MDEC And FAOM Partner With 10×1000 Tech For Inclusion

Fintech training platform 10×1000 Tech for Inclusion (“10×1000”) today launched its latest global program – Fintech Foundation Program Flex, an online certificate program providing practitioners with the mindset, knowledge, and skills to become drivers of digital economic growth.

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and FinTech Association of Malaysia (FAOM) will partner with 10×1000 to recruit 200 Flex learners locally to embark on the program in October.

Speaking about the collaboration, Gopi Ganesalingam, Vice President, Tech Ecosystems and Globalisation, MDEC says, “This collaboration with 10×1000 to provide Flex program in Malaysia will help further strengthen our digitally-skilled talent pool, and contribute to our vision of driving Malaysia to become a globally competitive digital nation.”

MDEC plans to recruit Flex learners via collaboration with ecosystem partners and also state digital agencies such as Selangor Information Technology and Digital Economy Corporation (SIDEC), Digital Penang and Digital Perak, while members of FAOM are eligible to apply for Flex program via the association.

For Eric Jing, Chairman and CEO of Ant Group, owner and operator of digital payments platform Alipay, joining hands with MDEC and FAOM will bring the 10×1000 training platform to learners worldwide, “as we seek innovative approaches to meeting a common goal of bridging the digital skills gap,”

“I am excited that learners from 10×1000’s new Flex program will gain the fintech knowledge they need to support their communities and help bring us closer to meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).“

Cynthia Magdalen Ignatius contributed to the article

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