Penang @CAT Program Launch

Date: 17 March 2017
Time: 9AM to 11AM
Venue: Wisma Yeap Chor Ee (Level 3)

Penang @CAT Program Launch

A Penang State initiative tasked to develop the local start-up & entrepreneurship ecosystem under InvestPenang will be organizing its ‘Penang @CAT Programme Launch’ by The Rt. Hon. Mr Lim Guan Eng, Chief Minister of Penang.

In the last year, Penang @CAT has served as Penang’s catalyst in accelerating emerging tech start- ups & entrepreneurs to gain access to co-working space, tech community events, accelerator / entrepreneurship development programmes and other value added services.

Moving forward, Penang @CAT will be taking this initiative a step further by introducing a host of permanent programmes to bridge corporates with startups, entrepreneurs & techies for innovation and partnerships & solutions, which will be shared by Penang @CAT’s new Programme Director. This will also include a new online community portal where local citizens can celebrate, connect, convene and collaborate as a community of business leaders, entrepreneurs, and techies.

09.00 am Registration & Networking (light refreshments will be served)
09.50 am Arrival of Guest of Honour, The Rt. Hon. Mr Lim Guan Eng, Chief Minister of Penang
10.00 am Welcome Remarks by Ms Loo Lee Lian, General Manager of InvestPenang
10.05 am Keynote Address by YAB Mr Lim Guan Eng, Chief Minister of Penang
10.20 am Introduction of Penang @CAT New Initiatives and Programmes by Mr Howie Chang, Programme Director of Penang @CAT
10.50 am Q&A Session
11.00 am End of Programme / Press Conference (for media)

For more info about @CAT, please visit

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Post Author: Sharon Hoo