Dr V Sivapalan
'Chicken feed' public venture funding does not help create unicorns Mediocre talent leads to mediocre business and this doesn’t attract venture funding
Proposal for 200 startups to receive US$700k funding each within 12 months Future of startup ecosystem & Malaysian economy is forever changed by Covid-19
Increase funding for venture debt under MDV with aggressive 1:1 matching ratio Not the time to take foot off the gas, rather, need to put pedal to the metal
Be prepared to serve customer needs better and grab opportunities faster than competitors Building Pegasus-type companies through ScaleUp Malaysia Accelerator to win the game
Focus on helping companies in cohort secure investments & strategic partnerships Come April, 10 companies cohort will receive an investment of US$48,273 each from
Long-term growth for businesses and steady income stream will uplift digital economy and Malaysia’s gross domestic product
While many other accelerators focus on early ideation, Dr V Sivapalan and Renuka Sena believe the need is great at the early commercialisation stage.
Being CEO of Cradle was a ‘dream job’ with deep satisfaction from helping entrepreneurs.
Strong government support for entrepreneurship is pushing Malaysia’s digital economy in the right direction
Intellectual curiosity could well turn out to be our best weapon against the onslaught of the machines.