Why Join LiveWIRE?

Expert Mentorship

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    Learn from industry leaders.

Seed Grants

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    Financial support to kick-start your venture.

Global Network

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    Connect with like-minded innovators.

Who Should Apply?

LiveWIRE is open to driven Malaysian entrepreneurs eager to elevate their innovative business ideas. Whether you're in the ideation phase, operating a startup, or ready to scale your business, our programme is designed to support your entrepreneurial journey.

How it Works

Joining the Shell LiveWIRE programme is a journey of growth, learning, and transformation. Here’s how you can be a part of this exciting venture:

Step 1 - Application

Complete the online application form. Tell us about your innovative business idea, your team, and how you plan to make a difference.

Step 2 - Selection

Your application will be evaluated based on innovation, feasibility, impact potential, and alignment with the LiveWIRE objectives. The top 30 enterprises from each region (Sarawak, Sabah, and Peninsular Malaysia) will be shortlisted to participate in the programme.

Step 3 - Bootcamp

Shortlisted candidates will attend a 5-day bootcamp packed with workshops designed to refine your business model, enhance your entrepreneurial skills, and prepare you for the road ahead.

Step 4 - Bootcamp Demo Day

At the end of the bootcamp, 10 businesses from each location will be selected to present their business plans at the Bootcamp Demo Day. The Top 5 winners at each Bootcamp Demo Day will be awarded an initial seed grant of RM10,000 to help develop their ideas further.

Step 5 - Accelerator

Selected businesses enter a 3-month Accelerator Programme. Here, you’ll receive in-depth mentoring and participate in masterclasses tailored to your business needs.

Step 6 - Accelerator Demo Day

The programme culminates with Demo Days, where you present your refined business plan. Five outstanding businesses will receive additional seed grants of RM30,000.

Step 7 - Continuous Support

Your journey doesn’t end post-programme. As part of the Shell LiveWIRE alumni, you'll continue to have access to networking opportunities and connect with a global community of innovators.

Shell LiveWIRE Malaysia 2024 Schedule

Application Start
1 March 2024
Registration Closing Dates for Bootcamps
15 May 2024
19 June 2024
Peninsular Malaysia
10 July 2024
Bootcamp Dates
20 - 25 May 2024
24 - 28 June 2024
Peninsular Malaysia
15 - 19 July 2024
Bootcamp Demo Days
27 May 2024
1 July 2024
Peninsular Malaysia
20 July 2024
Accelerator Program Duration
6 August - 25 October 2024
Accelerator Demo Day
12 November 2024

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Latest news and releases

Shell LiveWIRE 2023 awards five enterprises as its national winners

Kuala Lumpur – Shell awarded five enterprises as grand winners of Shell LiveWIRE Malaysia 2023 at its national awards ceremony, which took place today at Wisma Shell. The event was officiated by YB Datuk Ewon Benedick, Minister of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives of Malaysia, who also presented the winners their prizes.

Five enterprises awarded Peninsular Malaysia Shell LiveWIRE winners

Kuala Lumpur – Five enterprises were awarded winners of Shell LiveWIRE Malaysia 2023 in the Peninsular Malaysia finals, which took place today. This is Shell’s second year in running this entrepreneurship development initiative for Peninsular Malaysia entrepreneurs.

Shell LiveWIRE & TEGAS award five enterprises from Sarawak

Kuching – Shell and Tabung Ekonomi Gagasan Anak Sarawak (TEGAS) awarded five enterprises as the state winners of Shell LiveWIRE Malaysia 2023, in the Sarawak state finals, which took place today at the TEGAS Digital Village.

Five Enterprises Awarded Sabah Shell LiveWIRE Winners

Kota Kinabalu − Five enterprises were awarded state winners of Shell LiveWIRE Malaysia 2023 in the Sabah state finals, which took place in Kota Kinabalu, today. This is Shell’s ninth year in running this entrepreneurship development initiative for Sabahan entrepreneurs.