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About Us

Widely known as one of the fastest growing incubator and accelerator in Malaysia, iRewards Berhad is a mentor furnishes entrepreneurs with top innovative, technological and entrepreneurial practices. Now, iRewards Berhad no longer portrays themselves as any ordinary incubator and accelerator, they reach out to the public as a company compound of joint venture investment, venture capital, fund raising, corporate restructuring, private equity investment, accelerator and incubation to be listed in United Kingdom’s London Stock Exchange Main Board in the end of the year of 2021.

iRewards Berhad was teamed by a group of ambitious entrepreneurs and business pioneers with proficient in entrepreneurship skills and investment strategies. They shared a common goal in mind: to guide businesses, companies, entrepreneurs and firms across Malaysia throughout the public stock exchange offering listing, depends on business nature and industry capacity. We will be there to support entrepreneurs throughout the fund raising process, mentor them in setting business strategy, maximize investment value to attract venture capital investors and empowers entrepreneurs to generate revenue with their strength in business.

Supported by private investors, angel investors, venture capitals, investment bankers and professionals in different industries and diverse countries, we transform traditional business model with capital mechanism methodology and evolving technologies, assist them on company restructural, reducing chances of start-ups and entrepreneurship failures, strengthening industry infrastructure, enhance key management team operations and funding.

iRewards Berhad works as a heterogeneous company aside from constructing leading and healthy entrepreneurship ecosystem leaded by stakeholders to work in a concerted way with positive competitive minds, the company too consolidating capitals, providing venture capital funding consultation and offering private equity investment funding consultation. Entrepreneurs, funders, government agencies, angels, experts, mentors, professionals are all welcome under one roof.

Established since 2005, iRewards  has sought to contribute value to society by concept of business alliance partnering with small and medium enterprises (SMEs) from various industries; operating its business with a focus on customer loyalty and rewards program through an array of cross-promotional strategies.

In 2016, iRewards  was further restructured to iRewards Berhad – a FinTech, technology and innovation incubator who develops business strategies and sharpens ideas and unique selling points; and an accelerator who connects entrepreneurs with top experts from all walks of life.

iRewards Berhad explore outstanding talents within the market “sea”, analyzes their growing business potential through mentorships and business consultations, offer support in furnishing business operations to hit the ground running and be ready to move beyond the early stages of getting established in initial public offering status.

The move iRewards Berhad taken to evolve its business structure to the accelerators has enhanced the search of “hidden talent” businesses, through the journey of business exploration, they had shared positive yet productive advice to those companies with practical methodologies, leading the way to an evergreen ecosystem which supports each other within the community and sustain the national’s economic growth.

iRewards aspires to be the leading world-class player in ASEAN diversified investment sector leveraging on private equity, assisting and guiding local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to improvise business operational structure in reaching initial public offering listing standards.

Vision

To be one of the committed global leading investment company on nurture emerging companies for future expansion in diversified investment sector.

Mission

• To assist at least 50 companies meeting IPO requirements, starting with ASEAN countries.

• To build an international or global platform for investors to maximize their wealth.

Value

• To establish sustainable investments by propelling highly innovative technology focused emerging companies to the international scene by consolidating financial knowledge.

• To place high emphasis on integrity and transparency in execution.

• It perceives the untapped business opportunities in ASEAN, especially when the market is filled with local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with little of financial and capital market knowledge in leveraging on private equity to expand business.

Core Team
The leaders whom responsible for the project achieving goals and responsible to ensure the company complies with their function’s standards and best practices.
  • Aaron Chan, Founder

    Aaron is the founder of iRewards Berhand and he has an adventurous personality, never stop from seeking challenges to achieve his goals. Like any of us, he faced downside of his life before he become successful. The realization of increase of business competition, Aaron found a solution by started Blockbuster Alliances Sdn Bhd in 2005 to help business grew continuously. He was then awarded with the ITEX Creativity Reward. Later, he partnered with EON bank and over 100 corporate brands to launch the iRewards co-branding card within 3 years’ time. He had successfully integrated more than 2,000 merchants on the cloud commerce marketplace development in the year of 2014.

