Bikesh Lakhmichand

Bikesh is the co-founder of iTrain, South East Asia’s No 1 tech training centre. He pioneered mobile development trainings in the region and has major universities licensing their development programmes in Malaysia and throughout SEA. iTrain is one of the first Google Web Academy's in the world and actively conducts iOS education outreach programmes for Apple. Bikesh has been the go to guy for any startup looking for developers to hire or guidance for fundings. Bikesh has also recently founded 1337 Ventures which runs the 1337 Hub, a co-working space for app developers and 1337 Accelerator, Malaysia’s first accelerator for App Development with an initial RM5 Million seed fund. He actively travels SEA speaking about opportunities in the mobile app market in a regional event called Mobile Developer Day. Bikesh is currently working on a pre-accelerator programme to help local early start-ups to validate ideas, develop customer acquisition strategies and have design a realistic product roadmap before being piped to appropriate fundings in the country while more mature startups can undergo their matching programmes which currently gets startups into large Government linked companies. http://www.digitalnewsasia.com/digital-economy/digerati50-out-to-shape-the-ecosystem http://www.themalaymailonline.com/tech-gadgets/article/digerati50-out-to-shape-the-ecosystem http://www.digitalnewsasia.com/sizzle-fizzle/1337-to-matchmake-startups-with-glcs-in-new-programme

Reference Links: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/tech-gadgets/article/digerati50-out-to-shape-the-ecosystem