Startup Week Malaysia Ignites Entrepreneurial Spirit Nationwide
Nov27

Startup Week Malaysia Ignites Entrepreneurial Spirit Nationwide

Startup Week Malaysia, a nationwide initiative fostering entrepreneurship, is set to take place from December 1-9. Spearheaded by a coalition of leading startup organizations, the event aims to unite founders, investors, and community leaders. The week includes educational sessions, keynote speakers, and unique engagements, providing opportunities for networking and mentorship. For more information and participation, visit...

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India-Asean Startup Summit 2023 Set to Catalyze Cross-Border Collaboration
Nov20

India-Asean Startup Summit 2023 Set to Catalyze Cross-Border Collaboration

DEWI Wealth Accelerator’s India-Asean Startup Summit 2023 (IASS 2023) is set to bring together over 600 startups, investors, and stakeholders from Malaysia and beyond, fostering cross-border collaborations with a focus on innovation and women empowerment. 20 November 2023 – More than 600 startups from local and international domains are poised to converge at the Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre for the inaugural...

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Mobiva’s Groundbreaking Tech Solutions Propel Global Disaster Preparedness
Nov17

Mobiva’s Groundbreaking Tech Solutions Propel Global Disaster Preparedness

Malaysian tech startup Mobiva is leading the charge in disaster preparedness and climate resilience through its innovative Citizen platform, utilizing AI-driven technologies and crowd-sourced mobile data to create real-time hazard maps. Since its inception in 2020, Mobiva has experienced substantial growth, securing accolades such as the championship at the ABD Hackathon, and is actively engaged in projects globally, including...

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X-PITCH 2023 Concludes with Million-Dollar Investments and Deeptech Triumphs
Nov14

X-PITCH 2023 Concludes with Million-Dollar Investments and Deeptech Triumphs

The X Games for Startups, X-PITCH 2023, concluded with ten finalists showcasing groundbreaking ideas. Four deeptech startups emerged as winners, securing a total investment of US$1 million. The event featured unconventional semi-finals on Singapore River bumboats, pushing the boundaries of startup competitions. Gratitude is extended to supporting organizations and sponsors, reaffirming X-PITCH’s commitment to fostering...

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Petronas Awards FutureTech 3.0 Honors to APAC Green Tech Start-ups
Nov01

Petronas Awards FutureTech 3.0 Honors to APAC Green Tech Start-ups

Petronas, the Malaysian national oil and gas company, has recognized five innovative green tech companies in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region through its FutureTech 3.0 Awards. These awards highlight the importance of electric vehicle solutions and sustainable energy ventures, and the winners will participate in an APAC immersion program to foster innovation and collaboration in the green technology sector. 1 November 2023 –...

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Vircle Raises Seed Funding to Expand Innovative Cashless Payment Platform for Children
Nov01

Vircle Raises Seed Funding to Expand Innovative Cashless Payment Platform for Children

Vircle, a Malaysian fintech, has secured seed funding in a round led by Gobi Partners and Kumpulan Modal Perdana (KMP) to expand its child-centric cashless payment platform. Vircle’s child-safe Visa prepaid card, which empowers parents to oversee their child’s expenses, aims to introduce millions of children in Southeast Asia to the cashless and digital banking world, promoting financial responsibility. 1 November 2023...

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AIOX Apex Angel Fund Joins Forces with X-PITCH 2023 to Fuel Deeptech and Web3 Innovation
Oct26

AIOX Apex Angel Fund Joins Forces with X-PITCH 2023 to Fuel Deeptech and Web3 Innovation

AIOX Apex Angel Fund has unveiled a new venture fund focused on supporting deeptech and web3 startups. The firm has entered into a strategic partnership with X-PITCH 2023, a global startup competition, to accelerate technology adoption across various industries. 26 October 2023 – AIOX Apex Angel Fund (AIOX) has emerged from the shadows, unveiling an ambitious venture fund geared towards empowering innovators in deeptech and...

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Malaysia Invests RM28 Million in MyStartUp to Propel Local Startups into High-Growth Sectors
Oct16

Malaysia Invests RM28 Million in MyStartUp to Propel Local Startups into High-Growth Sectors

The Malaysian government has allocated RM28 million to enhance MyStartUp, a platform aimed at unifying and supporting local startup companies throughout their lifecycle. This initiative aligns with the government’s focus on digital transformation and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). Additionally, Government-Linked Companies and Investment Companies have committed up to RM1.5 billion in funding to encourage startups to...

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MDEC and Proficeo Scaleup Malaysia Celebrate Successful Conclusion of VC Readiness Program for Tech Entrepreneurs
Oct13

MDEC and Proficeo Scaleup Malaysia Celebrate Successful Conclusion of VC Readiness Program for Tech Entrepreneurs

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), in partnership with Proficeo Scaleup Malaysia, has successfully concluded the Founders Grindstone: VC Readiness Programme (VCRP). This 12-week program focused on enhancing the capabilities and skills of tech entrepreneurs, particularly in the complex fundraising process. The program aimed to bridge knowledge gaps and create a more favorable environment for attracting venture capital. An...

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2023 Effectuators Night: Celebrating Triumph, Resilience, and Entrepreneurial Unity
Oct13

2023 Effectuators Night: Celebrating Triumph, Resilience, and Entrepreneurial Unity

The inaugural 2023 Effectuators Night, set for December 2nd, 2023, is a celebration of entrepreneurial tenacity and a tribute to the pioneers who have triumphed over adversity. The event promises to bring together entrepreneurs, academics, experts, and partners for an inspiring evening of networking and camaraderie. 13 October 2023 – The highly anticipated inaugural annual dinner, The 2023 Effectuators Night, is poised to grace...

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