Startup Ideation Bootcamp

If you have an idea for a startup that could use some refinement, then join us for the Startup Ideation Bootcamp. In just three hours, this intensive workshop will help you improve your idea, come up with new ideas and even recruit potential co-founders. What are the components of a great idea? How do you know if you are working in an attractive market? How do you validate that your idea is great?

Featuring Mentor Speaker: Douglas Khoo

Douglas is an investor and serial entrepreneur (for real). He co-founded several internet businesses, including the extremely successful, which Baidu acquired a major stake (306mi USD) in 2011. The company has been listed in Nasdaq (QUNR) and remains as one of the main “go-to-websites” for travelers in China.

Douglas began his professional career in an advertising agency named Ogilvy & Mather, in Malaysia. His career took him to Indonesia, Beijing (where her run the MindShare) and Hong Kong, where he run the whole digital arm of Mindshare across Asia Pacific.

Besides, he co-founded several internet companies, the first being, a sports portal, which was sold to Lee Ka-Shing controlled in 2000.

As a fun note, it’s said that he currently spends most of his time travelling, piloting planes, racing classical cars and photography.

He is also investing his time to mentor start-ups and starting new initiatives that aim to support the local startup ecosystem.

Douglas Khoo recently also launched “Coding Shophouse” in Penang with the Mission to train more developers and also change more peoples life by helping them to empower coding skills. (

To Register, Please visit:

Date: 2015-12-08, Time: 06:30 PM – 9:30pm
Location: @CAT, Wisma Yeap Chor Ee, George Town, Penang, 10200

See you!