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October 2018

  • October 15th
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    This event is hosted by aCAT Penang

    Startup Advice #6 : Financial Management 101 for Startups

    Your budget is your financial plan, and the outline of how your mission and objectives will be carried out, guiding your organization’s operations and key decision-making. In this session learn about : 5 most common Financial Mistakes Key Areas to look out for as a Startup Agenda: 6.30pm Registration 7.00pm aCAT Penang Introduction 7.15pm Session Starts 8.15pm Q&A 8.30pm End Speaker: Andy Yap is the Senior Group Manager of Affin Hwang Asset Management Bhd. Over 16 years experience in the financial services industry specialising in business financial planning while leading an investment arm of a financial advisory firm - AccelVantage Academy Sdn Bhd.
  • October 11th
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    NEM 101 and Blockchain 101

    NEM as the smart asset blockchain plans to be a plug-and-play enterprise solution through a straightforward and secure developer interface. Perfect for enterprises looking to explore the immediate adoption of blockchain technology. Join this session to explore use cases on NEM's blockchain technology which aims to deliver a world-class platform for management of almost any kind of asset: currencies, supply chains, notarization, ownership records and more. - What is NEM 101 ? - What is Blockchain 101 ? - How to implement & relate NEM as Blockchain - use cases in Smart Manufacturing and Smart Cities Key Takeaway: 1) Adoption of real decentralized apps, real use cases, real users finding benefits from blockchain. 2) Token economy changing the “old world” of venture capital. 3) Blockchain ecosystem self-governance and future of protocols.  
  • October 4th
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by HOT & aCAT Penang

    Coffee Talk #8: Capitalising on Retirees’ Talent – The Pros and Cons of Hiring Retirees

    This rich mix of generations in the workforce can be attributed primarily to labor shortages experienced in many industries and the rising average age of retirement. In recent years, some employers, especially those in the health care and service industries, have revised their recruitment strategy to include retaining nurses past retirement age and hiring retirees back into the workforce. For financial reasons, many Boomers are finding they need to wait longer to retire, perhaps into their seventies. Let's have a talk to chat about this on the Free Coworking Day, 7pm - 9pm at aCAT Penang's event hall, see you!
  • October 4th
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Free Coworking Day #32

    Escape the loneliness of your home office. Ditch the distractions at the coffee shop. Spend some time away from your cubicle. Come work with us! Every first Thursday of the month, join us for a free day of coworking. *Join our networking session from 1 pm to 2 pm at our pantry area too*

September 2018

  • September 29th
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    This event is hosted by aCAT Penang

    Workshop : Successful Pitching with NLP

    Deliver your pitch successfully with this interactive 2-hours workshop. You will be equipped to :
    • Understand the concept of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) to be applied during the pitching process
    • Incorporate the elements of V.A.K in every aspect of communication, including pitching
    • Explain technical terms into a more understandable term to non-tech panellists using the components of VAK in communication
    Register now and grab a seat to hear firsthand from the Speaker : Ms. Pauline Chan
  • September 28th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Artificial Intelligence workshop 101

    This would be Penang School of AI first official event held at aCAT Penangcoming 28th September 2018.
    Workshop: Artificial Intelligence workshop 101
    Objective of event: An introductory course to Artificial Intelligence for everyone.
    Topic coverage:
    1. Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
    2. Basic concepts and fundamentals of AI
    3. Application of AI
  • September 28th
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    This event is hosted by aCAT Penang & MaGIC

    Grill or Chill #IndustrialRevolution4.0

    We are excited to host the next Grill or Chill (GoC) session in partnership with ACAT Penang and it’s all going to be about Industrial Revolution 4.0! The month’s focus on Industry 4.0 will discuss about the concept of “smart factory” and Internet of Things (IoT), which is a set of cyber-physical systems that communicate with each other and with humans in real-time, both internally and across organisational services offered and used by participants of the value chain.
  • September 28th
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by eUsahawan Penang by MDEC

    eUsahawan Course Level 1

    The eUsahawan course is now available in Penang. It is a FREE 8 Hours Digital Marketing course also known as eUsahawan Micro exclusively created for Malaysian citizens only. eUsahawan course is a digital entrepreneurship program for entrepreneurs, especially for micro and small business owner. [ Please take note that this is not a preview course ] [Limited to 30 seats per session]
  • September 25th
    7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    This event is hosted by Forwardemy

    Introduction to Industry 4.0

    IoT is the senses, Big Data is the fuel, and Artificial Intelligence is the brain to realize the future of a smart connected work. Learn how the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) work together in realizing industry 4.0 in today's fast evolving world.
  • September 6th
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    This event is hosted by H.O.T

    Coffee Talk #7: How To Create A Greener Workspace?

    Discuss How To Turn Your Office Into A GREEN Workspace.
  • September 6th
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Free Coworking Day #31

    Escape the loneliness of your home office. Ditch the distractions at the coffee shop. Spend some time away from your cubicle. Come work with us! Every first Thursday of the month, join us for a free day of coworking. *Join our networking session from 1 pm to 2 pm at our pantry area too*
  • September 5th
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Founder Stories #5: CK Chang — How a pre-order model is disrupting the dress shirt market

    Looking good doesn't need to be expensive. As an entrepreneur and frequent traveller, CK was inspired by his experiences to start a modern lifestyle brand with one ultimate goal: to empower people to lead better lives at a lower cost by making quality essentials accessible to everyone. Join us for this Founder Stories session to get up close and personal with CK Chang and learn about the key to Oxwhite's success.
  • September 3rd
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Startup Advice 104 : Employee Engagement Part 2 – How to Win Employee Engagement in this New Era of Work?

    Entrepreneurs are confronted with many questions. Chief among them are no doubt - how do we bring out the best out of our resources. Compounding these questions is the fact that as we enter the era of the Future of Work, the very notion of tasks, roles, jobs is changing. More and more, non-traditional forms of work are supplanting traditional contracts for service. This means HR management in its traditional sense is also being challenged.

August 2018

  • August 28th
    6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    The Entrepreneurs’s Mind

    Creative thinking is a huge part of good business acumen. An entrepreneur cannot rely upon occasional “light bulb” moments to achieve greatness. However, there are certain ways that can “train” the entrepreneur to be able to think creatively on a frequent basis, boost the process and make it more efficient. It is to learn to change the rules of the game by creating innovative value propositions and discovering new market positions for sustained competitive advantage. This talk reveals how our mindset lets us frame situations, directing our attention to the most important clues, they prime us with reasonable courses of action so that we do not have to puzzle out what to do.
  • August 16th
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Alibaba Northern Region Workshop

    Wanted to know more about how to DFTZ helps SMEs and Business Owners in exporting your goods easily, get connected with leady players as well as manage cargo clearance for cross-border trade? The DFTZ and Alibaba’s eWTP have one common goal - to redefine global trade by making it as seamless and simplified as possible for Malaysian SMI’s and SMEs to participate and prosper. Come and Join Us on 16th Aug 2018 (Thur) to understand how you can grow their exports by marketing their products effectively to the Chinese market.
  • August 14th
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    This event is hosted by aCAT & PSC & US EMBASSY KL

