Chinese New Year: Digital Creative Content

31 January 2023, 12.00pm – 2.00pm, The RuMa Hotel & Residences Kuala Lumpur

In conjunction with 2023 Chinese New Year celebration, the 9th edition of Capital Connections event featured a fireside chat with renowned Malaysian actor, screenwriter, film director, and producer, Bront Palarae. Bront is also the Founder and CEO of Pixel Play Ventures, a Malaysian VC firm. Penjana Kapital also hosted a slew of high-quality start-ups and gaming studios

Sea Limited (Sea): Shopee – Digital Consumer Behaviour and Changing Retail Trends

14 October 2022, 3.00pm – 5.30pm, Shopee Malaysia HQ

The event featured industry players and thought leaders within the digital space namely Melvin Chee, Chief Executive Officer of RPG Commerce; Justin Chan, Founder and Director of Metier Food; Henry Ting, Chief Executive Officer of TT Racing and Nisha Devina Roy, Managing Director of M&C Saatchi. Additionally, Kenneth Soh, Head of Marketing Campaigns at Shopee Malaysia,

Food Tech

12 August 2022, 11.00am – 1.00pm, Asia School of Business

As part of Penjana Kapital’s annual summit, Penjana Kapital hosted Capital Connections themed Food Tech in August to discuss on three (3) main areas namely Wellness in Food, Alternative Food and Food Production & Supply Chain. During this presentation, we saw nine (9) start-up companies presenting their business proposal. The companies include PurelyB, Pop Melas, Phuture Foods, Snappea, Nanka, Bioloop, Fefifo and Food Market Hub. The event also see a penal discussion titled Market Sizing – The Future of Foodtech.

Fireside Chat with Eric Feng

7 July 2022, 11.00am – 12.00pm, Virtual (Zoom)

The chat between Penjana Kapital and Eric Feng revolves around everything that is going on in the markets, fundraising and valuations as well as how to brace for a slowdown. Eric Feng is the co-founder and CEO of Cymbal and General Partner of Gold House. Prior to that, Eric was a partner at Kleiner Perkins investing in consumer and Greentech. He was also the tech advisor to former Vice President AI Gore.

UEM: Virtual Open Day

7 July 2022, 11.00am – 12.00pm, Virtual (Zoom)

Hosted a virtual session between the Penjana Kapital’s investee companies and UEM Edgenta as UEM has expressed that they are keen to learn and know the start-ups in Malaysia as part of its EoTF2025 Aspirations. The intend to tap into new markets with innovative and technological solutions, spearheaded by its first digital ecosystem platform, Edgenta NXT with healthcare as its key focus.

HSBC: Virtual Open Day

June 2022, multiple times, Virtual (Zoom)

Penjana Kapital hosted a virtual session between Penjana Kapital’s investee companies and HSBC Malaysia throughout June to introduce HSBC to the start-up ecosystem. The start-ups introduced ranged from fintech, consumer e-commerce as well as food tech companies. HSBC is keen to offer financial solutions to the start-ups as a way to kick start their relationship to the start-up industry.