[Malaysia] Halal Tech POWER Challenge


100 entrepreneurs build 20 startups in 4 days - Join the Halal Tech POWER Challenge in KL for free and join us in innovating Asia!



The applications for the Halal Tech POWER Challenge are now officially open!

  • 100 talented entrepreneurs gets the chance to build 20 ventures in 4 days!
  • Entire program FREE for the selected participants
  • 4 day intensive work-shop with world-class speakers, tools & mentors

Halal Tech POWER Challenge has + MYR 100.000 in seed capital for the ventures, backed by the Malaysian Ministry of Finance.

Participants of this 4-day intensive startup bootcamp will build the next Global Halal Tech success story and showcase it for Prime Minister Najib Razak at GREAT2014.

Halal Tech POWER Challenge aims to transform Malaysia into a dynamic entrepreneurial nation, enabling domestic and international entrepreneurs to successfully start and grow businesses.

When Halal Tech Challenge debuted in April this year, 100 entrepreneurs built 18 companies in 4 weeks. Today, several of those startups (Halal4Wellness, MeDoFu, Hijab2G, etc.) have already become leaders in their respective markets. Every year, Halal Tech Challenges will create new ventures in Asia, sustainably growing the Asian startup environment.

Malaysia is today the world’s #1 Halal exporter, catering to 1,8 billion Muslims worldwide, totaling + $ 2.5 trillion yearly.

Event details:

  • Start: Wednesday, 17 September, 2014 09:00 a.m.
  • End: Saturday, 20 September, 2014 08:00 p.m.
  • Venue : MaGIC
  • Country :Malaysia
  • Register here
  • Discount Code :Free
  • Organizer : Halal Tech Venture Builder

More info:

The 100 participants will over the 4 days go through 8 modules of world-class training in E-Commerce, Online Marketing, Business Development, Entrepreneurship and more.

Split into teams of 5, each team will build a startup and compete in the finales at GREAT2014, pitching in front of the Malaysian Prime Minister.

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  • Mr. Tropicana

    Awesome, thanks for sharing this e27!

  • Ex-Participant

    It’s just alright. They expect you to carry whatever idea you concoct during the competition to fruition within the next 2 years if you are a winner. Oh, they get 20% equity too. Equity taken is more further if you quality. Need to work while sustaining the business? Sorry, you’re out, unless you have money to burn while they advise you on pitching to get more funding. Operation-wise, the knowledge offered is minimal.

  • Kualabear

    That is just a lie. I was a participant as well and in fact one of the winners – and even though we was top 2 we still changed the idea after the event and am very successful. Equity is not taken unless you enter the incubator (just like any other incubator). They don’t want you to spend your own money, in fact they provide you with a marketing budget so you don’t have to pay anything yourself. Get your facts right…

  • Ex-Participant

    Of course you can opt out. Like I said, that’s expected of you when you follow through with them. You say you don’t need to pay ‘anything’ despite the budget being only meant for ‘marketing’. Plus, the emphasis on funding/pitching is prevalent, more so ever than the operational aspect of a business. Those are true, aren’t they? I’m just giving an honest opinion of what people can expect from this course.