Malaysian startups up for Silicon Valley visit

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  • Thursday, 10 Jul 2014

MDeC chief operating officer Ng Wan Peng said the opportunity for start-ups to immerse in the Valley's culture would be immense.

Four Malaysian startup companies will be chosen to be sent to Silicon Valley in the United States, at the end of November, under the MSC Malaysia Global Linkages Programme.

Representatives from the four chosen companies will spend two weeks there and have the opportunity to meet some of the world’s premier technology chief executive officers.

The trip is the initiative of the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) and its startup accelerator Kuala Lumpur Founder Institute (KLFI), the local chapter of the Silicon Valley Founder Institute, a startup launch programme.

These startups will be chosen from more than 100 applicants, who are involved in hardware, mobile, software, e-commerce, market place, education and private social network products.

MDeC chief operating officer Ng Wan Peng said, “The opportunity to immerse in the Valley's culture and build a network with local subject matter experts, mentors, investors, global tech companies and other entrepreneurs will increase the prevalence and success of Malaysian startups."


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