About Mentor⁺

Mentor⁺ inspires to connect growing startups with prominent entrepreneurs that has vast experience and in-depth knowledge. We believe this relationship of both mentor and startups will have mutual benefit within their own domain. This is also an opportunity for mentors and startups to discover current ecosystem development and also potential collaboration. We hope this relationship will prolong beyond this program.



Mentors to register profile at bit.ly/mentorclick


Startups to register and select mentors at Malaysia Digital Hub


MDH will match mentors and startups based on preference selected


Take a selfie with your mentor and let the transfer of knowledge begins!

The Mentors⁺

Arzumy MD

Arzumy is prolific CTO with over 13 years of experience. He has led engineering teams in a wide range of industries. He was part of the founding team members of two successful exits; SAYS.com to Catcha Group in 2013 and GroupsMore to Groupon in 2011. Arzumy’s strength is in building world-class engineering teams with amazing company culture. At Fave, he focuses on delivering product and business strategies to impact consumers and businesses across Southeast Asia.

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Dato’ Seri Ivan Teh

Ivan is the founder and group CEO of Fusionex – a data technology company specializing in Analytics, Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. Fusionex is one of the fastest growing technology companies in its space and one of the largest tech companies in the region. Ivan has over 18 years of experience in the ICT industry, and he has led teams in HP as well as Accenture prior to founding Fusionex.

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Sam Shafie

Sam is the co-founder of pitchIN, the premier Malaysian crowdfunding platform that he founded in June 2012. To date, pitchIN has seen the largest amount crowd funded in Southeast Asia in its platform as well as recording the highest number of people supporting a single project. Sam also co-founded the WTF Accelerator, an early stage tech accelerator program. He started his career as a Deputy Public Prosecutor in the Attorney-General Chambers of Malaysia, followed by stints at the Securities Commission of Malaysia and the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission.

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Chris Leong

Chris Leong is the Chief Strategy Officer at Soft Space, one of Asia’s award-winning Fintech companies that develops mobile-based financial products aim at simplifying digital payments and value-added services for business growth. Chris also manages stakeholders and partner relations, which enabled Soft Space to complete its first funding round with transcosmos inc in 2017 and a Series B funding with Sumitomo Mitsui Card Company (SMCC) in 2018.

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Dato’ Arulchelvam Arulampalam

Former corporate tech leader turned digital entrepreneur. 20 years in Telco/IT and 7 years in digital. Focus on B2B and B2B2C tech platforms. Founded Ebizu (pivoted to lifesight.io), Launched Kryptopos.com in 2018 in Malaysia (in partnership with Maybank, Digi & TM). Expanding into Indonesia via partnership with PT. Telkom Indonesia in Dec 2019.

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Ng Sai Kit

SaiKit is the Chief Executive of Captii Ventures, a venture capital company that he helped set up in late 2014. Captii Ventures is now a multistage investor in technology companies in Southeast Asia with an aggregate of 16 investments across Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam, including Avana, Digify, Alterra, Sorabel, MuslimPro, Computer Guys and Mimosatek.

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Siong Ong

After spending the last 10 years in Silicon Valley, he is back in Malaysia to start something new and currently working on a few stealth projects. He has co-founded and helped started a few companies such as Prefer, Expa, Envoy and GraffitiGeo which all received huge funding and acquisition. He has also invested in VGS, Kenzie Academy, Handshake and Agave amongst others.

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Sinan Ismail

Sinan is the founder and director of Digital Durian. He leads a team of 105 allstars to create fun and meaningful content for young children. Their IPs Didi & Friends and Omar & Hana have a combined 2.6 billion views on Youtube and more than 4.4 million and dubbed into 7 languages. They are also broadcasted in 25 countries all around the world – in the UK, Mena, Malaysia and Indonesia.

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15 years with Domino’s Pizza, Shan-Ting lead the pizza delivery business dominance in Malaysia, as the largest market in SEA. Under his leadership, he led the opening of Singapore and acquiring Cambodia market. Throughout this period, he has seen the brand transform and develop from a pizza company, a delivery operator to an e-commerce business highly dependent on technology. He has experienced first-hand the move from traditional media to new media, call centres to e-stores and the emergence of aggregators across the F&B space. His innate ability to build high-performance teams, including a strategically-selected executive management staff, has served as a growth catalyst and infused productive energy into the workplace.

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Apply to be matched with a mentor

You can select up to 3 mentors – you’ll be matched to the mentors that pick you so make sure to submit a compelling application! What are you waiting for? Apply now!