CELEBRATE | August 20, 2019

Prize Presentation by Minister of Entrepreneur Development to Siasitok Sign Language as a Malaysia Champion for EWC 2019

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Kuala Lumpur: Minister of Entrepreneurs Development, Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof present the prize for champion of Entrepreneurship World Cup Malaysia National Champion, Siasitok Sign Language team. Attended by the other two finalists, Grow and Life Origin team. Awang Shahrizan is one of the innovator and founder in Malaysia who challenged himself to solve an education problems for deaf people via Flashcard & AR technology. He uses the technology to help normal people in learning sign language easily with a fun and effective way. Also known as  ‘Socialize Thinker’, since 2016 he helped the deaf school and deaf association around Malaysia by using this product method.

His creativity has made the product impactful to used as a learning method for sign language. Apart from that he also provide training and coaching towards personal development, team productivity, mentoring for innovation, startup planning and many others. His style in approaching a subject matter is always well received among participants. In preparation for the EWC Global Finals, Awang Shahrizan will be participating in an acceleration program which features virtual training and one-to-one mentor- ing targeted to their company’s current stage and growth trajectory.

Participants will get the opportunity to access to the online training and consultations of international mentors in preparing startups for the super-final, which will be happening in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) on November 12, 2019.

More than 100,000 contestants from 184 countries will join the Entrepreneurship World Cup. The initia- tive combines a broad-reaching pitch competition, aimed at ventures ranging from the idea to growth stage. With a virtual accelerator program to help all participants in launching, strengthening and to scale their enterprises. Global Finalists will face off against one another at the Misk Global Forum ahead of Global Entrepreneurship Week in November 2019.

EWC is an initiative led by the Global Entrepreneurship Network and Misk Global Forum with the sup- port from a collection of national and global partners, including the Global Educational and Leadership Foundation and GSVlabs.