Some startup and entrepreneur incentives in Budget 2015 only apply to MaGIC Good first step, but more must be done to attract global entrepreneurs: Pundits
Industry players generally welcome initiatives and goodies Gaps in making Malaysia preferred destination for entrepreneurs IN its proposed national budget for 2015, the Malaysian Government announced several incentives and measures that directly or indirectly would be of benefit to the ICT ecosystem, but some industry players believe that more could have been done to further grow the ecosystem.
Industry players DNA spoke to share some of the pros and cons of the consultative paper Securities Commission Malaysia has put up for industry feedback on the impending launch of Malaysia’s equity crowdfunding platform.
Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. These articles are from Digerati50, a special print publication released in January 2014. For information on customised reprints of Digertai50, email [email protected]
Much said about funding gap, but it’s really growth stage funding that is lacking A void Mavcap and Silicon Valley’s Elixir Capital Management hope to fill
The 8th Annual Malaysian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association Dinner recognised some of its outstanding investee companies and Supportive Industry and GLC Partners.
Talks are in an advanced stage with three parties, local and foreign, which will each invest matching funds of up to US$25 million into any of four local venture capital (VC) companies that Mavcap is planning to spin off by January, 2014.
Echelon Malaysia Satellite was a success, with a packed room listening to 15 start-ups pitching to earn a ticket to the main event in Singapore in June.
While it’s great to see Echelon back in Malaysia for a second time, it raises questions of how well the Malaysian start-up scene is projecting itself regionally, A. Asohan writes.
The start-up space is recognized as amongst the most vibrant sectors in the country’s technology ecosystem, yet it is still very hard for entrepreneurs to raise money in Malaysia, panelists at the DNA-TeAM Disrupt session said.