Wilstech, a Malaysian-based business digitalisation company is collaborating with Selangor Information Technology & Digital Economy Corporation (SIDEC) to empower local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to digitalise their businesses.
Through the Selangor SME Digitalisation Matching Grant, SMEs will be able to gain access to a 50% (or a max of RM5,000) grant on the fees to digitalise their business across a variety of aspects. Through the programme, Wilstech aims to kick-start the digital transformation journeys of 200 local SMEs.
Commenting on the collaboration and their offerings, Wilson Low, CEO of Wilstech says, “We understand the plight that SMEs have faced over the past two years because we too are an SME. This is why Wilstech was established, to give the local SMEs an upper hand in a competitive and volatile market.”
The Selangor SME Digitalisation Matching Grant looks to digitalise SMEs across five core practice areas. Specifically, these are eCommerce, HR & payroll systems, cloud accounting, digital marketing as well as ePOS and payment gateway functionalities. Wilstech will be catering to the eCommerce and HR & payroll systems aspects of the programme.
To be eligible for the Grant, SMEs will have to fulfil the following criteria:
- Registered under the relevant laws in Malaysia
- At least 51% owned by Malaysians
- Business or operation address registered in Selangor
- In operation for at least one year
- A minimum annual sales turnover between RM300,000 and RM3 million
The grant is also limited to one application per company but they may apply for services in up to three of the above-mentioned categories.
Applications for the grant are now open until October 31. To apply for the grant, SMEs can reach out to Wilstech to discuss digitalisation plans, obtain a proforma invoice on the plan and submit their application through the SIDEC website. From there, successful applicants will be notified via email within 21 working days.
To apply for the Selangor SME Digitalisation Matching Grant visit: https://www.sidec.com.my/selangorgrant2021/.