Wednesday, August 23, 2006

MIRC brings you the first KL TechNite!

What is TechNite?
MIRC, supported by iTrain is organizing the first ever KL TechNite which is the local chapter of the informal monthly networking session between entrepreneurs, representatives from the local industries, the ICT industry, the SME industry and Government agencies.

The Tech Nite was first conceived in Penang as an informal networking session between local industries in Penang and the ICT industry.

Why KL TechNite?
In line with MIRC's objective to provide a range of programs that will bridge the digital divide.
Where & when will KL TechNite be held?The first KL TechNite will be held at Starbucks Bangsar Village on 25th August 2006, Friday from 8.00pm-10.00pm. More information on the subsequent gatherings will be given closer to event date.

How much do I have to pay?
A big thank you to MIRC Incubator & iTrain who will be sponsoring the first 50 registrations, so register now!
For those who do not register:
Entrance fee is RM15.00 which includes:

~A complimentary Tall size beverage at Starbucks Starbucks Coffee Bangsar Village
~Complimentary 1st hour parking at Bangsar Village Shopping Centre
~Contribution towards HOPE Worldwide Event

Venue: Starbucks Bangsar Village, No 1, Jalan Telawi Bangsar
Date: 25th August 2006, Friday
Time: 8.00pm - 10.00pm (Registration starts at 7.30pm)
Fee: FREE for the first 50 registrations! Subsequent registrations will be charged RM15.00/pax

How to register?E-mail to or call 03-7957 7321.
Remember, the first 50 registrations will enjoy this session for FREE so register now!!

Friday, August 18, 2006

MiRC ICT SME Global Forum

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MDV-TeAM Clinic & Dialogue Session

Malaysia Debt Ventures Berhad (MDV), in collaboration with the Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia (TeAM), will be organising the inaugural in 2006 on Thursday 24th August 2006.

The Clinic is designed to provide One-on-One, practical advices to technology entrepreneurs (Technopreneurs) delivered over 20-minute sessions. It is targeted to meet the needs of Technopreneurs in dealing with day-to-day issues to assist in their respective business ventures by providing them with timely, relevant and value-added information and suggestions.

All in all, this service will greatly help Technopreneurs by:

Providing a source of general advice and assistance in solving immediate issues;
Access to professionals from MDV to answer all your financing questions;
Talking through basic business questions with experienced professionals
Providing an opportunity for networking.

Details of the event are as follow:

Date : 24th August 2006 (Thursday)
Time : 4.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Venue : MDV, Level 5
Menara Bank Pembangunan
Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur
Fee : By Invitation to Malaysia Debt Ventures
(MDV) clients, TeAM Members and Fellow Technopreneurs

For non TeAM members, subscription fee of RM100.00 is applicable, payable to TeAM, for annual TeAM membership signup on day of event. TeAM Membership entitles you to participate in other TeAM activities and subsequent TeAM Clinics.

Due to limited sessions for the Clinic, we kindly invite you to register by contacting TeAM’s Secretariat, Eliza Elias via email at or fax to 03-2712 9499 to obtain the registration form together with the Pre-Qualification questionnaire.

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Forum: Women in the Workplace

BalaiRakyat ( and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation will be organizing a forum titled Women in the Workplace; the second in the series of suggested forums.

The role of women in society, Her reality at Home, work and Society. What is the democratic female?

Details of the forum are as below:

Date : 19th August 2006
Time : 2.30-5.30
Venue : Armada Hotel, Lorong Utara C, Seksyen 52, 46200 Petaling Jaya
(opposite Asia Jaya LRT station)
Speakers : Carol Chew ( chairperson of Beliawanis, MCA)
Elizabeth Wong (lawyer and committee member of SUARAM)
Objective : To empower women to actualize their life choices
Who should attend: Working professionals, NGOs, concerned members of the public.
Contact and RSVP:

Admission is free, but RSVP is needed as places are limited