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AWS Activate provides startups with a host of benefits, including free AWS credits, AWS support plan credits, and architecture guidance to help grow your business. Activate benefits are designed to give you the right mix of tools, resources, and expert support so you can succeed with AWS while optimizing performance, managing risk, and keeping costs under control.


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The Apex Center for Entrepreneurs inspires and empowers Virginia Tech students to turn their passion, purpose, and ideas into action. Our portfolio of programs is inter-disciplinary and provides any Hokie, from any major and any year the opportunity to engage in all phases of the entrepreneurship and new venture development process, and encourages alumni to interface with the next generations of entrepreneurs.

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MDEC (Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation) was established in 1996 as the lead agency to implement the MSC Malaysia initiative. Today, we are an agency under the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (KKMM) with a close to 25-year track-record of successfully leading the ICT and digital economy growth in Malaysia. Malaysia’s central geographical location in ASEAN, its young and digitally-savvy population, multicultural and multilingual tapestry, easy access to capital and regional markets, ease of doing business, certainty of business operating environment and legal system, comparative value and high standard of living, makes it the natural choice to land and grow your digital business.

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TEGAS Digital Village, alongside TEGAS Digital Innovation Hub, are catalytic initiatives undertaken by the Sarawak government through TEGAS to support startup growth and promote digital innovation and entrepreneurship, in line with the Sarawak Digital Economy Strategy 2018-2022 and Post Covid Development Strategy 2030. It aims to empower startups and social enterprises to scale sustainably, facilitate technology transfer, and commercialization via public-private partnerships, as well as to enhance the digital innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem in Sarawak. Tabung Ekonomi Gagasan Anak Sarawak (TEGAS) was established in 2012 as a charitable trust dedicated to promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in Sarawak. Governed by the Board of Trustees, TEGAS is chaired by The Honourable Datuk Haji Len Talif Salleh, Deputy Minister of Urban Planning, Land Administration and Environment of Sarawak.

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BizPod is the entrepreneur startup incubator for Taylor’s University, which helps students through the journey of entrepreneurship from ideation stage to successfully establishing a full-fledged startup. BizPod surrounds the students with a holistic entrepreneurial ecosystem built specifically to support students’ ideas and help them grow their business. This ecosystem primarily consists of students’ startups which fills up the gaps of an end-to-end solution chain. BizPod is led by a team of experienced lecturers and entrepreneurs, while being fully supported by a throng of successful mentors in the startup industry, to deliver exciting consumer-facing digital innovations aiming to solve today’s and tomorrow’s problems.


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Taylor’s University is a world-class international university which aims to provide its students with outstanding teaching and cutting edge learning facilities. Our objective is to produce successful graduates who are first choice for leading employers. We also help our students to graduate with the ambition and entrepreneurial skills to establish their own successful businesses. Work experience gained through internship is an integral part of many of our programmes.


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