Pitch Island Program

Pitch Island is a fund-raising programme for ideation and early-stage startups in Penang. This is a closed-door pitching programme where founders will pitch their venture ideas to a group of angel investors (not VCs).

The expected amount raised for this round is about RM50,000 to RM350,000. This programme is run based on the specific technology vertical of the startup venture.

If you are an aspiring tech founder with great ideas or an early-stage startup looking to raise money for the first time beyond your family and friends, apply to join this programme.


Qualification Criteria

Technology Vertical
Application Dateline
Program/Pitching Day

(1) Aspiring Founder at Late Ideation Stage or;
(2) Startup with MVP but No Revenue or;
(3) Founder at Pre-Seed (Revenue <RM150,000 p.a)
(4) Venture is based in Penang

Creative Content, Web3 &

EdTech & Creative Content

IoT, Hardtech & Deeptech

Cloud, SAAS, E-Commerce

SMEs & Micro SMEs

6 July 2023

6 July 2023

10 Aug 2023

12 Oct 2023

9 Nov 2023

22 July 2023

22 July 2023

26 Aug 2023

28 Oct 2023

25 Nov 2023

Program Partners