Cradle empowers early stage companies through our programmes and initiatives. Join our growing leading entrepreneurs and innovators that have trusted us to Start, Grow & Invest in them.


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Start-ups Funded


Full Time Jobs Created


Private & Foreign Funds


Malaysia's Leading Early Stage Tech-Based Companies Influencer

Cradle's mission is to create an ecosystem that supports a strong and innovative business-building environment for technology entrepreneurs and innovators through our Cradle Investment Programme (CIP). Established in 2003 with a mandate to fund high-calibre technology, Cradle has supported over 1000 Malaysian Technology-Based companies across multiple sectors and holds the highest commercialisation rate amongst funding agencies in the country. Cradle's programme offerings are not restricted to monetary aid, but also include commercialisation support and various other value-added services to accelerate growth.

Cradle is an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MOSTI)


What We Offer

Developmental for deep tech companies at TRL 5 to 7

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Commercialization for innovative tech-based companies at TRL 8 to 9

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Commercialization for deep tech companies at TRL8 to 9

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A market driven programme providing entrepreneurs with the right tools.

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A new initiative to encourage more early stage investments.

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Funding Programmes under MOSTI

Check out for more support provided by both Government and Private sectors for our Malaysian vibrant start-ups scene right here.

Dana Penyelidikan dan Pembangunan (R&D) by MOSTI

Dana Kolaborasi Antarabangsa (ICF) by MOSTI

Dana Program Malaysia Social Innovation (MySI) by MOSTI

Malaysian Venture Capital Management Berhad (MAVCAP)

Malaysia Debt Ventures Berhad (MDV)