Startup Accelerator Program in Malaysia

Get Support From Successful Mentors, Experts and Partners

Startup Accelerator Program For The Top Early-Stage Startups In Malaysia

Background Of The NEXEA Startup Accelerator


Startup Accelerator Program in Malaysia

The NEXEA Startup Accelerator Program is a leading accelerator program in Malaysia, backed by successful mentors/investors who have found success themselves.

We push Startups to get invested by the end of the accelerator program by using our proprietary Startup Validation Methodology.

The results are our portfolio of notable upcoming Startups who consist of notable Founders and market leaders.

NEXEA Team 2019

We focus on creating value for Startups by providing our unparalleled NEXEA Startup Mentorship program into the Accelerator.

Our mentors are actual successful Entrepreneurs and Businessmen looking to give back to the entrepreneur community.

Our mentors have created huge value via sharing their network, knowledge, and experience in their specific expertise and industries.

12 Reasons to Join an Accelerator

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  1. Validate if you even have a strong product or are in a large enough market
  2. Learn how VCs pick companies to invest in
  3. Get comprehensive support from mentors, corporates, and experts
  4. Accelerate your learning & growth via the program activities
  5. Access angel investors, family offices, and venture capital
  6. Get potential customers – via the media and networking opportunities
  7. Develop your skills required to run a Startup shared in the program
  8. Manage the risks of running a Startup by having fundraising and mentor support
  9. Get a big picture view of your own company via strategic mentoring sessions
  10. Grow the company faster in general via key sales & marketing learnings from peers & marketing experts
  11. Boost motivation & morale by meeting like-minded entrepreneurs
  12. Additional support post-accelerator like mentors, alumni group & more

    Bonus: The top 5 Companies get RM50,000 in investment.


Special Partnership Agreements

For NEXEA Startup Accelerator 2019

Startup Accelerator Program Malaysia  1 | NEXEA

AWS has kindly offered to provide cloud credits, technical support and training at no charge to eligible participants through their Activate program.

You may be eligible to enjoy some benefits from AWS Activate Program with cloud credits up to US$10,000, technical support and training to build and scale your startup.

Startup Accelerator Program Malaysia  2 | NEXEA

HERE has agreed to support Startups with location services credits and additional engineer support for the top 5 companies.

HERE powers giants like Facebook and Grab by providing accurate location services data.

hubspot NEXEA partnerhip


Hubspot is a world leader in Marketing, sales, and service software.

NEXEA has partnered Hubspot to offer our Startups a free tier 90% Discount for paid plans.

Corporate Partners

NEXEA has partnered with Corporates to help Startups to network, conduct pilot tests, and to eventually do business with large corporates. Our goal is to support Startups and Corporates in growing together.

Startup Accelerator Program Malaysia  3 | NEXEA


Digi NEXEA partnership accelerator

HELP University NEXEA partnership Startup Accelerator

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Cradle NEXEA partnership Startup Accelerator

Rhombus Connexion - NEXEA partnership

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Venture Capital Malaysia & Accelerator Companies

Happy Startups Backed by NEXEA VC

Runningman Venture Capital funded
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VC/Angel Startup Mentors, Startup Experts, and Support Partners


Business Network, Knowledge & Experience Support

By Successful Ex-Entrepreneurs (IPO, M&A, CXOs) & Angel Investors

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Business Function, Startup Network & Investor Network Support

Fundraising, Marketing, Legal, Finance, Strategy

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Technology, Consulting, Sponsorship & Grant Support

Up to RM1,500,000 Cloud Services & Support per company

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VC & Accelerator Startup Funding Numbers

Investment Statistics of  NEXEA Companies


Startups Funded


Post-Accelerator Funding


Top Investors & Mentors

3X to 16X

Yearly Startup Growth


Consolidated Revenues

50K to 1M

Funding Range

Startup Accelerator Program Breakdown

Accelerator Program Structure

This Startup Accelerator in Malaysia is unique as it is not a regimented mass-education model Accelerator Program. We focus on few Startups that we believe we can create additional value with our successful mentors.


