Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd (Cradle), an agency under the Ministry of Finance, Malaysia (MOF) is a not-for-profit organisation that manages the RM100 million Cradle Investment Programme since its inception in 2003. An additional RM175 million was recently added to this allocation under the 10th Malaysia Plan for 2011 – 2015.

Our Objective


Create an ecosystem that supports a strong and innovative business-building environment for technology entrepreneurs.


Achieve commercialisation efficiency and sustainable entrepreneurship as per our credo – Catalysing Sustainable Technopreneurs.


Represent the Government’s effort at boosting quantity and quality of innovations and technology start-ups.

Our Vision

To be the preferred and leading provider of early stage funding to innovative and aspiring entrepreneurs, and to be recognised and respected for excellence in service, delivery and product offerings.

Our Mission

To encourage, support, stimulate and nurture the development of Malaysian entrepreneurship in ICT, bio-technology and life sciences, material sciences and high growth technology industries, and the generation of ideas for an innovative knowledge-based society and economy.