MYStartup Is Endeavor Malaysia's 2024 Patron. Here's How This Benefits Local Entrepreneurs

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Endeavor Malaysia recently announced MYStartup — powered by Cradle — as its Patron for 2024, marking an exciting partnership aimed at propelling the Malaysian startup ecosystem

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In case you didn't know, Endeavor is a leading global community of, by, and for high-impact entrepreneurs.

On the other hand, MYStartup is a national initiative by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), powered by Cradle. It is a platform that fosters an inclusive and sustainable growth for founders, investors, and tech talents.

As Patron for Endeavor Malaysia in 2024, MYStartup will play a vital role in helping to drive economic growth by identifying, mentoring, and accelerating high-impact entrepreneurs. Tapping into MYStartup's extensive network, resources, and expertise, Endeavor Malaysia aspires to further multiply and strengthen its impact on Malaysia's startup ecosystem.

"We are thrilled to welcome MYStartup as our Patron for 2024," said Adlin Yusman, Managing Director at Endeavor Malaysia

"A patron is more than just a supporter; they are instrumental in driving our mission forward by providing strategic guidance, invaluable networking opportunities, and access to wider resources. 

"In the past, Endeavor Malaysia has achieved remarkable milestones, including actively supporting 95 companies, collectively generating billions in revenues and 20,000+ in jobs since selection. With MYStartup on board, we are confident that we will continue to drive positive change and unlock new opportunities for Malaysia's high-impact entrepreneurs," he added.

Meanwhile, MYStartup's involvement as Patron underscores its dedication to building an inclusive, sustainable startup ecosystem

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Through this partnership, MYStartup will collaborate closely with Endeavor Malaysia to provide mentorship, resources, and networking opportunities to high-impact entrepreneurs.

"As a focal point agency for startups, Cradle offers comprehensive support, including grants, capacity building programmes, market access, investor matching, and more.

"Through our collaboration with Endeavor Malaysia, we strive to motivate startups to scale their businesses, learn from global experts, and drive Malaysia's growth forward. With the ambition to elevate Malaysia into a top 20 global startup ecosystem by 2030, Cradle collaborates with various partners to foster a vibrant startup environment, targeting 5,000 startups by 2025.

"As this year's Patron for Endeavor Malaysia, we eagerly anticipate collaborating with them to empower the next generation of Malaysian startups," commented Norman Vanhaecke, Group CEO of Cradle.

So, how does this new partnership benefit local entrepreneurs?

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Through this collaboration, MYStartup entrepreneurs will gain access to a myriad of opportunities designed to fuel their growth and success.

This includes curated group mentoring sessions, exclusive access to Endeavor's signature events, industry tours at Endeavor Entrepreneurs' HQs, networking opportunities with Endeavor Mentors, invitations to Founders' roundtable sessions, and attendance at the prestigious annual year-end gathering — the Endeavor Malaysia Awards.

The collaboration between Endeavor Malaysia and MYStartup will kick off with the Scaleup Programme Cohort 5, an initiative designed to accelerate the growth of high-potential startups in Malaysia.

Registration for the Scaleup Programme Cohort 5 is scheduled in April, offering entrepreneurs an opportunity to access local mentorship, networking, and resources to scale their ventures to new heights.

Stay tuned for more updates by visiting Endeavor Malaysia's website

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