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An entrepreneur is someone who starts a brand-new business or startup, taking on some degree of financial risk in order to get their company off the ground.

It takes a special type of person to be an entrepreneur, because it requires one to be brave, independent, and perhaps just a “little bit crazy” – as some regular wage earners may say.

Today, the likelihood of someone in Malaysia who can develop universally popular apps such as Waze or Facebook is the same as anywhere else in the world. With the Internet – it only takes one person with a good idea to change the world.

MDEC’s Startup & Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Development (SEED) team is continuing its effort to build and accelerate Malaysian high growth startups in new & emerging tech sector such as Big Data & Analytics, Games and Internet of Things through the niche acceleration and global linkages programs.

Niche Acceleration program

  • Games

    MDEC collaborated with GameFounders to establish the first games accelerator in Asia. GameFounders will be running their accelerator program right here in Malaysia.

    If you are interested to know more about GameFounders Asia, visit www.gamefounders.com
  • Big Data & Analytics
    Coming soon
  • Internet of Things
    Coming soon

MSC Malaysia Global Linkages program  

Over the years, Malaysia’s startup ecosystem has seen more and more entrepreneurs with innovative products coming into the market. However, many startup founders in Malaysia lack insights on how to go beyond their borders to bring their products to the global market. There is a need to assist these high potential Malaysian startups that are aiming to find market validation on a global scale, which brings us to MSC Malaysia Global Linkages program.

The Program provides a  platform to accelerate high growth startups by linking and immersing them to the global startups ecosystem. They have the opportunity to network with subject matter experts, mentors, investors, global tech companies and moreSelected startups will focus on validating their venture through high-touch mentorship and coaching. 

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (formerly known as Multimedia Development Corporation) a unique organization established to direct and oversee MSC Malaysia, the national ICT development initiative, by advising the Malaysian Government on legislation and policies, developing industry-specific practices and setting the standards for multimedia and digital operations. MDEC is also responsible for promoting MSC Malaysia locally and globally, whilst providing strategic support to MSC Malaysia Status Companies.

More about the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation >