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.
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.
3 The Future Fund Collaboration between the BEDB, AITI and DST (telco and multimedia group) to provide early seed funding
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.
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.
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.

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.
8 Entrepreneurship Village Online community for entrepreneurs with resources such as workspace, business education and mentoring.
9 Google Developer Group Community to advocate and share experiences using Google technologies and mobile Android development with monthly meet-ups.
10 Infocom Federation Brunei A non-profit national body dedicated to growing and nurturing the ICT industry.

Accelerators & Incubators

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

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