What is crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding is the use of small amount of capital from a large number of individuals to finance a new business venture. Crowdfunding makes use of the easy accessibility of vast networks of people through social media and crowdfunding websites, with the potential to increase entrepreneurship by expanding the pool of investors beyond the traditional circle [...]

Who is our ECF partner?

pitchIN (Pitch Platforms Sdn Bhd). A Recognised Market Operator by the Securities Commission of Malaysia to offer an Equity Crowdfunding platform for companies to raise their funding from the public.

What is the objective of the MTDC-pitchIN ECF programme?

An equity crowdfunding programme aims to facilitate fundraising for local technology-based companies through crowdsourcing. The programme will enable local technology-based companies to obtain capital through equity investment from a relatively large number of public investors, using an online platform. MTDC will offer equity fund to eligible local technology-based companies that intend to raise fund through [...]

Who is eligible to apply for the programme?

Any local technology-based companies that is categorised as Series A (Early Stage). Series A company is a startup who has gained some traction following a period of market research and product development. The company is ready to obtain further funding in exchange of their preferred stock during the seed or early stage investment round. The [...]

Who is our P2P partner?

microLEAP (Microleap PLT). A Recognised Market Operator by the Securities Commission of Malaysia who operates a P2P financing platform that allows businesses to raise crowd-sourced funds in which the issuers (borrowers) may raise financing from as little as RM1,000 while P2P investors may invest in ‘Investment Notes’ issued by them from as little as RM50.

What is the objective of the MTDC-microLEAP P2P programme?

A social lending programme that aims to facilitate local technology-based companies to obtain financing directly from the mass public; either individual or organisation via crowdfunding platform. The programme will enable companies to obtain capital through peer-to-peer (P2P) lending from a relatively large number of investors, using an online platform. The programme will support eligible companies [...]

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