- Collaboration to kick-off with Alibaba Cloud Demo Day 2021
- More than 500 startups are anticipated to participate in this programme from October 2021 to March 2022.
Alibaba Cloud Innovation Centre has joined hands with Fidelity Funding, a venture capital corporation with the aim of propelling local businesses to greater heights by equipping them with the latest information and know-how in digital transformation.
The collaboration is set to kick-off with the upcoming Alibaba Cloud Demo Day 2021 which will be conducted across a series of events – Demo Day 2021. The series will also look to nurture the next generation of fresh talent.
Fidelity Funding will be joining other major brands such as ATM Capital, Capital Nuts and Ficus Venture to form the judging panel for the Alibaba Cloud Demo Day 2021. The programme is anticipated to bring together over 500+ Malaysian startups, the event is set to transform the traditional businesses, encouraging companies to embrace the latest technologies and take advantage of current resources.
Commencing from the 23rd October 2021 to 26th March 2022, the Alibaba Cloud Demo Day is organised by Handsprofit, Alibaba Cloud’s local partner and co-organised by BIG WHEEL. The event will also include the launching of the Alibaba Cloud Global Startup Accelerator, whereby Malaysian startups will have the opportunity to be selected for the Global Startup Accelerator Programme and become part of Alibaba Cloud’s global ecosystem. These series of contests are expected to create an innovative wave in the region bringing about solutions such as 5G, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, Internet of Things, AR/VR, drones, smart community, smart logistics, connected vehicles, smart medical care, smart city, smart energy, and the smart grid for the startup scene here in Malaysia.
“We are excited to be joining hands with Alibaba Cloud and Handsprofit, working together to provide a platform for innovative entrepreneurs to shine on a global scale, bringing to light their unique ideas. With this event, we hope to turn things around for local businesses, helping them to achieve sustainable growth as well as make their mark in this digital era,” said Tham Lih Chung, the Director of Fidelity Funding.
Fidelity Funding is a boutique fund under eatcosys, an integrated tech platform that offers the Food & Beverage (F&B) industry solutions that cover their entire business lifecycle, from birth to growth. Fidelity Funding serves to accelerate the growth of businesses and provide digital enabled value creation for the Food and Beverage industry and retail scene here in Malaysia.
The company is always on the lookout for high potential startups, technology platforms and businesses in their early stages to complement its network of leading brands and ecosystems. Thus far, Fidelity Funding has helped over 5 companies, accelerating their growth exponentially. The brand’s involvement in the Alibaba Cloud Demo Day 2021 comes at a truly opportune period as they are themselves in the midst of cultivating and expanding their digital and technology network into the world of retail businesses.
“We are excited to begin this partnership with Fidelity Funding. Together, alongside Handsprofit and BIG WHEEL, we will provide Malaysian startups a çonducive environment for startups to grow and thrive. With Fidelity Funding’s acumen and accumulative experience in the technology business and ecosystems field, we are certain that the brand’s involvement in this event will be beneficial and meaningful. As we look to embrace the next normal, the post-pandemic era will bring about, we hope to enhance and nurture local businesses by passing on the knowledge and wisdom to thrive in the tech business ecosystem. Through this, we want to ensure that not only will they survive in this digital world, but also be equipped to skillfully master all adversities, “said Michael Chang of Handsprofit.
Alibaba Cloud Innovation Centre is the first international innovation centre located outside of China, aimed at nurturing local digital talents and to contribute to business development in the Asia Pacific region. For more information on Fidelity Funding, please visit https://fidelityfunding.capital/, on Alibaba Cloud Innovation Centre, visit https://my.alibabacloud.com/innovation-center/index, and about the Alibaba Cloud Demo Day 2021, please visit https://my.alibabacloud.com/innovation-center/global-startup-accelerator.