MAD TechVentures 2013

A Launch Pad for Tech Startups powered by MAD Incubator

MAD TechVentures is a Conference and Platform
to Launch Malaysia’s Top Startup Tech Ventures

It was conceived as part of MAD Inc’s vision of creating new startup ventures,
publicizing them and eventually nurturing them through MAD Inc’s incubation program.

The Proposed
MAD TechVentures Platform
is All About Tech Startups

This launch pad was initiated with a simple goal:
to find the best startups and launch them
in front of the industry’s most influential
venture capitalists, corporations,
fellow entrepreneurs and press.

The event will feature startups under different categories

showcasing their products in hopes to receive
venture capital or angel investors' attention, publicity and awards.
MAD TechVentures 2013 | Date: 24 October 2013 | Venue: Technology Park Malaysia
This is a perfect opportunity for your esteemed organization
to view the latest emerging and innovative products and technologies
that can be adopted within your esteemed organization.

Going

MAD TechVentures 2013 Finalists:

1 Sync Media Sdn Bhd
2 Aushlabs Sdn Bhd
3 Tapway Sdn Bhd
4 TableApp Sdn Bhd
5 Sonovis Sdn Bhd
6 dLoop Experience Resources
7 Strategic CT Sdn Bhd
8 OpenRecruiters Pte Ltd
9 National Advanced IPv6 Center
10 Dynamic Pivot Sdn Bhd
11 MyMobileUni Sdn Bhd
12 Internet Academy Enterprise
13 Makerzone Sdn Bhd
14 ProfitVision Sdn Bhd
15 Joot Ventures Sdn Bhd
16 Insight Software Sdn Bhd

About

MAD TechVentures is a launch pad for Malaysia’s Top Tech Startups. It is a platform for Tech Startups to launch their products / solutions in front of the influential investors, powerful media members, and impactful industry leaders. MAD TechVentures was started in year 2010 with the objective to identify the top tech startups and provide them with a platform to launch their products / solutions to gain more exposure and eventually MAD Incubator will nurture them through MAD Incubator’s incubation programs.

 

Startups will be featured according to the categories the MAD TechVentures identified: Mobile & Communications, Games & Creative Contents, Business Applications & Productivity, Community & Social Networks, Subscriptions & Commerce Marketplace, and Cloud Computing.

 

Each participating startup will need to launch and demonstrate its product / solution in order  to (i) gain the attention from venture capitalists or angel investors, (ii) gain more publicity, (iii) awards from MAD TechVentures. This is a perfect opportunity for start-ups to showcase their potential in front of their peers and potential investors who can participate the MAD TechVentures by invitation only.

 

MAD TechVentures is not all about the financial rewards but the recognition that startups can get from publicity and awareness about their technology ventures. MAD Incubator hopes that MAD TechVentures will be the premier platform to cultivate new ideas, promote innovation, identify new promising startups, create new technopreneurs and subsequently create world-class startups.

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Event Schedule

MAD TechVentures 2013 Itinerary

8.30am

Registration

9.00am

Welcoming Address

By Andrew TF Wong, CEO of MAD Incubator Sdn Bhd

9.10am

Opening Address

By Tn. Hj. Shahazman Abu Samah, Senior General Manager, Park Management & Services Division, Technology Park Malaysia Corporation Sdn Bhd

9.20am

Entrepreneurs Forum Session(Convep, Webbytes & Hezmedia – invited)

Moderator: Andrew Wong

10.00am

Session 1: Mobile and Communications

  • Sonovis Sdn Bhd
  • Dynamic Pivot Sdn Bhd
  • Insight Software Sdn Bhd

 

11.00am

Break

11.15am

Session 2: Games and Creative Content

  • MyMobileUni Sdn Bhd
  • Internet Academy Enterprise
  • Strategic CT Sdn Bhd

 

12.15pm

Shout-Out Session

12.45pm

Lunch and Tour Exhibition

2.00pm

Session 3: Business Applications and Productivity

  • Tapway Sdn Bhd
  • TableApp Sdn Bhd
  • OpenRecruiters Pte Ltd
  • National Advanced IPv6 Center

 

3.00pm

Break

3.15pm

Session 4: Community and Social Networks

  • Sync Media Sdn Bhd
  • dLoop Experience Resources
  • Joot Ventures Sdn Bhd

 

