Cradle Fund

SecQ.me receives US$155,000 Cradle grant
Latin America, here we come! That, or something along those lines, must have been among the hoots of joy that reverberated in SecQ.me’s office when founder James Khoo and his cofounder Chin Xin-Ci were told they would receive a US$155,000 (RM500,000) grant from Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd.
This ‘bus’ is worth catching
It is a journey that has taken over two years, but August this year saw Ashwin Jeyapalasingam and Viren Doshi, founders of Catch That Bus, scale a new high in their entrepreneurial journey as their website finally went live with tickets from bus companies Nice, Plusliner and Transnasional on offer.
Junior World Entrepreneurship Forum makes Malaysian debut
Malaysian chapter of Junior World Entrepreneurship Forum launched in partnership with Cradle and INTI Chapter now open to corporate sponsorships and partnerships
Startup hopes social fashionistas will buy Off The Rack Asia
Off The Rack founders Lim Hui Ru and Haslina Ali left their successful careers in finance because they believed there is room for one more fashion e-commerce site -- and because they believed they had a unique value proposition.
Reality kicks in at CGP ... in a good way too
Something interesting happened over the past one year during the Coach and Grow Programme (CGP) funded by the Ministry of Finance and administered by Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd, writes Karamjit Singh.
Week in Review: The rise of the angel investor?
Election talk has been the dominant theme for the week, given that Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has dubbed this the 'first social media election, in the country, but for the tech ecosystem, the big news has to be the official launch of the Angel Tax Incentive by Cradle, writes Karamjit Singh.
Malaysia's start-up scene needs to break out of stealth mode
Malaysia may have one of the most active developing startup ecosystems in the region but we don’t do a good enough job of promoting the fact, admits Cradle Fund chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan.
Cradle’s CGP gets green light for second year
The Coach and Grow Program (CGP), an entrepreneur training program launched in July last year, celebrated its inaugural year on Nov 22 with a convocation ceremony for entrepreneurs who completed it.
Budget 2013 smartphone rebate: A stupid thing to do
If you need further proof that even very smart people can do stupid things, look no further than the Budget 2013 proposal allocating RM300 million (US$98 million) for a RM200 (US$65) rebate for youths aged 21 to 30 to go towards the purchase of a 3G smartphone, writes DNA founder Karamjit Singh.
Finally, relief for taxi users
MyTeksi.com was born out of a business plan competition at the Harvard Business School that three Malaysians happened to be attending last year. To their surprise, the idea won second prize. That got them thinking that there could be some legs to their idea.  
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