|24 August 2018||10:00am - 12:00pm|
|The Co. Bangsar View map|
|Admission is FREE|
Grill or Chill (GoC) is a monthly pitching platform for startups to showcase their products and services to get valuable feedback from industry experts within the entrepreneurship ecosystem. Participants of GoC will get to network with fellow entrepreneurs as well as industry partners in a casual setting at the end of each session.
Welcome to Virtual Reality /Augmented Reality (VR/AR) month
Augmented reality enhances our experience, making it more meaningful through our ability to interact with computer-generated enhancements layered over our reality. Simply put, computer generated graphics are used to augment your environment. Picture your wall turning into a big computer-generated screen or your coffee table turning into a monopoly board. In this way, the technology uses your real-life environment as its platform and builds on top of it.
Virtual reality is an artificial environment that is created with software and presented to the user in such a way that the user suspends belief and accepts it as a real environment. On a computer, virtual reality is primarily experienced through two of the five senses: sight and sound.
In Partnership with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (MDEC)
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (MDEC) is the holistic, government-owned agency launched in 1996 to pioneer the transformation of Malaysia’s digital economy. Its roots stemmed from Vision 2020, the plan to develop Malaysia into a fully-developed nation by 2020.
MDEC pursues a digital future that unlocks significant economic, environmental, and social value within the nation. MDEC was entrusted to oversee the development of the MSC Malaysia initiative, the platform to nurture the growth of local tech companies whilst attracting foreign direct investments (FDIs) and domestic direct investments (DDIs) from global multinational companies. The impact of this includes increasing Malaysia’s Gross National Index, bridging the income gap and improving standards of living.
The Co. is a premium work experience that uniquely weaves life and business together through an inspired sense of adventure and purpose. Everything we do orientates you towards a successful business adventure. Whether it is connecting you to the best of the neighbourhood, making sure you are in good company or providing quality, design focused facilities, we are committed to your world working well so that you can get get on with your walk.
|10.30am||Grilling & Chilling Session|
|12.00pm||Sharing Session by Grillers|
If you are interested to Pitch your AR/VR Solution?
Please Apply Here: https://goo.gl/forms/2r0VrzbHuL5bVQMh2
Stay Tuned for upcoming information.
James is a Managing Partner at 3B Ventures, focusing on investing into innovation that can impact the lives of the next 3 billion. Also the founding Partner at the Global Startup Awards, a pan regional startup competition that recognises entrepreneurs and their respective supporting ecosystems in 53 countries around the world, and co-founded the award-winning startup incubator Rockstart Accelerator in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
As a seasoned board member, most recently with Louisiana State University (LSU), James has also served on the management team and a personal mentor for a number of startups that have gone on to raise significant funding and global traction, recently with the award-winning AIRTAME wireless HDMI streaming device that became the most publically backed crowd funded project in Europe on Indiegogo of all time.
James has more than a decade of entrepreneurial experience working with startups and alongside corporations like Samsung, and public organisations such as the Saïd Business School at Oxford University and the Kauffman Foundation to develop innovation & strategy workshops as well as lecture and keynote on entrepreneurial techniques with a focus on ‘lean’ methodologies and social innovation.
Co-founder & CEO of VR Lab Berhad, Datin Shireen, an experienced and dynamic entrepreneur whom set-up multiple business chains from education industry to property industry and technology industry. She specialized in Strategic Marketing and Brand Building. Also known as VR Queen in Malaysia.
Denis Oakley is a strategy consultant who keeps great companies growing. He specialises in helping companies and startups change their business models to find product market fit. Originally from the UK, he has lived in Malaysia for the past 10 years as he is addicted to the Malaysian jungle and the wonderful hospitality of Malaysians. He has an MBA from Warwick Business School, has started four startups and survived working for big companies.