- Malaysia’s Cradle Fund alongside Malaysia MOSTI (Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation) and BEYOND4 recently launched the MYStartup Pre-Accelerator Programme
- The mission of this programme is to speed up development and growth of the startups by providing financial, mentoring and community support
- The programme commences from 12 May 2022 and is expected to last for 6 months where 37 top quality early-stage startups have been selected to participate in the programme
- Blackstorm Consulting alongside its stellar team were invited since its inception to advise as programme advisors and mentors
May 12, 2022: Malaysia startup builder, BEYOND4 and Cradle have recently handpicked 37 startups out of 157 local applicants for its first-ever accelerator programme named MYStartup Pre-Accelerator programme. BlackStorm Consulting was invited as a Programme Advisor from day 1 to support the development of the program. BlackStorm Consulting is a Singapore-based business scaler that specialises in corporate strategy, profit management and market entry in Southeast Asia.
Figure: Opening Speech given by Rubaneswaran Thevasenabathy, Founder of BEYOND4
Figure: Rafiza Ghazali, CEO of Cradle Fund, expressing values and objectives of MYStartup Pre-Accelerator Programme
Figure: Our Managing Partner, Jeslin Bay was sharing the programme (cohorts) as the Programme Advisor
The event kickstarted on 12th May where mentors, and 37 startups were aligned with expectations of the 6-month long programme. This kickstarter event allowed all stakeholders to get to meet each other physically. The pool of startups comprises more than 10 verticals where they will get access to an allocated mentor from a pool of international and local industry mentors, founders and investors.
Figure: Our Managing Partner, Paddy Tan was sharing the programme (mentors) as the Programme Advisor
The strategic partnership between BlackStorm Consulting and BEYOND4 allowed both parties to add intrinsic value towards these startups by allowing them to be mentored by a list of BlackStorm Consulting’s advisors, and BEYOND4’s other stellar mentors that span across multiple industries. Throughout the programme, participating startups stand to benefit from the overall mentoring theme of the programme which aims to greatly enhance their growth through a series of masterclass sessions, mentoring sessions and a midterm review and access to on-demand courses made accessible to the participants.
Figure: Startups and mentors were networking at the pantry at Beyond4’s Menara HLX office
At the end of the 6-month programme, the surviving startups will be awarded with investments from CIP Spark funding programme or partner investors. The startups will also stand to receive additional investment, acceleration opportunities, and an official offer to join the ranks of Malaysia’s premiere accelerator Beyond4.
Other benefits for these budding startups include opportunities to participate in local and overseas immersion programmes and exclusive access to various tools and resources to spur further growth for these startups.
The full list of startups as well as their relevant verticals are listed down below:
Digital Arts 4.0
Sayur Kita School
Autonomous Paddy Farming Services
To find out more on the event, please do check out the several other media articles that covered it down below:
About BlackStorm Consulting
BlackStorm Consulting (http://blackstormco.asia) is a Singapore-based boutique growth consultancy firm that specialises in corporate strategy, profit management and investment management. We scale businesses in Southeast Asia.
Our clients and connections are internationally present and range from small and medium sized businesses, MNCs, to government agencies.
The BEYOND4 (https://beyond4.tech/) integrated digital ecosystem strives to make Southeast Asia as a global powerhouse for innovation. From startups to fortune 500s to primary education institutions, established universities, municipal councils and federal governments, there are no problems big enough for BEYOND4. BEYOND4 is invested in identifying, accelerating & incubating talent. With our integrated digital solutions, we empower people to achieve their true potential by inspiring creativity and bringing ideas to life.