Alibaba Cloud Innovation Centre has joined hands with Fidelity Funding to organise the Alibaba Cloud Demo Day 2021.

Fidelity Funding and other brands such as ATM Capital, Capital Nuts and Ficus Venture will form the judging panel for the programme which is anticipated to bring together over 500+ Malaysian startups.

Fidelity said in a statement the event was set to transform the traditional businesses and encourage companies to embrace the latest technologies by taking advantage of current resources. The series will also look to nurture the next generation of fresh talent.

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.

Commencing from the 23 October 2021 to 26 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, where Malaysian startups will have the opportunity to be selected for the Global Startup Accelerator Programme and be part of Alibaba Cloud’s global ecosystem.

Fidelity Funding is a boutique fund under eatcosys that aims to accelerate the growth of businesses and provide digital enabled value creation for the food and beverage industry and retail scene here in Malaysia.

“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, “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.


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