MDeC + Uber + RHB: Call For Startups

5-Day Android Mobile App Development Training
When: Mon, Dec 14, 9am – Fri, Dec 18, 5pm, 2015
Where: Venue to be confirmed, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Admission: Free
Info: Apply

This free 5-day Android mobile application development training is sponsored by MDeC. Android, the mobile operating system from Google, offers new frontiers to open source mobile web development. This course is designed to expose participants to the tools and techniques used to develop mobile applications for Google's platform using the open source IDE, Eclipse. Highlights:
  • Pitch your idea to MDeC and MyAppZil
  • Top 5-10 ideas selected and realized during the training program
  • 20 participants with the best ideas trained
  • 20 participants teamed into smaller groups to produce 5-7 apps
  • The best app/group wins a 5 day trip to Korea for advanced training
MyAppszil, in cooperation with Celcom, is a venture of UbiNuri, the number one app gateway to and from Korea, to market apps in South East Asia, For enquiries, email francis@myappzil,net. [Image: Andrew Bell]



#MyUberPitch
When: Fri, December 4, 2:30pm – 6:30pm, 2015
Where: In a Uber Ride [Greater Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia]
Admission: Free
Info: Apply | Press | Article

Have a business pitch that would “wow” the likes of Tan Sri Tony Fernandes? Or maybe a start-up idea you have that needs to be heard by Sulin Lau, Head of Marketing at Maxis? Come December 4th, you’ll be able to request a ride with up to 24 of Malaysia’s top business leaders and entrepreneurs!  Procedure [as per Calendata's reading]:
  • Apply to pitch
  • On Dec 4th, summon a Uber ride according to instructions provided
  • A Uber car with a business leader/entrepreneur picks you up
  • Pitch to the business leader during the ride (in 15 mins)
  • The top 3 pitches are then voted upon by the public
Business leaders in the rides include:
  • Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, Founder, AirAsia
  • Nazrin Hassan, CEO, Cradle
  • Bryan Loo, CEO, MY, Chatime 
  • Leon Foong, General Manager, MY, Uber
  • Sulin Lau, Head of Marketing, Maxis
Uber is all about connecting people to build better communities. #MyUberPitch provides a great platform for aspiring entrepreneurs to translate their ideas into magic.



Fintech FastTrack 2015
When: Wed, December 2, 9:30am – 3:30pm, 2015
Where: Auditorium, RHB Centre Tower 1, Kuala Lumpur
Admission: Free
Info: Apply

Are you the FinTech startup to watch? Do you want to take your venture to the next level? Then apply to our FastTrack where 10 cutting edge FinTech startups will have the chance to pitch their venture. Mentors include:
  • Christopher Loh, Group Chief Strategy Officer, RHB
  • Jane Goh, Manager, Accelerators, Infocomm Investments
  • Jason Lee, Chapter Lead, NextBankKL
  • Kanags Surendran, Head, Digital Banking, CIMB
  • Bruno Araujo, Co-Founder and COO, iMoney
[Missed the KL intake? Try for the SG intake happening on Feb 4, 2016]