PAHANG INNOVATIVE
STARTUP ACCELERATOR (PISA)

Designed for Innovative Business Ideas

A 3-month power packed pre-accelerator programme exclusively designed for businesses wanting to carry their innovative ideas to the next stage. The PISA programme is the perfect fit for founders wanting a guided journey that will allow them to prepare their product or service for fundraising to be able to accomplish your next stage of growth.

Format

Hybrid

Application Starts

1 January 2024

Application Ends

14 March 2024

Program starts

28 March 2024

Durations

3 months

Cohort Size

20 Teams

Programme Roadmap

Activities will be in hybrid format (most activities will be available online), catering to participants nationwide. Some activities are compulsory. Check out the tentative timeline for the program.

Why You Should Apply For PISA?

Sponsored Programme

This startup Pre-accelerator programme is sponsored by Yayasan Pahang in partnership with BEYOND4

Advice & Mentorship

Advice from industry experts and mentors

Post-Programme Ecosystem Support

Ecosystem support and specially curated shared services by BEYOND4​

Learning Access

Enhance your knowledge on what it takes to build and scale a successful startup

Market Expansion

Gain access to BEYOND4 and Yayasan Pahang's network to accelerate expansion

Cash Prize & Potential Capital

Prize pool of RM 10,000 cash prize available for top 3 startups

Who Should Join PISA?

A Malaysia Registered Entity​

You must have a registered entity in Malaysia or show plans to register within 3 months from enrolment.

(Priority will be given to applications from founders born in Pahang or with at least one parent born in Pahang, indicated by IC numbers 06, 32, and 33.)

CSR Programs for Yayasan Pahang

Able to organize a CSR program aligned with business focus, aimed at providing value to Yayasan Pahang during the program.

(Applicable if the company does not have Pahang-born founders or founders with either parent born in Pahang.)

Commit At Least 40 Hours​

​You or your appointed representative must be able to commit at least 40 hours in the program. Most activities are available online too.

Within the Target Verticals​

Preferably in the following verticals: FoodTech, AgriTech, Manufacturing 4.0, FinTech, EdTech, HealthTech.

Minimum Viable Product

You are advised to show a MVP or some viable activities at the point of application.

One Full-time Member​

You must have at least one core team member working on the business full-time.

Programme Modules

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What happens during the PISA programme?

During the program, participants will receive mentorship, attend workshops and training sessions, refine your business models, and work on scaling your business. You will also have opportunities network with potential partners and investors, as well as gain the support to formalize your growth strategies from fundraising to social impact measurement.

Our eligibility criteria is simple, if you fit the criteria and think you’re who we’re looking for then you’re eligible to apply. To be eligible to apply, you must:

  1. Have a registered entity in Malaysia or show plans to register within 3 months from enrolment.
  2. Able to organize a CSR program aligned with business focus, for Yayasan Pahang
  3. Be within the target verticals​: FoodTech, AgriTech, Manufacturing 4.0, FinTech, EdTech, HealthTech, etc
  4. Have at least one core team member working on the business full-time.

 

Priority will be given to

  1. Applications from founders born in Pahang or with at least one parent born in Pahang, indicated by IC numbers 06, 32, and 33.
  2. Applicants with a Minimum Viable Product or some viable business activities at the point of application.

 No, the programme is free

  • The application process is straight forward. To apply, fill in our application form. Follow the questions through, the more details you give the better your application will be.
  • Once you’ve applied, we will sort through all the applications and select the ones that we want to move forwards with. As soon as we’ve done this, we will be in contact with you via phone call to let you know if you have been successful for an online interview. Be sure to check your junk mail in case our emails end up there.
  • Following the interviews, we will send you an email confirming your onboarding for the programme.

If your questions still haven’t been answered, please reach out to our Programme Coordinator, Amira Hasnul at amira@beyond4.tech or Community Manager, Avienash Vilet at avienash@beyond4.tech

Are you ready to change your Innovative Ideas into Impactful Business?

We would be happy to share more about SeAP and help with your application for the programme

Apply now and our team will be in touch with you!

Email us at pmo@beyond4.tech for inquiry or