MaGIC Startup Academy Launch


When: Wed, October 15, 8am – Sun, October 19, 8pm, 2014
Where: MaGIC, Cyberjaya, Malaysia
Admission: MYR 150 (Beginner) MYR 250 (Advanced)
Info: Event | FBVenue Registration : Beginner Track (if you just have ideas) | Advanced Track (if you have started building, topics are marked with A)

The MaGIC Startup Academy Launch is a 5-day event aiming to provide an introduction to MaGIC Academy. It is presented as a condensed version of how MaGIC Academy is going to contribute to you and the startup community. You will be able to experience a series of workshops, skill and sharing knowledge opportunity, and mentoring with our selected network of mentors.

Day 1 (Wed) - Product Day Sold Out

  • MVP prototyping in an agile environment: Ship Product Fast!
    Arzumy MD, CTO, SAYS
  • Enterprise product development & sales beyond Malaysia
    Law Tien Soon & George Lee, Co-founders, Innov8tif
  • T.R.A.C.T.I.O.N. – Effective project management for dummies
    Florian Cornu, Founder, CXO
  • PayPal: Future of Payment & Startups
    Choon Yan, Startup Advocate, PayPal
  • BFM: Building a blue ocean business & commercialising it
    Malek Ali, Founder, BFM 89.9
  • High Impact UX- key strategies and methods A
    Sajid, Lead Product Designer, Jut, Inc;.Raphael, 
    Designer, Jawbone
  • A deep dive into Business Models & Revenue Strategy A
    Randy Lubin, Consulting Entrepreneur
  • Building a Foundation for Growth A
    Cezary Pietrzak, Owner, Cezary & Co
  • Mobile Product Management at a Global Scale A
    Noah Lucas, Mobile Product Manager, Mobiata/Expedia

Day 2 (Thu) - Marketing Day Sold Out

  • The Art and Science of Growth Hacking
    Neil Patel, Founder, Crazy Egg, Hello Bar and KISSmetrics
  • Tried & tested growth hacking tactics for startups
    Jon Yong Fook, Author,Growth Hacking Handbook
  • How to build an ecommerce portfolio with more than 500k users?
    Shaun Lee, Founder, MilkADeal
  • How Google Analytics enhance user engagement, retention and conversion
    Chu Tzu Ming, Founder, Impersuasion
  • Market Expansion to Indonesia
    Rama Mamuaya, DailySocial.net
  • Our war stories in taking on ASEAN (Free, Tickets Available)
    Timothy Tiah, Co-founder, Netcentric; Chan Kok Leong, Founder, iPay88; Cheryl Goh, ‎Regional Marketing Head, GrabTaxi
  • Google for Entrepreneurs (Free, Tickets Available)
    Amit Chopra, Regional Lead, Developer Relations, Google; Eng Bernie,(Founder, Warybee); Suhair Khan, Business Strategy & Marketing Development, Google; Brian Crowley, CEO, senseiQa; Timothy Tiah, Technical Director, Netccentric
  • High Impact UX – key strategies and methods A
    Sajid, Lead Product Designer, Jut, Inc;.Raphael, Designer, Jawbone
  • Developing Your Market Opportunity Hypothesis & Metrics A
    Randy Lubin, Consulting Entrepreneur
  • Creating a Repeatable Growth Process A
    Cezary Pietrzak, Owner, Cezary & Co
  • Mobile Product Management at a Global Scale A
    Noah Lucas, Mobile Product Manager, Mobiata/Expedia

Day 3 (Fri) - Investor Day Sold Out

  • What Founders Get Wrong About Investor Pitching and How to Get It Right
    Khailee Ng, Venture Partner, 500 Startups
  • How to raise your first RM1m round as a Malaysian startup?
    Johnson Goh, Co-founder,  AtticTV; Lee Ching Wei, Founder, iMoney
  • What not to say to investors?
    Anne Cheng, Astrogirl, Start Up Nation
  • Getting funded and planning exits
    Nic Lim, Partner, 8capita
  • Crowdonomic: Equity Based Crowdfunding
    Leo Shimada, Co-Founder & CEO, Crowdonomic Media
  • MaGIC and its role in creating deal flows
    Warren Leow, VP, Investor Relations, MaGIC
  • Pitching on Stage for MYR 1 Million Funding (25 Startups)
  • Why your startup needs an exit strategy and why you should care A
    Rodrigo Martinez, Serial Entrepreneur
  • The Art of Effective Negotiation A
    Randy Lubin, Consulting Entrepreneur
  • Unit economics: Understanding your key startup metrics for financial decisions A
    Jocelyn Lin, Advisory and Ventures Associate, Incandescent
  • Venture Financing – How to negotiate a term sheet A
    Jeffrey Char, CEO, J-Seed Ventures

Day 4 (Sat) - Culture Day Sold Out

  • Mindvalley: How to Attract Brilliant Talent and Grow Like Crazy
    Vishen Lakhiani, Founder, Mindvalley
  • How to leverage full time, part time, and freelancing business development, design and technical talent?
    Reza Razali (Founder of Terato Tech), Wee Kiat (Co-founder, MyBurgerLab)
  • Why should we invest in Social Enterprises?
    Grace Sai, Director of Social Entrepreneurship, MaGIC
  • A Look at the Culture of Google: Why We Are the Way We Are
    Bonnie Wong, Industry Analyst, Google Malaysia
  • How to charm the press with your story?
    Gabey Goh, Editor, Digital News Asia; Noelle Lim, Presenter, BFM 89.9
  • MSC Malaysia Global Linkages – Embracing Culture differences
    Jezamin Abdul Razak, MDeC & Founders of Splory and Shoppertise
  • Understanding user needs via experience design and systems thinking A
    Jocelyn Ling, Incandescent; Daniel Stillman, Co-Founder, The Design Gym
  • How to use diversity to build a high performing team for your startup? A
    Lee Jia Ping, The Listening Tree

Day 5 (Sun) - Career Fair Tickets Available

  • AirAsia X: Defying Convention and Challenging the Status Quo
    Azran Osman-Rani, CEO, Air Asia X
  • Building the skills of tomorrow
    Ikhwan Nazri, CEO, Amanz.m;, Prof. Dr. Ahmad Rafi Mohamed Eshaq, Vice President, MMU; Imran Kunalan Abdullah,Director, MDeC; Samuel Wee. GM, REV Asia; Desmond Lee, Co-founder, Appxplore
  • Growth Opportunity in a Startup
     Derek Toh, Founder of WOBB; Aaron Gill, Head of Products, MyTeksi; Izwan Ismail, Curator, UX Malaysia; Josh Teng, Founder, Televate.io; Joash Wee, GM, South East Asia, VCNC