    Innovation ASEAN: A Silicon Valley Recipe for Success

    Innovations from Silicon Valley have transformed the world. What did it take for us to get there?How did Silicon Valley generate and attract the world's most innovative companies and brilliant minds? Most importantly:how can that formula work in the ASEAN region? Join our discussion with leading digital policy experts on how ASEAN nations can build a vibrant digital economy. Register now !
  • August 8th
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work

    Artificial Intelligence is often called the "new electricity" and is expected to revolutionise across all industries. A career as a Data Scientist has become one of the most sought-after jobs in the world today. Learn the fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and how to implement them effectively into your organisation.
  • August 7th
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Workshop: Business Finance for Startups and Entrepreneurs

    Financial literacy is essential for every entrepreneur. Why should you care about startup finance? Dear entrepreneurs, you need to understand your numbers — to understand your business better, make better decisions, make fewer mistakes, and hopefully turn a little cash in to a lot of cash.
  • August 6th
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Startup Advice 103 : Employee Engagement Part 1 – The Customer Service Revolution

    Entrepreneurs are confronted with many questions. Chief among them are no doubt  - how do we ensure customer satisfaction and how do we bring out the best out of our resources. These questions is the fact that as we enter the era of the Future of Work, the very notion of tasks, roles, jobs is changing. More and more, non-traditional forms of work are supplanting traditional contracts for service. This means HR management in its traditional sense is also being challenged. To stay ahead and provide satisfaction, as customers conventionally demand it, in a world that is increasingly becoming unconventional.
  • August 2nd
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Coffee Talk #6 : Effective Communication Within The Family Unit: How To Communicate Well With Different Generations

    In conjunction of Free Co-working Day (Free Access to Coworking Space from 10am - 6pm) on every FIRST Thursday of the month, there will be a coffee talk session to share, to talk and rehashing the up's and down's of life, which obviously increases the importance and maturity of all those involved. This time we will be having an Effective Communication Within The Family Unit: How To Communicate Well With Different Generations. The event concept is initiated and hosted together with House of Training (http://www.houseoftrainings.com/)and Active 60, supported by aCAT Penang.
  • August 2nd
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Free Coworking Day #30

    Escape the loneliness of your home office. Ditch the distractions at the coffee shop. Spend some time away from your cubicle. Come work with us! Every first Thursday of the month, join us for a free day of coworking. *Join our networking session from 1 pm to 2 pm at our pantry area too*

July 2018

  • July 20th
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    This event is hosted by aCAT & pitchIN

    pitchIN Issuer Preview – Penang Edition

    You are invited to the pitchIN's Issuer Preview which features a great lineup of companies that will be fund raising from investors in exchange for equity in the company.  pitchIN is a registered market operator by the Securities Commission of Malaysia to offer a platform for Sdn Bhd companies incorporated in Malaysia to raise funding from the general public. The companies previewing their Offer Document will be fund raising on pitchIN.
  • July 10th
    7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    This event is hosted by Ruby MY & aCAT

    [Community] Ruby Tuesday Penang #1

    This is an open session where anyone can come up and share a quick tip about life, the universe and anything. So prepare beforehand and I'll ask for you to come up on stage when the session starts.
  • July 5th
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Free Coworking Day #29

    Escape the loneliness of your home office. Ditch the distractions at the coffee shop. Spend some time away from your cubicle. Come work with us! Every first Thursday of the month, join us for a free day of coworking. *Join our networking session from 1 pm to 2 pm at our pantry area too*
  • July 3rd
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Let’s Talk #3: Role of UI/UX in User Engagement

    In today’s fast-paced society, the most successful websites or applications are those that respond quickly and efficiently. Design and software is now heavily based around user experience because it has become all about the user. Oftentimes, users search the web in essence of knowing generally what they want to find. Even if they are simply browsing, it is the UI/UX design that navigate them through the site in the most efficient way possible so they can get the product or service they need. Undoubtedly, UI/UX is playing a vital role in user engagement in order to create a quality and satisfactory interactions between a user and a company’s products or services. So, join us on the 28th June 2018 (Thur) for this talk conducted by Maxine from Piktochart.

June 2018

  • June 30th - July 1st
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    This event is hosted by TechLadies Penang

    TechLadies Penang – Coding Weekend

    TechLadies is bringing its coding workshop back to Malaysia! Piloted in Singapore, this coding workshop was taught to a sold-out crowd both in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. Join us on 30th June - 1 July, 2018 over the weekend at aCAT Penang where you will learn how the web works, how the browser renders stuff, CSS/HTML, Git, Github and Github Pages. You will also get your hands dirty by designing and creating your very own website, and uploading it online!
  • June 29th - July 1st
    6:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    The Grand Challenge 2018 Penang

    New Application development have been rapidly growing in Malaysia over the past few years and has seen numerous exciting home-grown products, which have gained great traction and even attracted funding from both local and foreign investors. The objectives of this THE GRAND CHALLENGE are to have teams of IT experts, coders, programmers, designers, UI experts and others to work on a problem statement provided by our partners to come up with a solution within 36 hours. THE GRAND CHALLENGE is to hack all the ‘little and big things,’ in our partner’s problem statements and provide solutions using Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things or Big Data Analytics. For Northern Region, the theme of the hackathon is Outdoor Billboard Monitoring System. Cash incentives as RM 8000, RM 5000 and RM 3000 for first, second and third prizes respectively.  
  • June 28th
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Founder Stories #4 : Tan Eng Tong—Inside the Mind of an IT Champion

    The word hobby, doesn’t quite encapsulate the passion Tan Eng Tong brings to the world of robotics. Having represented Malaysia to the ABU Asia Pacific Robot Contest (ABU Robocon), he saw the potential and value in robotics, especially if it were to be implemented in school education. Geared with a stronger need to educate the younger generation to be more tech savvy, he then developed ReRo, an educational robotics kit alongside his engineering mates—and soon, co-founded Cytron Technologies, which is now Malaysia’s largest Digital Maker Marketplace. Eager to know more about his startup journey? Join us on the 16th of May and hear what goes through the mind of an IT Champion
  • June 26th
    6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    This event is hosted by Q Thinkers

    Workshop: Decoding the DNA of the Entrepreneur (Second Session)

    Rome was not built in a day—neither are great start-ups and business empires. Truth is, to succeed as a business in today’s volatile global landscape is no small feat. And so, the question remains: What makes an entrepreneur? A scholar of behavioural psychology, business strategy consultant and entrepreneur, Lal Sujanani combines both cognitive science and evidence-based entrepreneurial modelling to distil some of the important lessons of entrepreneurship. And for the most part, it is not about being at the right place at the right time but instead, having the right mindset. So, join us on the 19th May 2018 (Sat) for this workshop conducted by Lal as he decrypts the concept of entrepreneurship and why having a growth mindset matters more than anything else.
  • June 20th
    7:45 PM - 10:00 PM
    This event is hosted by aCAT Penang & Toastmaster

