DEQ800 is a direct equity investment programme intended to fund local early stage high potential technology start-ups through equity funding and value added assistance amounting up to RM800,000
It is a new investment product by Cradle following its investment portfolio expansion effective February 2017. DEQ800 is the abbreviation for Direct Equity 800, a form of equity investment of up to RM800 000 for local tech start-ups.
DEQ800 comes as the next phase of product offering after Cradle’s co-investment programme that was first introduced in 2014. The launch marks Cradle’s new direction in supporting tech start-ups, particularly those at early stage.