Mavcap

Week in Review: Get in on the conversations!
Digital News Asia (DNA) founder Karamjit Singh tells us why he is totally loving the interactive conversations that our articles trigger, via social media and also through the comments section, and urges entrepreneurs to share to help grow the ecosystem.
Push comes to shove, PUsh will fail
Karamjit Singh lists a multitude of reasons why the RM80-million government initiative to create three competitive bumi ICT companies will not work.
‘There’s a lot of Malaysia in this movie’
War of The Worlds: Goliath director Joe Pearson explains why, despite it being an international effort, the movie is very much Malaysia’s.
Technopreneur Leon Tan gets his dream geek-fest
How Leon Tan and his team managed to make the movie 'War of The Worlds: Goliath' is perhaps a lesson for all aspiring entrepreneurs, not just those in the creative content space. They had a vision, they had to get funding, the timing just came together, and they pivoted … many times.
‘War of The Worlds: Goliath’ beats Madagascar 3 at 3D Film Festival in Los Angeles
Tripod Films’ animated full feature film, War of The Worlds: Goliath (WOTWG), was recognized as the Best 3D Animated Feature Film at the 3D Film Festival held last week in Los Angeles, which Tripod CEO Leon Tan says is validation that Malaysian companies can make great global products. Indeed, it beat two mainstream Hollywood movies for the honor.
‘Entrepreneurs not equitable in asking for money’
Most of the companies Malaysia Venture Capital Management Bhd (Mavcap) has invested in since 2011 have been startups, and quite a few of them have failed, says its chief executive officer Jamaludin Bujang.
Mavcap asking for ‘substantial amount’ from govt
Even though Mavcap has RM100 million left over from its last allocation from the Malaysian Government, it will be asking for more – ‘actually quite a substantial amount,’ says its CEO.
Mavcap looking for a few good men (and women)
It's been close to a year since Jamaludin Bujang took over as Mavcap CEO. DNA caught up with Jamaludin recently to get a feel for how Mavcap is doing, especially over the first seven months of the year, and how much money it has left to invest.
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