Penjana Kapital boosts private-sector participation in the VC space

The Edge

IN less than three years since its incorporation, Penjana Kapital Sdn Bhd has approved a total of RM527.6 million in venture capital (VC) investments in 53 start-ups in various sectors including technology, financial technology, materials and industrials, healthcare, real estate, communication service, media, energy and utilities, software as well as consumer, and invested together with VC companies, given the fund’s matching mandate.

Madhya's Gift: The Yayasan Chow Kit's children's health fund partners with the Ministry of Finance

Tatler Asia, 29 May 2023

Dato' Dr Hartini Zainuddin shares more about the programme that was established to help underprivileged children gain access to quality healthcare.

Yayasan Chow Kit was established in 2005 to help underprivileged children and one of its initiatives is Madhya's Gift, which seeks to provide aid and funding for equitable access to medical solutions.


Penjana Kapital's Taufiq Iskandar: "Read, Adapt, Antifragile" - Do More podcast

Youtube, 10 April 2023

Penjana Kapital’s Taufiq Iskandar: ‘Read, Adapt, Antifragile’

Malaysians have a chance to prosper in an uncertain yet unexciting future but first they must learn to shed old habits while adopting new approaches that appear daunting at first, says Taufiq Iskandar, CEO of Penjana Kapital, whose mandate is to assist in ensuring Malaysia’s success.

Long way to go for country’s VC scene

The Star, 08 April 2023

THE venture capital (VC) industry is one of the reasons why the United States has created many world-class technology based companies. Funding for start-ups has also helped other economies, including Taiwan, South Korea and Japan, create technology giants.

Miti secures RM24b potential investments from South Korea

The Edge, 19 March 2023

KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The International Trade and Industry Ministry (Miti) has secured potential investments worth RM24 billion as well as RM4.24 billion of potential exports of products and services through its recent trade and investment mission to South Korea.

Penjana Kapital's fintech unicorn investment, Xendit, officially enters Malaysia

The Edge, 11 January 2023

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 11): Xendit, a financial technology (fintech) unicorn, has officially entered the Malaysian market offering up its diverse range of hyperlocal payment solutions to businesses in the country from small and medium enterprises and start-ups to giant corporations alike.