A partnership was announced between startup research and advisory firm Startup Genome, and the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation to boost the growth of the country’s startup ecosystem, starting with Kuala Lumpur.
The partnership helps both parties obtain insights for policy efforts. Startup Genome performs its startup ecosystem assessment to identify policies and initiatives, starting in Kuala Lumpur. They will engage the country’s startup founders along with investors, policy leaders, and other key stakeholders for inputs.
JF Gauthier, Founder, and CEO of Startup Genome said, “We look forward to working closely with the startup community to bring the benefits of the Fourth Industrial Revolution to the Malaysian startup economy. Malaysia certainly has the potential to be a regional and world leader in multiple startup sub-sectors.”