MDEC’s DEX Connex Spurs Collaboration Between Malaysian And Indonesian Tech Entrepreneurs

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) continues to show its commitment to catalysing Malaysia’s digital economy by bringing more than 70 Malaysian tech companies to Indonesia, aiming to expand their market with the synergy established with the Indonesian tech companies, under the DEX Connex Indonesia programme.

The initiative is to highlight the exchange of Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) between Malaysian and Indonesian tech companies at the programme. The MoU exchange encompasses several key components including enhancing ICT solutions and services, empowering young individuals with an upskilling approach, establishing a regional powerhouse in 3D-based digital solutions, expanding car rental and sharing footprint business, and many more.

Companies that exchanged the MoUs were:

i. CTAPPS MSC Sdn Bhd from Malaysia and PT Primedia Armoekadata Internet from Indonesia. The objective of this MoU involves CTAPPS providing Primedia with its enhanced ICT solutions and services encompasses customer engagement for organisations and businesses in Indonesia.

ii. ReSkills from Malaysia and JCI from Indonesia are partnering to reach all universities and colleges in Indonesia. This collaboration aims to empower young individuals by providing access to globally certified learning opportunities. Through the ReSkills learning subscription account, it enables them to upskill, advance their careers, and pursue entrepreneurial ventures.

iii. Innoveam Sdn Bhd from Malaysia and PT Inovasi Multimedia from Indonesia. Both companies have been operating independently, but under the same commercial identity, for the past 8 years. The MoU intends to affirm Innoveam’s intention for PT Inovasi Multimedia Indonesia to be an actual subsidiary of Innoveam Sdn Bhd, with a 70% ownership, and this marks the official start of Innoveam’s plans to become a regional powerhouse in 3D-based digital solutions for industrial applications.

iv. WAHDAH Technologies Sdn. Bhd (WAHDAH) from Malaysia and PT Domo Manajemen Grup (Dokter Mobil) from Indonesia. WAHDAH has expanded its car rental and sharing services into Indonesia by establishing PT WAHDAH Mobility Tech. Dokter Mobil will serve as WAHDAH’s workshop partner, providing seamless support for the nationwide car rental fleet. With 33 workshops and plans for 100 workshop touchpoints across Indonesia, Dokter Mobil will play a crucial role in supporting WAHDAH’s movement initiative.

Other tech companies that did the MoU exchange were IFCA MSC Berhad from Malaysia and Five Pillars Hospitality from Indonesia; Bateriku (M) Sdn Bhd from Malaysia and PT Bateriku Technologies Indonesia under PT Domo Manajemen Grup (Dokter Mobil); iBiZZCLOUD Sdn Bhd from Malaysia and PT Andalan Software Indonesia; NEXAGATE from Malaysia and TELIN from Indonesia; MAP2U SDN BHD from Malaysia and PT DAS MAP from Indonesia; and PureTech Global Sdn Bhd from Malaysia and PT Funtastik Solusi Indonesia.

Meanwhile, tech companies that exchanged the Memorandums of Agreement (MoA) were Moovby from Malaysia and AirAsia from Indonesia; Orlig Sdn Bhd from Malaysia and PT Inter Asia Teknologi from Indonesia; MyAone from Malaysia, and PT Anakkumatahatiku and PT Ingatan Gajah from Indonesia; and flexHR solutions from Malaysia and PT Amindoway Jaya from Indonesia.

The DEX Connex programme served as a pivotal platform for participants from both nations to engage, expand their networks, and showcase Malaysian technological prowess while fostering closer ties between the companies. The programme is in collaboration with the Embassy of Malaysia in Jakarta, the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry (MITI) Malaysia, MATRADE Jakarta, Malaysia Club Jakarta (MCJ), HUB.ID, XCION, Digital Hub BSD City, and Sinarmas Land.

MDEC anticipates that this initiative will lead to the creation of RM250 million in digital export opportunities, significantly contributing to the growth of the digital economy within ASEAN.

Present at the programme and MoU exchange ceremony were Ts. Mahadhir Aziz, Chief Executive Officer of MDEC; His Excellency Dato’ Syed Md Hasrin Tengku Hussin, the Ambassador of Malaysia to the Republic of Indonesia; Yang Terhormat Bapak Ferry Akbar Pasaribu, Assistant Deputy of Investment of The Coordinating, Ministry of Maritime and Investment Affairs Indonesia; Bonifasius Wahyi Pudjianto, Director of Digital Economy, Directorate General of Informatics Applications, Ministry of Communications and Informatics of The Republic of Indonesia; Mohd Najeeb Abdullah, Minister Counsellor of Economy, Embassy of Malaysia; Suresh Kumar, Trade Commissioner, MATRADE Jakarta; government representatives, tech industry players, and regional investors.

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