UNBLOCK : Legal 101 for tech companies and startups: What entrepreneurs and founders should know


About this Event

Ever wonder what it takes for startups to start a company? What kind of legal documentation needs to be made or how can you protect the rights to your tech product? Learn from the one the best in the market what are the basic legal details every new startup should know. 

Izwan will be sharing his thoughts on the topic and what startups need to know.

*Izwan will be taking questions from those attending the live Facebook session or you may email it to [email protected]

Who should attend this event?

This event is suitable for people looking at understanding the legal perspective of starting a tech company and what entrepreneurs or founders should look out for..

  • If you are interested to know what startups should be aware of when starting a company
  • If you are interested in hearing about legal perspective of starting a tech company in Malaysia
  • You understand the Malaysian legal landscape and how startups can leverage on what is available
  • You have questions about what you should do next and would like to ask experts on their take.

Guest Speakers :

Izwan Zakaria

Managing Partner 

About Izwan 

Izwan Zakaria is the managing partner of Izwan & Partners, a corporate and technology law firm focusing on advising tech companies, startups, and investors in Malaysia and overseas.

Izwan has extensive legal experience in acting for technology companies such as equity crowdfunding, peer to peer, ecommerce, and robo advisory platforms in their compliance matters especially when dealing with the regulators like the Central Bank of Malaysia and the Securities Commission. Izwan also has a wide range of fundraising experience in advising startups, social enterprises, non-profits, and venture capital and private equity funds on matters ranging from compliance, governance to investment documents. 

Izwan is a member of the Fintech Association of Malaysia and active in the Malaysian startup ecosystem, where he regularly mentors early stage entrepreneurs on compliance and fundraising matters. Izwan is also a legal partner and mentor at Founder Institute (a pre-seed start-up accelerator with a presence in over 180 cities worldwide). Recently, Izwan has also been listed as one of the ‘Top 30 People to Watch in the Business of Law ‘ by the Asia Law Portal.

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If you have any questions for Izwan, please email it over to [email protected]

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06 Aug 2020

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