Early-stage grant provider Cradle Fund brought on board six more partners for its co-investment initiative, five of them equity crowdfunding operators.
A pioneering report on business angels in Malaysia reveals that while the ecosystem for angel investing needs to be strengthened, angel investors are doing quite well for themselves, writes Amanda Tiew.
Early-stage grant provider Cradle Fund has launched its Cradle TV online channel, hoping to bridge the gap between startups and investors.
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.