Monday, 26 September 2011

Silicon Valley Comes To Malaysia

I come across to this event today. It's a great event for those who is want to be an entrepreneur or those who are already an entrepreneur. It's organized by on 20th and 21st October in Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

Interestingly, there a lot of wonderful people coming to this conference, including the co-founder of Youtube, Jawed Karim, and founder of LinkedIn, Konstantin Guericke.

Let's see the tentative whether does it attract you.

Thursday, 20th October 2011
0800 – 0900

Registration of Participants
Arrival of Guests & Media
0900 – 1030

Inaugural Session

Welcome remarks
Dhakshinamoorthy Balakrishnan, Founder,
Opening address
YBhg Dato’ Badlisham Ghazali
Chief Executive Officer, Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC)
Keynote Address and Launch of
YAB Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Hj Abdul Razak
Prime Minister of Malaysia
1030 – 1100

Coffee Break
1100 – 1200

Keynote Session:
The story of Linkedin - How to pioneer and sustain success?
How to manage and leverage your relationships and network to do so?
by Konstantin Guericke, Co-founder, Linkedin
1200 – 1330

1330 – 1430

Panel Session:
The importance of mentorship in startup incubation and acceleration

Dr Sivapalan, co-founder of AllStars!
Paul Bragiel, Co-founder of Lefora, Partner at i/o Ventures
Dan Bragiel, Principal at i/o Ventures
Christina A. Brodbeck, Co-founder and CEO,
Jonas Kjellberg, First Marketing Director and VP of Sales at Skype, Founder of Gear Up Ventures
1430 – 1515

Keynote Session:
The rise Super Angels: how will this new generation of angels create more funding opportunities for entrepreneurs?
by Naval Ravikant, Super Angel and Founder of AngelList, investor in Twitter and FourSquare
1515 – 1545

Coffee Break
1545 – 1645

Interview by Seema Mody (CNBC): From rock stars to tech celebrities
by Shawn Fanning, Co-founder of Napster
by Steve Koskie, Co-founder of (with Black Eyed Peas’
1645 - 1730


Friday, 21st October 2011
0800 – 0900

Registration of Participants
Arrival of Guests & Media
0900 – 0910

​Welcome by Rebeca Hwang, co-Founder,, and
0910 – 0930

Opening Remarks
YB Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah,
Deputy Minister of Higher Education & GEW Malaysia Patron
0930 – 1030

Keynote Address: The story of Priceline. How to overcome criticism of your idea?
by Jeff Hoffman, Co-founder of (and member of the founding executive team), former CEO of
1030 – 1100

Coffee Break
1100 – 1230

Keynote Session: Intellectual Property and Inventions – how to protect your idea in the global landscape?
by Patrick Ennis, Head of Global Technology at Intellectual Ventures
1230 – 1430

Lunch & Friday Prayers
1430 – 1515

Panel Discussion:
Globally born startups – how to leverage the ‘story’ of the team for fundraising and PR?

​​Bob Chua, CEO & Executive Chairman, Pulse Group PLC
​​Kulveer Taggar, Co-founder of Auctomatic and Tagstand
Henrik Scheel, Co-founder and CEO, SPUTNiK5
Philippe Lee, Founder of JadeStudioProductions
Saad Khan, Partner at CMEA
1515 - 1545

Coffee Break
1545 – 1645

1645 - 1700

Closing Remarks:
Dhakshinamoorthy Balakrishnan, Founder,
Rebeca Hwang, Co-Founder,
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It looks interesting, isn't it?

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