Brunei Darussalam

Government Initiatives

No. Organisation Description Website
1 iCentre Spearheaded by The Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB), iCentre is the nation’s first ICT incubator. The center also organizes competitions, forums and workshops via its THiNK BIG program. icentre.biz
2 Start-Up Brunei Initiative under the BEDB to encourage a vibrant start up environment by providing start-up incentive, relocation benefit (foreign startups only) as well as fast track business set-up, and facilitate talent recruitment. bedb.com.bn/startupbrunei.html
3 The Future Fund Collaboration between the BEDB, AITI and DST (telco and multimedia group) to provide early seed funding thefuturefund.com.bn
4 AITI Grant Grant by Authority for Infocommunications Technology Industry (AITI) for development of local ICT andDigital Media industries to assist with product enhancement, ownership (trademark, patent, and IPR) and marketing. aiti.gov.bn/AITIGRANT
5 Local Enterprise Applications & Products (LEAP) Programme Grant scheme by BEDB aimed at providing financial assitance to develop new products and applications thave have innovative technological content, commercial practicality and good export potential. bedb.com.bn/leap.html
6 BEDB Accel-X Funding BEDB's investment in Accel-X, a Singapore-based VC, is reserved for Brunei-based high-tech companies, particularly in the areas of ICT, interactive digital media and engineering. bedb.com.bn/news_readmore.php?id=77

Co-working space, Community, Media and Events

No. Organisation Description Website
7 Entrepreneurship At Campus A student-run organization based in Universiti Brunei Darussalam which aims to nurture the spirit of entrepreneurship among the students in Brunei. facebook.com/EntrepreneurshipAtCampus
8 Entrepreneurship Village Online community for entrepreneurs with resources such as workspace, business education and mentoring. facebook.com/EntrepreneurshipVillage
9 Google Developer Group Community to advocate and share experiences using Google technologies and mobile Android development with monthly meet-ups. gdg.com.bn
10 Infocom Federation Brunei A non-profit national body dedicated to growing and nurturing the ICT industry. ifb.org.bn

Accelerators & Incubators

No. Organisation Description Website
11 Tru Synergy Co-working space with pre-accelerator and accelerator program tru-synergy.com
12 Founder Institute Early stage accelerator and global launch network – launched in Brunei in 2014 fi.co
13 Start-up Hub BIMP-EAGA (SUHBE Co) A private accelerator established in collaboration between Bruneian company Oqopo Co., and Malaysia's MAD Borneo suhbe.co
Last updated – 9 January 2015

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