Malaysia is looking to tap into the surging value of Southeast Asia’s internet economy. Illustration: Dennis Yip
Malaysia is looking to tap into the surging value of Southeast Asia’s internet economy. Illustration: Dennis Yip
Malaysia

Malaysia’s cunning plan for start-up dominance: if you can’t beat them, own them

  • The country has struggled to nurture home-grown tech success; now it hopes to steal a march on its rivals by becoming a venture capital financier instead
  • Officials hope that splashing the cash will eventually make Malaysia an attractive base, but in the meantime are aiming to pull the purse strings

Malaysia is looking to tap into the surging value of Southeast Asia’s internet economy. Illustration: Dennis Yip
Malaysia is looking to tap into the surging value of Southeast Asia’s internet economy. Illustration: Dennis Yip
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