• Global Startup Weekend Melaka 2018

    16-18 Nov | Venue: Utopia Coworking Space, Melaka


    Learn, Network, Startup

    Startup Weekend is designed for anyone interested in receiving feedback on an idea, looking for a co-founder, or who want to learn a new skill. We also welcome anyone looking to test the entrepreneurial waters.


    Startup Weekend is a global event in more than 150 countries, powered by Google for Entrepreneurs.

  • What will you get at Startup Weekend Melaka 2018?

    • Meet like-minded people, test business idea, identify potential partners
    • Risk-free environments: dive into the exhilarating startup world
    • Top-notch sharing & consulting by mentors
    • Pick up entrepreneurial mindset & skills (business model, marketing, product design etc)
    • Pitch your idea to prominent judges
    For ticket price of RM40-80, you will also receive:
    • a .CO web domain
    • Certificate, T-shirt, 7 Meals, High-Speed Internet, Free Flow of Coffee
    • Access & experience working in co-working space
    • Free access to selected events by Startup Melaka & partners.
    • Promo code for courses by MaGIC School of Entrepreneur* (RM800-RM1,500 per programme)
    • & more!

    Top 3 Winners:

    • Free 3 month hotdesk at MaGIC Co-working space
    • Invitation to join MaGIC Pre-Accelerator bootcamp* (2-week programme)

    *subject to availability.


    Grand Winner:

    Note: although participants are encouraged to work on 'tech-related' ideas, you may still work with ANY idea that you like.
    Extras for non-Malaccans / Foreigners
    • Experience the UNESCO historical city, and the foods. 😋
    • Meet friendly locals to explore Melaka better
    Have more questions?
    Scroll down to learn more, or visit FAQ page.
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    FRIDAY (night)

    Meet, Pitch & Team Up

    Beginning with open mic pitches, attendees are encouraged to bring their best ideas and inspire others to join their team.



    Learn & Work

    Teams design product and develop business plans while constantly streamlining their startup vision.



    Present & Choose

    Teams demo their prototypes, listen to judges’ feedback.

  • More reasons to attend.

    Who's coming?

    Mentors / Speakers / Judges:

    Mentors will challenge your assumptions to help you do better.

    Wow the Judges with your validated learning & stunning demo.

    Essential Tips

    • 'Build what you can sell', not sell what you can make'
    • Lean Startup: Build-Measure-Learn, MVP, Validation,
    See how Dropbox, Zappos, Buffer use MVP to validate their business [Watch Youtube video]

    Visit our resource page for free tools & online courses.


    Winning criteria

    • Customer Validation (did you vet your business?)
    • Execution and Design (what did you build?)
    • Business Model (do you have a plan for the future?)
  • Register Now!

  • For ticket purchase via bank transfer, please register using this link:



    For more info or question, please contact us or contact Welcome Tan (6013-7549949 / tanwelcome@gmail.com)

  •  Watch video of Startup Weekend Melaka 2017

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