digital economy

Malaysia 5.0 – Digital Transformation for Malaysian Businesses
With Malaysia 5.0, digital economy can contribute to sustainable and circular economy According to IMF, Islamic Fintech still in infancy with just a handful of startups
ScaleUp Malaysia Partners Singapore’s Quest Ventures to Take M'sian Solutions Global
Parties to jointly invest a fixed US$60,250 in up to 12 Malaysian firms Quest Ventures allocates US$1 mil for partnership, can invest directly as well
Mobi, the online payment company in a hurry
Leveraging MDEC’s GAIN programme to penetrate overseas markets Sees Indonesia as test bed to gain experience before getting into next market
CPA Australia survey reveals Fintech usage increases among Malaysian businesses
Adoption driven by need to up business efficiency, 56.3% identifying this as key Increase of 13.9% in number of businesses in Malaysia using fintech lending in 2019 [Article updated with additional information at 2.50pm, 2 Sept.]
MDEC Chairman calls for Malaysia 5.0 framework to spur nation’s digital economy
An economic coalition to serve society in its migration into the digital age MDEC to meet responsibility to integrate society, ensure equitable participation
Third leadership change in 3 years sees Imri Mokhtar appointed as Telekom Malaysia's Group CEO
Replaces Noor Kamarul who served 13 months, laying foundation for future Imri to position TM on a more resilient, competitive and sustainable footing
Sunway launches ground-breaking 42KL with goal of producing quality talent
Coding school with zero tuition, zero teachers & non-traditional classrooms Collaboration between Sunway Group, MDEC, partners such as CIMB, DHL
The bold, the brave, the inspiring…meet the 2020/2021 batch of Digerati50
Highest number of female entrepreneurs in current Digerati50 edition Malaysia’s Digital Economy will be built on back of its tech entrepreneurs
PENJANA boost for MDEC’s Workforce Upskilling, Reskilling Efforts
Workers must be equipped for shift in skills demand in job market Need to resolve glaring gap between talent graduating & digital skills sought
TaqwaTech championer, Thomas Tsao
Thomas Tsao, along with Gobi Partners, which he is a founding partner of, has been able to help shape the tech startup scene in ASEAN. They also coined TaqwaTech – Muslim-serving tech startups – which they are heavily pushing
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Digerati50 2020-2021

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