    [Community] Gurney-Hydro Toastmasters Club Meetup

    aCAT Penang works with Gurney-Hydro Toastmasters Club to host  bi-monthly meetings on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month.  Each meeting will have its own theme and are designed to be a fun and relaxed environment for participants to learn at their own pace and develop their own style. Freely to join the community! It it suitable to all youngsters who wish to improve your public speaking. Free entry! aCAT Penang starts
  • June 13th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Info Session: Grand Challenge 2018 themed IOT (Northern Region)

    The objectives of this THE GRAND CHALLENGE are to have teams of IT experts, coders, programmers, designers, UI experts and others to work on a problem statement provided by our partners to come up with a solution within 36 hours. THE GRAND CHALLENGE is to hack all the ‘little and big things,’ in our partner’s problem statements and provide solutions using Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things or Big Data Analytics. For Northern Region, the theme of the hackathon is Outdoor Billboard Monitoring System. Cash incentives as RM 8000, RM 5000 and RM 3000 for first, second and third prizes respectively.
  • June 8th
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    This event is hosted by Mystartr

    2018圆梦工场创业大赛槟城说明会 – 第二場 (8/June/2018)

    圆梦工场创业大赛将于2018年6月8日(星期五)3pm 在@CAT, Penang 与Exabytes、城视报及@CAT 办一场大赛说明会。名额有限,要创业、在创业及要转型的创业者千万不要错过! 圆梦工场创业大赛,由成立于2012年5月,常年以活动和网络媒体的方式,致力于为有梦想的朋友提供互相学习平台的圆梦工场所举办。通过创业大赛为圆梦人创办一场具备资源、资金、知识、经验、投资者、曝光度的大型比赛。 作为全马首个以中文为媒介语,具备最全面课程规划的圆梦工场创业大赛,在去年取得空前成功后,今年更精益求精,让创业者接触世界顶级的创新创业圈子、创投,与国际接轨。本届大赛由北京启迪孵化业务总监沉全洪、台湾网路教父及PCHome创办人詹宏志、沸点资本创始合伙人、高原中国创始人涂鸿川担任顾问,以及由各领域楚翘组成的明星导师团给予培训,包括以一对一方式指导。总决赛发表日将聚集海内外投资人、风投和企业家共同发掘创业新星,与此同时大赛将提供为期21天的创业商业课程、奖金和奖品总值超过25万令吉。
  • June 7th
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by Mystartr

    2018圆梦工场创业大赛槟城说明会 – 第一場 (7/June/2018)

    圆梦工场创业大赛将于2018年6月7日(星期四)7pm在@CAT, Penang 与@CAT合办一场大赛说明会。名额有限,要创业、在创业及要转型的创业者千万不要错过! 圆梦工场创业大赛,由成立于2012年5月,常年以活动和网络媒体的方式,致力于为有梦想的朋友提供互相学习平台的圆梦工场所举办。通过创业大赛为圆梦人创办一场具备资源、资金、知识、经验、投资者、曝光度的大型比赛。 作为全马首个以中文为媒介语,具备最全面课程规划的圆梦工场创业大赛,在去年取得空前成功后,今年更精益求精,让创业者接触世界顶级的创新创业圈子、创投,与国际接轨。本届大赛由北京启迪孵化业务总监沉全洪、台湾网路教父及PCHome创办人詹宏志、沸点资本创始合伙人、高原中国创始人涂鸿川担任顾问,以及由各领域楚翘组成的明星导师团给予培训,包括以一对一方式指导。总决赛发表日将聚集海内外投资人、风投和企业家共同发掘创业新星,与此同时大赛将提供为期21天的创业商业课程、奖金和奖品总值超过25万令吉。
  • June 7th
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    The Truly Multi-functional Personal Flux Delta+ 3D Printer (Penang)

    A perfect collaboration with Flux Technology Inc. from Taiwan, we are bringing you the upgraded Flux Delta+ 3D printer which could enhance your creativity and imagination to ultimate level. The Truly Multi-Functional Personal 3D Printer comes with features of 3D Printing, Laser Engraving, Vinyl cutting, Drawing, 3D scanning and more!  Too great we are able to cooperate with Mr. EngTong from Cythron Tech. to demonstrate the features of Flux Delta+, to show how it different with other 3D Printer. Besides providing hands-on experience with the 3D printer, we will reveal the way to own 3D printer with most valuable package and surprise gift to whoever become #myfirstflux family! Join us for fun!
  • June 7th
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Movie Screening: The Hundred-Foot Journey

    We will be having a Free Movie Screening Session for everyone during the Free Co-Working Day on 7-June-2018. Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is an extraordinarily talented and largely self-taught culinary novice. When he and his family are displaced from their native India and settle in a quaint French village, they decide to open an Indian eatery. However, Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren), the proprieties of an acclaimed restaurant just 100 feet away, strongly objects. War erupts between the two establishments, until Mallory recognizes Kadam's impressive epicurean gifts and takes him under her wing.
  • June 7th
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Free Coworking Day #28

    Escape the loneliness of your home office. Ditch the distractions at the coffee shop. Spend some time away from your cubicle. Come work with us! Every first Thursday of the month, join us for a free day of coworking. *Join our networking session from 1 pm to 2 pm at our pantry area too*

May 2018

  • May 31st
    7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Alpha Startups – Fintech Edition

    Join us this 31st May at aCAT Penang to learn about the basics of the emerging fintech sector and key vertical industries, learn from one of the prominent local fintech startups on building a highly sustainable and scalable tech startup, and get a chance to speak 1 on 1 with 1337 Ventures to validate your business idea and jump to the priority list of approval if you pitch to us on the day itself!
  • May 30th
    2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    This event is hosted by BEAM

    Entrepreneurs Gathering (Penang) – Meeting with Southern Taiwan IC Design Incubator

    Happy New Malaysia!!! Again, BEAM is collaborating with aCAT Penang to host the second business network gathering! This time around, we have special guests from Southern Taiwan IC Design Incubator (STIDI) who will be joining us to share more about investments and partnerships between Taiwan and Malaysia! And yes, our team will also be inviting friends from the angel investor network. So please reach out to them while they're there! Question: Do you need to be an entrepreneur to come? NO - We welcome you even if you're an aspiring entrepreneur! And yes, the event is free for early birds. A door fee will be charged if you're late. So pls RSVP early!
  • May 19th
    9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    This event is hosted by Q Thinkers

    Workshop: Decoding the DNA of the Entrepreneur

    Rome was not built in a day—neither are great start-ups and business empires. Truth is, to succeed as a business in today’s volatile global landscape is no small feat. And so, the question remains: What makes an entrepreneur? A scholar of behavioural psychology, business strategy consultant and entrepreneur, Lal Sujanani combines both cognitive science and evidence-based entrepreneurial modelling to distil some of the important lessons of entrepreneurship. And for the most part, it is not about being at the right place at the right time but instead, having the right mindset. So, join us on the 19th May 2018 (Sat) for this workshop conducted by Lal as he decrypts the concept of entrepreneurship and why having a growth mindset matters more than anything else.
  • May 11th
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Leveraging the upcoming disruptions from AI and IoT

