StartupJohor is a fast growing, hyper-local social enterprise dedicated to building the startup & entrepreneurial ecosystem in the southern region of Malaysia. Since its inception in 2014, StartupJohor has been working with various industry stakeholders in and around Johor’s urban areas.
Our vision lies in promoting world-class Johorean entrepreneurs & companies and showcasing the capabilities of the business ecosystem in the southern region of Malaysia to the world, through high-quality business & networking programs across South East Asia.
Our activities include educating & developing talented local entrepreneurs, supporting & accelerating high-potential startup companies, and building & promoting the local startup & entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Startup Programs & Events Held
Supported the start of projects /startups / business
Upcoming Community Events
Startup Co-Founder Matching: Find the Right Partner in Johor Bahru
29th May 2019
Series event by Founder Institute Johor Bahru. Learning tips from top entrepreneurs to finding the right co-founder / partner in business as well as speed pitching to one and others to build network.
IPSMART "CREATE" 2019
19th - 23rd June 2019
Annual largest startup festival in the southern region of Malaysia for entrepreneurs and professionals to learn, create & network over 5 days.
Startup Pitching | Hackathon | Workshops | Masterclass
STARTUP WEEKEND ISKANDAR PUTERI @ IPSMART "CREATE" 2019
21th - 23rd June 2019
A 54 hours hackathon where entrepreneurs, developers, marketing experts & designers gather to build a startup over a weekend.
News & Publications
Iskandar Malaysia’s unique Start Up Ecosystem aims to be the catalyst of technological growth within the Southern Region
Iskandar Puteri’s premier tech event, IP SMART 2018: CREATE returned for another weekend of innovation and creativity, targeting industry players and stakeholders in the Iskandar Malaysia region. The event is the first of its kind in the startup industry in Johor....
Silicon Valley-based Founder Institute Opens Applications in Johor Bahru to Accelerate Startup Founders
World’s Premier Early-Stage Accelerator Calling for Aspiring and Early-Stage Entrepreneurs in Need of Mentorship, Training and Funding. Program Offers Perks from Selected Partners.
In line with StartupJohor’s vision to facilitate growth in the start-up and entrepreneurial ecosystem within Iskandar Malaysia, the social enterprise had announced the launch of the ‘StartupJohor Academy’, a new initiative that aims to guide budding individuals on the road of building their dreams.
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