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By Goh Thean Eu
Jun 09, 2015

Some may see the recent launch of Cradle Seed Ventures Pte Ltd as an initiative to encourage public-private partnership on the domestic startup funding front, but the move has a much bigger agenda: To prevent, or at least to minimise, the number of good deals flowing out of Malaysia.

By A. Asohan
May 29, 2015

The funding floodgates haven’t opened for the Malaysian startup ecosystem and we haven’t seen the ‘silly deals’ we expected, writes DNA executive editor A. Asohan, who believes it’s time for the corporate world to step up.

Digital News Asia
May 12, 2015

Digital retail solutions provider Ebizu Sdn Bhd said it has been awarded CIP 500 funding by Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd, the Malaysian Ministry of Finance non-profit that provides early-stage funding.

By Goh Thean Eu
Apr 29, 2015

Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd has signed up another five partners for its Co-Investment Partners programme, doubling the total combined funding under the programme to about RM56.7 million (approximately US$16 million)  from RM28 million.

Digital News Asia
Mar 05, 2015

Some of the biggest names in the South-East Asian startup scene will convene in Kuala Lumpur from March 20-21 at the ‘Cradle Buzz’ programme to highlight, analyse and discuss entrepreneurship concerns in the region.

Goh Thean Eu
Dec 18, 2014

Entrepreneurs should go out to raise funds in the next six months as the window may soon close, with increasing signs of a possible global economic slowdown in the near-term.

Karamjit Singh
Dec 11, 2014

The final DNA-TeAM Disrupt session of the year will be held on Dec 17 at the MaGIC office in Cyberjaya, with the topic of discussion being ‘The Highs and Lows of 2014.’ What are your personal picks?

Goh Thean Eu
Nov 28, 2014

The Coach and Grow Programme (CGP), a technopreneur training programme targeting pre-seed, growth stage and global companies, has received the go-ahead for its third instalment (CGP3) with a further US$1.2-million allocation.

Karamjit Singh
Nov 07, 2014

Malaysian entrepreneurs are a happy bunch this week with two new funding channels opening up for them. But with the country also looking to attract talent from overseas to launch their ideas from Malaysia, DNA founder Karamjit Singh wonders if the Government should be more practical here.

Karamjit Singh
Nov 07, 2014

In a significant development, Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd can now invest for equity instead of just giving grants. Leveraging on VCs, it is targeting amounts of between US$150,000 and US$300,000. Its chief executive Nazrin Hassan explains why.

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