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet-of-Things (IoT) are not about to invade our lives—it already has in subtle but sweeping ways. But how will it then affect the everyday life of an average human being? Keen to know more? Join us for some food for thought on how this new wave of technology will affect your lifestyle and how it can be applied to different areas in developing the society at large. Business Matching Opportunity Looking to expand your business overseas? Interested to bring in a new product into the market or seeking for a new business opportunity? Contact us to book a 1-on-1 meeting with us. Pre-register separately here for the business matching after payment made for the event: https://bit.ly/2HzVKVT The event will be conducted in Mandarin.
  • May 5th
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Workshop: Voice Enabled System – A New Revolution

    Digital technology have allowed humans to enable much smarter devices which is a medium between human & machines. One of the key element of Smart Manufacturing or Industry 4.0 is fetching the key data from machine and send it to a digital interface. Using Text or voice as key medium, design a two way hardware and software solution which helps automate the whole machinery process which needs many manual intervention. Like voice enabled Smart machine which start with voice, or auto refilling of fruits basket in a retail shop once the basket is empty.
  • May 3rd
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    This event is hosted by House of Training

    Coffee Talk #5 : Securing Your Intangible Assets With Intellectual Property

    In conjunction of Free Co-working Day (Free Access to Coworking Space from 10am - 6pm) on every FIRST Thursday of the month, there will be a coffee talk session to share, to talk and rehashing the up's and down's of life, which obviously increases the importance and maturity of all those involved. This time we will be having Sharon and Joanne from Intellect Worldwide to share about the importance of Intellectual Property in securing your intangible assets. The event is made possible together with House of Training (http://www.houseoftrainings.com/) and Active 60, supported by aCAT Penang.
  • May 3rd
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Free Coworking Day #27

    Escape the loneliness of your home office. Ditch the distractions at the coffee shop. Spend some time away from your cubicle. Come work with us! Every first Thursday of the month, join us for a free day of coworking. *Join our networking session from 1 pm to 2 pm at our pantry area too*

April 2018

  • April 24th
    6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Entrepreneurs Gathering & Business Matching

    An event by by aCAT Penang and BEAM focused on bringing entrepreneurs closer to each other to form stronger relationships and partnerships in a tightly knit environment. Join us for an evening of networking and potential collaborations together with fellow entrepreneurs, investors, professionals and more!
  • April 21st
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Global Azure Bootcamp 2018

    Welcome to Global Azure Bootcamp! All around the world user groups and communities want to learn about Azure and Cloud Computing! On April 21, 2018, all communities will come together once again in the sixth great Global Azure Bootcamp event!This is the first time for us to organize Global Azure Bootcamp in Penang, Malaysia. We will organize a one day deep dive on all hot things around Azure technologies. The result is that thousands of people get to learn about Azure and join together online under the social hashtag #GlobalAzure!
  • April 18th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Sudo Chat #1 – Arduino: The Open Source Hardware Revolution

    If tinkering with electronics is something you’d really like to do – in theory at least. In reality, time constraints and lack of knowledge inevitably prevent you from trying. It’s just too difficult. The Arduino is the answer to all that, and frankly anything that can be considered fun while learning is a truly revolutionary device. Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. Sudo Chat Series #1, we are Featuring Ober Choo, Co-founder and Technical Director of Cytron Tecnologies. Come and Join to learn from him!
  • April 14th
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Let’s Talk #2: Think Different, Think Linux

    In modern day society, most people would have at least heard of Microsoft Windows or Apple Macintosh. It is known that these operating systems require payment for its services, but what if there is a way to get your tasks done, with a FREE operating system? The Linux open source operating system, or Linux OS, is a freely distributed, cross-platform operating system based on Unix that can be installed and run on many different hardware. Join us and discover how you can work with Linux, a free operating system that you do not need to pay for!
  • April 12th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Founder Stories #3 : A Young Technopreneur Like Him – Aaron Lim

    Building a Media Site from zero readers to a well-known website, Goody25.com is known as one of the top Chinese Media Platform in the whole of Malaysia. It is a popular site amongst youngsters and what’s more, hitting over millions of readerships and garnering a fan base across the whole of Southeast Asia. On the 12th of April, Aaron will share his insights on his entrepreneurial journey, here at aCAT Penang. So, join us and be prepared to be inspired by this young gun who is revolutionizing the world of digital media.
  • April 5th
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Coffee Talk #4 : Penang Youth Movement

    In conjunction of Free Co-working Day (Free Access to Coworking Space from 10am - 6pm) on every FIRST Thursday of the month, there will be a coffee talk session to share, to talk and rehashing the up's and down's of life, which obviously increases the importance and maturity of all those involved. This time we will be having an Open Group Discussion on Penang Youth Movement and See How The Youths of Today Can Contribute To Build A Better Future For Our Country.The event concept is initiated and hosted together with House of Training (http://www.houseoftrainings.com/)and Active 60, supported by aCAT Penang.
  • April 5th
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Free Coworking Day #26

    Escape the loneliness of your home office. Ditch the distractions at the coffee shop. Spend some time away from your cubicle. Come work with us! Every first Thursday of the month, join us for a free day of coworking. *Join our networking session from 1 pm to 2 pm at our pantry area too*

March 2018

  • March 26th
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Startup Advice 103: Unveil The True Meaning of Your Brand

    Raluca Elena is an archetypal brand strategist for over 8 years, has collaborated with a wide range of clients. Backed by an extremely capable team, Raluca Elena’s experience spans a large area of industries. Passionate about what she’s doing and inspired by challenges, she works with entrepreneurs, start-ups, and businesses that are in the stage of identifying their own essence, while understanding for what they stand. Beginning with the core concept that archetypes are the heartbeat of a brand, Raluca Elena relies on her tailored approach by combining marketing and psychological tools to unveil the power of each brand.
  • March 10th
    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Founder Stories #2 : An Elsenhower Fellow – Yeoh Chen Chow

    Join us on the 10th of March at aCAT Penang as Yeoh shares more about his entrepreneurial journey and exclusive insights on his take on innovation.
  • March 7th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Let’s Talk #1: Future of IoT in Enterprise

    The Internet of Things (IoT) has proven to be a catalyst for innovation by serving as our eyes and ears around the world. On the 7th March of 2018, Sandeep Krishna and Avinash Dev will be sharing their ideas and insights about the future of IOT in enterprise and what is the impact of IOT in different sectors—all at aCAT Penang. So, join us and prepared to be impressed by the two IOT enthusiasts!
  • March 3rd
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    This event is hosted by GEG

    Google Education Group: Raspberry Jam

    Raspberry Jams are community events for people to come together to learn about digital making with Raspberry Pi. Jam events come in all shapes and sizes: workshops for beginners, drop-in sessions to work on your own projects, show-and-tell, talks, and more. A Jam is a meeting of all kinds of people: some will be new to physical computing, and some will have plenty of experience that they are happy to share. Jams are welcoming events where you’ll meet and learn from like-minded people in a friendly environment. Calling all Raspberry PI enthusiasts who are interested in the show-and-tell session. Please send an email to rayaroth2001@gmail.com to register your session
  • March 1st
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Coffee Talk #3 : Career Choices – Passion Vs. Reality

