他被认为是那个把喝咖啡文化带进新山市场的创业者，之后更是投身科创领域，从国外融资，带领团队开发一款为零售商家奖励客户的app。David 林造峰, 创业领域跨越餐饮业、科创，至今更是出任新零售品牌 KIODA的首席执行长。
这个月, 我们邀请连续创业者 David 林造峰 成为Startup Grind Johor的分享人，分享自己这几年在各领域的创业历程，失败与成功的经验分享。60 分钟内，挖掘出你在网络找不到故事，以最赤裸裸的方式分享，让你从新认识这位新山创业届的风云人物！
*此活动以中文为媒介语进行 | This Session Will Be Conducted in Chinese*
The man who introduced artisan coffee drinking culture to Johor Bahru and someone who raises funds to kickstart tech startups as well as helping retail merchants improve customer loyalty. David Lim, the CEO of KIODA, a fast retail chain will be joining us at this month's Startup Grind Johor. From F & B tech startups to now running one of the fastest growing retail businesses, we are going to roast and grind David for a solid hour to learn more from his experiences, success and failures as well as the lessons he overcame on his entrepreneurial journey.
KIODA is the first Korean concept store in Malaysia with an ever growing retail network of more than 30 outlets in Malaysia and in 7 countries. KIODA comes ready with its own Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) partners in China, and direct purchasing supplier in South Korea and over the next 3 years, KIODA is planning to open 200-300 concept stores in India, starting with the mega cities including Mumbai, Chennai and New Delhi.
Startups? Aspiring startups? Bring your friends and join us at the event. See you there!
2011-2016, Former Founder of Just Want Coffee, The Factory 30 ; 2014, Founder of The Little Island, has 2 branches ; 2015, Chief marketing officer (CMO) of ITree Technology ; 2015, Chief marketing officer (CMO) of GaGa Malaysia ; 2017, Chief executive officer (CEO) of KIODA ; 2017, Business Director of JCIM Area Peninsular Central South ; 2017, Marketing Director of Crypto Endowment Fund
David Lim is a former founder of Just Want Coffee, The Factory 30. Just Want Coffee (JWC) The Factory 30 is a coffee shop nested in a factory yard. It builded its visibility in short time and being as a successful cafe among competitors. In JB city, JWC has 6 different themed branches which founded by David and Nelson.
Furthermore, he is also the founder of restaurant The Little Island. The nostalgic and comforting flavours of Penang cuisine to Taman Molek since March 2014. Their chefs working hard to ensure that the food is meticulously prepared using traditional cooking methods to preserve the rich Penang food culture and heritage. The Little Island‘s internal design evokes the old nostalgic Penang with the “kopitiam” ambience.
One day, David decided to develop GaGa rewards system with his friend in iTree Technology. iTree Technology helps traditional business create a new marketing model and business model with internet. It now has a worldwide audience for its goods and services.
GaGa is one of the achievement of iTree Technology. It is the trump card which replace the traditional types of reward, such as coupons, membership, and discount. Whenever and wherever new purchase is made, rewards will be automatically be recorded in GaGa. They had already expanded the market in Johor Bahru and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. Being a multinational team of elites, they are looking forward to expanding their business into the fastest growing markets in Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China as well.
Not only F&B and new retail business, he is also known as CEO of KIODA. KIODA is the first Korean concept store in Malaysia with an ever growing retail network. A total of 60 outlets in Malaysia and 7 countries. Over the next four years, KIODA is planning to open 200-300 concept stores in India, starting with mega cities like New Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai. KIODA has its own Original Equipment Manufacturing(OEM) partner in China, and direct bulk purchasing supplier in South Korea.
林造峰 是Just Want Coffee, The Factory 30 前创办人。Just Want Coffee(简称 JWC) 在一栋工厂林立的工业区独树一帜, 它的名字 JWC The Factory 30 由此而来。它可说是新山咖啡业的佼佼者，短短时间为自己打响名号。 Just Want Coffee 目前拥有一共6家不同主题的分店，每一家都是经过两位创办人David及Nelson精心设计及打造而成。