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MDEC, FAOM Links up With 10×1000 to Offer “Flex” Fintech Programme in Malaysia

Fintech training platform 10×1000 Tech for Inclusion launched its global Fintech Foundation Programme Flex, an online certificate programme with the goal to bridge digital skills gap to drive inclusion. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and Fintech Association of Malaysia

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MDEC Appoints Ruslena Ramli as Director of Fintech and Islamic Digital Economy

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) announced the appointment of Ruslena Ramli as its Director of Fintech and Islamic Digital Economy, a role previously held by Norhizam Kadir who has served in MDEC for over 5 years. She will report

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Ping An’s Technology Arm OneConnect Expands to Malaysia

Ping An’s technology arm OneConnect announced today its expansion to Malaysia. In Hong Kong, One Connect is among the entities that secured a virtual banking license from the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. Meanwhile in Singapore, it is also supporting the

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Microsoft, MDEC and MaGIC Aims to Nurture Malaysian Unicorns Through New Partnership

Microsoft Malaysia in partnership with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) have launched the Highway to a 100 Unicorns initiative. This move is said to be part of a joint effort

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MDEC Teams up with Crowdfunding Platforms to Raise Funds for COVID-19 Frontliners

While most Malaysians are practising social distancing and working from home due to the COVID-19 outbreak, our healthcare frontliners are braving risks to their health by battling against the COVID-19 virus to safe lives. These heroes are making personal sacrifices

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5 Things MDEC is Doing to Bring Fintech in Malaysia to the Next Level

The Malaysian fintech scene has grown considerably since its early days. Our 2018 Fintech Report shows that the number of fintech companies operating in Malaysia has more than doubled compared to its previous year. This should come as no surprise

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12 Fintech Events Happening in Malaysia You Need to Check Out in 2019

This list is now outdated, check out our 2020 list Fintech Events in Malaysia You Should Consider Attending in 2020 Malaysia is a home to a small, but robust fintech community, ranging from startup founders to bankers with a keen

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Malaysia’s Blockchain Industry Responds to SC’s Stance On Crypto

They say it’s always darkest before the dawn. That is just an enigmatic way to say that industry confusion is to be expected in the interim of the Securities Commission’s (SC) reveal of cryptocurrency regulations—at least for those that fall under

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PolicyStreet Buddies Up With MDEC to Curate Affordable Insurance for Freelancers

KK Fund recipient PolicyStreet announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with MDEC in a bid to provide affordable and customisable insurance to gig workers, like freelancers and those who make their living on the sharing economy–ride-sharing drivers

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The Fintech Barcamp @ Langkawi 2018: What You Missed

Between the 9th and 10th of August, key fintech players flew to Langkawi for Fintech News’ inaugural Fintech Barcamp—where the beach shorts come on, and the strict event agendas are thrown out the window. We strived to make that point

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