Malaysia’s Premier Startup and Corporate Innovation Event: DisruptInvest Summit 2024
Fostering Innovation and Collaboration
KUALA LUMPUR, May 23, 2024 – NEXEA, a leading venture capital and startup mentorship platform, has officially announced the annual DisruptInvest Summit, set to take place on the 23rd of May, 2024. This event is recognized as Malaysia’s largest gathering in the startup and corporate innovation sector, with a mission to stimulate the startup ecosystem, encouraging valuable connections and collaborations. The summit aims to unite angel investors, venture capital funds, family offices, large corporations, and startup entrepreneurs in a singular, innovative environment.
Event Highlights and Key Speakers
This year’s DisruptInvest Summit boasts an impressive lineup of key speakers, including industry leaders and pioneers:
- Chua Kee Lock, CEO of Vertex Holdings (Tentative)
- Prashant Kumar, Founder of Entropia
- Idris Jala, Chairman of Pemandu Associates
- Georg Chmiel, Co-founder and Chair of Juwai-IQI Holdings
- Arsalaan (Oz) Ahmed, Founder & Executive Chairman of Mmob
- Ben Lim, Founder and CEO of Nexea
Table 1: Keynote Speakers and Their Contributions
|Contribution to the Summit
|Chua Kee Lock
|CEO of Vertex Holdings
|Insights on Venture Capital Trends
|Founder of Entropia
|Innovations in Digital Marketing
|Chairman of Pemandu Associates
|Strategies for Sustainable Growth
|Co-founder of Juwai-IQI Holdings
|Real Estate Innovation
|Arsalaan (Oz) Ahmed
|Founder of Mmob
|Founder and CEO of Nexea
|The Future of Startup Ecosystems
Exploring Critical Topics for a Thriving Ecosystem
Among the selected key topics for the summit are:
- The Angel Investors Hot Seat: Addressing the crucial questions entrepreneurs have for angel investors.
- Maintaining Malaysia’s #1 Position in Islamic Fintech: Strategies for sustaining leadership in the global Islamic fintech ecosystem.
- Corporate Disruption: How family-owned businesses and multinational corporations are preparing for disruptive challenges.
Ben Lim, the founder and CEO of Nexea, emphasized the importance of the DisruptInvest Summit in driving collaboration and investment within the startup and corporate innovation community. He highlighted the event’s role in fostering a dynamic environment for mergers, acquisitions, and exits, ultimately benefiting the Malaysian startup ecosystem and encouraging more success stories.
Special Guests and Industry Stakeholders
The summit will also feature a distinguished list of special guests, including:
- Paramjit Singh, Chief Investment Officer of Mavcap
- Mohamed Sharil Tarmizi, Senior Advisor of Zico
- Shi Ying Lau, CEO & Managing Partner of Adaptive Capital Partners
- Sai Kit, Founding Managing Partner of Artem Ventures
- Peter Wee, President of Malaysian Business Angel Network
Bullet Points on Why Attend the DisruptInvest Summit:
- Networking Opportunities: Connect with a diverse group of investors, entrepreneurs, and corporate leaders.
- Insightful Discussions: Gain insights from leading voices in startup investment and innovation.
- Strategic Partnerships: Discover potential collaborations and partnerships with key industry players.
- Market Trends: Stay ahead with the latest trends and opportunities in the startup ecosystem.
A Milestone Event in Malaysia’s Innovation Journey
Building on the success of previous years, the DisruptInvest Summit sets a new benchmark for collaborative growth, innovative thinking, and strategic partnerships in Malaysia’s startup and corporate innovation landscape. With over 1,000 attendees expected, including industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and investors, the summit is poised to mark a significant milestone in Malaysia’s startup investment journey.
Peter Wee, President of the Malaysian Business Angel Network, highlighted the summit’s role in fostering a vibrant community of innovators and leaders. He noted, “This DisruptInvest Summit has generated interest in the last few years because it is where successful and innovative founders, investors, and corporate leaders converge. It’s an opportunity for all of us to learn, be inspired, and forge valuable connections that will be important in our respective entrepreneurial and corporate journeys. I look forward to learning, participating and building meaningful connections there.”
For more information and to get involved, visit DisruptInvest Summit’s official website.
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