30 startups were successfully promoted and had the opportunity to participate in the intensive training course for the next 3 months. -Photo by Liu Jiayi/Wonderful Malaysian Map-
(Shah Alam, 30th) The 5th Selangor Accelerator Programme (5th Cohort) attracted 225 competitive companies to sign up, and now 30 start-ups have successfully advanced and have the opportunity to participate in the next 3 month of intensive training courses.
In his welcome speech at a press conference held today, Selangor Information Technology and Digital Economy Agency CEO Yang Kai Bin said that 225 start-ups have signed up this year, 36.4% more than last year's 165, which proves that more and more Many start-ups respond to SAP's slogan "Charge Your Startup, Take it Further" (Charge Your Startup, Take it Further).
Yang Kaibin said that 225 new start-ups actively signed up for this SAP, 36.4% more than last year's 165. -Photo by Liu Jiayi-
"The top 30 companies have the opportunity to receive US$5,000 (approximately RM22,027) in AWS credits for cloud computing networks, a six-month free co-working space at SDCC, and opportunities to collaborate with industry players," he said.
According to Li Weihua, Director of Sales, Corporate Banking, SME-wide Ancillary and Transaction (SWAT) at Affin Bank, SAP's goals are in line with Affin Bank's motto of "always at your service".
Li Weihua said that SAP's goals are in line with Affin Bank's motto of "Always at your service". -Photo by Liu Jiayi-
He pointed out that Affin Bank has always acted as a loyal partner, providing SMEs and start-ups with necessary banking service packages, related business tools, and customized services to drive business development.
Selangor State Councilor for Industry and Commerce Datuk Deng Zhangqin was invited to preside over the opening ceremony and announced the list of the top 30 companies.
Deng Zhangqin was the opening guest of the conference and announced the list of shortlisted companies. -Photo by Liu Jiayi-
In his speech, he pointed out that these successful companies will participate in the accelerator program organized by the Selangor Information Technology and Digital Economy Corporation (Sidec) for the next 10 weeks.
The 5th Selangor Innovation and Entrepreneurship Accelerator Program is open for registration from May 10 this year until June 13.
Since 2018, the Selangor Innovation and Entrepreneurship Accelerator Program has nurtured 120 new start-ups, of which about 34% of SAP graduates have successfully raised funds and improved their performance.
The theme of this year’s edition is “Net Zero, Sustainability and Circular Economy”, focusing on five vertical areas, namely, agricultural technology, green technology, smart city, financial technology, and health technology.
This year's SAP will have 14 workshops, 3 briefing clinics, 5 office hours mentoring sessions, 1 closed-door semi-final, and a Demo Day on September 10 this year.
Affin Bank has been the main sponsor of SAP for the second consecutive year and will continue to support SMEs, especially startups with strong potential and successful investment to improve performance.
Other strategic partners of the 5th SAP are Permodalan Negeri Selangor Berhad, Microsoft, The Hive Southeast Asia, Tuas Capital Partners, Agrobank, and RHL Ventures, and have acquired Amazon Web Services, TusStar, MRANTI, Cradle, MDEC, Mystartr, Support for Biztory, Worq, Common Ground, Rtist, Youbeli, Mices Tech, NexMind AI, Beamstart, iTrain, Startup Mamak and Exabytes.
To learn more about Sidec and to elevate your startup, visit the Sidec website .
The list of top 30 companies in the 5th Selangor Innovation and Entrepreneurship Accelerator Program is as follows:
1. Buddey Technology Holdings
2. iReka Soft Enterprise
4. AIRI Global
5. Energreen Tech
6. Mushin Biz Solutions
7. Loop Foods
9. Entomal Biotech
10. Urban Farm Tech
11. Bumi Gemilang Oils
12. ARIA Spectre
13. Move On
14. Film Wallet
15. Fintech Worldwide
16. Seeddream Technology
17. Axelcloud Technologies
18. Diet Ideas
19. Emergence Innnovative
20. Mitra IT Solutions
21. Global Cerah
22. Blue Duck Tech
23. Niagable PLT
25. Oh Digital Solution
26. Ironwood Global Logistics
27. MDC Digitech
28. Collaborative Excellence
30. Ashisuto Global Technologies