Sam Shafie is the CEO and Co-Founder of pitchIN, Malaysia's leading Equity Crowdfunding platform. To date, pitchIN has hosted 74 companies that have raised more than RM100 mil from more than 4500 investors. Sam is also the CEO and Founder of WatchTower and Friends (WTF) Accelerator, a tech accelerator company that invests in early stage tech startups. To date WTF has invested in 53 companies, that includes being the first investors in startups such as TheLorry, MyCash Online, MoneyMatch, Omnimatics, PostCo, Lapasar and others.
Sam is a legal graduate from University Kebangsaan Malaysia and spent 15 years in public service.