4.15pm

Break

4.30pm

Session 5: Subscription and Commerce Marketplaces

  • Aushlabs Sdn Bhd
  • Makerzone Sdn Bhd
  • ProfitVision Sdn Bhd

 

5.30pm

Investors Forum Session: It’s all about Go-to-Market: How start-ups commercialize their products?Panelists: Sajeet Soudagar, Dr. Ganesan & William Du

Moderator: Andrew Wong

6.00pm

Announcement of Winners for MAD TechVentures 2013

6.15pm

Award Presentation Ceremony, Press Conference & Networking

*Note: The above itinerary may subject to change. 

To attend the event, register here:

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MAD TechVentures 2013 Finalists:

Sync Media Sdn Bhd
An academic social network – a cloud-based and interactive communication platform exclusively for schools.

Aushlabs Sdn Bhd
A community marketplace for wedding. It covers everything about wedding, features various service providers, ranging from catering to wedding planners.

Tapway Sdn Bhd
OneTap Event Hub – A platform for event organizations or other businesses to launch an engaging and fun event. This platform consists of an event portal, a few event kiosks (with tablets or mobile devices), a beautifully designed event app for the kiosk and Near Field Communications (NFC) wristbands.

TableApp Sdn Bhd
A mobile application (iOS & Android) – Birthday Dining App and linked with merchants where users allowed to book table and get exclusive offer.

Sonovis Sdn Bhd
Mobriq – A cloud-based service for freelancers and agencies to design and generate mobile sites in an easier, quicker and cost effective way. It is optimised for multiple mobile platforms.

dLoop Experience Resources
A travel portal for users to share their passions and interests with those who seek for unique experience during their travel. The system allows users to list, discover and book unique life and travel experiences and accommodation around the region – online or from mobile.

Strategic CT Sdn Bhd
A Malaysia-based online home decoration social community, featuring home living enlightenment and inspiration, and aiming to extend into complete social commerce platform in vertical industry.

OpenRecruiters Pte Ltd
OpenRecruiters is the region’s first cloud-based recruitment platform that revolutionizes the way employers manage their recruitment vendors supply chain, acquire and retain top talents all in one place.OpenRecruiters also assists in managing the entire process (i.e. remuneration, contracts, placement, payment, etc) in an unified platform.

National Advanced IPv6 Center
Energy monitoring with Virtual Power Meter System (VPMS). VPMS is an initiative towards monitoring total power consumption, thereby reducing energy costs and consumption for buildings. The ultimate goal of the system is to reduce energy costs through improved energy efficiency and energy management control.

Dynamic Pivot Sdn Bhd
Adz – A digital advertising platform which utilize the lock screen of the mobile phone to display advertisements. Lease lock screens from mobile phone users (thus rewarding mobile phone users), and bundle together as a platform and offer to advertisers to advertise.

MyMobileUni Sdn Bhd
MyMobileUni is a global CSR initiative. It is a FREE learning platform offering academic , lifestyle, lifelong and consumer education for those who want to learn, re-skill and up skill themselves.

Internet Academy Enterprise
Provide e-Learning platform to guide entrepreneurs to learn from basic to becoming an expert in marketing online.

Makerzone Sdn Bhd
Provide an online 3D printing platform to allow affordable 3D printing in an effective way.

ProfitVision Sdn Bhd
Provide a discount platform which combines promotions and loyalty program together.

Joot Ventures Sdn Bhd
Joota is a social content network aims to help users to build meaningful social networks around content. A bookmarklet tool will be provided to users to choose any content on the Internet, organize it and connecting with others on same or similar content, and this is being named as “Jooting”. Joota can be utilized as a better engagement tool for branding, lead generation and sales purposes.

Insight Software Sdn Bhd
“Engage” offers a solution that enables an effective social-media brand endorsement from your customer in real time. Marketeers can effectively combine social-media with engaging events. Social-media objects such as company logos, videos, custom messages and app games are embedded on social postings on the customer’s Facebook without any disruption to the customer’s activities. This solution provides measurable marketing ROI via social-media reach. Detailed analytics about customer behavior and participation is captured through “Engage”.

