An online programme to accelerate local & international startups from all over the world, with an interest to expand their business in the ASEAN region, to be investment-ready in 3 months. GAP online also aims to build a strong ASEAN startup community by cultivating ASEAN relationships.
We are looking for startups that have established product-market-fit with target market/ have launched a product with some traction, and highly scalable with growth potential business model which is an innovative idea better than the existing best solution in the market. Ideal startups would be less than 3 years old and focusing on the ASEAN market.
We are looking for strong teams with diverse skill sets. Each team in the accelerator shall consist of two to three team members. The team should have at least one (1) founder or one (1) co-founder participating in the programme. All participants must be aged 18 years old and above.
Virtual Global Accelerator Programme 2021 (Virtual GAP 2021) is Malaysia’s leading mid-to-late stage startup growth programme that is tailored for startups with an ambition to expand in the ASEAN market. Recognized for its strong regional focus with industry-specific partners and mentors, dedicated mentorship platform and exclusive network access to MaGIC’s regional entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Virtual GAP stands as a great platform in bringing together innovative startups from around the world to build a powerful network and be market-ready for ASEAN expansion within a 3 months programme delivered digitally.
The online programme will prepare you with the knowledge and relationships to expand in the ASEAN region. Startups will learn from inspiring mentors with weekly themes and gain access to regional investors and route-to-market partners.
Startups are required to commit to the online programme on a full-time basis for the entire 3 months. Classes and workshops will be conducted four to five days a week digitally while startups will have the rest of the week free to work on their business as needed. The core focus of the programme is for you to build your network, grow your business and achieve your milestones.