Cradle moves to keep itself relevant, aiming to catalyse soft cultural aspects of the ecosystem.
Sam Shafie holds on fast to dream of catalyzing crowd funding in Malaysia, despite rocky early going between 2012-2015.
A US$2-million grant from the Omidyar Network to Yangon tech community Phandeeyar will help support a for-profit accelerator programme to be launched in September.
Cradle Fund has signed on six new partners, raising another RM52mil for its co-investment funds, which now total RM159.2mil (US$37.7mil).
Cradle Fund is partnering with startup incubator VLT Labs to help CIP grant recipients take their business to the next level.
The final article of a three-part series on Singaporean SMEs and digital transformation looks at how successful government programmes have been.
In this, the second of three parts on SMEs and digital transformation, DNA speaks to a trade association, a vendor and an SME to uncover how the various policies and programmes have been translated on the ground.
Singapore, known as an Asian launchpad for multinational companies in the 1990s, is quickly becoming one for startups in the 2010s – at least, according to the Singapore Startup Ecosystem and Entrepreneurial Toolbox prepared by 500 Startups' Arnaud Bonzom.
Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) said there will be more incentives and grants available for its 9th MSC Malaysia Intellectual Property Creators Challenge (IPCC) competition, kicked off on Aug 1 and ends Sept 30.
Soft Space International, whose mobile point of sale solution has been adopted by some of the major banks in the region, has been approved for a 1:1 matching grant worth RM18.4 million (US$5.6 million) by the Malaysian Investment Development Authority, a boost to the company's efforts to become a 'payment innovator.'