MaGIC's Award-Winning Accelerator Goes For A Second Round With 27 Global Startups

June 18, 2018

MaGIC officially kicked off the second cohort of its award-winning Global Accelerator Programme (GAP) on June 19. The programme will see 27 handpicked startups from 10 different countries across various industries take part in a four month-long stint filled with mentoring sessions, classroom time, and access to various other learning opportunities including connections with seasoned industry professionals. At the launch event, Malaysian Finance Minister YB Lim Guan Eng was on hand alongside MaGIC CEO Ashran Dato' Ghazi to get the programme underway.This morning, the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) officially announced the start of the second cohort of its Global Accelerator Program (GAP).The programme now has 27 startups, selected from a pool of 961 applicants from various industries and 10 countries (including Malaysia). After taking 4 months to build up their entrepreneurial capabilities, they'll have a demo day pitching their ideas to judges, media and investors.