Start-ups under DARe’s first Startup Bootcamp pitch to
DARe’s (Darussalam Enterprise) first Startup Bootcamp - the
100-day accelerator program that started with an idea to product/ service
development has reached the end of the programme where participants pitched to
regional investors, strategic partners and angel investors on DEMO DAY.
Present as the guest of honor was Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu
Singamanteri Colonel (Rtd) Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Mohammad Yasmin bin Haji
Umar, Minister of Energy and Industry at the Prime Minister’s Office and the
Chairman of DARe.
The ideas built during the Startup Bootcamp ranged from
different industries such as aquaculture, agriculture, human resource
management, education, fashion, retail and more.
During the DEMO DAY, 6 investors from Hong Kong, Malaysia
and Singapore were part of the panel to assess the 4 minute pitch that each
team was given, to encourage either the regional angel investors or venture
capitalists to invest in their product and have equity in their company.
DARe’s Startup Bootcamp which will run three times a year
will be restarting in February 2017 and aims to create local employment and
most of all show what Bruneians are capable of. For those interested to join the
next cycle, inquiries can be made to email@example.com
Read more about the event in Biz Brunei here