Malaysia FinTech Ecosystem Conference & GT Dollar Grand Launch

Malaysia FinTech Ecosystem Conference & GT Dollar Grand Launch @ Sime Darby Convention Centre

So I heard FinTech is the rage nowadays, with every player in the market coming up with their own iteration. Just recently, I was at the launch of e-commerce giant, GT Dollar Malaysia at Sime Darby Convention Centre, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur. It was the Malaysia FinTech Ecosystem Conference and GT Dollar Grand Launch, two in one, launched by Y.B. Datuk Mas Ermieyati Binti Samsudin, Deputy Minister of Tourism and Culture . 

Malaysia FinTech Ecosystem Conference & GT Dollar Grand Launch
Malaysia FinTech Ecosystem Conference & GT Dollar Grand Launch




The event was witnessed by distinguished government officials as well as 3,000 prominent IT and e-commerce industry leaders who support the development of a dynamic FinTech ecosystem, paving way for SMART innovations like GT Dollar, making Malaysia a force to reckon with in the FinTech sector.

This collaboration between the Malaysian government and GT Dollar helps to alleviate the lives of people through the launch GT Dollar mobile application, which is a “one-stop mobile e-commerce platform” that seeks to build a cohesive community for consumers and merchants from a myriad of industries to interact within its marketplace.

GT Dollar Is Officially Launched


And it's officially launched!
And it's officially launched!

GT Robot!

GT Robot an innovative high-technological form under the GT Group
GT Robot an innovative high-technological form under the GT Group


To complement this collaborative effort, GT Robot an innovative high-technological form under the GT Group, specializes its advancement in humanoid robotic solutions. In recognition of it’s advancement, the Malaysian government is planning to allocate a zone located along the Malacca-Negeri Sembilan border for GT Robot’s own manufacturing and assembly plant, which is worth approximate to RM 300 million in investment. 

This plant estimated to generate income for the company of approximate USD 20 Billon (which is equal to 10 Million pieces of Mobile Robot) and create more than 10,000 working opportunities for locals in the next 5 years. The GT Robot plant will be the first in Asia with eco-friendly manufacturing with the high technology equipment after China.

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GT Dollar Application


Today, marks the launch of a groundbreaking event that will go down in history. Unveiling an all new improvised major update of GT Dollar application, the world’s first social mobile e-commerce software. This new concept was first found in year 2014 by the GT Group President and CEO Dr. Paul Zhang Baolu, who is equipped with over 30 years of industry experience in high-technology management, economic and tourism development worldwide. The company is valued at more than $4.7 billion. 

As a major update, there will be new enhanced key features to help alleviate the overall user experience. Through the adoption of SMART technologies which comprises of AR technology to for implement “the seek honey feature”, “catch a bee to earn GT Cash features” which can be used for purchases within the interactive marketplace as well as being an effective Bee Commerce tool to help users manage their finances effectively by enjoying exclusive long term savings, emerging as Malaysia’s trendsetter in the world of e-commerce.

Live Smarter with GT Dollar
Live Smarter with GT Dollar

GT Dollar primary focus is about a creating a world of convenience centered around virtual credits account to allow users to make payment via an e-wallet system which enables extensive search for products or services via a marketplace.

GT Dollar allows SMEs to function virtually. It connects them with new and existing consumers and maintains a loyalty programme through the distribution of virtual credits (GTD). Communication between merchants and consumers is facilitated via seamless GPS- location and user-friendly booking platforms.

launched by Y.B. Datuk Mas Ermieyati Binti Samsudin, Deputy Minister of Tourism and Culture
launched by Y.B. Datuk Mas Ermieyati Binti Samsudin, Deputy Minister of Tourism and Culture


The application is active all through the day, allowing users to shop at their own convivence at the ease of their Smartphone. “We saw the opportunity to take advantage of the digital boom and developed an innovative solution that benefits both businesses and consumers” said Mr Patrick Chew, Country CEO of GT Dollar Malaysia. 

GT Dollar aims to shape the future of mobile travel and drive tourism growth with potential collaborations with Tourism Association to increase the tourism landscape in Malaysia. Paul Zhang being the Chairman of the China Tian Ma Travel Group, the third largest travel services and recreation provider in China hopes to woo China tourists to Malaysia with GT Dollar, which will serve as an essential city guide for tourists.

Showcasing the GT Robot
Showcasing the GT Robot

GT Robot is planning to start up its manufacturing and assembly plant in Malaysia located along the Malacca-Negeri Sembilan border which is worth approximate to RM 300 million in investment. This plant estimated to generate income for the company of approximate USD20 Billion (which equal to 10 Million pcs Mobile Robot) and create more than 10,000 working opportunity for the local in next 5 years. The GT Robot plant will be the first in Asia with eco-friendly manufacturing with the high technology equipment after China.

GT Dollar Malaysia hopes to expand its e-commerce business globally and be the gateway for Asia. At this launch, GT Robot, the innovative high-technological wing of GT Group that specializes its advancement in humanoid robotic solutions will be unveiling two of its robots called the GT Wonder Boy, a SMART social bot companion and GT Gobot, a multifunctional service bot that is targeted to improve the overall quality of people’s life, transcending into a new era of intelligence. 

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