MyCreative and Its Financing Facilities To The Creative Industry hosted by MaGIC


About the Speakers:

Johan Ishak

Johan is currently the CEO of MyCreative and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant by training from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA). He served over a decade at accounting firms PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in Malaysia, the United Kingdom, Australia and the United States of America territories.His industry experience during the turn of the millennium exposed him to various corporate restructuring in Malaysia. This gave him the mindset of business restructuring and mergers & acquisitions approach when analysing deals. His commercial experience includes public listed entities such as Media Prima Berhad and Petronas. Currently he manages MyCreative Ventures Sdn. Bhd., an Investment arm of the Malaysian Minister of Finance Incorporated that focuses on debt and equity financing for the Malaysian creative industry.

Creativize Sdn Bhd

Joachim Sebastian is a half-Klang-half-Serembanian who is passionate about all business things. He graduated in Biomedical Science from University Putra Malaysia and began his career by testing humans. Before long, he realised that his strengths lay in a different area resulting in his move to Corporate Human Resources. After 3 years, the entrepreneural bug bit and he has never looked back since. Joachim enjoys music, playing basketball and being a dad.


Lim Hui Ru is founder of Off The Rack Asia at www.offtherack.asia , an online discovery platform for fashion and home items. It aims to make online shopping easy by helping users find and compare thousands of products from all of the popular online stores in Malaysia in one place. Users can even drag-and-drop products to see how they match together before buying direct from the retailer.


Vincent Siow is the founder of Comoddity, a Malaysian based menswear fashion brand with a multidisciplinary approach; in art, contemporary culture and fashion. With its signature juxtoposing design and attention to details, Comoddity emphasizes on the cut alongside eclectic use of materials and custom fabrics. Though relatively new to the fashion scene, Comoddity has grown regionally, making its mark in Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia. In addition, the brand has recently garnered international recognition from key players of the industry and participated in trade shows during Paris Fashion Week. Vincent is a self-taught designer which explains his multidisciplinary approach to design. After years of working in various facets of retail, he decided to start his own fashion label and has successfully raised funds from myCreative Ventures through the Fashion Pitch.

Event Details & Key Takeaways

  • How you can tap on MyCreative financing facility and to hear experiences from MyCreative Investees.
  • To expose the public with to different segments to entrepreneurship - particularly, Creative Entrepreneurship.
  • To create awareness of the industry.
  • To enable more partnerships and synergy within the industry, as well as cross-industry synergy.


  • 3.00 pm - 3:40 pm : Talk/Lecture by Johan Ishak
  • 4.00 pm - 5.00 pm : Panel Session with Creative Entrepreneurs followed by Q&A

  • The event description was updated. Diff#103773 2015-07-14 04:28:00
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Tue Jul 14, 2015
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM MYT
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Block 3730, Persiaran APEC, 63000, Cyberjaya Malaysia
Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre

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