How much focus should be on the cost of public sector development programmes versus the expected impact from such programmes? The 500 Startups Distro Dojo accelerator programme in Malaysia supported by MaGIC causes Karamjit Singh to ponder this question.
Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI.Asia) said that applications are open for its next JFDI Accelerate 100-day startup accelerator programme to start in August, and announced some changes to the format.
A pact between startup ecosystem players from Malaysia and Singapore with an Asean perspective is underway, with StartupMalaysia.org and Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI.Asia) announcing a partnership.
JFDI.Asia has announced the opening of its first international office, in Cebu in the Philippines.
The Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI.Asia) and Glints have launched the JFDI Fellowship to offer young people hands-on entrepreneurship experience.
JFDI.Asia said that the latest batch of startups in its fifth 100-day accelerator programme includes companies that were on average at a significantly later stage of maturity.
JFDI.Asia has appointed the first in a new network of ‘Ambassadors’ that it said would support the growth of startup communities across Asia.
JFDI.Asia said that the first two years of its accelerator operations have yielded 21 active startups raising an aggregate S$9 million (US$7.2 million) in seed funding, and now valued at S$36.1 million (US$29.1 million).
JFDI and South Korea's Banks Foundation for Young Entrepreneurs have announced a strategic partnership that they said would boost the skills of first-time entrepreneurs across language and cultural barriers.
Accepted into US universities, trio use gap year to build intern-startup matching business JDFI.Asia impressed by the fact they were so ‘damn cheeky,’ but willing to learn