018 | Lecture Theatre 21, Lakeside Campus

Taylor’s Business School will be hosting the inaugural International Conference on Human Capital 2018 on the 28th and 29th of November at our Lakeside Campus. The conference will explore one of the key drivers of economic growth globally, in ASEAN and in Malaysia, focusing on the theme of “Workforce renewal in an era of global change”.

There are 15 streams, each focusing on topics ranging from forecasting human capital, future skills needs and skills mismatches to equality, diversity and inclusion issues in human capital development. We are bringing to you distinguished global experts, including Prof. Peter Boxall, author of best-seller Strategy and Human Resource Management; Karen Blal, Regional Director of CIPD and many more!

Registration fee is RM 1,000 (HRDF-claimable) and there is a 40% discount to organizations sending five (5) participants or more! The fee includes networking lunch and Conference Dinner on the 28th.

Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

UNIMAKER National Competiition 2018

24-25. November. 2018 | DC Mall (Concourse Area), KL

20 finalists from Public and Private Universities acrross Malaysia will be competing for prizes worth RM 300,000! The competitors will put forth brilliant new ideas and innovations in embracing Industrial Revolution 4.0!

Special appearance by our favourite and charming youngest Minister, YB Syed Saddiq and the Minister of Education, YB Dr. Mazlee Malik!

thesetup is providing a bus to shuttle Taylor's University students to the venue.

Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Proven Formula to Win Funding

22. November. 2018 | NEM Blockchain Centre, Glo Damansara

Less than 1 out of every 200 pitches gets funded. To win investment, you need a proven formula and the right skills to pitch your startup. Author of "The Startup Pitch: A Proven Formula to Win Funding" Chris Lipp has spent thousands of hours working with the best startups in Silicon Valley and Stanford Graduate School of Business to help startups win investment.  

Learn the formula for success based on investment pitches that worked, gain strategies to pitch persuasively from research in corporate communications, and discover insights on delivery and slide design for your startup.

Registration fee is RM 150. Contact Reza at +6011 3740 0272 to register!

WATCH TEASER VIDEO HERE: https://youtu.be/_R1zlG3eXGg

Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Entrepreneurs & The Workforce

21. November. 2018 | Taylor's University

Shamini Ann, Jacob is a highly motivated, solution-oriented individual with about 20 years of work experience including 18 years of People & Change Advisory. Come listen in as the KPMG Director of People & Change, Management Consulting shares with us:

1. Definition of entrepreneurs and the workforce

2. Global workforce trends affecting Asia

3. Workforce trends affecting Malaysia - what does Malaysia need?

4. Traditional Businesses vs Start Ups/ Entrepreneurs

5. Know who you are - behavioural, personality type, mindset

Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Launch Pad Europe 2018

7. November. 2018 | DOJO KL and WORQ TTDI

Reaching out to all startups to take this opportunity to understand and expand your business to Europe! Global pitch competition comes to Southeast Asia for the first time in search of Asia's best startups! You're invited to Betapitch KL 2018!

The Founder of Betahaus, Maximillian von der Ahe will deliver a workshop called Launchpad to Europe to tech startups and SMEs. Max will offer insights into market trends, business culture and share actual solutions that European corporations are looking for! Register here to join Launchpad to Europe Workshop: launchpadtoeurope.peatix.com

Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Taylor's Symphony Orchestra

22. September. 2018 | Taylor's Grand Hall, Lakeside Campus

Taylor's University very own Taylor's Symphony Orchestra (TSO) will be celebrating its 10th Anniversary with X, The Odyssey. It will be held on Saturday the 22nd of September at the Grand Hall. Bring your partner(s) and be mesmerised by their performance! For ticket purchasing kindly contact 0183820633 (Sue Wen). 

Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

BIZPOD REBRANDING COMPETITION!

In an effort to create awareness while at the same time leveraging on and empowering the creative and innovative talents of the student community, Bizpod is running the “Bizpod Rebranding Competition”.

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Bizpod Relaunch: Growing Global Entrepreneurs

Taylor's Bizpod is back, with an all new name, logo and mission! Come to learn all about it at 9 am in Lecture Theatre 12! Be early because seats are limited!

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