Virtual Global Accelerator Programme
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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 also aims to build a strong ASEAN startup community by cultivating ASEAN relationships.

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GAP in Numbers

Startups Accelerated
147
Entrepreneurs Impacted
296
Investment Raised (USD)
28.6
M
Investment Raised (MYR)
80m
Total Revenue (USD)
76.6M

Awards & Recognition

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Top 20 Active Asian & Oceanian Accelerators 2015

Top 20 Global Accelerators 2016

Asian Rice Bowl Award - Best Accelerator Programme 2017

Global Startup Award (GSA) - Global Futureshaper Award 2017/2018

Programme Highlights

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Investment Readiness

Prepare your startup to be investment-ready
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Technology Readiness

Identify tech elements that can be implemented into your startup and lead tech projects
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Entrepreneurship

Understanding fundamental business operation knowledge using practical and key approaches in presenting your startup and yourself

What’s in it for you?

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Access to MaGIC’s Digital Business Academy

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Access to recorded curriculum content 24/7 throughout the programme

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Access to specially curated services/benefits by the Programme Benefit Partners

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Opportunity to be funnelled to National Technology & Innovation Sandbox (NTIS)

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Opportunity to be funnelled to Global Market-Fit Programme (GMP) and MyStartup Hub (MSH)

Who Should Apply?

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Expansion

Looking to expand in the ASEAN region
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Registered

Incorporated as Sdn. Bhd. / Ptd Ltd. & in operation for more than 1 year
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Scalability

Highly scalable with strong business model
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Committed

A team of two to three members must be fully committed during the programme
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Traction

Launched a product with good traction

Why MaGIC GAP?

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Mentoring

Advice from experts and mentors
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Market Access

Potential collaboration with global & regional corporates (Access to route-to-market partners)
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Regional Partnership

Strong partnership network across all ASEAN countries
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Capital

Access to potential capital from MaGIC ecosystem (GAP Investment Partners)

GAP Startups

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BoomGrow

String Soul

Memori

DeafTawk

Runcloud

Serv

CloudBreakr

JomParking

Poladrone

Food Market Hub

TresGo

GA Alliance

PitchaEats

Ejen2u

Recyglo

Programme Benefit Partners

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Exciting Benefit Partners Joining Us Soon!

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More Information

What is the Virtual GLOBAL ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME 2021 (“Virtual GAP 2021”)?

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.

What type of startups are you looking for?

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.

What type of teams are you looking for?

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.

What are the objectives of the programme?

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.

Why should I join the programme?

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.

What is the commitment required from startups?

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.