What is Grill or Chill?
Grill or Chill (GoC), a monthly event, is a platform for startups to showcase products or get valuable feedback from domain experts/entrepreneurs. Each GoC ends with a networking session where you could mingle and connect with other entrepreneurs in a cozy environment.
5.00pm : Registration
5.30pm : GRILLing or CHILLing session
6.30pm : Networking Session
7.30pm : End
How does it work?
Each startup to be grilled are given 10 minutes.
5 minutes - Startup to showcase their product
5 minutes - Startup to be grilled by grillers
1. Navin Danapal - Innovation Strategist, Ecosystem Builder, Technologist, & Synergizer
Navin engages with the Malaysian-Singapore ecosystem from students to startups to developers and work with the government and private sector to form strategic partnerships and alliances to develop the region.
He organised Malaysia's largest hackathon which entered the Malaysian Book of Records and this led the way for hackathons to be organised in the country, including my team's work with the Tourism Ministry fro Visit Malaysia Year national campaign involving Telekom Malaysia the national provider. This paved the way for TM to visit Microsoft US to sign MoU for technology transfer.
His team built Malaysia largest developer conference as the first Microsoft // build/ outside of US and was the launchpad of the national Big Data initiative using Azure. A mentor for numerous bodies including Naisa Global in the US which grooms Asian leaders in America, and NASA global space hackathon for Malaysia.
Navin was awarded the Most Valuable Professional for his industry technology contribution by Microsoft. He was also awarded with Malaysia's Top 10 Outstanding Creative Achievers for expading the horizon of local and global businesses.
2. Nuraizah Shamsul Baharin - Managing Director at MadCat World
Nuraizah Shamsul Baharin is the Managing Director at Madcat World which enables mobility and
productivity services and develops lifestyle applications for mobile and internet services with Islamic content as their niche market.
She graduated as an Electrical Engineer from the University of Michigan and started her career as a Product Engineer with Motorola Malaysia working in Malaysia, Germany and Scotland. She then joined Sapura Nokia Software in 2000 as an R&D Engineer and started diversifying her skills by going into sales and marketing. In 2006, she started CWorks Mobile and in July 2010, she setup Madcat World. In April 2011, Madcat World took over the business entity of CWorks Mobile.
In her free time, Nuraizah is a mentor with Cradle Investment Program (CIP) Catalyst and Treasurer for the Women's Entrepreneur Network Association (WENA).
Interested to pitch in the next Grill or Chill? Apply here