The KIIC is created and organised by Khazanah Nasional Berhad (“Organiser”), in partnership with the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (“MaGIC”) and supported by Endeavor.
About Khazanah Nasional Berhad
Khazanah Nasional Berhad (“Khazanah
”) is the sovereign wealth fund of Malaysia entrusted with growing the nation’s long-term wealth via distinct commercial and strategic objectives. Khazanah’s commercial objective is to grow financial assets and diversify revenue sources for the nation, while its strategic objective is to hold strategic assets that bring long-term economic benefits. Khazanah is guided by its investment philosophy which emphasises attaining appropriate risk-adjusted financial returns, generating sustainable returns, and integrating ethical and responsible investing considerations. For more information on Khazanah, please visit www.khazanah.com.my
Since its inception in 2014, the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre, otherwise known as “MaGIC
” has impacted more than 100,000 aspiring and seasoned entrepreneurs with an overall value creation of USD460mil. We empower technology startups and social innovators through creativity, innovation and technology adoption with aims to develop a vibrant and sustainable entrepreneurship ecosystem in Malaysia. As an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (“MOSTI
”), MaGIC facilitates, navigates and enables the ecosystem with the mission of strengthening Malaysia’s position as an emerging innovation nation. For more information, visit www.mymagic.my
Established in 1997, Endeavor is leading the global high-impact entrepreneurship movement to drive economic growth and job creation by selecting, mentoring, and accelerating the best high-impact entrepreneurs around the world. To date, Endeavor has screened more than 60,000 individuals and selected more than 2,100 founders leading over 1,300 scale-up companies. With support from Endeavor’s worldwide mentor network, Endeavor Entrepreneurs have created over 4.1 million jobs, generate more than $26 billion in revenue each year, and inspire future generations to innovate and take risks, building strong entrepreneurship ecosystems in growth markets. Headquartered in New York City, Endeavor currently operates in 35+ growth markets throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America. Founded in 2013, Endeavor Malaysia has screened over 6,000 individuals and selected over 70 founders leading 45 scale-up companies, 21 of whom have reached international scale. Ongoing programmes include Endeavor Entrepreneur Track and ScaleUp Endeavor Track. For more information, visit https://www.endeavormalaysia.org/