This was my 1st time participating in such an event. Truth to be told, I was expecting quite an uptight session similar to corporate meetings. I thought that they may be as distant as politicians behind TV screens.
Lo & behold, they turned out to be our everyday you and I.
And this is crucial in the establishment of a healthy ‘Entrepreneur Ecosystem’. For those who are involved in one, it becomes a defining factor to the success of their venture. What is offered is more than angel investors to help with the start-ups, it is the soft support which every start-up business would die to have. It comprises of mentors & networks which are vital to the survival of any businesses which want to survive past 4 years (A daunting fact: 56% of businesses fail within the 1st 4 years of business in Malaysia).
And having at least a dozen of speakers who were willing to share their experiences, this set foot to the foundation laying of such an ecosystem which I believe BFM is pioneering. Success is to be shared, not kept. Now let’s take a look at what struck me most: