On 18 April 2018, ZeptoExpress CEO and Founder, Mohd Izzairi Yamin have been invited for interview session with EFM at MyEdTech. The session share Zepto’s insight of the challenges and innovations of the logistics in Malaysia. He also explained on ZeptoExpress services and qualities we could provide for the ever-expanding volume of e-commerce.
The interview ended with a little advice for new entrepreneur wish to build a startup need to be committed, focus, to have persisted, do not give up, have a good team because it is not easy and overnight to build a startup. Lastly, his advice to become a subject mattered expert in what you do, it shows you understand the business as it will convince your customer and investor.
On 6th April 2018, ZeptoExpress was invited to Startup Weekend KL Logistic Tech event. The event was organized by Paper + Toast with the co-hosts Startup Weekend Kuala Lumpur.
We have the opportunity to talk and give valuable feedback to the participants on how to create a startup and share our experience build the startup few years back.
Wish all the best to the participants, hope they will gain some knowledgeable input to execute their ideas to launching their own startup.
Last March, ZeptoExpress was chosen as one of the company to join the e-Founders Fellowship Course, a project jointly organized by the Alibaba Business School and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). This 11 day course is a part of a commitment by Jack Ma, Alibaba Group’s founder and Executive Chairman and UNCTAD Special Advisor, to empower 1000 entrepreneurs from developing countries in five years.
Following a rigorous selection process, the final candidates from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam gain exposure to e-commerce innovations from China and around the world and become eFounders Fellows.
All participants are founders of their respective start-up companies, ranging from e-commerce, big data, logistics, fin-tech, payment and tourism. Fellowship members attend the course consists of a structured series of classroom workshops and lectures, site visits and a business hackathon. The course was held at Alibaba Group Headquarters in Hangzhou with site visits in other cities in China.
This fellowship course certainly have benefited young entrepreneurs to become their respective industry champions and create of new e-commerce ecosystems in their country. Hope fully the digital economy for sustainable development can be achievable and spread throughout the country.
Please click the link https://youtu.be/Xis9pqu3axM to view what happened during the course.
Thank you Alibaba and UNCTAD.