For Veriva Systems founder and CEO Wendy Leong, it was a case of good timing, an eye for spotting a market gap, sheer guts, and perhaps even luck.
Renuka Sena, founder of Proficeo Consultants and the main force behind the Coach & Grow Programme (CGP), speaks about the programme’s impact and the emerging powerful ecosystem it is creating with the ‘Pay It Forward’ mentality as a cornerstone.
Cradle CEO Nazrin Hassan shares his thoughts on the strengthening ecosystem in Malaysia, while wishing that more entrepreneurs had the burning desire to succeed.
Cradle Fund has signed on six new partners, raising another RM52mil for its co-investment funds, which now total RM159.2mil (US$37.7mil).
As MaGIC starts the process of selecting 50 startups from more than 700 entries for Cohort 2 of its MaGIC Accelerator Programme, its alumni from Cohort 1 have already been a great help, says executive director Johnathan Lee.
Pitching isn’t easy, especially when the startup itself isn’t clear about its own unique selling proposition.
Cradle Fund is partnering with startup incubator VLT Labs to help CIP grant recipients take their business to the next level.
Malaysian startup Hostel Hunting Sdn Bhd said it has raised US$500,000 in a seed round led by KK Fund, for its student accommodation marketplace.
Malaysian PR consultancy Intelectasia has been awarded a CIP 500 grant by Cradle Fund to expand its Supernewsroom to Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam.
GiveReceipt, which describes itself as Asean’s first e-receipt platform and only launched three months ago, has been awarded an RM500,000 grant by Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd under the CIP 500 programme.