Why Malaysia?


Introduction to Malaysia Digital

Malaysia Digital (MD) is a national strategic initiative by the government to encourage and attract companies, talents and investment while enabling Malaysian businesses and rakyat to play a leading part in the global digital.

The Mission

  • Drive digital adoption among aspiring young entrepreneurs, companies and the rakyat.
  • Attract high-value digital investments.
  • Support local tech companies to become “Malaysian champions” and successful international players.
Malaysia Digital Promoted Sectors
IdeaKita is supporting the development of technologies under Malaysia Digital’s 9 key sectors:

Tech Enabler

THE MALAYSIA DIGITAL OPPORTUNITIES​

Spurring investment by developing new key sectors and digital hubs across Malaysia, anchoring on catalytic companies to create local MSME ecosystem*

Malaysia Digital envisions Malaysia to be the preferred hub for world class digital businesses and talents.

    Greater KL

Digital Agriculture/ Digital GBS / Digital Cities / Digital Trade / Digital Agriculture / Digital Tourism / Islamic Digital Economys / Digital Health / Digital Finance / Digital Trade / Digital Content / Digital Tourism / AI/ Blockchain / Cloud & Data Centre / Cybersecurity / IoT / Robotic & Automation

WP Kuala Lumpur / Selangor /Negeri Sembilan

    Northen Region

Digital Agriculture / Digital Global Business Services / Digital Trade / Digital Content / Digital Tourism / Islamic Digital Economy / Cloud & Data Centre / Dronetech / IoT/ Robotic & Automation

Perlis, Kedah, Perak & Pulau Pinang

    East Coast Region

Digital Agriculture / Digital Global Business Services / Digital Trade / Digital Tourism / Cloud & Data Centre

Potential New Hub: Digital Content & Cybersecurity

Pahang, Kelantan and Terengganu

    Southern Region

Digital Agriculture / Digital Global Business Services / Digital Health / Digital Content / Digital Tourism / Blockchain / Cloud & Data Centre / Dronetech

Potential New Hub: Digital Content

Melaka & Johor

    Sarawak

Digital Agriculture / Digital Global Business Services / Digital Health / Digital Tourism / Islamic Digital Economy /Cloud & Data Centre

Potential New Hub: Digital Global Business Services / Digital Agriculture / Digital Health / Digital Tourism / Cloud & Data Centre

    Sabah

Digital Agriculture / Digital Tourism / Islamic Digital Economy / Cloud & Data Centre

Potential New Hub: Digital Global Business Services

* non-exhaustive

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About Malaysia Digital

Malaysia Digital (MD) is a national strategic initiative by the government to encourage and attract companies, talents and investment while enabling Malaysian businesses and rakyat to play a leading part in the global digital revolution and digital economy

Grow your business opportunities in Malaysia

Situated in a strategic location within ASEAN, Malaysia is a business hub for Industrial, Supply Chain and Global Business Services activities. A world leader in IT where technology drives value across all industries, Malaysia is uniquely positioned as the scalable location of choice for knowledge and digital business.

Malaysia, A Digital Nation

Learn how we are Reinventing Malaysia as a Global & Regional Leader in Digital Tech Industries

Digital Investment Announcements

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Getting started on your Malaysian Digital Investments journey

A key factor on why Malaysia is a magnet for FinTech is that the country has a set of comprehensive regulatory guidelines that clearly list the requirements for fintech players to operate their businesses.


Wong Wai Ken

Country Manager, StashAway Malaysia

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