IOI Kickstart

Are you an aspiring techpreneur involved in the real estate, agriculture or perhaps the food industry? If you fit any of the category then this is for you! IOI Kickstart is offering you a start-up grant of RM50,000* to get you started. We will house you in our Next-Gen smart city, IOI Rio, where you will be able to collaborate with peers in your industry & receive direct mentoring from our C-level personnel.

We at IOI Properties want to accelerate your Research & Development (R&D), mentor you & lend you our resources. We are ready to be your first customer. So, what are you waiting for? Submit your pitch today! If we like your idea, the RM50,000* start-up grant with IOI Kickstart is yours!

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Criteria For Application

Criteria For Application

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


Growth Potential: 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.


Competitive Advantage: 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.


Innovation: 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.


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 startup 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.)