Why Malaysia

Malaysia is located in the heart of Southeast Asia, right within the fast growing ASEAN region, amongst the member countries which are Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. It has one of the largest income per capita among ASEAN countries and has become one of the most attractive venues to conduct business, whether these are startups or multinational companies.

Malaysia's Reputation as a Business Hub

1st in the Thomson Reuters Islamic Finance Development index 2018

1st in the INSEAD Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2018.

1st in Asia as per the Bloomberg 2018 Emerging Market Scorecard.

2nd in terms of Global cCompetitiveness Index (GCI) score among ASEAN countries in 2019

Potential for Crowdfunding

RM22 Billion

estimated funding gap faced by local small, medium businesses.

RM587 million

has been raised through local Equity Crowdfunding and peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platforms as of September 2019.

12,000

investors have approximately contributed towards raising funds.


1,629

micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) have received financing through crowdfunding since 2015.