1 August 2021 - 7 August 2021


  • Have great ideas but don't know where to start

  • Already started the business but are faced with obstacles

  • Currently working on a project but finding it hard to make it financially independent.







Meet like-minded people

Engage with experienced startup founders

Get your startup journey started


Access to TEGAS network and programmes

Resources and tools from TEGAS and our partners

Access to monthly workshops under #InnovateSarawak and AWS

Incentivized company incorporation worth RM 4,000 each

USD 5,000

AWS Credit

Free usage of DIH co-working and access to TEGAS Digital Village facilities



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“This pre-accelerator programme helped us in compositing our thoughts on fine tuning our product to reflect the market needs. We were equipped with great tools by the mentor and coaches from the program on how to bring our idea to market.”

Wong Qin Yuan,

Co-founder, Darmadia 

TDPA 2020 Participant

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“TEGAS Pre-Accelerator Bootcamp gave us the right platform at the right time to start growing our startup. Within one week, we networked with great mentors and also had the opportunity to pitch to a group of investors. The programme helped us to define our roadmap and create a go-to-market strategy.”

Gabriela Riyis,

Founder, Hello Gabby

TPAB 2019 Participant


Chen Chow Yeoh

Co-Founder, Fave

Yeoh co-founded The Fave Group, one of South East Asia’s fastest growing startups. What started out as the award-winning fitness sharing platform KFit in 2015, has since expanded into a multi-category O2O platform.

Arif Tukiman

Co-Founder & CEO, RunCloud

Arif Tukiman co-founded RunCloud - a modern web server panel for cloud servers such as AWS, Digital Ocean, and other cloud providers. RunCloud was throned as a regional winner for Startup World Cup 2018 and TOP 28 Finalist Silicon Valley.



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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is TEGAS Pre-Accelerator Bootcamp?

TEGAS Pre-Accelerator Bootcamp 2021 is a fully online acceleration programme designed to take early-stage startups from idea validation to the development of a minimum viable product (MVP) and a go-to-market strategy.

Who should apply for the programme?

Anyone that has great ideas but does not know where to start, any startup or business that has already started but is faced with obstacles or anyone who is currently working on a project but finding it hard to make it financially independent.

What is the prerequisite to participate in the accelerator programme?

There must be at least one Sarawakian founder/co-founder. The application will require a one (1) minute pitch video about your startup and your team. We also need information about your company profile. However, for those who are in the ideation stage, rest assured a proposal deck solution would suffice.

What type of teams are you looking for?

We are looking for a strong team with entrepreneurship DNA who are willing to grow, with at least one (1) founder and no more than four (4) co-founders. Participation is open to all ages.

What is the objective of the programme?

The bootcamp aims to look for potential participants with viable business ideas to be developed as a startup or an early stage startup who wants to bring their business to the next level; from validating ideas into creating a minimum viable product (MVP) and a go-to-market strategy.

What is the level of commitment required from startups?

Startups must commit for the entire seven (7) days of the virtual accelerator and have access to a computer with a reliable internet connection of at least 5 Mbps.

What is the duration of the programme?

The programme lasts about seven (7) days.

Is there going to be a Demo Day?

Yes, towards the end of the programme, there will be an online Demo Day where you will pitch to different audiences and judges.

What should I do if I have additional questions?

Please contact accelerate@tegas.org.my. The team will get back to you as soon as possible.

Important dates to remember!

Applications closing date: 25th July 2021 | 23:59 (GMT +8) Top 20 announcement date: 28th July 2021 Day 1 of the bootcamp: 1st August 2021


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