About ScaleUp Malaysia

You’ve slaved over your business, validated your market, checked your product- market-fit.

Now you are ready to scale up but you don’t have the funds or the right team to support you.

That’s where ScaleUp Malaysia Accelerator comes in.

We want to invest our time, experience and money in Malaysian scaleups poised for growth and regional expansion. We will work side by side with you to workon the right strategy and model that works for you and then start curating investors for you to secure your next round of funding to execute those plans.

Our philosophy is in building businesses that have high revenue growth and a path to profitability – we call this the PEGASUS model. If you believe in the same model, then we would love to work with you!

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ScaleUp Program

Building a great company is hard, but you don’t have to go at it alone. We know because we are an experienced team of entrepreneurs, professionals and investors who collectively have founded 9 companies, exited 7 companies and coached a total of 1,000+ Startups and Scaleups. Here’s our programme:

  • 2X a year application cycle
  • 20 shortlisted companies
  • 2 months intensive deep dive gap and business analysis & networking
  • 10 companies selected per cohort for RM200K investment
  • 24 months external Management Team (CTO, CFO, CMO, 2 CSO (that’s Chief Strategy Officers!)
  • 2 months intensive coaching programme
  • 1 month investor readiness bootcamp to prepare you for fund-raising
  • Curated exposure to investors
  • All 20 shortlisted companies will receive a 2 month individualised gap analysis to identify key hot-spots that need fixing. Our team and external specialists will then get to work with you to develop plans to plug these gaps so that you can start work on the scaling up part of your business.

    The 10 companies that are selected for investment by our Investment Committee will then undergo an intensive period of coaching by the ScaleUp Partners and our team of Mentors and Professionals. Check out our handy infographic here.

    Key areas of intervention


    Funding
    Business Strategy
    Product & Technology
    Legal
    Human Resource
    Investor Readiness

    Who Should Apply?


    Malaysian companies
    Companies that can demonstrate product-market fit
    Companies already generating revenue
    Passionate and driven founder(s)