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IMAGINE THE FUTURE
DESIGN THE PRESENT.

Global Entrepreneurship Community 2016 (GECommunity 2016) brings together ecosystem influencers, startup communities and industry leaders from all over the world to collaborate and find new innovative approaches to solve real problems and chart the way forward for entrepreneurs. The inaugural event aims to connect a community of thousands of experts and like-minded entrepreneurs tackling similar problems.
In addition to dynamic and engaging speakers, the summit offers networking opportunities, business matching and mentoring sessions with potential partners, investors, startups and ecosystem builders.
GECommunity is a global summit initiated by the government of Malaysia to empower entrepreneurs around the world with groundbreaking ideas and collaborations to solve cross-border challenges, uncover new possibilities and revolutionary ideas within the entrepreneurship.

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Meet other bold innovators, and entrepreneurs at the GECommunity 2016 and leave inspired with new connections and innovative solutions that can transform industries and grow your ventures.

THE CLUSTER LABS

GECommunity’s foundations are built on 9 industry-specific cluster labs which will push through initiatives and solutions that will lead to new economies and industry transformation. Under the theme of "Reimagine the Future of Entrepreneurs”, 1200 cluster practitioners, policy makers, corporate leaders, entrepreneurs and community champions will gather together to look at critical challenges, future trends and behaviors, exchange experiences and discuss strategic partnerships.

SMART CITIES


The smart cities cluster encompasses a more interactive, safer and eco - friendly environment. This segment address topics on relevant innovative solutions to achieve cleaner urban environment, energy efficiency and better mobility.

HEALTH


The healthcare cluster will focus on recent developments on the implementation of technology and continuous innovation in the healthcare sector. Initiatives that could further drive growth in the sector will be discussed with focus on partnering startups with big players in the sector itself.

CREATIVE


The creative cluster will be showcasing the industries most creative talents and vibrant personalities. Creative industries ultimately contributes to the wealth, trade and help countries establish a stronger national identity.

BIOTECH


This cluster will aim to replicate successful biotech conferences through the provision of world-class content and speakers and also drive discussions on potential initiatives that can be implemented to further drive the economy through the biotech sector.

SUPPLY
CHAIN


This cluster will focus on initiatives to drive the logistics and supply side sector forward. These include general features of the framework including its scope, operational requirements, provisions and also governance of the initiatives.

EDUCATION


Initiatives driving the future of education through cooperation between the major players in the sector and also startups and implementation of technology in the education sector will be discussed as part of this cluster as we aim to improve the education sector on a whole indirectly promoting economic growth simultaneously.

LIFESTYLE


The lifestyle cluster has an increasingly important role to play as the demand for the amenities grow, more people are committed to living healthier lives. Lifestyle is crucial for physical and emotional wellbeing of our society.

FINANCE


With recent progress in the Fintech space, this cluster will be among the most popular during the conference where initiatives on how we can further expand and grow this space together as one combining corporations and startups that are in this space. This will in turn help to address the growing complexity of global financial markets.

SOCIAL
INNOVATION


The Social Innovation cluster will run with the objective of discussing creative ideas, current industry challenges and formulate support policies that could further drive growth in this sector, with an aim to positively impact a social or environmental issue through innovative solutions.

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Be part of GEC Cluster discussions and gain access to industry leaders,
global influencers and subject matter experts

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Mike Walsh

Futurist
 

Jon Duschinsky

CEO of The Conversation Farm & Social Innovator
 

Bill Rancic

Celebrity Entrepreneur
 

Dr. Pawan Agrawal

International Motivational Speaker, Author & Educationist
 

Emil Michael

Chief Business Officer at Uber
 

Bibop Gresta

Chairman Hyperloop Transportation Technologies
 

GEC 2016 ROADSHOW

What is Corporate Entrepreneurship Responsibility (CER) and its Prospects in ASEAN
  • 31st October 2016
  • World Islamic Economic Forum Berjaya Times Square Hotel, KL
  • 11.30 am – 12.00 pm
  • Speaker: Ashran Dato’ Ghazi, CEO, MaGIC
MBAN Summit: How Angels can Help Create the Next ASEAN Unicorn
  • 1st November 2016
  • World Islamic Economic Forum Maybank Innovation Centre, Etiqa Towers, Kuala Lumpur
  • 10.00 am – 10.45 am
  • Speaker: Ashran Dato’ Ghazi, CEO, MaGIC
What's the Next Big Thing: Emerging markets, Technologies & Business Models
  • 2nd November 2016
  • World Islamic Economic Forum Berjaya Times Square Hotel, KL
  • 10.00 am – 12.00 pm
  • Speaker: Deborah Magid - Director Software Strategy. IBM Venture Group
SCxSC 2016: MaGIC’s role in Malaysian Entrepreneurial Ecosystem & GECommunity
  • 3rd November 2016
  • SCxSC 2016 Securities Commission HQ
  • 3.00 pm – 3.45 pm
  • Speaker: Ashran Dato’ Ghazi, CEO, MaGIC
LEVEL UP
  • 11th November 2016
  • [email protected], Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur
  • 9.30 am - 12.30 pm
  • Speaker: Sir Ian Livingstone, Founder and Chairman of the Livingstone Foundation
Collaborative Partnership to Achieve Common Urban Goal
  • 16th November 2016
  • Smart City Expo World Congress, Barcelona
  • 5.00 pm
  • Speaker: Tan Sri Irwan Serigar Abdullah
BIG SPEAK ROUNDUP -- ‘Making MaGIC in the Uni-Verse’
  • 23rd November 2016
  • USTART (StartUp University) Conference 2016, University Malaya
  • 3.30 pm - 4.30 pm
  • Speaker: Ashran Dato’ Ghazi, CEO, MaGIC

GLOBAL STARTUP AWARDS

9 DECEMBER 2016
KUALA LUMPUR
CONVENTION CENTRE
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Global Startup Awards provides an annual spotlight focus to web/tech startups in 25 countries across the globe, with many more regions to come online in the coming years. Each individual regional award places a heavy focus on unearthing and reward the very best from within their respective ecosystems & connecting each of the countries to create a stronger united brand.

STARTUP OF THE YEAR

  • Nordics / Denmark: Realm
  • Central Europe / Austria: Runtastic
  • Asean / Malaysia: Grab

FOUNDER OF THE YEAR

  • Nordics / Norway: Are Traasdahl - Tapad
  • Central Europe / Austria: Florian Gschwandtner - Runtastic
  • Asean / Malaysia: Anthony Tan - Grab

INVESTOR OF THE YEAR

  • Nordics / Sweden: Northzone
  • Central Europe / Austria: SpeedInvest
  • Asean / Malaysia: 500 startups / 500 durians

BEST CO-WORKING SPACE

  • Nordics / Denmark: Rainmaking Loft
  • Central Europe / Hungary: L’office
  • Asean / Thailand: Hubba

BEST SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

  • Nordics / Iceland: Karolina Fund
  • Central Europe / Romania: Mira Rehab
  • Asean / Singapore: Theseabilities
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GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP COMMUNITY 2016

REIMAGINE THE FUTURE OF ENTREPRENEURS
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