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[MaGIC Webinar] Fundraising Law 101: What Entrepreneurs Should Know

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[MaGIC Webinar] Fundraising Law 101: What Entrepreneurs Should Know

Building a sustainable startup is a journey with its fair share of challenges and roadblocks. One of these challenges being crowdfunding.

The term crowdfunding refers to the practice of raising small amounts of money via the Internet from interested parties to fund a business. While it is an efficient method to raise funds, startups need to be aware of the terms and consequences that come with crowdfunding.

Join us in this webinar to get insights on the must-knows when fundraising for your Startup.

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Izwan Zakaria

Izwan Zakaria runs Izwan & Partners, a technology and startup-focused law firm. Izwan has direct experience in acting for online and digital businesses like equity crowdfunding, peer to peer lending, e-commerce, and robo-advisory platforms and other disruptive technologies. His involvement in the technology sector also extends to advising fintech clients on compliance matters relating to regulatory developments in the industry as set out by the Central Bank and the Securities Commission. Izwan has experience in venture capital fundraising having acted for startups and investors across sectors such as technology, media, e-commerce, fintech, fashion, and agritech. Izwan, a member of the Fintech Assoc of Malaysia, is also active in the Malaysian startup ecosystem, where he regularly mentors early-stage entrepreneurs and speaks at events on compliance and fundraising matters. He is currently a mentor of Founders Institute (a pre-seed start-up accelerator with a presence in over 180 cities worldwide). Izwan can be contacted at ​izwan@izwanpartners.com.

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[MaGIC Webinar] Fundraising Law 101: What Entrepreneurs Should Know

Mar 18, 2021 3:00 PM

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Mar 18, 2021 4:00 PM

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Building a sustainable startup is a journey with its fair share of challenges and roadblocks. One of these challenges being crowdfunding.

The term crowdfunding refers to the practice of raising small amounts of money via the Internet from interested parties to fund a business. While it is an efficient method to raise funds, startups need to be aware of the terms and consequences that come with crowdfunding.

Join us in this webinar to get insights on the must-knows when fundraising for your Startup.

How does it work?

75 minutes presentation

15 minutes Q&A

Key takeaways

An overview of fundraising laws in Malaysia

Financing Options: Equity vs Debt

Legal Structure: Getting ready for fundraising

Sorting out founders matters

Investors: Understanding different types of investors and their characters

Dealing with valuation issues

Working with advisers and service providers

Case studies and practical tips on fundraising

Agenda

Speaker Profile

Izwan Zakaria

Izwan Zakaria runs Izwan & Partners, a technology and startup-focused law firm. Izwan has direct experience in acting for online and digital businesses like equity crowdfunding, peer to peer lending, e-commerce, and robo-advisory platforms and other disruptive technologies. His involvement in the technology sector also extends to advising fintech clients on compliance matters relating to regulatory developments in the industry as set out by the Central Bank and the Securities Commission. Izwan has experience in venture capital fundraising having acted for startups and investors across sectors such as technology, media, e-commerce, fintech, fashion, and agritech. Izwan, a member of the Fintech Assoc of Malaysia, is also active in the Malaysian startup ecosystem, where he regularly mentors early-stage entrepreneurs and speaks at events on compliance and fundraising matters. He is currently a mentor of Founders Institute (a pre-seed start-up accelerator with a presence in over 180 cities worldwide). Izwan can be contacted at ​izwan@izwanpartners.com.

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