Manis Leting and Triphie top the 1337 Ventures' Alpha Startups Pre-Accelerator

Both startups will receive pre-seed funding of up to US$10,813 
The two were chosen from the 26 Malaysian startups that joined the cohort

Nine aspiring Malaysian startups showcased their innovative solutions in front of a live audience of investors, industry experts, and fellow entrepreneurs during 1337 Ventures’ much-awaited Alpha Startup Pre-Accelerator programme. The pre-accelerator…Continue Reading

Shell Livewire Malaysia 2023 seeks entrepreneurs to enroll

Five winners from each state will recieve US$2,166
Five national winners will get an additional US$6,500

Shell LiveWIRE Malaysia is returning this year and accepting applications from all entrepreneurs in Sabah, Sarawak, and Peninsular Malaysia.
The programme takes entrepreneurs through workshops to develop their business ideas, test their business models, and prepare them for…Continue Reading

MRANTI opens applications to its Global Market Fit Programme

Japan, Thailand, and Germany in 2023 destination schedule
US$109k value creation expected per company across 24 months

The Malaysian Research Accelerator for Technology and Innovation (MRANTI) invites high-growth startups looking to expand their business presence in Japan, Germany and Thailand to sign up for its Global Market Fit Programme (GMP). Applications are open with four cities…Continue Reading

After-sales 3D diagnostic tool lands APU Grand Champion prize at HILTI IT global competition 2023

A solution leveraging 3D scanning & ML to achieve better quality control
HILTI seeks ideas that transcend limitations of digitalisation in construction

After-sales services and diagnostics, particularly in diagnosing previously sold defective tools, are crucial for maintaining good branding as they directly impact user experiences. Research reveals that 83% of consumers abandon…Continue Reading

Alumni of Indonesia's govt-backed Startup Studio have raised US$65.8mil as 7th batch opens for entries

Programme to support development of 150 early-stage startups by 2024
To accept 18 early-stage startups to programme, bringing total to 115

Startup Studio Indonesia (SSI), a startup accelerator programme backed by the Indonesian government, recently announced that its alumni have collectively secured funding worth US$65.8 million (RM305 million). 
To continue the success of these startup…Continue Reading

ANGKASA-X Announces The Launch Of A-SEANSAT-PG1 Satellite In June

Precusor to a satellite-as-a-service plan targted at ASEAN countries
The satellite is set to launch from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in Russia

ANGKASA-X has officially announced the upcoming launch of the A-SEANSAT-PG1 (PG1) satellite next month, marking the first step in the formation of a Low-Earth-Orbit (LEO) satellite constellation designed and assembled in Malaysia over the…Continue Reading

Malaysian space startups Sirius and Angkasa-X explore collaboration with MOU signing at LIMA23

Joint venture is under the patronage of MOSTI and MYSA
Combines Sirius’ space expertise with Angkasa-X’s satellite manufacturing

Sirius T&E together with Angkasa-X Innovation are exploring the field of rocket launchers and satellite construction in Malaysia for space industry players.  
The announcement was made at LIMA23 Langkawi. During the memorandum signing ceremony between Sirius and Angkasa-X on 23rd May…Continue Reading

Launch of Silicon Malaysia map during SEMICON SEA 2023

Updated Silicon Malaysia and Silicon Stars – Pearl of the Orient map launched
MSIA has 225 members, spanning 10 states in Malaysia with headquarters in 18 countries

SEMICONSEA, the event that aims to build connections and foster collaborations for a sustainable Southeast Asia electronics manufacturing industry, is back in Penang for its 2023 edition.
This…Continue Reading