How to Start a Business with only RM199 (#SWORM199) - For Aspiring and New Entrepreneurs


One of the biggest myths in entrepreneurship is that you need a lot of capital to start a business. While it is true that many businesses require a large investment to begin, there are equally as many types of profitable businesses that can be started with low capital. With smart use of technology, proper guidance and meeting the right people entrepreneurs are able to achieve more with less. It starts with an intention. If you have started years ago, today you would be enjoying the fruits of your labour. Today is the next best time. If not now when? If not you, who? If not here, where? We invite you to begin your entrepreneurial journey with #SWORM199.

In “How to Start a Business with only RM199” you will learn:

1. How to select the best business to start

2. How to have customers pay you before your product/service is launched

3. How to conduct market research and know what your potential customers want

4. How to develop the right mind-set and attitude for entrepreneurial success

5. How to set up your business legally in Malaysia

6. How to find or build your support team; banker, accountant, web designer, printing services, etc

7. How to pick a business/brand name to boost business and avoid unnecessary competition and complication

8. How to prepare a sales and marketing plan

9. How to manage your emotion, ego and energy

10. How to manage your partner, family and friend’s expectations when you become a full time entrepreneur

11. How to use social media (Facebook) to conduct market research and market your business

12. How to use free internet tools to develop a website, blast emails and be productive

13. How to leave an impactful and positive impression and be remembered for your products/services

14. How to attract followers and potential customers

15. How to build self-esteem and develop self-confidence

16. How to seize every single and little opportunity to promote your business without being labelled as “hard selling”

17. How to find suppliers, check if they are reliable and negotiate for a “win-win” situation

18. How to prepare yourself financially before turning into a full time entrepreneur

19. How to turn your colleagues to be your marketing team when you quit your full time job

20. How to grow your database and market your business to your database

21. How to avoid the most common mistakes aspiring, new and sometimes even existing entrepreneurs make

Who should attend this Workshop?

  1. Employees who would like to start a part-time business or quit their job to be a full-time entrepreneur
  2. New business owners
  3. Sales professionals and existing business owners who would like to acquire new knowledge especially in the area of social media, networking and marketing

The Trainer:

Marcus Teoh is an entrepreneur who started multiple businesses despite having minimal start-up capital. The Founder of Marcus Teoh Global a training and consultancy company, Marcus runs workshops and speaks at entrepreneurial events. He is known for two workshops titled “How to Start a Business with only RM199” (#SWORM199) and “Zero Budget Facebook Marketing” (#ZBFM). He is also the Co-Founder of LuxOnU Luxury Handbags and Managing Director of PlexTree International Sdn Bhd. a company that helps entrepreneurs succeed through education and networking.

He is an entrepreneurship speaker and mentor who have spoken in Universiti Malaya (UM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), INTI International University, Putra Business School (Formerly UPM) and Nilai University.


1) Please bring your own WIFI ready laptop and camera smart phone
2) Please bring 30-40 business cards whether your an entrepreneur or an employee for networking purposes
3) 2 Tea Breaks and 1 Buffet Lunch provided. For participants observing the fasting month a buffet dinner voucher will be provided.
4) Parking fee for participants is RM8.00 flat rate in Pullman Hotel Bangsar

Watch Video Testimony on #SWORM199 by Janice Wong, Founder Janice Wong Global

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Amy Tham, Student Entrepreneur's Testimony on #SWORM199

Event Timeline
Sat Jul 30, 2016
8:45 AM - 5:00 PM MYT
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Standard Ticket (1 Pax) Inclusive of Lunch and Tea Breaks 499.00 MYR
Early Bird Ticket (1 Pax) Inclusive of Buffet Lunch and Tea Breaks (Ends 11:00pm Friday 22-July-2016) 399.00 MYR
Group Purchase (3 Pax) Inclusive of Buffet Lunch and Tea Breaks. For larger groups email ContactUs@Sworm199.com 1,099.00 MYR
Venue Address
No. 1, Jalan Pantai Jaya, Tower 3, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
8-minute walk from Kerinchi LRT Station
Marcus Teoh & Friends