    In conjunction of Free Co-working Day (Free Access to Coworking Space from 10am - 6pm, check out https://www.facebook.com/events/127776751248830/) on every FIRST Thursday of the month, there will be a coffee talk session to share, to talk nd rehashing the up's and down's of life, which obviously increases the importance and maturity of all those involved. The event concept is initiated and hosted by House of Training (http://www.houseoftrainings.com/) and Active 60.
  • March 1st
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Free Coworking Day #25

    Escape the loneliness of your home office. Ditch the distractions at the coffee shop. Spend some time away from your cubicle. Come work with us! Every first Thursday of the month, join us for a free day of coworking. *Join our networking session from 1 pm to 2 pm at our pantry area too*

February 2018

  • February 19th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Founder Stories #1 – Theory Of A Software Genius

    From humble beginnings in his kampung in Butterworth, Penang to a software tycoon, Goh Peng Ooi is wired for Mathematics—which later earned him a scholarship to study at the University of Tokyo. He started his career at IBM, moving quickly up the ranks to head its Asia banking solutions group by the late 1980s. In 1989, he decided to venture out on his own and founded Silverlake Axis Ltd., a Singapore-listed company that provides financial software for 40% of Southeast Asia’s banks—and is now Malaysia’s first tech billionaire. Goh will be sharing his life story and insights on his entrepreneurial journey here, at aCAT Penang. So, join us and be prepared to be inspired by the mathematical visionary as he proves to you that people with humble origins can rise high too.
  • February 1st
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Coffee Talk #2 : Baby Boomers: Ways you can still give back to the society and make a difference.

    Malaysia is expected to reach ageing population status by 2030* (15% of its population consisted of those aged 60 years and above) However, the contributions of older persons is often overlooked and under-appreciated. How can we explore effective means to promote and strengthen the participation of older persons in various aspects of social, cultural, economic, civic and political life?* Let's step into the future with pledges that no one will be left behind.

  • February 1st
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Free Coworking Day #24

    Escape the loneliness of your home office. Ditch the distractions at the coffee shop. Spend some time away from your cubicle. Come work with us! Every first Thursday of the month, join us for a free day of coworking. *Join our networking session from 1 pm to 2 pm at our pantry area too*

January 2018

  • January 4th
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Free Coworking Day #23

    Escape the loneliness of your home office. Ditch the distractions at the coffee shop. Spend some time away from your cubicle. Come work with us! Every first Thursday of the month, join us for a free day of coworking. *Join our networking session from 1 pm to 2 pm at our pantry area too*

December 2017

  • December 30th
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    AlphaGo Screening

    The worlds of Go and artificial intelligence collided in South Korea. The best-of-five-game competition, coined The DeepMind Challenge Match, pitted a legendary Go master against an AI program that was still learning to play the world’s most complex board game. AlphaGo chronicles a journey from the backstreets of Bordeaux, past the coding terminals of Google DeepMind in London, and, ultimately, to the seven-day tournament in Seoul.
  • December 16th
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Office Hours 1-on-1 #3

    "Office Hour 1-1" meeting is a follow-up 2-hour free consultation from the speaker/ mentor who was speaking in Startup Advice. The professionals will consult your issue by appointment. The appointment will be coordinated by aCAT Penang between the seekers and advisors. This time we have Mr Parthiban Vijayaraghavan, Finance Manager of Intel. Shared Serviced Centre. He has over 20 Years of experience in diversified areas of Finance including Accounting, Payables, Operation Finance, Strategies, Influencing, negotiation and Leading people / teams. Deeply passionate about aligning people development and organisation goals to drive business results. Linked in Profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/pvijayaraghavan/
  • December 16th
    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Getting Started With 3D Printer

    Objective: To let participant experience whole 3D printing process Pre-work for this workshop: Laptop with below software installed: - Microsoft 3D Builder ( freeware ) - Cura 2.5.0 ( freeware ) What you will get after this workshop : - Basic knowledge of creating 3D modeling - Basic knowledge of slicing 3D model with specific 3D printer's configuration - Mini 3D printed Cross Bow with self-design arrow. Image: This is what you'll be created!
  • December 8th - December 10th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Startup Weekend Georgetown Dec’2017

    Your idea in 54 hours!! Do you have an idea you'd like to pursue or a problem you'd like to solve but don't know where to start or who to start with? Startup Weekend Georgetown is the place to look for a team, create a prototype of your idea, validate your business idea, and receive feedback from experienced entrepreneurs, all in one weekend.
  • December 7th
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Free Coworking Day #22

    Escape the loneliness of your home office. Ditch the distractions at the coffee shop. Spend some time away from your cubicle. Come work with us! Every first Thursday of the month, join us for a free day of coworking. *Join our networking session from 1 pm to 2 pm at our pantry area too*

November 2017

  • November 29th
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Startup Advice 102: Things You Need to Know Before Fundraising & Negotiating The Term Sheet

    You, as an entrepreneur, are about to embark on fundraising for the very first time. But you have no clue on the wheres and hows—or the hidden rules. The 29th of November will see the second edition of Startup Advice, featuring Chin Hooi Yen, founder of Singapore law Firm Polaris Law Corporation. Named as a leading lawyer in several publications including the Asia Pacific Legal 500, her practice focuses on investments and shareholders' agreements. For this edition, she will be discussing on the basics of Fundraising and the process of negotiating your way through term sheets.
  • November 24th - November 25th
    6:30 PM - 12:30 PM
    This event is hosted by 1337 Ventures

    Workshop: Innovation Validation and Intro to Web Development

    What does it take to go from Idea to Product in the shortest time? This workshop teaches you how to solve big problems and test new ideas in just 5 days. Learn the concepts of the lean methodology and Google Ventures design sprint - a “greatest hits” of business strategy, innovation, behavior science, design thinking, and more—packaged into a battle-tested process that any team can use
  • November 18th
    8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by GDG & GBG Georgetown

    Google Devfest + GDay GeorgeTown 2017

    DevFest is a large community organised annual event with sessions & code labs for developers, students, startups and anyone interested to learn the latest trends and technical knowledge of Google platform, product APIs & open source technologies. GDays is the annual conference that aims to bring together professionals, business owners, entrepreneurs, startups, programmers and students to learn and share insights on innovations for the future. Participants will learn about how innovations have helped startups, businesses, communities achieve greater impact.
  • November 10th
    6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    This event is hosted by Asia Developer Academy

    Technopreneurship and App Development

    In today's world of business and based on advances in technology, it is an undeniable fact that the two worlds collide and therefore need to coexist. In our attempt to ensure that they complement each other at all levels, we aim to introduce you to the latest developments that will help entrepreneurs leverage technological tools at their disposal to maximise their achievements and efforts.
  • November 9th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Business Model Canvas Workshop #6

    A free workshop where you’ll learn how to frame and answer key questions about a business model and its execution. The key objective is to equip attendees with the ability to substantially ideate, describe, evaluate and discuss a business model using the Business Model Canvas.
  • November 7th
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Office Hours 1- on 1 #1

