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MaGIC Pitching Workshop

We are sorry to inform you that this event has been postponed. We will announce it on MaGIC website and social media when it is available again.

MaGIC Pitching Workshop

15 Apr - 16 April 2020 9:00am - 5:00pm
MaGIC (Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre) View map
Admission RM 80
This event is Postponed

It is important to understand what investors are looking for in a pitch, how to ensure all key elements are presented, the flow of a good pitch presentation and basic presentation skills that allow presenters to be confident, clear and concise. Good ideas are only as good as its creator’s ability to communicate them.

A startup founder has the crucial responsibility of not only kickstarting their enterprise but delivering strong, persuasive and visionary communication. This is especially important when looking to fundraise, as part of a persuasive pitch is compelling visuals that deliver clear messaging. Hence, the proposal of the program of ‘The Art of Pitching’.

Come and join this 2 days Pitching workshop and able to pitch in real experience pitching stage!

Key Competencies

Throughout the sessions, participants will gain overall knowledge on:

  • Story Telling presentation skills
  • Business Communication skills
  • Creativity and Innovation wording skills
  • Pitching in a short period of time of 5 minutes

Learning Objectives

By the end of the class, participants learn to:

  • Master the 4C’s of Pitching (Confidence, Clarity, Compelling and Concise)
  • Understand the 12 key elements of a good pitch deck and how to build it
  • Developing a pitch-ready Fundraising Deck
  • Practice pitching to investors and experienced entrepreneurs during MaGIC Grill or Chill platform


Day 1 : Training Module

Time Activity
9:30 AM Introduction to pitching & The world’s most powerful presentation
12:30 PM Lunch
2:30 PM The presentation formula & The anatomy of a pitch deck

Day 2 : Mock Pitching

Time Activity
9:00 AM Pitching Session 1 & Be Q&A ready
12:30 PM Lunch
3:00 PM Grill or Chill Session

Who Should Attend

  • Early stage Startups
  • Product & development stage startups
  • Aspiring Entrepreneurs
  • Innovative Entrepreneurs

Our Speaker

Bikesh Lakhmichand

Bikesh Lakhmichand holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons.), Computer Science from the notable Universiti Sains Malaysia in the year 2000.  

Being a HRDF Certified Trainer backed with 15 years of training experience, Bikesh’s area of expertise surrounds investing, startups, strategy, digital transformation and design thinking. Parts of his accomplishments are known through the creation of ideas, people and money slide deck using teachable technology, why design thinking video, lean canvas tool demo video, Astro Awani talk on meaning of scalability, Digital News Asia article on corporate-startup collaborations.

Currently, Bikesh is the CEO of 1337 Ventures which is an early stage investor in new and existing start-ups. All 1337 venture portfolio companies benefit from a rigorous 12-week program that provides startups with access to venture and business networks, mentors and initial capital to jump-start their young ventures – known as 1337 Accelerator. Concurrently, he is the CEO of iTrain (M) Sdn. Bhd., the country’s pioneer implementer of sought-after professional education that meets industry demands. As technologies, tools, and trends evolve, the company strives to persistently update their training content to adapt to ever-changing needs and standards.

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