19th – 23rd June 2019 | IskandarSpace, Afiniti Medini

The Largest Startup Festival In Johor is back again in Iskandar Puteri ! This year bigger & better! IPSMART is a platform for experiential learning and a way to bring all walks of the startup world together who share a common goal — To inspire, educate & growth the innovation & entrepreneurial ecosystem in the southern region of Malaysia

Johor Startup Ecosystem Report 2018/19

A comprehensive study that includes all you need to know about the technology startup ecosystem in the southern region of Malaysia for 2018 and the industry outlook for 2019.
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Released on : 15th January 2019



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.

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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.


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


21th - 23rd June 2019

A 54 hours hackathon where entrepreneurs, developers, marketing experts & designers gather to build a startup over a weekend.

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