Transcript of "Plug & Play Technology Garden offering 2012"
• Are you a technology start-up?• Looking for business space? (minimum of 4 workspaces)• Interested in our technology ecosystem?• Looking for funding in the near future?• Willing to contribute and share ideas with others?• Interested to have your own event?
Then Plug & Play TechnologyGarden is the right place for you A Technology Business Acceleration Centre
Background of Plug & Play • Established on May 26, 2008, as Plug & Play wholly owned subsidiary company of Technology Holdings Kumpulan Modal Perdana (“KMP”). • To provide soft and hard infrastructures to technology Business Nature companies and provide funding to viable Residents. • To become the premier centre of entrepreneurial technology ecosystem Vision and human capital development in Malaysia. 3
What do we have at Plug & Play?Infrastructure Office Space10,000 sqft 22 Business spacesMSC Status Incubator Size = 101 – 594 sqftTechnology Ecosystem Events10 nurturing elements 162 events (09’-11’)identified 125 events (2012)for Entrepreneurs
What type of companies do we look for? • The entrepreneur has formed a legal entity Seed • A partial venture team • Written business plan • The entrepreneur has organized the company Start-up • The product development and initial marker research are complete • The entrepreneur has produced and sold Growth initial version of the product and the organization is ‘up and running’ Relocation/formation of • The organization has planned to relocate sister companies in or form a branch entity. Malaysia
Our Criteria Investable No. of personnel stationed at Plug & Play not more than 10 10 Approved by Plug & Play Approval Committee with a minimum 65 points score 3 years Tenure: max 3 years, min 1 year only (yearly renewal)
Our Nurturing Ecosystem Provide International Affiliations Create Mentoring Programmes Provide Financial Services Work with Entrepreneur’s Associations Collaboration withNurturing Universities/RI Create Entrepreneurial Element Platform via Events Sourcing for new Customers Provide Consultancy Services Create a Vibrant Collaborate with other VC/Grant Entrepreneurs Network Providers/Angel InvestorsCompany Seed Start-up Growth Pre-IPO IPO
Benefits to Start-up Companies• Reduced Barriers to Entry as the infrastructure would be provide an “easy start “ for emerging companies by offering affordable office space, access to shared equipment, meeting facilities, and on-site business and technical assistance.• Networking and Mentoring – The centre would facilitate a “know-how” network to address companies’ unique needs such partnership, suppliers, and/or potential sources of capital.• Increased visibility and stature – The centre would significantly increase visibility and presence of tenant companies in the market place and advance their success potential.• Admission to the centre - would imply an endorsement that enhances new companies’ statures and increase their chances to secure funding. 10
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Contact us Level 7, The Garden South Tower, Mid Valley City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur. Tel: 03- 2264 5288 firstname.lastname@example.org (Manager) email@example.com (business space) firstname.lastname@example.org (event)PLUG & PLAY TECHNOLOGY GARDEN
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