    "Office Hour 1-1" meeting is a follow-up 2-hour free consultation from the speaker/ mentor who was speaking in Startup Advice. The professionals will consult your issue by appointment. The appointment will be coordinated by aCAT Penang between the seekers and advisors. This time we have  Mr. Ng Soo Heng. He advised clients in matters relating to Companies Act 2016, Contract Law and other relevant law and regulation in relation to commercial undertaking. He has helped clients to draft various commercial agreements (e.g. joint venture agreement, service agreement) and conduct due diligence on companies seeking for investors and for the listing on Bursa Malaysia
  • November 7th
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Office Hours 1-on-1 #2

    "Office Hour 1-1" meeting is a follow-up 2-hour free consultation from the speaker/ mentor who was speaking in Startup Advice. The professionals will consult your issue by appointment. The appointment will be coordinated by aCAT Penang between the seekers and advisors. This time we have  Ms Chin Hui Yen, founder of Singapore law firm Polaris Law Corporation. With start-up experience of her own, Hooi Yen's passion is to work closely with investors and start-ups and guide them through the legal and commercial challenges of their businesses. In particular, her practice focuses on investments and shareholders' agreements. Hooi Yen was named a leading lawyer in several publications including the Asia Pacific Legal 500.
  • November 2nd
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Startup Advice 101: How are Startups Valued for Acquisition?

    For many startup founders, it’s the exit they dream about. But sometimes, of course, the road to acquisition isn’t so smooth. So, if you are a budding entrepreneur or founder, join us in our first ever edition of Startup Advice 101 to learn from Ng Soo Heng, a consultant and member of the Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (MAICSA) on how startups are usually valued for acquisition.
  • November 2nd
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Free Coworking Day #21

    Escape the loneliness of your home office. Ditch the distractions at the coffee shop. Spend some time away from your cubicle. Come work with us! Every first Thursday of the month, join us for a free day of coworking. *Join our networking session from 1 pm to 2 pm at our pantry area too*

October 2017

  • October 19th
    8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    This event is hosted by aCAT Community Host

    Introduction to UWP Apps Development

    An Universal Windows Platform app can run on any Windows-based device, from phone, to tablet or PC. With the Windows 10 Fall Creator Update released on Oct 17, 2017, let's find out how can we build fantastic UWP apps together. Don’t miss this opportunity to network and learn together.
  • October 19th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Product Management Essentials #7

    Learn how to work with designers and developers to successfully build and launch digital products. In this class, we introduce you to the key product management concepts. Learn how to analyse the market, flesh out your ideas, identify risks, and validate assumptions. We also touch on the post-launch process of tracking performance, prioritising development of new features, and managing stakeholders. Whether you're considering a career in product management or launching your own digital product, you will need to draw on a diverse range of skills to determine viability, and to plan out a roadmap to longterm product success.
  • October 16th
    8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Type-A Breakfast Penang #9

    Go Ahead. Do A Whole Day's Work in 2 Hours. What is Type-A Breakfast? Meet on Monday morning with like-minded, busy and ambitious people. Fight distractions. Use peer pressure. Get stuff done. Complete your Monday’s work by 10:00 am - when the rest of the world is just starting out.    
  • October 12th
    6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Agile 101: Building the best possible product in an ever-changing world

    In this workshop, you'll learn the basics of what Agile working means and how to apply it. We'll also discuss different Agile methods (such as Scrum, Kanban and Lean), including tools you can use to apply these methods successfully. You'll leave this workshop inspired, energized and with everything you need to know to start working Agile.
  • October 10th - October 11th
    11:00 PM - 4:00 AM
    This event is hosted by Window Developers Malaysia

    Windows DevDay 10:10 on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Livestream.

    As a Microsoft MVP for Windows Development, I invite you to join me on Oct 11, 2017 1:30AM together with other enthusiasts to watch the keynote livestream. View the keynote livestream from London UK, and join the Windows engineering team, as they talk through how the latest advances in Windows 10 Fall Creator APIs and tooling that enable you to build great things. Don’t miss this opportunity to network and learn together.
  • October 7th
    8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Raspberry Pi Workshop for Dummies

    Raspberry Pi Hands-on Workshop for beginners! Suitable even if you are new to electronics and programming, no prior knowledge required. We won't recommend this workshop for those who already have the basic knowledge of Raspberry Pi because this workshop is seriously for DUMMIES!! The workshop includes the hardware for a hands-on experience and you get to bring it back, after the workshop. We believe the best way to learn is through real hands- on experience. Please bring your own laptop with Windows 10 OS. :)
  • October 5th
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Free Coworking Day #20

    Escape the loneliness of your home office. Ditch the distractions at the coffee shop. Spend some time away from your cubicle. Come work with us! Every first Thursday of the month, join us for a free day of coworking. *Join our networking session from 1 pm to 2 pm at our pantry area too*
  • October 2nd
    8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Type-A Breakfast Penang #8

    Go Ahead. Do A Whole Day's Work in 2 Hours. What is Type-A Breakfast? Meet on Monday morning with like-minded, busy and ambitious people. Fight distractions. Use peer pressure. Get stuff done. Complete your Monday’s work by 10:00 am - when the rest of the world is just starting out.    

September 2017

  • September 28th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Business Model Canvas Workshop #5

    A free workshop where you’ll learn how to frame and answer key questions about a business model and its execution. The key objective is to equip attendees with the ability to substantially ideate, describe, evaluate and discuss a business model using the Business Model Canvas.
  • September 26th
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    This event is hosted by Exabytes EDC

    Ultimate Guide to WordPress Speed

    EDC is backed with 14th gathering and guess what? We are going to have a hands-on workshop about WordPress Optimization - How to Speed Up Your WordPress Website? RSVP Now. FREE Admission.
  • September 25th
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Mozilla Developer Roadshow Series in Malaysia @ Penang

    Titled “What Makes the Web Work: VR on the web, CSS Layout, and Grid, Emerging Standards”. Join our Mozilla speakers as they address key items that affect the browsers we use everyday; from choosing the graphic design tools, building tools, frameworks and libraries, new HTML, CSS and JavaScript features of the browsers. Also, here’s the chance to take a sneak peak at some of the cutting edge technologies like WebVR, including demos and opportunity for attendees to experience it first hand during the networking session! Come for the talks, stay for the social gathering afterwards – where everyone can continue to discuss how we can all work together to make the web amazing.
  • September 23rd
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Startup Job Fair

    It’s back! The only career fair in Malaysia with marathon job interviews and hiring results within 24hours.  A career fair that enables jobseekers to find their dream job, interview on the spot, and know the results immediately. While employers are able to hire successfully on the same day. Register now!
  • September 18th
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Introduction to 3D Printing

    Most of us, at some point, have heard of the potential of 3D Printers in disrupting industries, even if we’ve never actually seen one. Whether you are new or seeking to equip yourself with more knowledge about this disruptive technology, we might have something for you. In this guide, we will be offering you some insights into the reality of 3D printing along with the processes, materials, and applications—as well as measured thoughts on what lies ahead. Our hope is that you will find this guide to be one of the most comprehensive 3D printing resources available. No matter the level of your skills, there will be plenty that meets your need.   Speaker: Raymond from Evolve3D With a team having more than 10 years engineering experience, Evolve3D wants to provide top quality local support and best price to value 3D printing products to fellow Malaysian. We carefully check our products before shipping and really care about our customer's experience and feedback. Our company's aim is to encourage a creative environment and nurture 3D printing community in Malaysia.
  • September 16th
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Launch of Girls In Tech Malaysia – Penang Mini Chapter

