Sam Shafie

In boost to Malaysia’s ECF & P2P markets, MTDC allocates US$2.8mil co-investment fund
To co-invest US$2.3mil with pitchIN and US$460k with MicroLEAP First govt agency to co-invest with an ECF platform in those that meet criteria
pitchIN releases annual report 2019 and declares itself APAC’s top ECF platform
1,582 investments made in 2019, more than double the investments over preceding 3 years ositive impact from Malaysian Co-Investment Fund (MyCIF) scheme by government
Oxwhite smashes ECF records in Malaysia on way to raising US$1.2mil on pitchIN
Has become the largest ever ECF deal in Malaysia.
Babysitting platform Kiddocare raises US$131,658 on pitchIN
Empowers women with income opportunities by providing curated babysitting jobs.
500 Startups invests in MyCash Online, gives ECF investors 44.2% returns
pitchIN’s first ECF exit gives investors a ROI within two years.
Tegas, Watchtower & Friends to hold pre-accelerator bootcamp in Sarawak
State platform for the promotion of digital innovation and entrepreneurship partners with a Malaysian private startup accelerator.
pitchIN’s ECF issuers chart higher revenues after fundraising
Despite lowered market sentiments from GEI4, pitchIN raised US$3.31mil from 8 deals SC Malaysia expected to release eagerly awaited Secondary Market Framework by Q1  
Fundaztic raises US$720,490 in 38 minutes on pitchIN
The Peoplender ECF campaign is the fastest funded equity crowdfunding campaign in Malaysia.
‘Do it first and ask for forgiveness later’
The Malaysian fintech scene needs more supportive regulation to thrive say panellists at the recent Cyberjaya Startup Summit.
Reaching back and helping those at Ground Zero
Bikesh Lakhmichand, Sam Shafie, Dash Dhakshinamoorthy and Andrew Tan talk about changes they hope to see in the startup ecosystem and founder mentality towards product feedback.
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