We are pleased to announce that Izwan & Partners is coming on board as the exclusive legal partner for the upcoming Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre’s (MAGIC) Social Impact Challenge Accelerator (SICA).
SICA is an open call to impact driven business enterprises to submit commercially-driven solutions in addressing selected problem statements and earn exclusive access to the Impact Accelerator for network and funding opportunities.
Izwan Zakaria, the managing partner of Izwan & Partners said:
“We’re so proud to be selected as the sole exclusive legal partner with MaGIC’s Social Impact Challenge Accelerator (SICA) this year. We love working with entrepreneurs seeking to solve global social challenges. As a law firm, we are constantly looking for other ecosystem partners such as accelerators and venture builders to work with to promote more innovation in Malaysia to tackle environmental and social challenges in Malaysia. We are so honoured to be given the opportunity to be involved as one of the partners alongside other global partners such as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Citrine Capital, Khazanah Nasional Berhad (Khazanah) and Sunway iLabs.”
Final selected teams will receive exclusive access to perks and benefits from Microsoft for Startups, MaGIC, Sunway iLabs, and Izwan & Partners such as access to cloud solutions, mentorship from experts to market validation initiatives.
Izwan & Partners is offering up to 5 hours of technical assistance and mentorship with legal experts and exclusive access to one to one legal advice. Additionally selected teams will also get direct networking opportunities with investors and clients within the Izwan & Partners ecosystem and other assistance for market validation initiatives via rapid feedback from legal experts.
For more information about the accelerator programme, please visit the official SICA’s website at https://www.mymagic.my/sica/en.