Mavcapulse

MAVCAP, founded in Malaysia, aimed to empower the entrepreneurial spirit and revolutionize the startup landscape. Despite initial challenges, MAVCAP remained determined to drive change and innovation. Recognizing the potential of untapped ventures, MAVCAP recognized the skepticism faced by traditional investors. With a passion for innovation and a commitment to empowering entrepreneurs, MAVCAP became a beacon of hope for those daring to dream big.



 

As a fund-of-funds outfit, MAVCAP has been collaborating with VCs, private sectors, and industry leaders to create a network of partners for a thriving startup ecosystem. These partnerships increased MAVCAP's reach and facilitated knowledge-sharing. MAVCAP also supported the VC ecosystem by providing mentorship, coaching, and networking opportunities to startups, fostering sustainable growth and a culture of innovation in Malaysia. resources. MAVCAP's impact on the ecosystem has grown over time, with numerous success stories showcasing the transformative power of innovation and entrepreneurship, inspiring startups to defied odds.

MAVCAP has significantly impacted the VC ecosystem by providing support and guidance to startups. It bridges the gap between startups and investors, guiding their growth journey and providing necessary resources. MAVCAP's impact on the ecosystem has grown over time, with numerous success stories showcasing the transformative power of innovation and entrepreneurship, inspiring startups to defied odds.

 

As we look to the future, MAVCAP remains committed to empowering startups and shaping a dynamic VC ecosystem that impacts innovation. It funds innovation, empowers visionary leaders, and builds legacies for future generations. With each investment and partnership, MAVCAP aims to rewrite the narrative of entrepreneurship in Malaysia, forging a path towards a more innovative, prosperous, and impactful tomorrow.

MAVCAP's brand story continues to evolve, driven by its pioneering spirit. With each investment, partnership, and milestone, Malaysia has become a global innovation centre and hub for visionary entrepreneurs. MAVCAP's legacy demonstrates the power of funding innovation and believing in Malaysia's startup potential.

From its inception, MAVCAP set out on a remarkable journey with a vision to empower Malaysia’s entrepreneurial spirit and revolutionize the startup landscape. The early days were marked with challenges, but with determination, MAVCAP moved forward to drive changes and innovation to make a difference.

MAVCAP understood that groundbreaking ideas often faced skepticism from traditional investors and recognized the untapped potential of these unbackable ventures. With a passion for innovation and a commitment to empowering entrepreneurs, MAVCAP became a beacon of hope for those daring to dream big.

MAVCAP’s approach was multifaceted.  Being a fund of funds, MAVCAP strategically collaborated with VCs, private sectors, and industry leaders, creating a network of partners who shared their vision for a thriving startup ecosystem. These partnerships not only amplified MAVCAP’s reach but also facilitated knowledge-sharing and the exchange of best practices.

MAVCAP’s commitment to supporting the VC ecosystem extended beyond financial backing by embracing a holistic approach to empowerment, providing mentorship, coaching, and networking opportunities to startups. By nurturing talent and ideas, the foundation is laid for sustainable growth and a culture of innovation in Malaysia.

As the VC ecosystem in Malaysia began to take shape, MAVCAP grew alongside it, expanding its support and influence. MAVCAP played a pivotal role in bridging the gap between startups and investors, guiding startups through their growth journey, and providing them with access to the necessary resources for success.

As the years passed, MAVCAP’s impact on the VC ecosystem became increasingly evident. Countless success stories emerged, showcasing the transformative power of innovation and entrepreneurship. Startups that were once deemed unbackable defied the odds, fueled by MAVCAP’s unwavering support and belief in their potential.

Today, MAVCAP’s brand story continues to evolve, driven by the same pioneering spirit that inspired its inception. With each investment, partnership, and milestone achieved, contributed to making Malaysia as a global center for innovation and a hub for visionary entrepreneurs. MAVCAP’s legacy stands tall, a testament to the power of funding innovation and believing in the potential of Malaysia’s startups.

