Kuala Lumpur, April 4 – The Exabytes Group,a leading web hosting services and eCom-merce solutions provider in Malaysia announces today the launch of its 'Cockroach Startup Program' on 1 April 2017 as its first ever Technology-Funding program to help de-velop and grow a strong startup community across Malaysia.
Founder cum Executive Director of Exabytes, Chan Kee Siak shares, "A cockroach startup is the one which keeps struggling and moves forward in spite of changing environments, market conditions and investment scenarios, just like a cockroach."
He adds that Exabytes' motivation is to provide a platform that continues to see success in promoting high potential Malaysian startups in 2017.
"The introduction of the Cockroach Startup Program is part of Exabytes' continual com-mitments in nurturing startups by providing a sustainable platform to help drive the setup of aspiring startups in Malaysia," says Chan.
Malaysia is the 3rd largest market for startups. Grab, iflix and HappyFresh are just a few top Malaysian founded startup companies with great innovations and fascinating technol-ogies that have established themselves in the South-East Asia region.
"The Malaysian government is always supportive of startups and tech innovation. There is also a passionate group of startup advocates comprising actual business owners or suc-cessful entrepreneurs, who are willing to help other entrepreneurs succeed by way of in-vestment funding, providing mentorship and access to global network.
"To complement these startup advocates, we have designed Cockroach Startup Program to support pre-seed to seed high potential startup from all industry categories by way of technology funding to build and grow their business."