     

    With Aaron’s over 12 years experience-in-field and his leadership skills, he brought success to iRewards by continually engaging and collaborating with the selected world’s best companies. His dedication inspires and motivate his team to follow him to achieve their goals. His passion and ability creating synergy and teamwork among businesses had enabled him to achieve long-term partnership with SMEs around the world. This is one of Aaron’s strengths which leads him to the glory he has right now.

     

    Aaron is a visionary man with strong mission in mind – to transform traditional small and medium enterprises in ASEAN countries, mentor them in operating businesses effectively to meet the requirements of initial public offering within 5 years, and the ideal stage, to be listed in public stock market main board. Well learnt that entrepreneurship is a hardship project done by one individual, he urge enterprises to integrate resources and societies to join forces as one, to trigger any potential where traditional small and medium enterprises might not aware.

  • Jason Tan, Business Development Director

    A “kampong-born serial entrepreneur”, Jason Tan was started doing pet trading business since his childhood. He is very independent, since young he able to self-living on his education cost. He graduated with Master of International Marketing (MSC) from Sheffield Hallam University in 2012. Back to Malaysia, he continues to started his own car spare part trading business, within a very short time of period, he successfully to earns his first million.

     

    In order to continue his dream to build more young entrepreneur in the market. He joined iRewards Sdn Bhd as Business Partner in 2013. He always believes the power of collaboration. Under his leadership, he successfully to organise at least 50 business networking session for entrepreneurs in a year. Jason is a dedicated entrepreneurial leadership and team player. He is always willing to sacrifice for his team and focus on business networking session. He loves making new friends, collaboration and building high value networks. His passion in dealing with youth and launching “Journey towards Onlineprenuership”. The focus is to understand youths and to train them as next generation online entrepreneurs. He targets a combination of entrepreneurs and youth in a unique O2O business model.

     

    In 2018, he was promoted as one of iRewards Berhad’s board of directors. Throughout the years, he and his team successfully raised more than RM40.5 million as a group and incubate more than 30 companies, with his knowledge in entrepreneurial leadership, he mentors entrepreneurs in their route to initial public offering. He also very active in the NGO especially in Junior Chamber International (JCI). He was one of Porsche Club Malaysia Exco members between year 2019 and year 2020, appointed as Executive Vice President in JCI Kuala Lumpur in year 2017, won Top Recruiter in the JCI National President Incentive Awards in 2015.

