Taylor’s University Collaborates With Penjana Kapital To Nurture Aspiring Venture Capitalists

BizPod, Taylor’s University startup entrepreneur incubator in collaboration with Penjana Kapital is offering an innovative KapitalX3 Junior Venture Capital Talent Programme.  The two-month curriculum programme is set to commence on 4th May and is specifically designed by industry professionals and the institution’s academics, to cultivate the next generation of venture capital professionals.

Upon completion of the programme, selected participants will have an exclusive opportunity to undergo on-the-job training with top-tier partner venture capital firms identified by the Malaysian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (MVCA). This comprehensive learning experience allows participants to be mentored by experienced venture capitalists’ leaders, gaining hands-on experience through the application of theoretical knowledge in real-world settings – enhancing their challenges and successes of day-to-day tasks, and responsibilities of a venture capital investment analyst.

“We are thrilled to partner with Penjana Kapital and MVCA as participants will receive unparalleled access to in-depth knowledge and practical skills in investment strategies, deal sourcing, startup evaluation, portfolio management, and more imparted by Malaysia’s leading venture capitalists. Aspiring venture capital investment analysts will be equipped with the essential tools, analytical insights, and decision-making skills critical to excel in the dynamic field of Malaysia’s vibrant venture capital ecosystem,” shared Jessie Chong, Director of BizPod.

The KapitalX3 Junior Venture Capital Talent Programme is open to both local and international final-year university students, recent graduates, and young professionals with less than two years of professional experience, seeking to enhance their careers with venture capital knowledge.

“Designed to bridge the gap between academia and industry, the KapitalX3 Junior Venture Capital Talent Programme underscores our commitment to identify, nurture, and empower aspiring venture capital professionals to thrive in the fast-paced world of entrepreneurship and investment, eventually driving the economic and sustainable growth of Malaysia’s startup ecosystem,” added Taufiq Iskandar Bin Jamingan, the Chief Executive Officer of Penjana Kapital.

For more information or for interested candidates seeking to apply, please visit the KapitalX3 Junior Venture Capital Talent Programme website to upload your CV and a one-minute video explaining your interest and aspirations in participating in the innovative programme by 17 April 2024.

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