SKYROCKET YOUR BUSINESS TO ITS FULL POTENTIAL

One-of-its-kind initiative for regulatory sandbox preparation

MDEC fintech booster, in collaboration with Bank Negara Malaysia, is the fastest way to take your business forward.
Equipping you with  
INSIGHTS FROM REGULATORS
& CONSULTANTS
regulatory &
consultancy exposure
easy-to-apply
technology insights
plug-and-play
business advice


so your company is market-ready.
WHAT YOU WILL EXPERIENCE

Gain latest information and relevant consultation by industry leaders, along with public and eventual private workshops for holistic learning

LEGAL & COMPLIANCE

Enhance gatekeeping, compliance and security gaps

AVAILABLE NOW
BUSINESS MODEL

Actuate your ideas and generate commercial viability

COMING SOON
TECHNOLOGY

Enable your technology ecosystem and infrastructure

COMING SOON
WHY YOU’LL LOVE US

Benefits you can enjoy under the Fintech Booster

Integrated
solutions

A comprehensive understanding in all areas: legal & compliance, business and technology.

DIVERSIFIED
TEACHING

Different ways to learn, from mentorship consultations to public workshops.

LEARN FROM
THE BEST

Toolkit gathered by credible sources such as BNM and our reputed partners.

ESTABLISH
YOUR PRESENCE

Enhance diligence, compliance, regulations and lead time.

OUR PARTNERS
UPCOMING PROGRAMS

What we have to offer at a glance

HOW TO JOIN
1
SIGN UP

Register for this portal in under 5 minutes

2
ENROL

Join a program from our wide selection

3
STAND BY

Wait for approval and confirmation

4
ATTEND

Enjoy the program!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Not sure about something? If you can’t find the answers here, get in touch – we’ll get back to you.

General
Pre-Application
Application
Public Program
Private Program
Post Private Program

What is Fintech Booster and is it right for me?

Fintech Booster is a program introduced by Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation in collaboration with Bank Negara Malaysia with the objective to provide capacity-building resources for companies to develop their fintech solutions, with high value propositions to a proof of concept (POC) stage. The program aims to facilitate fintech companies, mainly through mentorship consultations and public workshops. If you’re looking to expand your knowledge and actuate your fintech ideas, the Fintech Booster is right for you.

Am I eligible to join the program?

If you are a budding fintech entrepreneur or an individual who has a keen interest in fintech, you are eligible for the public programs. However, the private programs have requirements that fintech companies would need to fulfil.

Is Fintech Booster open for all companies?

Fintech Booster is open to all fintech companies including those without any presence in Malaysia. However, fintech companies with potential to contribute to the creation of high value-added jobs in Malaysia will be viewed more favourably.

Do I need to be a fintech company to join the program?

The public programs are open to everyone with an interest in fintech. The private programs are restricted to fintech companies only, subject to application approval.

What does the programme include?

The programme provides companies with capacity building resources via three strategically crafted verticals, namely; legal & compliance, business model, and technology.

Do I have to pay?

There are no fees required to join the programs.

What requirements do I need to meet in order to participate?

There are no requirements for the public programs. Fintech companies will have to submit additional information to register for the private programs.

In what language will the programs be conducted?

The programs will be conducted in English.

How do I know when the programs will be held?

You can refer to the Program Catalogue in the User Dashboard upon registration.

How/where will the programs be conducted?

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, all programs will be conducted online until further notice.

How do I register for a program?

You can refer to the list of programs through your User Dashboard and click “join now” for whichever program you are interested in.

How long is a program?

The public programs will be held for two (2) hours while the private programs will be held for two hours and thirty minutes (2.5).

Can I cancel my application to a program?

You may cancel your application to any program three (3) days prior to the event date.

How do I contact Fintech Booster?

Head on over to our “Get In Touch” section below, or email us directly at [email protected]

What is your expectation and what can we expect from you?

  • You will:
    • Ensure that you meet the application criteria prior to submission
    • Be open, honest and cooperate with us
    • Provide all information that you think we should be aware of
    • Ensure key individuals from your company are involved in the program

  • We will:
    • Aim to provide feedback and engage with you if you have any further questions
    • Be open, honest and give clear feedback
    • Be involved in the application process and ensure it is as seamless as possible
    • Match you accordingly with the best partner per your application

What is the application timeframe?

MDEC will inform the status of the application within 15* days of receiving a complete application.
* Subject to receiving a complete set of information that best allows us to assess your application.

What do I need to know and do?

Your application should be complete as per what is required in the online form followed by the requested supporting documents.

How do I register for Fintech Booster?

You will have to register as a User and submit an online application with supporting documents for our review.

Do I need to have a business plan to apply for the program?

Only for the private programs.

Do I need to have a live product/service to apply for the program?

Only for the private programs.

Will the information submitted to MDEC be treated confidentially?

Yes, all information submitted to MDEC for the Fintech Booster programme will be treated confidentially.

What is the maximum number of participants for a program?

Public programs – according to the program (30 – 80 pax)
Private programs – limited to a few personnel representing the company

I have more than one company, can I register for both?

Yes, you can register for more than one company.

Why was my application rejected?

When an application is not approved, we will send an email detailing reasons for the rejection. You can reach out to us if you need any further clarification on our response.

How do I register for a public program?

After registering in the Fintech Booster portal, you can go to the Program Catalogue tab and register for a program that you are interested in.

Do I need to pay a fee to join the Public program?

There are no fees involved in the Fintech Booster program.

What is your cancel/ reschedule policy?

The programme cancellation/rescheduling policy is to be informed one week prior to the event date.

Where is the program held?

Physical sessions will be held at Orbit, The Fintech Hub,  Bangsar South. However, due to Covid-19, all sessions will be held through video conferencing apps until further notice.

How long is the program?

Each session will be held for about 2 – 3 hours.

How many participants are allowed per session?

It varies from program to program (30 – 80 pax).

Who will be conducting the workshop?

The Fintech Booster partners of the respective modules.

Who is eligible to join a private program?

Fintech companies can submit their application for a private program which will then be screened by our selection committee and will be notified of their application status.

Will the information I provide regarding my business be treated confidentially?

Yes, all information that has been shared will be protected under the Personal Data Protection Act 2010.

How do I register for a private program?

After registering for the Fintech Booster portal, you can go to the Program Catalogue tab and register for the program that you are interested in.

When can I apply for a private program?

The application for private programs is open on a monthly basis with a limit of 8 selected companies per month.

How long is each private program?

Each session is held for two and a half hours.

Where is the program held?

Physical sessions will be held at Orbit, The Fintech Hub, Bangsar South. However, due to Covid-19, all sessions will be held through video conferencing apps until further notice.

Can I show up without registering for a private session?

No – private program sessions are strictly accessible and available for registered personnel only.

Who conducts the private program?

The Fintech Booster partners of the respective modules.

What is expected of me after I attend the private program?

All participants need to submit a comprehensive report after the program (accessible through the User Dashboard) for tracking and quality control purposes.

GET IN TOUCH

Ready to realise your company’s full potential? Reach out to us.