Southeast Asia’s premier digital conference, Wild Digital proudly announces today that it will be partnering pitchIN, Malaysia’s leading crowdfunding platform, to introduce live crowdfunding throughout the two days of Wild Digital SEA 2019.
A first in a tech conference, the live crowdfunding segment will provide Wild Digital attendees the opportunity to invest in 15 emerging startups from around SEA from as low as USD100. Wild Digital attendees will also get exclusive premiums, including extra shares, when they invest in these startups during the conference.
Some of the investment-ready startups that will be part of the live crowdfunding include:
- Bereev; a legacy planning platform founded in Malaysia
- Kiddocare; a third-party babysitter matching platform for parents
- SmartBite; an AI-driven foodtech company offering meal deliveries for working professionals
- Mhub; a comprehensive realestate fintech platform
- Yellow Porter; assisting retail customers and business owners in sourcing, purchasing, and shipping items to and from abroad
With 15 startups already secured, the full line-up is to be revealed at Wild Digital SEA 2019 on 3rd July.
The flagship conference, themed “Advancing SEA’s Billion-Dollar Ideas”, will take place on the 3rd & 4th July 2019 at Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur, where more than 1000 CEOs, founders and investors of leading tech companies from around Southeast Asia are expected to attend. Preliminary and confirmed speakers to date hereThis year, the event will also be hosting TWO WILD! After Parties – open to everyone in the tech community. The first night at Mantra Bar, Bangsar from 9pm onwards, and the second night at The Wet Deck, W Hotel, from 9pm.
Wild Digital includes a fast-paced and specially curated first-class main stage program with an exciting mix of established industry giants and rising digital disruptors. Speakers must be of a CEO, MD (SEA/APAC), Founder or Co-Founder position. Startups included must have raised at least USD10 million, venture capitals or corporate ventures firms a fund size of at least USD100 million.
Conference attendees will also have access to the Wild Digital’s Rapid Mingle platform that allows attendees to request meetings with other attendees, including speakers and panellists. Attendees may now purchase tickets to Wild Digital and obtain more information here.
ABOUT CATCHA GROUP
Established in 2004 and headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Catcha Group is Southeast Asia’s leading digital group which builds and invests in disruptive tech companies across emerging markets globally. The Group’s historical focus has been on online classifieds, new media and OTT, where it has successfully taken five companies from startup to IPO and created over US$2.0bn+ worth of value. Today, the Group holds over 60 investments, either directly or indirectly as sole, majority or minority shareholders.
ABOUT WILD DIGITAL
Catcha Group started Wild Digital in 2015, with the vision of creating a platform for leaders within the digital ecosystem to come together. Three years later, it has become Southeast Asia’s premier digital conference, where these leaders gather to showcase their bold and wild visions for building disruptive businesses. This year, we expect more than 1,000 CEOs, founders and investors of leading tech companies from around Southeast Asia to attend our conference themed “Advancing Southeast Asia’s Billion-Dollar Ideas”.
pitchIN is a Registered Market Operator by the Securities Commission to offer an Equity Crowdfunding (ECF) platform for companies to raise funding from the general public. It is the oldest crowdfunding platform in Malaysia, having set up in 2012. pitchIN launched its Equity Crowdfunding platform in March 2016 and is currently Malaysia’s leading Equity Crowdfunding platform having the largest market share on funds raised as well as number of companies that have successfully raised. To date, RM33 million has been raised on pitchIN’s platform for 31 companies. pitchIN has also seen the largest amount raised on an ECF platform as well as the fastest that was successfully raised. In 2018, 75% of funds raised on ECF in Malaysia was done on pitchIN.
Find out more: www.wilddigital.com