There is barely a handful of VCs still offering funding and of those that do, many will run out of funds soon.
Outside of Klang Valley, in rural and less urbanised locations, there exists untapped business opportunities and potential market of 20 million people.
The lack of global innovations coming out of Malaysia speaks volumes about the relative silence from the majority of innovation organisations.
Pitching session proved women empowerment was more than a buzzword and showcased women entrepreneurs with a variety of feasible tech solutions.
15 womenpreneurs pitch investment-ready solutions to local, regional and global investors.
Key sectors participants focused on included: agriculture, environment, healthcare, education, energy/sanitation.
First major step in its mission to spread the word on blockchain.
The inaugural green business ideas accelerator is open for entries from green and eco-entrepreneurs.
A total of 27 global startups will participate in second GAP with focus on strategies to expand into the Asean region.
As the startup ecosystem waits with bated breath on the fate of MaGIC under the new government in Malaysia, Karamjit Singh asks if the startup agency has made an impact.