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Izwan Zakaria


Izwan Zakaria is the owner and managing partner of Izwan & Partners, a corporate/commercial law firm he founded in early 2019. The law firm is a niche practice focusing on advising technology companies, venture capitals, and early stage startups in Malaysia and across South East Asia.

Izwan is a specialist technology and venture lawyer with over a decade of legal experience in corporate law. His key niche practice includes his direct experience in acting for online and digital businesses like equity crowdfunding, peer to peer lending, ecommerce, and robo advisory platforms and other disruptive technologies. His involvement in the technology sector also extends to advising fintech clients on compliance matters relating to regulatory developments in the industry as set out by the Central Bank and the Securities Commission.

Izwan has experience in venture capital fundraising having acted for startups and investors across sectors such as technology, media, e-commerce, fintech, fashion and agritech.

Izwan is currently a member of the Fintech Association of Malaysia and active in the Malaysian startup ecosystem, where he regularly mentors early stage entrepreneurs and speaks at events on compliance and fundraising matters. He is currently a mentor of Founders Institute (a pre-seed start-up accelerator with a presence in over 180 cities worldwide) and Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise (raiSE).

Izwan can be contacted at izwan@izwanpartners.com

For more information about how Izwan & Partners can help companies and investors, please visit www.izwanpartners.com.

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Reviews 2

46 weeks ago. Esther Lai Keat Ee

Thank you Izwan for taking the time to meet up virtually and your insights as a fellow lawyer with interesting connections and clientele..


Really kind and helpful to the discussion.

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