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JFDI.Asia cofounder Hugh Mason and its programme manager Ray Wu are halfway through a three-city tour of Malaysia. Connections and understanding local culture came shining through as the vital ingredients for startup success when they visited Kota Kinabalu this week. This is the second of a three-part series of their journey.
In the week that JFDI.Asia announced its US$2.1-million funding, cofounder Hugh Mason and accelerator manager Ray Wu were in Penang sharing insights with local startups and the people who support them. Over the next two weeks, they will deliver more workshops in Malaysia as part of the MSC Malaysia Accelerator Lite programme. Along the way, Hugh is keeping a diary and here is his first instalment.
JFDI.Asia said it has secured firm capital commitments totalling S$2.7 million (US$2.1 million) from an international consortium of investors anchored by Singapore’s Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd.
Singapore-based startup Klinify, which aims to eliminate doctors' paperwork pains without them having to change their workflow, has raised US$611,742 to fund a functional prototype and expand its support service. Cofounder Surendran Krishanthan speaks to Gabey Goh.
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MDeC has announced a pilot programme that it said would “help local ICT startups break through barriers to growth.” The MSC Malaysia Startup Accelerator Lite programme will be delivered by local partners around Malaysia and facilitated by JFDI.Asia.
Klinify, a document management system that helps private medical clinics manage patient records while preserving their existing workflow, said it has closed a S$770,000 (US$601,600) seed funding round.