IOI Kickstart

IOI Kickstart
IOI Kickstart

Are you an aspiring techpreneur involved in these industries?

If you fit any of the categories, then this is for you!

Real Estate

Real Estate

Agriculture Technology

Agriculture Technology

Green Real Estate Solution

Green Real Estate Solution

Food Technology

Food Technology

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A 3-years accelerator and collaboration programme to offer a springboard for inspiring start-ups. Selected start-ups will be offered a start-up grant, mentoring, working space, collaboration opportunities, and resources.


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 Receive Start-up Grant of RM50,000*

Start-up Grant of

We want to accelerate your Research & Development (R&D) and lend you our resources.

House your start-up
in our Next-Gen
smart city, IOI Rio

Gain access to collaboration opportunities with industry peers at IOI Rio.

House your start-up in our Next-Gen smart city, IOI Rio
Receive support from mentors

Receive support
from mentors

Start-ups will receive direct mentoring from our C-level personnel, who are also ready to be your customer.

Application Criteria

Application Criteria

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We invest in sectors that are related to our core businesses i.e real estate, agri-tech, green real estate solution and food-tech industries to address major issues or pain points for significant target markets.

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We search for companies that have the potentials to grow rapidly and that can proficiently manage their growth and profitability.

Entrepreneurs must propose a business plan to generate profits with strategy to achieve multiple sources of revenue or to develop a performance commercialization approach.

We also require well-conceived financial projections, showing consistent profits and cash flow growth.

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Entrepreneurs must have some distinctive or unique features which differentiate it from potential competitors or have strong barriers that prevent other companies from capturing your customers with at least one comparative offerings.

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We prefer to invest in innovative companies and credible entrepreneurs with aspirations to grow an international business having a well-defined plan.

The concept behind the innovation must be demonstrable. We look for projects that have a clear direction to commercialization.

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Business Pitch


Present Business Pitch

Get Endorsed

Get Endorsed

Receive support

Receive C-Level support 
& Start-Up Grant of RM50k*

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Submit your pitch today!

If we like your idea, the RM50,000* start-up grant with
IOI Kickstart is yours!

Who Can Apply?

Who Can Apply?

1. Individuals, Companies or non-profits registered to do business in Malaysia that has fewer than 100 employees at the time of submission of application.

2. Applicants may apply for one business only and must be between the age of 18 and 40 to apply.

3. An organization led by youth like social enterprises, for-profit companies, non-profit organizations, and researchers in Malaysia may apply.

4. Priority is given to early-stage and growth-stage start-up or a social enterprise working in an innovative product or idea.

5. Applicant must be the business owner who is the Founder and/or leading executive (President, CEO, CFO, COO, or any such other similar title.)