HSBC Malaysia collaborates with MDEC and RISE to offer new digital insights

HSBC Malaysia collaborated with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and corporate innovation accelerator RISE to launch HSBC Illuminate, the first-of-its-kind digital learning series.

The series focused on technology essential to thriving in the current environment and featured more than 30 experts and thought leaders from including national payment network, PayNet.

Stuart Milne, Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Malaysia said: “Our recent HSBC Navigator ‘Now, next and how’ survey found that despite the current challenges, Malaysian businesses remain resilient; with technology and innovation their top priority in this environment. Given this, we are pleased to collaborate with MDEC and RISE in introducing the innovative HSBC Illuminate educational series as part of our continuous effort to keep our customers abreast of the latest digital insights that would help their businesses thrive during this time.”

The three-day virtual technology educational series witnessed the participation of more than 600 Malaysian business representatives

The series deliberated on how corporates can capitalise on technology and leverage digital opportunities to become more resilient. The series also provided a deep-dive into, amongst others, e-commerce, contactless payments, and robotic process automation (RPA).

The six virtual breakout rooms, led by HSBC Illuminate’s e-commerce ecosystem partners, allowed attendees to take part in focused discussions relevant to their business’ needs; ranging from digital marketing, digital payments, cloud solutions, marketplace, managed services to logistics respectively.

Shayan Hazir, Country Head of Global Liquidity and Cash Management, HSBC Malaysia said: “We at HSBC continue to invest substantially in the simplification of our processes and the digitisation of our solutions to benefit our customers. HSBC remains committed in enabling businesses to bank smarter and gain operational and financial efficiencies to become faster, simpler, and more connected than ever in their digital transformation journey.”

“This event fulfils HSBC’s objective to deliver technology education to SMEs and Corporates customers; ensuring that customers are equipped with the knowledge of emerging technology while connecting them to various global experts to support the growth and expansion of their business locally and globally,” Shayan added.


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