Dato’ Sri Ng Chuan Hoo
Independent Director
Dato’ Sri Ng, the founder and Managing Director of Vern’s Holding Sdn Bhd has ventured into the manufacturing, licensing and retail business of fashionable ladies shoes and handbags for the young and young at heart since 2005. Dato’ Sri’s effort has been recognized and been awarded with Top 10 JCI Creative Young Entrepreneur Awards (CYEA) in 2010 and The Top 10 Outstanding Young Malaysian Awards (TOYM) in 2012.
Dato’ Simon Lim Seng Chai
Cheif Legal Advisor
Dato’ Simon started his legal practice in 1991 at Messrs Shook Lin & Bok, one of Malaysia largest law firms. He founded Messrs SC Lim& Partners in 1999. A university of Malaya graduate majoring in Physics, Dato’ Simon continues his LLB studies at University of London and read his Master in Law at University of Malaya. Adding feathers to his hat, he is also A Barrister at Law of Lincoln’s Inn, UK, a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK and Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, a qualified panel mediator and an arbitrator of KLRCA, Malaysia.  
Thomas Chin
Legal Advisor
Thomas worked as the Honorary Adviser for China-ASEAN Legal Cooperation Center in Nanning, China since April 2017. He also invited by the Guangxi Law Society to conduct legal training on Malaysian laws for the lawyers from Guangxi. In 2018, Thomas has been appointed as the Secretary General of the China-ASEAN Legal Cooperation Society, Malaysia.
Tang Lai Meng
Financial Advisor
Equips with experience more than 23 years in field, Mr. Tang has walked through the line as Finance Chief with specialization in CFO Services, Corporate Finance, Business Process, Performance Improvement, Strategic Planning, Business Coaching, and Enterprise Architecture. And now, he is the founder and chief adviser who guides entrepreneurs throughout the entrepreneurship process.
Key Experts
At iRewards Berhad, we believe that success lies in having the right experts in the right place
Kennay Tang
United State IPO Advisor
Known to be the founder and CEO of Five Stars Equity, Kennay Tang was dressed with a specialization in Private Equity Investment (graduated from Peking University HSBC Business School) in the year 2011 and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (graduated from Tsinghua University) in the year 2009. With 20 years of experience in the luxurious boutique industry, 25 years of entrepreneurship skills, and experience in business mergers and acquisitions, Kennay values each company differently and polishes its valuation in its industries through restructuring and leading its team on project investigation and trading assistance.
Dr. Wong Jey Shyan
Private Equity Advisor
The Killing Moon, Incubator Dr. Jeh Shyan Wong was the former CEO of CommerceNet Singapore from 2000 to 2010. He currently heads the CNSG Consulting Group as the Consulting Partner, and also serves as the founding partner in Shyan Associates in Singapore, and Arris Venture, a Malaysian VC firm. He currently advises multiple start-ups and investment groups.
Datuk Paul Chong
Hong Kong IPO Advisor
Addressed as one of Asia’s supreme and experienced investment bankers with over 25 years of experience. Datuk Paul Chong was once former CEO and Head of Investment banking of one of the largest investment banks and securities firms in Asia, and now Managing Partner of Knight Capital Partners. Through his walk in investment banking, he had listed over 70 companies on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ Stock Market, London Stock Exchange, Australian Securities Exchange, Korea Stock Exchange, Deutsche Börse, Singapore Stock Exchange, Taiwan Stock Exchange and Bursa Malaysia
Aaron Tsai
United State IPO Advisor
Aaron Tsai is the Founder and Chief Capitalist of MAS Capital Inc. and MAS Capital Universal Exchange Inc. He was graduated at New York University – Leonard N. Stern School Business. He also serves as the Chief Capitalist of UDAX; Founder, Chairman and Chief Capitalist of MAS Capital Fintech exchange; Chairman of Tianrong Building Material Holdings, Ltd; Director and President of Aimex Distributing Corp., Aimex Imaging Corp., Aimex Marketing Corp., and American Multimedia, Inc; Director of MAS Acquisition Corp. and MAS Capital Securities, Inc. of MAS Capital Inc.
Ching Chee Pun
Malaysia IPO Advisor
As a licensed financial planner of the Securities Commission, Mr Ching currently is the Chairman of Save Solution Sdn Bhd, a company that provide consultancy to small and medium enterprise (SMEs) in the area of capital and cash flow fundings. He is a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (CA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP) of Financial Planning Association of Malaysia. Mr Ching is also the Treasurer of the Branding Association of Malaysia (BAM) and deputy Secretary of Malaysia Speaker Association (MSA). He graduated in UK with Hons degree mastering in Accounting and Management Control. He is also a qualified ACCA member for the past twelve years.
15 Years of Business Journey

Established since 2005, iRewards has sought to contribute value to society by concept of
business alliance partnering with small and medium enterprises (SMEs) from various industries;
operating its business with a focus on customer loyalty and rewards program through an array
of cross-promotional strategies. In 2016, iRewards was further restructured to iRewards Berhad – a FinTech, technology and innovation incubator.

Starting Blockbuster: Business Alliance Loyalty Program

2005

Blockbuster Ver.2 Co-branding VISA CARD

2008

Cash Rebate Loyalty program and Web Portal

2010

Launch beeZmall.com (2000 Merchants) (800k Consumers)

2014

Restructured as public company iRewards Berhad

2016

Technology and innovation incubator - Incubate 10 companies - Raise RM13.1 mil

2017

Incubated more than 30 companies

2018

Listed in London Stock Exchange (LSX)

In Near Future
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