Kuala Lumpur, 28 November 2016 - iPay88 Sdn Bhd (‘iPay88’) – Malaysia’s leading online payment gateway provider in Asia, continues its winning streak with more awards this year. Two of iPay88’s Founders cum Executive Direc-tors, Chan Kok Long and Lim Kok Hing, have jointly been shortlisted for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ (EOY) 2016 Malaysia - Technology Entrepreneur category.
We are excited by the nomination for this prestigious award, and are grateful that iPay88 is part of the incredible innovators who are recognised as alongside Malaysia’s entrepreneurs who are trailblazing the efforts to uplift the nation’s in-ternational prestige,” said Chan.
Lim added, “We share a common vision of making an enormous difference to the country’s digital economy. Emerging as winning entrepreneurs motivates us endlessly to spearhead iPay88 as a proud Malaysian brand to the global market.
Eligible recipients considered for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year national award can compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award. We are certainly honoured to have this chance to put Malaysia on the world map.”
Marking its 30th year milestone globally in 2016, the EOY awards program rec-ognises entrepreneurs who have inspired, empowered and reshaped the world with their creativity and foresight to inject a vibrant optimism into markets - cre-ating jobs, improving communities, growing the economy and therefore, building a better working world. The Malaysian EOY winners will be announced on 8th December 2016.
Bank Negara MyCLEAR and MDBA Awards
In Year 2016, iPay88 was also the recipient of the Malaysian e-Payments Excel-lence Awards 2016 - as Top FPX Acquirer (Non-Bank category), awarded by Bank Negara subsidiary, the Malaysian Electronic Clearing Corporation (My-Clear).
This award recognises the outstanding achievements for excellent performance in e-Payments efforts by banks, businesses and government agencies.Lim said, “As the Top FPX Acquirer award recipient, iPay88 will continue in its contribution to the market - as outlined in the National eCommerce Strategic Roadmap which is to doubling the eCommerce growth of the country to 20.8%, to touch a GDP of RM170 Billion by Year 2020.
Winning the Bank Negara MyClear award validates iPay88’s role since 2012 as a top Third Party Acquirer who is entrusted by the banks - as a single contact point for banks and financial institutions, to sign up good merchants for them af-ter performing the necessary credit and risk assessment.”
Meanwhile, iPay88 was also recognised as one of the winders of the inaugural Malaysia Digital Business Awards (MDBA) 2016 – a platform to honour out-standing businesses which are making waves in the Digital Business Communi-ty as one of the catalysts and disruptors of change.
Among the trusted awards and accolades that iPay88 has received over the years included:
- Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) Merit Award in the Best Financial Appli-cation Category
- Bank Negara MyClear’s FPX Top Merchant Award
- Bank Negara MyClear’s Most Outstanding FPX Merchant Award