Format

MAD Incubator will identify the top tech startups from all over Asian countries and will accept the recommendations from its partners and investors. Interview sessions will be scheduled with all these tech startups to understand their background and their product development stage. Finalists will be selected after the interview sessions. All finalists will be arranged to attend a pitching workshop where experienced and professional pitching coach and business coach will guide the finalists to enhance their pitching skills, as well as to improve their launching gimmick.

 

The finalists will launch their products / solutions during MAD TechVentures and all finalists are given an exhibition space to showcase their products / solutions for potential investors, potential collaborators and leads to view, test, feel and understand their products / solutions .

 

In MAD TechVentures, finalists will be categorized into the following categories:

 

(a) Mobile & Communications

Mobile applications, be it user applications or business applications, as well as solutions for Telco or Internet connection providers can be categorized under this category.

 

(b) Games & Creative Content

Animation, games, interactive content, mobile content /apps and also e-learning software.

 

(c) Business Applications & Productivity

Any applications, software or set of computer programs that are used by business users to perform various business functions. These business applications are used to increase productivity, to measure productivity and to perform business functions accurately.

 

(d) Community & Social Networks

Any applications, software or platform that are used to create a virtual community or social structure made up of individuals and organizations, and a complex set of the dyadic ties between these entities.

 

(e) Subscription & Commerce Marketplace

Paid applications or software through subscription business model where users must pay a subscription price to have access to the product/service. A marketplace is a virtual digital commerce platform in which a market operates.

 

Each finalist will be given six (6) minutes to launch/demonstrate, timing is strictly enforced, handouts, cards, demos or samples are allowed during or immediately after finalist’s launch/demo. The launch/demo is followed by four (4) minutes of Q&A by the panel of judges.

Eligibility Criteria

• Ventures must be incorporated which can be local or foreign-owned.

• Technology must be innovative and the product must be well executed.

• The product must have market potential, where it either solves a commercial problem, or it has an unannounced major enhancement to an existing product or solution.

• The product must have regional and global market potential.

• Demonstrator will be selected from MAD’s programs, or recommended through its partners or via individual submission.

• Selection will be based on merit by a panel of reviewers.

• The product/solution makes an impact or change the dynamics of marketplace into which it is introduced or create a new market.

• Have a viable business plan and management capable of delivering the product to market.

• Demonstrator has the domain expertise / knowledge.

• It must be a product debut.

Demonstrator Application Procedures

• All technology submissions are welcomed from all startups.

• There are no fees to present.

• Applicants can refer their products to MAD Incubator, NINA-affiliated incubators or MAD TechVentures Partners or email to alice@incubator.com.my.

• Applicants will be required to submit a 2-page Executive Summary outlining company, product, value proposition, management team and any other information that will be relevant to the demonstration.

• Upon receipt of the Executive Summary, MAD TechVentures will contact applicant for a review of the product. Applicant needs to get demo ready for review. All demo reviews will be conducted within 3 weeks of your submission.

• Applications will be subjected to rounds of review by a reviewer. Reviewers will decide based on the following:

1. How innovative the product is?
2. How good is the business execution?
3. How likely is it that the product and company will succeed?


• Successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to present to the Reviewers Panel to determine the Finalists.

• Finalists will be selected by early October 2013. Announcement of finalists will be made on early October 2013 too.

• The Finalists will then be invited to present at MAD TechVentures 2013 with their ready product for launching. Selected Finalists will be invited to showcase their products in the Exhibition area.

Download Demonstrator Application Form

MAD TechVentures 2013 Finalists:

Sync Media Sdn Bhd
An academic social network – a cloud-based and interactive communication platform exclusively for schools.

Aushlabs Sdn Bhd
A community marketplace for wedding. It covers everything about wedding, features various service providers, ranging from catering to wedding planners.

Tapway Sdn Bhd
OneTap Event Hub – A platform for event organizations or other businesses to launch an engaging and fun event. This platform consists of an event portal, a few event kiosks (with tablets or mobile devices), a beautifully designed event app for the kiosk and Near Field Communications (NFC) wristbands.

TableApp Sdn Bhd
A mobile application (iOS & Android) – Birthday Dining App and linked with merchants where users allowed to book table and get exclusive offer.

