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MoU Exchange Between TERAJU and Leave a Nest at Majlis Tiga Agensi Mandat Bumiputera di bawah Kementerian Ekonomi

MoU Exchange Between TERAJU and Leave a Nest at Majlis Tiga Agensi Mandat Bumiputera di bawah Kementerian Ekonomi

Cyberjaya, Selangor – May 20, 2024 – A significant Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) exchange took place between TERAJU and Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. during the Majlis Tiga Agensi Mandat Bumiputera di bawah Kementerian Ekonomi (Three Bumiputera-mandated Agencies under the Economy Ministry). This event focuses on the realignment of three agencies under the Ministry of Economy (MOE): Yayasan Peneraju, TERAJU, and Ekuinas, and was held at Cyberview Resort & Spa in Cyberjaya, Selangor. The event was graced by the presence of YB Rafizi Ramli, the Minister of Economy, who also officially opened it.

The MoU was exchanged by Mr. Junady Nawawi, Chief Executive Officer of TERAJU, and Mr. Abdul Hakim Sahidi, Managing Director of Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. The ceremony was witnessed by the Minister of Economy, YB Rafizi Ramli, Secretary General, Ministry of Economy YBhg. Dato’ Nor Azmie Diron along with the Group CEO of Leave a Nest, Dr. Yukihiro Maru.

TERAJU, a pivotal entity under the Ministry of Economy, is committed to advancing inclusive economic growth by empowering the Bumiputera economic and socioeconomic agenda. “Bumiputera,” translating to “sons of the soil,” refers to specific indigenous peoples of the Malay Peninsula and Malay Archipelago, as well as those in Sabah and Sarawak. Since its establishment in 2011, TERAJU has been dedicated to fostering a sustainable ecosystem for Bumiputera development, with a focus on elevating their economic status. The MoU exchange represents a major step forward in supporting the growth and development of Bumiputera entrepreneurs, reinforcing TERAJU's mission to empower the Bumiputera community through strategic partnerships and innovative initiatives.

The MoU with TERAJU marks a significant milestone for Leave a Nest (LVNS) as a knowledge manufacturing company. This collaboration is a strategic move for Leave a Nest Malaysia, enhancing its ability to support Bumiputera entrepreneurs, expanding its network, and contributing to Malaysia's inclusive economic growth. LVNS will cooperate with TERAJU in identifying relevant industries and markets for Bumiputera entrepreneurs' development within the scope of LVNS’s training programs and modules.

Event Details:

  • Date: May 20, 2024 (Monday)
  • Venue: Cyberview Resort & Spa, Cyberjaya, Selangor



TERAJU BUMIPUTERA CORPORATION (TERAJU) acts as a ‘Super Scaler' for Bumiputera companies, covering start-up to mid-tier companies, through a more sustainable, targeted and holistic approach. TERAJU plays a role in encouraging the participation of Bumiputera companies in strategic industries that have a high impact towards creating a Bumiputera development ecosystem, as well as a fair, equitable and inclusive economic distribution.

About Leave a Nest Malaysia Sdn Bhd:

Leave a Nest was founded by 15 graduate students in the field of science and engineering in 2002 and continues to this day, and its Malaysian subsidiary, Leave a Nest Malaysia, was established in 2013. Leave a Nest Malaysia is currently a leading science and technology company committed to fostering innovation, supporting startups, and nurturing talents in Malaysia and beyond. With a strong focus on science and technology education, Leave a Nest Malaysia provides various programs and initiatives to empower individuals and organisations in driving technological advancements and contributing to society. Leave a Nest operates by identifying issues and gathering the knowledge of researchers from around the world generating new value or knowledge to solve the issues. This is known as the “Knowledge Manufacturing Process.” To date, more than 2200 teams of research groups and startups from Japan and 1400 from South East Asia are within the ecosystem who focus on deep technology to address deep issues and work together with other teams or corporations through unique collaborations.