Startups

Gobi-Core Philippine Fund inches to 7 startups funded by 2021 with inclusion of livestream platform Kumu
The US$10mil Philippines Fund adds Kumu to their portfolio, with hopes to invest in four more startups in other emerging industries.
ScaleUp Malaysia Accelerator Cohort 2 On A #Quest2Scale 20 Companies
Submissions came from all over the world, including Belgium, Egypt, India Startups are selected on their propensity to disrupt existing/legacy markets
Penang TECHFEST Live features Road-to-WCIT in hybrid series of events to drive inclusivity of tech for all
TECHFEST Live to be broadcast 18–20 Nov with 77% penetration rate in M’sian homes Highlights include WITSA Global ICT Excellence Awards & 2020’s Featured Innovations
E-Nation 2020: Building nations in a post-Covid world requires tech, government, education, and empathy
At a panel titled “Reflect, Reset and Reform – Thriving in the New World”, speakers from Malaysia, France and the UK reflect on nation building following a crisis, and the roles in which education, government and technology plays in progress
Mavcap Appoints Shahril Anas as CEO
Was acting CEO for almost 2 years in place of Jamaludin Bujang Over 25 years of experience in investment industry including VC
MaGIC gets Malaysian startups ready for key regional markets through GMP
The new Global Market-fit Programme (GMP) by MaGIC aims to aid startups develop a product market fit and build traction for maturity as well as regional expansion. 
Gobi Partners, Sunway Group announce Final Four winners of its sports-meets-startups SuperSeed II Championship
The SuperSeed II Championship virtual pitching competition, which adopts a unique sports tournament style approach, sees its final four winners announced.
Penjana Kapital launches RFP for US$290mil Dana Penjana Nasional fund
6 fund managers to be chosen, investing in four growth stages Prior track record required, demonstrate fundraising abilities On Fri, Sept 11, Penjana Kapital Sdn Bhd released a Request for Proposal (RFP) process for the Dana Penjana Nasional fund of funds programme, to select venture capital fund managers.
‘No-brainer’ to invest in Malaysia, says Singapore’s Quest Ventures
Commits US$1mil from its AsiaFund 2 that had first close of US$30mil ‘The best people we imagine working with’ says James Tan on Scaleup Malaysia
Selangor Accelerator programme picks its 2020 top 10 winners
SITEC Selangor has announced the Top 10 winners for the Selangor Accelerator programme 2020, a culmination of four months of training, mentorship and learning.
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