Dash is the founder of StartupMalaysia.org and the Host for the Global Entrepreneurship Week since 2008.
Dash’s mission in life is to help increase the number of fundable startups in the ecosystem. To this end, Dash has inspired hundreds of young people both in Malaysia and South East Asia to consider the path of high-growth entrepreneurship.
Under his leadership, the Global Entrepreneurship Week in Malaysia became one of the most active campaigns in the world. In 2009, Malaysia won the Host of The Year Award for the Global Entrepreneurship Week. In 2010, Dash was an invitee to the Presidential Summit in Entrepreneurship in Washington D.C hosted by President Obama.
Dash is also an alumni of the State Department’s prestigious IVLP (International Visitor Leadership Program) in the domain of startups.
In 2012, Dash became the Co-Director of the Founder Institute in Perth. The Founder Institute is the worlds largest idea stage accelerator in the world with a mission to create 1,000 high growth startups every year. Dash is educated both in Edinburgh Business School and the University of Cambridge.