VIRTUAL FRENCH TECH TOUR ASEAN 2020
An occasion to kickstart and accelerate your business in South East Asia !
WHY SHOULD YOU PARTICIPATE ?
During 5 DAYS, you will not only boost your opportunities on the malaysian and singaporean markets, but also validate your roadmap to South Asia.
The FRENCH TECH TOUR Middle ASEAN 2020 includes :
Focus on YOUR business throughout the entire virtual programm : you will only meet with prospects and companies that are key to YOUR business.
Our experts are by your side. Receive the necessary advice and tips to enter in the regional market.
Increase your visibility in South Asia during the various Pitch Sessions and Networking virtual sessions. Work with our media team and interact with the local press.
Meet and interact with key players from the local tech ecosystems.
TECH OPPORTUNITES IN SOUTH ASIA
Malaysia is a place for tech startups in South-East Asia, with strong connectivity, modern infrastructures and plenty of talents, and has everything required to grow and develop your business!
Singapore is the richest economy in the region, one of the greatest finance centers and one of the most advanced digital banking systems in the world. Forecasted to be the 4th largest economy by 2030, it is projected to grow up an average of 5% p.a. for the next 5-10 years. In a few figures:
According to the World Bank in 2020, Malaysia will be ranked 12th as the best place to do business. There are already more than 300 French companies implemented in Malaysia.
Connected consumers: 80% of households have internet & a high mobile phone penetration of 125%.
Special Tech entrepreneur visa, up to 5 years and an exemption of tax.
1st place in the world in online banking penetration (82,5%) & 4th world region of FinTech
2nd place for ease of doing business (according to the World Bank ranking)
4th best global finance center – after London, New York and Hong-Kong (according to the global index of financial centers in 2018)
KEY TECH SECTORS
Malaysia’s economy is in pretty good shape, over the past 5 years, the annual economic growth has averaged 5%. One sector that has emerged is financial technology. Therefore, it became part of the Malaysian’s everyday life. Fintech is becoming a central element of the country’s financial sector, as today the number of fintech startups in Malaysia has reached 1 000. Online payments will reach 12,4 billion USD in 2020.
The dominance of E-Commerce continues to grow and shows no signs of slowing down. The revenue in Malaysia e-commerce market amounts to 3.6 billion USD in 2019 and is expected to show an annual growth rate of 23.2% resulting in a market volume of 4.4 billion USD in 2020
Cybersecurity & IoT
Industry 4.0 is on the road map of the Malaysian government. They have the ambition to digitalize their economy. Thus, IoT and cybersecurity as a foundation towards protecting a growing connected ecosystem. In 2019, 86% of Malaysian SMEs were subject to cyberattacks. The loss due to these cyberattacks was estimated at 17 billion USD.
9th-10th November : Webinars
Online to prepare you to the ASEAN markets, and have a more targeted and impactful pitch.
- Cross-cultural approach
- Presentation of Malaysia’s and Singapourean’s Tech ecosystem
9th-13th November : Virtual Singapore Fintech Festival
Singapore FinTech Festival virtual edition ➢ Virtual space Choose ‘Choose France’ ’on the show for B2B meetings and conferences.
12th-13th November : Online Mentoring
Pitch & deck review with local players, in order to be ready to meet companies that have validated an interest in your solution.
13th November : Virtual Asia Startup Summit
Virtual event allowing French companies to present their solutions to the Singaporean local ecosystem and meet local contacts during business matching interviews. Organized by the French Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Team France Export and La French Tech.
16th November - 11th December : Online BtoB Meetings
Individual personalized B2B meetings with potential clients or partners (based on your Wishlist) : if possible face-to-face)
Package Singapore + Malaysia : 2180 €
« La création de notre filiale malaisienne est la conséquence directe des actions de Business France. Le sérieux de leur travail et des rendez-vous pris nous ont permis rapidement d’évaluer et de prendre pied sur le marché local »
Margot de Caminel, Business Developer
« The creation of our Malaysian subsidiary is the direct result of our collaboration with Business France. The seriousness of their work and the appointments made allowed us to assess and gain a foothold in the local market»
Margot de Caminel, Business Developer
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