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Day 1
19 Sep 2015
Day 2
20 Sep 2015

Overcoming the challenges of building a business as female Entrepreneurs

The media today is flooding the world with news of entrepreneurs who have established large & successful businesses. However, very little is said about the challenges behind building these businesses. In some cases, the challenges are unique to the entrepreneurs' demographics.
Discover the experience and challenges of building a business from a female entrepreneurs' perspective

Janice Tan
Lim Hui Ru
Violet Lim

Experience of building a cross border business

Expanding a business into a new territory can present great opportunities for growth, but such expansion opportunities are likely to come with material challenges. Find out from the speaker why the path to cross border business expansion was chosen, what are some of the challenges in expanding overseas and how these challenges were managed.

Nanxi Liu

A glimpse of the world of tomorrow

With the world becoming more inter-connected and more industries being disrupted with new innovations, do you know what are the opportunities and dangers lying ahead?
To be an entrepreneur, you need to spot opportunities and create a business that capitalizes on these opportunities. Listen to these speakers and discover the opportunities as they speak about the trends, potential opportunities and dangers in their industries

Teoh Wee Kiat-speaker jwef malaysia 2015
Teoh Wee Kiat
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Tony Lim
Hoo-Yin Leong

Overcoming the lack of resources

Overcoming the lack of resources: Building a successful business requires a combination of resources - funding, contact and talent. One of the key roles played by an entrepreneurs is to identify resources required by their business and to obtain these resources.


Obtaining these resources are often times challenging and would require an entrepreneur to be creative. Discover from these entrepreneurs the necessary resources a business needs and how these entrepreneurs sought for the resources

Jeyasothy Palakrishnar
Rodrigo Martinez
Jason Lo

The life of an entrepreneur

A successful business involves getting several key factors right - adopting the right business model, recruiting the right team, getting the timing right and acquiring sufficient resources.
While all these factors are important, one factor stands out the most. A study by DocSend showed that investors view having the "right" entrepreneur as one of the most important ingredients to a successful startup. Listen to the speaker as he shares his experience in building his business and discover how you can use his experience and knowledge to be the "right" entrepreneur for your business

TIMOTHY TIAH
Timothy Tiah

Breaking the fear Barrier

An entrepreneur faces great odds of failing when building a new business. Such failure can be a result of a variety of reasons. In fact, according Bloomberg, 8 out of 10 businesses fail within the first 18 months.
Listen and discover from these entrepreneurs on what are some of the fears they have when starting the business, how do they motivate themselves to overcome these fears & did their fears eventually materialize, and if so, how did they manage them?

Roen Cian Nagapan
Roen Cian Nagapan
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Natali Ardianto
Edmond Yap

Being in Business Young

It is commonly said that building a successful business requires an entrepreneur with experience & established network, and these typically come with age. However, the recent success stories of Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter offered us a new perspective that age may not be that important in building a successful business.

So does age matter? Listen to our panel of young entrepreneurs and discover the challenges of building a business as a young entrepreneur and how these challenges were managed

JWEF speaker Jon Yongfook, CEO, Intellihelper
Jon Yongfook
Sabrie Salleh
Ganesh Muren - Speaker JWEF malaysia
Ganesh Muren

Taking the leap from corporate life

Starting a business can be a thrilling experience. It offers an entrepreneur the ability to control his/her own destiny.

The thrilling experience, however, is accompanied by high level of uncertainty. A business can fail due to a variety of reasons and the failure can be devastating to an entrepreneur. Why choose entrepreneurship over a more comfortable path of employment?

Listen to the speakers and discover their motivation and rationale to leave the comfort of a job to venture into the uncertain world of entrepreneurship

Francesca Chia
Yeoh Chen Chow
Azran Osman-Rani

A glimpse of the world of tomorrow

With the world becoming more inter-connected and more industries being disrupted with new innovations, do you know what are the opportunities and dangers lying ahead? To be an entrepreneur, you need to spot opportunities and create a business that capitalizes on these opportunities.

Listen to these speakers and discover the opportunities as they speak about the trends, potential opportunities and dangers in their industries

Tan Ban Eu - speaker 2015
Tan Ban Eu
KASIDIT KOLASASTRASENI
Chang Chew Soon

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19 – 20 September 2015

INTI INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE SUBANG
Jalan SS 15/8, Ss 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

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