Application Open

April 1st


Application Close

May 31st

Filtering Process


1 Month Pre-Accelerator

July 1st

3 Month Accelerator

August 5th

The Startup Accelerator Deal

Equity For Mentors, Partners, Experts, and Cash

The Benefits of our Startup Accelerator Program Malaysia

The Startup Accelerator provides Startups with Millions worth of Partner Benefits, RM50,000 Cash and Mentorship during the program in exchange for 8% Equity.

This was decided as a solution to the complexity in agreeing on the valuation of idea-stage Startups so that we can get on with building great companies.

It also acts as a transparent idea-stage funding deal for all our Accelerator Startups.


    1 + 3 Month Personalised Accelerator Program

    Customised Startup Accelerator Program Malaysia

    We guide Startups through a 1 + 3 month program with the goal that most Startups will be able to raise funds at the end of the program.

    This is done by improving traction, strategy, and the other fundamentals of a Startup with the guidance of mentors and experts. We also have a strong focus on validating the market, product and revenue of the startup.

    Improving these attributes of any Startup sends the right signals for any Investor to be very interested in your Startup.

      The Ultimate Mentors

      Best Startup mentors at  Startup Accelerator Program Malaysia

      Our Startup accelerator mentors are real businessmen that have exit/sold their business or currently run a public listed company. Most of them have experienced running a company from scratch to finish. Our mentors are also Angel Investors in Malaysia, so we are able to provide the best insights from the investment community.

      Our mentors provide Startups with a network of CEO-level connections across Malaysia, huge knowledge & experience base, and intense, dedicated mentoring sessions.

        Additional Information About The Accelerator

        Program Timeline & Breakdown

        1 Month Pre- Accelerator 

        – The 20 selected startups will go through a rigorous basic program where they will receive mentoring, consultancy, Amazon Web Service cloud credits and more.

        – At the end of the first month, those 20 startups will have the opportunity to pitch in front of investors in order to be selected for the second part of the program.

        3 Month Accelerator 

        – The top 5 will receive RM50,000, mentorship & support from the best as they grow their sales.

        – They will get access to facilities and potential pilot testing opportunities.

        – During the Demo Day, the top 5 startups will pitch again in front of investors and corporates for more potential investments and pilot projects to grow your company further.

          What Happens After The Accelerator Program?

          Generally, after the NEXEA Startup Accelerator program, we continue to add value to our companies in a few ways:

          1. Continue to receive mentoring & support from NEXEA & our partners.
          2. Continue to get fundraising opportunities from NEXEA & its Angel Investors
          3. Introductions to local & regional Corporates, VCs, family offices, and Angel Investors.
          4. Engage & network with NEXEA Alumni of other Startup founders to support each other as we grow in numbers.
          5. Continue to receive opportunities & offers from NEXEAs corporate & government partners like grants, free credits, events & learning opportunities.

          VC Startup Fund & Accelerator Application Requirements

          Startup Investment Guidelines For Companies Looking For Capital And Support

          Startup funding is reserved for technology Startups that meet our Startup Fundamentals criteria. Below is a rough guideline for entrepreneurs to figure out if they are a good match. These are merely guidelines, so feel free to ask us if you are unsure.



          Your Startup should be solving a problem pain enough that people want to pay to solve it


          Your Solution should be 10X better (figuratively) than the current best solution in the market to allow for disruption

          Market Size

          Your Startup should have the potential to scale to more than 100M in Revenues minimum in a span of 5 to 10 years


          Your Startup should be able to produce and maintain a healthy gross profit in the long term


          Companies Outside of Southeast Asia

          We only fund businesses within Southeast Asia mainly in - Malaysia • Thailand • Indonesia • Vietnam • Philippines • Singapore

          For the Accelerator, we only accept companies in Malaysia.

          Traditional Businesses or Short Term Project Funding
          We do not fund businesses that are purely into restaurants, projects, retail, trading, industrial, or skilled services.
          We are looking for Software as a Service, Marketplaces/Platforms (but not limited to those only). In general, we are looking for high growth businesses.

          Apply For The NEXEA Accelerator Program

          Get Top Mentors, Experts, And Partners Supporting Your Company

          Startup accelerator applications are processed quickest via this form. Our Analysts will guide you through the application process usually within a week via email. We try our best to meet Startup founders every week to determine if there is a good match.