Hong Leong Bank picks 3 startups for pilot projects


HLB’s group managing director & CEO Domenic Fuda said this year’s launch pad was special as it was searching for startups who are adopting an agile mindset and thinking ahead of the imminent challenges of a post-pandemic era.

KUALA LUMPUR: Hong Leong Bank and Hong Leong Islamic Bank (HLB) has chosen three startups – Food Market Hub, Pay:Watch and ERTH (e-Waste Recycling Through Heroes) to work with on pilot projects.

In a statement on Thursday, it said these projects will address food security, gig economy and e-waste management respectively in the next six months.

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