Izwan Zakaria is a corporate/commercial, startup and technology lawyer based in Kuala Lumpur.
In 2019, he started Izwan & Partners, a corporate/commercial, venture capital, and technology law firm focusing on advising Malaysian technology companies and startups.
Izwan has 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 also extensive experience in venture capital and private equity fundraising having acted for startups and investors across sectors such as technology, media, e-commerce, fintech, fashion and agritech.
Izwan is a member of the Fintech Association of Malaysia and active in the Malaysian startup and tech ecosystem, where he regularly mentors early-stage entrepreneurs and speaks at events on compliance and fundraising matters. He is currently a mentor at Closing The Gap (a nonprofit addressing education inequity) and Founder Institute (a pre-seed start-up accelerator with a presence in over 180 cities worldwide).
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