In-Person Event

Life as an Entrepreneur vs Employee - Live Q&A with Adeo Ressi (Founder Institute CEO)

Learn how to make the switch to being an entrepreneur

Mar 30, 2015
07:00 am - 09:00 am
Triune @ KL Eco City, 9th Floor, Menara 2, Pillar 12, Jalan Bangsar, Kampung Haji Abdullah Hukum, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Do you want to start your own technology company, but don't know where to get started? You are not alone. Every day millions of people go to jobs they don't enjoy, but few do something about it. At the “Employee to Entrepreneur” event, you can hear the stories, tips, and best practices of those who left their jobs to pursue their own startup company. Listen to the experiences of people just like you that have made the transition, and discuss any questions or concerns that you have. How do you know if you have a good idea? What are the first steps in an entrepreneurial journey? Join us for a fun evening!

Special Guest (Online) - Adeo Ressi

Read more: An Entrepreneur who manufactures Entrepreneurs

Local Speaker - Chu Tzu Ming, founder of Persuasion Technologies

Tzu Ming started his career as a consultant in leading management and technology consulting firms AT Kearney and Deloitte Consulting. He is also a VC during his 4 years as a partner in Netrove Partners. He is a very seasonal enterpreneur with vast experience in B2B businesses. His company Persuasion Technologies Sdn Bhd has now expanded regionally within South East Asia.

Local Speaker - Edwin Wang, founder of

Edwin Wang started his career as a software developer. Listen to his story how 3 years of enterpreneurship change his life and career. He sold his company to Living Social Inc in 2012.

Who should Attend?

  • Anyone who dreams of launching their own company
  • Anyone with an idea for a new business either launched inside their employer or independently
  • Anyone curious about being an entreprenuer someday

What are some of the Topics?

  • What is the difference between being an employee versus being a founder
  • What to consider before becoming an entrepreneur
  • How do you know when the time is right to quit
  • What are the first steps in the entrepreneurial journey
  • and more...

What is the Agenda?

  • Welcome and Socializing
  • Introduction to the Founder Institute
  • Live Q&A with Adeo Ressi - Founder and CEO of Founder Institute
  • Talks on Founding a Company
  • Question and Answer
  • Discussion and Drinks at a Local Bar or Restaurant


This event is free to attend. Join us for a fun evening! For more free startup events, visit

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