As MAVCAP looks to the future, the commitment remains the same – to empower, inspire, and elevate the potential of startups, and to continue shaping a dynamic and vibrant VC ecosystem that leaves a mark on the world of innovation.

MAVCAP remains committed to funding innovation, empowering visionary leaders, and building legacies that will inspire generations to come. With each investment and partnership, MAVCAP looks to rewriting the narrative of entrepreneurship in Malaysia, forging a path towards a more innovative, prosperous, and impactful tomorrow.

Mavcapulse

Our Vision

Malaysia's leading VC to spur and champion the local and regional innovation ecosystem.

Our Mission

Collaborating to deliver commercial returns and long term economic value that are sustainable by funding innovation, accelerating start-ups growth and developing local talent to build profound investments and companies.

Our Values

P

rogressive

We are constantly pushing the boundaries of creativity and embracing a culture of innovativeness to drive progress and shape a better future.

U

nity

We are driven by the value of unity, recognizing that teamwork is the cornerstone of our success.

L

oyalty

We are deeply committed to the value of respect, which forms the foundation of our relationships. We believe that respect encompasses honesty, loyalty, and trust.

S

haring

We believe that open communication fosters understanding, builds trust, and drives collective progress.

E

fficiency

We fuel our growth through improving efficiency at all levels of the business to be ahead of our game while optimising costs.

Our Mandate

MAVCAP, the leading Venture Capitalist  in Malaysia is a Government-Linked Investment Company (GLIC) under the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation. It provides funding and supports local technology-based companies, focusing on pre-growth investments. MAVCAP’s government participation attracts private sector investment and encourages VC activity in Malaysia.

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Develop Local VC Talent

MAVCAP provides training, mentorship, and opportunities to equip emerging...

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Spur Local VC Ecosystem

MAVCAP fosters a dynamic environment for start-ups and innovation through ..

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Attract Private Partnerships

MAVCAP actively engages private investors, corporations, and financial...

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Create Bigger Pool of Funds

MAVCAP aims to increase capital availability for start-ups, contributing to innovation...

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Bring in Foreign Technologies to Malaysia

MAVCAP forges strategic partnerships and investments with international tech...

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Support Local VC Infrastructure

MAVCAP plays a pivotal role in strengthening the local venture capital infrastructure...

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Our Team

Board of Directors

Tan Sri Datuk Ter Leong Yap

Chairman

Dato’ TS. Dr. Haji Aminuddin Hassim

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Darawati Hussain

Independent Non-Executive Director

Datuk Seri Wong Siew Hai

Independent Non-Executive Director

Manokaran Mottain

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ruswati Othman

Independent Non-Executive Director

Hawariiah Abdul Wahid

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Leadership

Shahril Anas Hasan Aziz

Chief Executive Officer

Noor Amy Ismail

Chief Operating Officer

Paramjit Singh Gill

Chief Investment Officer

Value Creation

Tan Shyue Wern

Director, Strategic Development

Suzanna Kasim

Director, Finance & Treasury

Muhammad Hisyam Abdullah

Head, Legal

Muhammad Syafiq Shamsuddin

Head, Brand & Stakeholder Management

Azratul Amirah Ab Rashid

Head, Human Capital & Culture

Melissa Yeoh Beng Chin

Head, ESG & Partnerships

Investment

Mariyani Awang

Director, Investment Monitoring & Compliance

Amit Jayant Gandhi

Head, Direct & Co-Investment

Razin Rozman

Head, Investment Strategy & Portfolio Management

Hafizam Shamsudin

Head, Fund Investments

Governance

Yap Yen Chien

Director, Risk & Governance

Megawati Jamil

Head, Group Company Secretary

Responsible Governance & Our Policies

Whistleblowing Policy
Anti Bribery Corruption Policy
No-Gift Policy
Vendors' Integrity Pledge
Board Charter