Proficeo in the News
June 18, 2013

Coaching entrepreneurs to speed up growth

NO MATTER how mature a business is, it can always use a helping hand to push it along to greater heights.Proficeo’s Coach and Grow programme does exactly that and it aims to be more than just another how-to guide.

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http://techcentral.my/news/story.aspx?file=/2013/6/18/it_news/20130618131802&sec=IT_News
Jun 17, 2013

Introducing the improved CGP2

BASED on the experience with the first round of the Coach and Grow Programme (CGP), Proficeo Sdn Bhd, the programme manager, has divided the coaching plan for CGP2 into two six-month parts with continuous interactions between the companies and coaches.

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http://www.digitalnewsasia.com/sizzle-fizzle/introducing-the-improved-cpg2
Jun 14, 2013

Week in Review: One different approach, one traditional one

CHIEF information officers (CIOs) are in the hot seat of this technological vortex that is going on with buzzwords like big data, cloud, mobility and social beginning to register with their CEOs (chief executive officers).Not only do they have to manage the complexity that arises from managing any one of these mega forces, but they also have to answer the one question they are likely to get from the CEO and even CMO (chief marketing officer) – “What are we doing to take advantage of this?”

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http://www.digitalnewsasia.com/insights/week-in-review-one-different-approach-one-traditional-one
Jun 13, 2013

Reality kicks in at CGP … in a good way too

IS this the beginning of Malaysia’s own ‘pay it forward’ culture? Something interesting happened over the past one year during the Coach and Grow Programme (CGP) funded by the Ministry of Finance and administered by Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd, the ministry’s agency that looks after entrepreneurs.

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http://www.digitalnewsasia.com/sizzle-fizzle/reality-kicks-in-at-cgp-in-a-good-way-too
Jun 03, 2013

Coaching Entrepreneurs

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May 20, 2013

Incubate, accelerate or go solo

A NEW entrepreneur once asked me about joining an incubator or accelerator programme. Much to my chagrin, his main concern was whether joining one would adversely affect his chances of finding financing for his venture.

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http://www.digitalnewsasia.com/sizzle-fizzle/incubate-accelerate-or-go-solo
May 13, 2013

EasyUni gets funding from Teak Capital

IT is a myth that people go to the university of their dreams. Those lucky enough to go, end up choosing one which closest fits their parents’ budget and which has a decent course of study that the student wants to pursue.

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http://www.digitalnewsasia.com/sizzle-fizzle/easyuni-gets-funding-from-teak-capital
Feb 25, 2013

Raising money IS supposed to be hard!

LAST week’s DNA-TeAM Disrupt session was the second time we had funding as our topic of discussion. The first in October had Tan Sri Vincent Tan and Johnathan Lee of Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd as panelists and drew a standing-room-only crowd. I was thus surprised that last week’s session drew just over 50 people.

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http://www.digitalnewsasia.com/insights/raising-money-is-supposed-to-be-hard
Jan 30, 2013

Diabetes device start-up seeks crowd-funding boost

GEOB International Sdn Bhd has launched a crowd-funding drive to bring to market the first batch of its HypoBand medical alert device for diabetes patients.

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http://www.digitalnewsasia.com/sizzle-fizzle-slow-burn/diabetes-device-startup-seeks-crowdfunding-boost
Dec 19, 2012

Sustainable social start-ups and the ecosystem

I HAD the fortune of attending the Social Innovation Camp Asia (SI Camp Asia) in Kuala Lumpur a few weeks back. The 52-hour boot camp brought together developers, designers, entrepreneurs, and ‘do-gooders’ interested in addressing causes to do good.

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http://www.digitalnewsasia.com/sizzle-fizzle-slow-burn/sustainable-social-startups-and-the-ecosystem
Dec 18, 2012

Golden Gate lets in first round of investments

GOLDEN Gate Ventures (GGV) has announced its first round of investment in the region since opening its doors earlier this year, adding TradeGecko, RedMart and Coda Payments to its investment portfolio.

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http://www.digitalnewsasia.com/sizzle-fizzle-slow-burn/golden-gate-lets-in-first-round-of-investments
Nov 23, 2012

Cradle’s CGP gets green light for second year

THE Coach and Grow Program (CGP), an entrepreneur training program launched in July last year, celebrated its inaugural year on Nov 22 with a convocation ceremony for entrepreneurs who successfully completed the program. The CGP is a market-driven program that brings together key players in the entrepreneurial ecosystem to coach existing entrepreneurs to overcome business challenges and grow their businesses to greater heights.

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http://www.digitalnewsasia.com/digital-economy/cradle-cgp-gets-green-light-for-second-year
Nov 23, 2012

Cradle Fund’s “Coach and Grow” Programme nurtures confident entrepreneurs

The Coach and Grow Programme (CGP), an entrepreneur training programme launched on 25 July 2011, celebrated the completion of its inaugural year recently with a convocation ceremony for entrepreneur who completed the programme.

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http://www.theedgemalaysia.com/business-news/225573-cradle-funds-coach-and-grow-programme-nurtures-confident-entrepreneurs-.html
Nov 23, 2012

Malaysia’s start-up scene needs to break out of stealth mode

Malaysia’s start-up scene needs to break out of stealth mode

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http://www.digitalnewsasia.com/sizzle-fizzle-slow-burn/malaysias-startup-scene-needs-to-break-out-of-stealth-mode
Nov 22, 2012

Dana tambahan Cradle

CRADLE Fund Sdn Bhd (Cradle) agensi di bawah Kementerian Kewangan yang mengurus dana kepada usahawan teknologi maklumat dijangka menerima dana tambahan berjumlah RM20 juta daripada kerajaan tahun depan.