Sonovis Sdn Bhd
Mobriq – A cloud-based service for freelancers and agencies to design and generate mobile sites in an easier, quicker and cost effective way. It is optimised for multiple mobile platforms.

dLoop Experience Resources
A travel portal for users to share their passions and interests with those who seek for unique experience during their travel. The system allows users to list, discover and book unique life and travel experiences and accommodation around the region – online or from mobile.

Strategic CT Sdn Bhd
A Malaysia-based online home decoration social community, featuring home living enlightenment and inspiration, and aiming to extend into complete social commerce platform in vertical industry.

OpenRecruiters Pte Ltd
OpenRecruiters is the region’s first cloud-based recruitment platform that revolutionizes the way employers manage their recruitment vendors supply chain, acquire and retain top talents all in one place.OpenRecruiters also assists in managing the entire process (i.e. remuneration, contracts, placement, payment, etc) in an unified platform.

National Advanced IPv6 Center
Energy monitoring with Virtual Power Meter System (VPMS). VPMS is an initiative towards monitoring total power consumption, thereby reducing energy costs and consumption for buildings. The ultimate goal of the system is to reduce energy costs through improved energy efficiency and energy management control.

Dynamic Pivot Sdn Bhd
Adz – A digital advertising platform which utilize the lock screen of the mobile phone to display advertisements. Lease lock screens from mobile phone users (thus rewarding mobile phone users), and bundle together as a platform and offer to advertisers to advertise.

MyMobileUni Sdn Bhd
MyMobileUni is a global CSR initiative. It is a FREE learning platform offering academic , lifestyle, lifelong and consumer education for those who want to learn, re-skill and up skill themselves.

Internet Academy Enterprise
Provide e-Learning platform to guide entrepreneurs to learn from basic to becoming an expert in marketing online.

Makerzone Sdn Bhd
Provide an online 3D printing platform to allow affordable 3D printing in an effective way.

ProfitVision Sdn Bhd
Provide a discount platform which combines promotions and loyalty program together.

Joot Ventures Sdn Bhd
Joota is a social content network aims to help users to build meaningful social networks around content. A bookmarklet tool will be provided to users to choose any content on the Internet, organize it and connecting with others on same or similar content, and this is being named as “Jooting”. Joota can be utilized as a better engagement tool for branding, lead generation and sales purposes.

Insight Software Sdn Bhd
“Engage” offers a solution that enables an effective social-media brand endorsement from your customer in real time. Marketeers can effectively combine social-media with engaging events. Social-media objects such as company logos, videos, custom messages and app games are embedded on social postings on the customer’s Facebook without any disruption to the customer’s activities. This solution provides measurable marketing ROI via social-media reach. Detailed analytics about customer behavior and participation is captured through “Engage”.

Submit Your Entry Now

Submission Closed

To attend the MAD TechVentures 2013:


This MAD TechVentures 2013 is brought to you by:
MAD
MAD Incubator Sdn. Bhd. (868303-D)
MSC Malaysia Technology Commercialisation Centre
Tel: +603-83119605 | Fax: +603-22975390

Panel of Judges

Kelvin-Goh Sajeet Koggelavani
Kelvin Goh
Crystal Horse Angel Investment
Sajeet Soudagar
CEO of Knight Information Solutions
Koggelavani Muniandy
Investment Manager of Cradle Fund

Presentation Tips

Big-Screen

For Apple User

You can connect your device to the big screen by using the compatible adapter:

1. Apple VGA Adapter (A1368) – for iPhone 4S, iPad 2, and iPad (3rd generation)

2. Lightning to VGA Adapter (A1439) – for iPad (4th generation), iPad mini, iPod touch (5th generation), and iPhone 5

Or

you can connect your device to pc (with itunes and itools installed) by using the supplied usb cable.

 

For Android User

You can connect your device to the big screen by using the compatible adapter:

1. MHL 5-pin Micro USB to HDMI Adapter + HDMI to VGA Adapter + MicroUSB charger (please check with your devices vendor for compatibility)

2. MHL 11-pin Micro USB to HDMI Adapter + HDMI to VGA Adapter + MicroUSB charger (please check with your devices vendor for compatibility)

3. SlimPort

Or

you can connect your device (with Crystal Screen app installed) to pc (with latest browser and java updates installed) by using the supplied usb cable.