    As part of our effort to encourage more girls and women to lead in tech, the 16th of September will see the official launch of Girls in Tech (GiT) Penang—and we want to personally invite you to join us at this exciting event!
  • September 9th
    4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    This event is hosted by Lean In Penang

    Lean In Penang Launch

    Overcoming Adversity and Reaching for the Top! Join us at Lean In Penang launch with the interesting talk and panel discussion! Introduction to Lean In Penang - by Linda Giebing (Founder of Lean In Penang; General Manager of DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang). Follow by 2 inspiring sharings by: Caroline Would (Founder Ad Astra Coaching, Mentoring & Training; Former Commissioned Officer in the Royal Air Force) and Laika Jumabhoy (Senior Case Manager of Association of Women for Action & Research AWARE Singapore; Former Social Worker of Women's Center for Change WCC Penang).
  • September 9th
    9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Founder Institute Graduation Day – Batch #2

    Known for its intensive yet demanding curriculum, quite a number that enter the Founder Institute program mostly—do not make it for Graduation. The selected few that managed to, however, will achieve impressive progress on their start-ups in just a matter of months. Also, we, typically, celebrate the Graduating class with a small event attended by family members, mentors, investors, and more. Graduates would then gain access to the Founder Institute network, tools and resources. And, it is with such, the real work of building and growing a company begins!
  • September 7th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Product Management Essentials #6

    Learn how to work with designers and developers to successfully build and launch digital products. In this class, we introduce you to the key product management concepts. Learn how to analyse the market, flesh out your ideas, identify risks, and validate assumptions. We also touch on the post-launch process of tracking performance, prioritising development of new features, and managing stakeholders. Whether you're considering a career in product management or launching your own digital product, you will need to draw on a diverse range of skills to determine viability, and to plan out a roadmap to longterm product success.
  • September 7th
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Free Coworking Day #19

    Escape the loneliness of your home office. Ditch the distractions at the coffee shop. Spend some time away from your cubicle. Come work with us! Every first Thursday of the month, join us for a free day of coworking. *Join our networking session from 1 pm to 2 pm at our pantry area too*
  • September 5th
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    This event is hosted by Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd

    Cradle Open Day

    Cradle will be hosting our second open day in Penang. This is your chance to meet the Rocking Cradle Team and learn more about our products from funding your ideas and businesses to developing Startups to Scaleups. You will also get the chance to meet knowledgeable and talented industry player and peers! Come and join us at Cradle Up North & Personal 2017 as this will be an excellent business networking and collaborative platform for you.
  • September 4th
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Cradle CIP300 Pitch

    Good News to startups up north! We will be having our first CIP300 Pitch in Penang! Cradle Investment Programme 300 (CIP300) is a pre-seed programme which provides financial and value added assistance up to RM300,000 for entrepreneurs to kick-start innovative technology based business ventures.  Slots are very limited so do hurry. For further information on the Pitch in Penang, please contact aishah@cradle.com.my.  For more information on CIP300 please visit the website or contact cip300@cradle.com.my

August 2017

  • August 21st
    7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Type-A Breakfast Penang #5

    Go Ahead. Do A Whole Day's Work in 2 Hours. What is Type-A Breakfast? Meet on Monday morning with like-minded, busy and ambitious people. Fight distractions. Use peer pressure. Get stuff done. Complete your Monday’s work by 9:30 am - when the rest of the world is just starting out.    
  • August 18th
    5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    E-Commerce : The Way Forward For Your Business

    DFTZ stands for Digital Free Trade Zone. On Mar 22, 2017, together with Jack Ma, founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group, Malaysia launched the world’s first Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ). DFTZ will provide physical and virtual zones to facilitate SMEs to capitalise on the convergence of exponential growth of the internet economy and cross-border eCommerce activities. It will act as a microcosm to support internet companies to trade goods, provide services, innovate and co-create solutions.  
  • August 17th
    6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Startup Connect Gathering – Get Your Hardware Product Ideas Off the Ground

    Keen on realizing your ideas into a hardware startup? But not too sure how to get things going? An event for all the tech savvy minds out there, the Startup Connect Gathering is back! The 17th of August will see a gathering that brings together leading industry players and entrepreneurs who are making waves in the local startup scene—all under one roof—to provide you with real insights and actionable advice.
  • August 9th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Product Management Essentials #5

    Learn how to work with designers and developers to successfully build and launch digital products. In this class, we introduce you to the key product management concepts. Learn how to analyse the market, flesh out your ideas, identify risks, and validate assumptions. We also touch on the post-launch process of tracking performance, prioritising development of new features, and managing stakeholders. Whether you're considering a career in product management or launching your own digital product, you will need to draw on a diverse range of skills to determine viability, and to plan out a roadmap to longterm product success.
  • August 7th
    7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Type-A Breakfast Penang #4

    Go Ahead. Do A Whole Day's Work in 2 Hours. What is Type-A Breakfast? Meet on Monday morning with like-minded, busy and ambitious people. Fight distractions. Use peer pressure. Get stuff done. Complete your Monday’s work by 9:30 am - when the rest of the world is just starting out.    
  • August 3rd
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Free Coworking Day

    Escape the loneliness of your home office. Ditch the distractions at the coffee shop. Spend some time away from your cubicle. Come work with us! Every first Thursday of the month, join us for a free day of coworking. *Join our networking session from 1 pm to 2 pm at our pantry area too*

July 2017

  • July 24th
    7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Type-A Breakfast Penang #3

    Go Ahead. Do A Whole Day's Work in 2 Hours. What is Type-A Breakfast? Meet on Monday morning with like-minded, busy and ambitious people. Fight distractions. Use peer pressure. Get stuff done. Complete your Monday’s work by 9:30 am - when the rest of the world is just starting out.    
  • July 23rd
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    This event is hosted by Baba Gardening

    Go-POW ft. Baba Gardening #1

    POW stands for “Piece-of-Work”. Go-POW is an empowerment program initiated by aCAT that encourages and advocates work-life balance through fun activities with different theme. People nowadays have missed out or been distracted from their work most of the time till they know how to “Live in the Moment”. The participants will be enjoying the moment together and get in touch the other community out of their own social circle and to share the moment together, live, play and have fun together with the rest.
  • July 22nd
    1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Girls In Tech

    aCAT and Girls in Tech (Kuala Lumpur) are putting together an event that aims to empower, inspire and celebrate women who are making strides in their careers and the like. It will include an inspiring keynote, as well as a panel discussion by female founders and corporate leaders. Come join us and hear from a bunch of role models share tales of their diverse journey in male-dominated industries.
  • July 20th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Business Model Canvas Workshop

    A free workshop where you’ll learn how to frame and answer key questions about a business model and its execution. The key objective is to equip attendees with the ability to substantially ideate, describe, evaluate and discuss a business model using the Business Model Canvas.
  • July 18th
    3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by Lean Armada

    Lean Startup Circle (Penang)