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http://www.hmetro.com.my/myMetro/articles/DanatambahanCradle/Article
Nov 22, 2012

Tambahan RM20 Juta untuk cip tahun depan

Tambahan RM20 juta mungkin diperuntukkan bagi Program Pelaburan Cradle (CIP) tahun depan, kata Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd Nazrin Hassan hari ini.

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http://my.entertainment.yahoo.com/news/tambahan-rm20-juta-untuk-cip-tahun-depan-121029516–finance.html
Oct 17, 2012

APICTA 2012: ADAcode takes coveted ‘best of the best’ award

MOBILE telecommunications solutions company ADAcode Systems Sdn Bhd beat out 31 other category contenders to win the coveted Best of the Best, Prime Minister Award at this year’s MSC Malaysia Asia-Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) awards.

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http://www.digitalnewsasia.com/digital-economy/apicta2012-adacode-takes-coveted-best-of-the-best-award
Jun 01, 2012

Counterpoint: ABAF adding value to the ecosystem

I LOVE talking to entrepreneurs and I am glad I managed to do this at ABAF,” said Anil Joshi of Mumbai Angels, an angel investment firm from India who participated at the recent Asian Business Angels Forum, hosted by Cradle Fund in Kuala Lumpur.

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http://www.digitalnewsasia.com/node/228
May 24, 2012

ABAF 2012 off to a strong start

Many months of hard work finally came to fruition with the kick-off to the Asian Business Angels Forum (ABAF) at the Marriott Hotel in Kuala Lumpur.

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http://www.digitalnewsasia.com/node/170
Aug 15, 2011

CGP_BFM

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Aug 02, 2011

Coaching technopreneurs

Coaching technopreneurs

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Cradle, CGP, The Star, 2Aug2011, pg13.pdf
Aug 01, 2011

Mentoring global entrepreneurs

The entrepreneurship ecosystem in Malaysia is set to move into its third since stage —aboutadecade andahalf be the inception oftheMSC —andwill driven by private public partnership initiatives according to government funding arm Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd

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20110801_N_TE_NV_pg2_26c680_Mentoring global ent.pdf
July 28, 2011

Time To Kick Off

Providing investor and funding exposure for the entrepreneurs, the Coach and Grow Programme (CGP) enters its closing stages with the Stage III in a recent entrepreneur showcase.

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Cradle, Malaysia SME, 31July2012, pg18.pdf
July 26, 2011

Cradle lancar CGP bimbing usahawan

CRADLE Fund Sdn Bhd Cradle agensi di bawah Kementerian Kewangan yang menyediakan pembiayaan kepada syarikat teknologi melancarkan Program Bimbing dan Berkembang CGP dalam usaha membimbing usahawan teknologi di negara ini ke tahap lebih tinggi dan berdaya saing.

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Cradle, CGP, Berita Harian, 26Jul2011, pg34.pdf
July 26, 2011

Cradle Fund kicks off Coach and Grow Programme

Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd Cradle Fund yesterday launched the Coach and Grow Programme CGP that focuses primarily on transforming knowledge of technopreneurs into action plans.

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Cradle, CGP, Borneo Post, 26Jul2011, pgB19.pdf
July 26, 2011

Cradle latih 250 usahawan teknologi tempatan

CRADLE Fund Sdn Bhd Cradle agensi di bawah Kementerian Kewangan MOF yang menguruskan dana pengkomersialan teknologi di Malaysia mengunjur untuk melatih 250 usahawan teknologi menerusi Program Coach and Grow CGP sekali gus menggerakkan syarikat teknologi tempatan keluar daripada tahap pembangunan ke tahap pengkomersialan.

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Cradle, CGP, Harian Metro, 26Jul2011, pg33.pdf
July 26, 2011

Cradle launches programme to grow technopreneurs

Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd yesterday launched the Coach and Grow Programme CGP that focuses primarily on transforming knowledge of technopreneurs into action plans.

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Cradle, CGP, NST, 26July2011, pg1.pdf
July 26, 2011

Cradle’s new program coaches Malaysian companies to grow and think big

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Cradle, CGP, Oriental Daily News, 26Jul2011, pgA22.pdf
July 26, 2011

Cradle lahirkan usahawan berdaya maju

Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd Cradte agensi di bawah Kementerian Kewangan hari ini melancarkan program pembangunan usahawan Coach and Grow Programme CGP yang bakal disertai oleh 250 usahawan.

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Cradle, CGP, Utusan Malaysia, 26Jul2011, pg19.pdf

Right coaching for ICT entrepreneurs

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Proficeo’s programmes will enhance entrepreneurial ecosystem

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Mentoring global entrepreneurs

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Apr 18, 2013

Echelon Malaysia Satellite a hit with start-ups

THE old-timers were more than a match for the young ones at the Echelon Malaysia Satellite pitching competition on April 17, organized by Singapore-based regional online media player e27.

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http://www.digitalnewsasia.com/sizzle-fizzle/echelon-malaysia-satellite-a-hit-with-startups