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RHB’s Datathon Ends on a High Note With Over 270 Tech Innovators

RHB Banking Group had recently concluded its RHB ‘Get Your Hack On’: Data Edition 2022 hackathon which focused on driving customer-centric solutions leveraging on data analytics. This follows the success of the inaugural RHB ‘Get Your Hack On’ virtual hackathon

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MDEC to Funnel Deal Flows to ASEAN Fintech Group Through New Partnership

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has partnered with the ASEAN Fintech Group (AFG) with aims to enhance initiatives aimed at scaling up Malaysian fintech companies. Their collaborative efforts will focus on three key areas, namely deal flows, fintech ecosystem

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MDEC Selects BigPay as Official E-Wallet Partner for eRezeki Programme

Digital bank aspirant BigPay announced that it is has been selected as the official e-wallet provider for the Geng #SayaDigital-eRezeki programme by Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). BigPay will provide full access to its suite of fintech solutions like e-money

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MicroLEAP to Disburse RM10 Million Islamic Financing for MDEC’s Agtech Programme

Shariah-compliant P2P (Peer-to-Peer) financing platform microLEAP has announced their collaboration with Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (BPMB) to finance Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation’s (MDEC’s) Digital Agtech Programme. The programme has been allocated with RM10 million in Shariah-compliant microfinancing for Malaysia’s agriculture

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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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