    Lean Startup is a methodology which is currently trending for businesses and products development. It’s experimental based. It reduces the market risks and sidestep the need for large amounts of initial project funding and expensive product launches and failure. The Lean Startup method teaches you how to set your startup to the winning path, how to maintain the path, and how to grow a business with maximum acceleration.
  • July 10th
    7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Type-A Breakfast Penang #2

    Go Ahead. Do A Whole Day's Work in 2 Hours. What is Type-A Breakfast? Meet on Monday morning with like-minded, busy and ambitious people. Fight distractions. Use peer pressure. Get stuff done. Complete your Monday’s work by 9:30 am - when the rest of the world is just starting out.    
  • July 8th
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by Barcamp Penang

    Barcamp Penang 2017 – The 7th BarCamp in Penang

    [Getting Together, Exploring Together, Growing Together] BarCamp is an open-platform conference where we allow people from all walks of life to share their ideas, skills and so forth. We always push the idea that a conference should not always be formal and you don’t get to say a word unless you are asking a question. It can be casual where everyone is comfortable and there is an open environment that allows the audience and the speakers to communicate, exchanging the knowledge and experience with each others.
  • July 6th
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Free Coworking Day

    Escape the loneliness of your home office. Ditch the distractions at the coffee shop. Spend some time away from your cubicle. Come work with us! Every first Thursday of the month, join us for a free day of coworking. *Join our networking session from 1 pm to 2 pm at our pantry area too*

June 2017

  • June 22nd
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Business Model Canvas Workshop

    A free workshop where you’ll learn how to frame and answer key questions about a business model and its execution. The key objective is to equip attendees with the ability to substantially ideate, describe, evaluate and discuss a business model using the Business Model Canvas.
  • June 19th
    7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Type-A Breakfast Penang #1

    Go Ahead. Do A Whole Day's Work in 2 Hours. What is Type-A Breakfast? Meet on Monday morning with like-minded, busy and ambitious people. Fight distractions. Use peer pressure. Get stuff done. Complete your Monday’s work by 9:30 am - when the rest of the world is just starting out.  
  • June 17th
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Learn how to build a ChatBot

    Join us for a 6 hours worth of hands on session! The hands-on lab will focus on the emerging Bot Framework. And Yes, develop it using NodeJS. Open source Bot Builder SDKs allow you to build simple to sophisticated dialogs Bonus: Cognitive Services enable your bot to see, hear, interpret and interact in more human ways.   GET PROMO CODE  FROM US! Send FB message to FB Page - aCAT Penang.
  • June 8th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Product Management Essentials

    Learn how to work with designers and developers to successfully build and launch digital products. In this class, we introduce you to the key product management concepts. Learn how to analyse the market, flesh out your ideas, identify risks, and validate assumptions. We also touch on the post-launch process of tracking performance, prioritising development of new features, and managing stakeholders. Whether you're considering a career in product management or launching your own digital product, you will need to draw on a diverse range of skills to determine viability, and to plan out a roadmap to longterm product success.
  • June 3rd
    10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    This event is hosted by GDG George Town

    I/O Extended 2017 George Town

    Google I/O 2017 Extented brings the best of technologies & announced in Google I/O 2017, all the way from Silicon Valley to George Town, Penang.  
  • June 1st
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Free Coworking Day

    Escape the loneliness of your home office. Ditch the distractions at the coffee shop. Spend some time away from your cubicle. Come work with us! Every first Thursday of the month, join us for a free day of coworking. *Join our networking session from 1 pm to 2 pm at our pantry area too*

May 2017

  • May 25th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Business Model Canvas Workshop

    A free workshop where you’ll learn how to frame and answer key questions about a business model and its execution. The key objective is to equip attendees with the ability to substantially ideate, describe, evaluate and discuss a business model using the Business Model Canvas.
  • May 18th
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    This event is hosted by 11th Street

    One Stop Guide to Selling Online

    11street Malaysia is one of the largest e-commerce companies established in Malaysia. It was originally a leading e-commerce company in South Korea, operating under the management of SK Planet Co., Ltd. 11street expanded its operations to Malaysia to grow and expand the E-Commerce industry in the country. The 11street Malaysia is currently operating from their main office located at Kuala Lumpur Sentral since January 2015. 11th street with partners are here to share with you about the key takeaways of eCommerce. Learn from those experts and apply on your business.
  • May 11th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Product Management Essentials

    Learn how to work with designers and developers to successfully build and launch digital products. In this class, we introduce you to the key product management concepts. Learn how to analyse the market, flesh out your ideas, identify risks, and validate assumptions. We also touch on the post-launch process of tracking performance, prioritising development of new features, and managing stakeholders. Whether you're considering a career in product management or launching your own digital product, you will need to draw on a diverse range of skills to determine viability, and to plan out a roadmap to longterm product success.

April 2017

  • April 20th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Startup Connect Gathering

    A quarterly gathering that introduces MNCs and SMEs to top entrepreneurs and ventures relevant to their industry or group providing real insights, inspiration and exchanges.
  • April 18th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Startup Office Hours: Get Business Advice from Experts

    If you have a startup or startup idea and would like to get feedback and guidance from top local entrepreneurs, then join this exclusive and public 'Startup Office Hours' event. At the event, attendees will have the opportunity to pitch expert CEO mentors and ask them questions about their business strategy, key decisions, next steps, and more. Don't miss this opportunity to learn how experienced entrepreneurs would tackle the problems you or others are facing.
  • April 14th
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Introduction of Alibaba Cloud Computing Technology

    @CAT Penang is glad to host Alpha Innolab which in collaboration with Alibaba Cloud is scouting for promising startups that would require strong cloud computing technology to excel. We are organizing a session in Penang to share with you how you could leverage on Alibaba Cloud Computing technology, solution and their ecosystem to expand globally. Alibaba Cloud handled a USD17 billion e-commerce sales transaction on 11 Nov 2016, breaking Alibaba's intra-day sales record again."
  • April 13th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Business Model Canvas Workshop

    A free workshop where you’ll learn how to frame and answer key questions about a business model and its execution. The key objective is to equip attendees with the ability to substantially ideate, describe, evaluate and discuss a business model using the Business Model Canvas.
  • April 11th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea

    Do you have a business idea or product that needs funding? Do you want to learn how startup funding works, what you need to do before trying to raise funding, and where you can go to get it? Then join us for this beginner fundraising workshop, which will provide practical, step by step advice, and feature talks from entrepreneurs who have successfully raised money for their businesses, and investors actively funding businesses. Learn expert tips, big pitfalls to avoid, what investors are looking for, how equity works, and more. Join us for a great event!
  • April 6th
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    This event is hosted by @CAT

    Product Management Essentials

    Learn how to work with designers and developers to successfully build and launch digital products. In this class, we introduce you to the key product management concepts. Learn how to analyse the market, flesh out your ideas, identify risks, and validate assumptions. We also touch on the post-launch process of tracking performance, prioritising development of new features, and managing stakeholders. Whether you're considering a career in product management or launching your own digital product, you will need to draw on a diverse range of skills to determine viability, and to plan out a roadmap to longterm product success.