Third KDU International Student Entrepreneurship Conference 2018

Welcoming His Highness Tengku Amir Shah Ibni Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj to Thir KDU International Student Entrepreneurship Conference 2018 together with Vice Chancellor of KDU, Prof.Dr. Hiew Pang Leang, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hon Wei Min and Senior Manager Student & Alumni Centre , Mr Mitchell Liong Chee Chiun. The Crown Prince of Selangor officially launches the event witness by KDU’s Vice Chancellor.

Group photo sessions together with the Crown Prince of Selangor and speakers. CEO of GoCar Mobility , Alan Cheah one of the speaker for this event.
The advancement of technology has brought about the rise of a new entrepreneurship model – Digital Entrepreneurship. Digital Entrepreneurship can be defined as embracing “new ventures and the transformation of existing business by creating and using novel digital technologies. Whereas it is unquestionable the empirical evidence of the rise on relevance of digital entrepreneurship on the economy and social environment of some cities, some authors foresee already a new wave of digital start-ups linked to the Industry 4.0 and Internet of Everything, where digital platforms will be coupled and connected with sophisticated infrastructures of sensors, cyber-physical systems and robots.

The conference was launched by His Highness Tengku Amir Shah ibni Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj whom is the current Raja Muda of the Malaysian state of Selangor.

The conference included 4 plenary speakers from various industry. The first speaker is Christopher Tiffin , CEO of Boost Malaysia, followed by Aaron Sarma , Founder & CEO of Vidi , Alan Cheah ,CEO of GoCar and Chia Ting Ting , Head of Digital Advertising from Malaysia Kini.

After the lunch session, the conference discussed on the topic of Challenges & Difficulties Faced by Digital Entrepreneurship in Malaysia. The moderator for this session is Dr Brian from School of Business KDU and the panel speakers are Jin Lim from Jinnyboytv, Prashan Chitty , Head Honcho of Paranormal Group Asia , Ian Chua, Co-Founder & CEO Hermo Malaysia and Dr. Sahadah Abdullah , Senior Lecturer of Universiti Utara Malaysia.

This Conference discussion make an impact among youths to be more exposed to the digital market. Digital economy aims to strengthen the global economy and effectively open the new chapter in Malaysia’s economy growth.