MYStartup’s Pre-Accelerator Programme Cohort 2 has announced 5 startup winners out the 38 startups that applied for the programme.
The Pre-Accelerator Programme attracted startups from across 8 different industries of EdTech, AgTech, Healthtech, Global Business Services, Fintech, FoodTech, Manufacturing, Digital Arts were selected for the Pre-Accelerator programme Cohort 2.
The five startups are as follows:
- Acxyn, a games economic infrastructure builder that will ease adoption of the decentralised web, and unlock the true economic potential of games, where games will have complete ownership of their revenue streams and game communities.
- Boom Rocks, a virtual and hybrid event platform offered to anyone or any business with a stage to showcase and sell their products live to event attendees.
- Certiify, combats fake certification issues with Blockchain-powered Certification Management Solutions.
- IHX, a digital healthcare marketplace.
- Ulalive, a no-code platform that uses personalized video call-to-actions to help businesses acquire leads faster and build a sales pipeline from scratch
These top 5 startup winners will participate in the exclusive MYStartup Overseas Immersion Programme that allows them the chance to engage and connect with other key players in the industry on an international playing field
“Through the MYStartup Pre-Accelerator Programme, local early-stage startups will have access to a myriad of available resources, such as world-class mentorship, guidance, and funding opportunities to provide them with all the assistance they need. As we further enrich the Malaysian startup network, we hope that this support will provide a solid foundation to ensure the future success and longevity of these early-stage startups.”, said Ahmad Kashfi Alwi, Senior Vice President of Ecosystem Development, Cradle.
Over the 5-month duration between October 2022 to February 2023, they were given direct access to MYStartup’s startup resource library, exclusive networking events with MYStartup’s pool of international and local mentors and partnerships, invitations and group visits to innovation hubs, market research access, as well as channels to funding opportunities
Designed to ensure that startups are fully prepared to enter any market for further business expansion, the Overseas Immersion Programme is one of the key highlights of the Pre-Accelerator Programme. Spending 3 days at the Stakeholder is True Digital Park in Thailand, the winning startups will be able to gain real-life insights as they connect and engage with a range of potential partners to have impactful conversations on sustaining a business and possibly expanding their businesses to the next level.
Beyond that, the opportunity for international research and development (R&D) partnerships, along with market testing, will massively aid these startups in ensuring their offerings fit the demand of users globally.
Additionally, at the end of the Pre-Accelerator programme, the list of post-programme and funding opportunities continue as added perks where startups will be given the chance to leverage on the BEYOND4 (the first Startup Accelerator to be backed by a Funding Programme) Ecosystem with the continuous support of MYStartup in the respective startups’ growth.
Startups will be given the opportunity to participate in BEYOND4 Phase 2 Journey which consists of further assistance in Startup Governance, Shared services, Comprehensive Guidance, and Equity Crowd Funding Resources that allow startups extra prospects to procure the necessary funding to accelerate their market-readiness development.