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entrepreneur ECER

The entrepreneur ECER programme aims to assist and nurture local micro-entrepreneurs as well as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in ECER, who wish to expand and elevate their business to the next level. The entrepreneurial development programme is implemented by ECERDC in partnership with SIRIM, Agrobank and Maybank.

Between 2011 and 2017, more than 6,450 entrepreneurs have benefitted from the programme, in which the participants are able to earn between RM10,000 and RM300,000 income a month.


entrepreneur ECER-AGROBANK collaboration: financial assistance
  • Eligible participants are offered financial assistance in the form of Islamic microcredit financing of up to RM50,000 or a soft loan of up to RM250,000 to expand their business.
  • The financing rate offered is lower than the market rate, whereby the difference is borne by ECERDC using an interest rate topping-up mechanism.
Criteria for entrepreneur ECER-SIRIM Participants


entrepreneur ECER-SIRIM collaboration: soft development assistance
  • Financial assistance are provided for selected entrepreneurs in the form of Islamic microcredit financing of up to RM50,000 and a soft loan of up to RM250,000.
  • Financing rate is topped up by ECERDC. Borrowers who are good paymasters are offered a 20% rebate on financing rate. Since its launch in 2012, a total of 1,282 entrepreneurs have benefited from this programme.
Criteria for entrepreneurs ECER - AGROBANK Participants (Soft loan & Microcredit)

Interested parties may register by filling in the form which can be downloaded.


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