Startups, contracts, regulatory compliance
About Izwan zakaria
Izwan Zakaria is the founder and managing partner of Izwan & Partners, a technology and startup focused law firm.
Izwan has over a decade of legal experience in corporate and commercial laws. He 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 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 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 and adviser at Founders Institute (a pre-seed start-up accelerator with a presence in over 180 cities worldwide).
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Izwan & Partners is pleased to announce that we’ve recently been onboarded as a mentor on UiTM’s Law School inaugural mentoring programme.