Malaysia unveils blueprint for venture capital growth and economic empowerment

Malaysia has on Monday unveiled a blueprint for venture capital growth and economic empowerment. Crafted through meticulous collaboration and strategic foresight, this roadmap is set to ignite innovation, foster entrepreneurship, and drive economic growth across the nation.

MAVCAP appoints veteran business leader Ter Leong Yap as chairman

Malaysia Venture Capital Management Berhad (MAVCAP), has appointed Ter Leong Yap as its new Chairman, effective December 15, 2023. Ter joins its family with a wealth of experience through his current roles as the Founder and Executive Chairman, Sunsuria Group.

MAVCAP invests in Vynn Capital’s Mobility and Supply Chain Fund

Malaysia Venture Capital Management Berhad (MAVCAP), Malaysia's largest venture capital firm, is investing as a limited partner in Vynn Capital's latest Mobility and Supply Chain Fund. This collaboration underscores MAVCAP's dedication to advancing technological frontiers in Malaysia and Southeast Asia.

Malaysia’s Science & Technology Ministry looks into VCs’ suggestions to support tech startup ecosystem

Among the key areas discussed were potential tax incentives, flexible regulations, and creative financing models that could provide a robust framework for startups to thrive.

Malaysia to reform startup ecosystem, focus on investment, says minister – report

“We will persuade these 20 agencies (related to the ecosystem) that we will have to move towards a single window approach similar to what we have done with the visa application system,“ he said.

ORIGIN Conference: Navigating the Evolving Landscape of Investment and M&A in Southeast Asia

The ORIGIN Conference highlighted investing as well as mergers and acquisitions in the Southeast Asian scene from the perspective of business leaders from Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia through the panel, "Navigating the Evolving Landscape of Investment and M&A in Southeast Asia."

Malaysia’s MAVCAP announces new COO and CIO

Malaysia Venture Capital Management Berhad (MAVCAP) on Monday announced the appointment of Noor Amy Ismail as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Paramjit Singh Gill as Chief Investment Officer (CIO), effective August 1.

Malaysia’s MAVCAP launches two new tech-focused venture capital funds, targets total fund size of $35.83M

The two VC Funds will provide equity funding to startups with strong growth potential in Malaysia and other Southeast Asian markets, focusing on verticals such as Artificial Intelligence, Fintech, Healthtech, Greentech, Industrialtech, Internet of Things and EdTech.

How Carsome became Malaysia’s largest tech unicorn – with a little help from a friend

Gobi Partners’ continued faith and multiple investments into Carsome paved the way for the e-commerce platform to dominate Southeast Asia’s used car scene, en route to becoming Malaysia’s first and largest unicorn.