1337 Ventures

KL to host Pitch Day for fintech startups
Startupbootcamp FinTech, an accelerator focused on financial innovation and part of the global award-winning Startupbootcamp accelerator, has announced a Pitch Day in Kuala Lumpur.
1337 Ventures opens up applications for Alpha Startups
1337 Ventures is on the hunt for aspiring entrepreneurs to join the fourth intake of Alpha Startups, its pre-accelerator programme, which begins on Jan 5, 2015.
PayPal launches Startup Blueprint in eight APAC markets
US payments giant PayPal and payment gateway Braintree have announced the launch of Startup Blueprint in eight markets in Asia Pacific: Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Taiwan.
Week in Review: Leveraging public funds to raise private money
1337 Venture's Bikesh Lakhmichand did something Karamjit Singh has not seen any entrepreneur do before: Return funds to the Government … but not before leveraging it to raise private money.
1337 Ventures pivots from public to private funding
18 months after launching his accelerator and pre-seed fund, Bikesh Lakhmichand has returned the unused portion of the US$1.6 million fund to the Malaysian Government and raised private money instead.
Second Alpha Startups pre-accelerator semester to kick off
1337 Ventures, in partnership with the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC), has announced its second Alpha Startups pre-accelerator programme in Malaysia, formed to help early stage startups get from raw idea to validated minimum viable product (MVP).
1337 launches Malaysia’s first pre-­accelerator programme
1337 Ventures launches programme to help first-time entrepreneurs get from raw idea to validated minimum viable product.
Cyberjaya to become global tech hub
Cyberview managing director Faris Yahaya talks to DNA founder Karamjit Singh about the new direction the property developer is taking and how this will make it more of an ecosystem player.
1337 to match-make startups with GLCs in new programme
1337 Ventures has announced its inaugural Enterprise Ignite Accelerator: GLC Edition, which aims to bring together startups developing technologies that can be deployed at government-linked companies (GLCs) with the GLCs themselves.
Digerati50: Out to shape the ecosystem
Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. These articles are from Digerati50, a special print publication released in January 2014.
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