Accelerating Growth of Youth Entrepreneurship

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“To promote and accelerate Junior Entrepreneurship globally as a way to create wealth and social justice, to prepare the world of 2050.”

Participants from South East Asia are set to attend the Junior World Entrepreneurship Forum (JWEF) Malaysia at INTI International College Subang in September. The two-day international forum caters to some of the most prominent entrepreneurs, industry leaders, mentors, investors and policy makers.

Running from 19 to 20 September 2015, the JWEF will allow delegates to venture through the process of reimagining the business landscape of Malaysian Entrepreneurship and provide a glimpse of the world of tomorrow.

Held over the course of two days, the JWEF will bring together a collection of guest speakers from a variety of sectors, each with differing backgrounds of whom have been invited to share insights which are useful in identifying the trends and outlook of the global business arena.

“It is critical that we support and educate the entrepreneurs and business leaders of the future, to be globally-minded entrepreneurs. By empowering young entrepreneurs with the tools required for success and relationships from an international fraternity, we are leveling the global playing field and creating wealth and economic empowerment for all,” said Nazrin Hassan, Chief Executive Officer of Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd (Cradle).

Held globally in cities like Buenos Aires, Istanbul and Shanghai, those who attend this year’s JWEF Malaysia will benefit from networking opportunities that will create chances to develop new contacts with likeminded individuals that will be beneficial to their business venture. The forum is expected to cater to more than 350 delegates.

Some of the speakers at JWEF will include Yeoh Chen Chow, Co-Founder of KFit; Teoh Wee Kiat, Co-Founder of myBurgerLab; Lim Hui Ru, Founder of Off The Rack Asia; Violet Lim, Founder and CEO of LunchClick and Co-Founder and Director of Lunch Actually and eSynchrony; Leong Hoo-Yin, Head Coffee Geek of espresolab Asia; Jason Lo, CEO of Tune Talk; and many more.

A series of workshops were organized prior to the forum whereby 2 students will be selected to represent JWEF Malaysia at World Entrepreneurship Forum (WEF) in Hangzhou, China in October. The selected representatives are Isaac Liew of INTI International University and Duncan Tsen of Taylor’s University. The flight, accommodation and forum pass of the Malaysian representatives will be sponsored by JWEF Malaysia. As a JWEF Malaysia 2015 representatives, Duncan and Isaac will have the opportunity to network and meet important players in the global entrepreneurial ecosystem.

The Junior World Entrepreneurship Forum (JWEF) Malaysia is organized by Money Tree (M) Sdn Bhd and hosted by Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd. For further information, please visit http://www.jwef.com.my.

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