If I am an existing Aoikumo customer, may I still apply for the grant?
Please reach out to our sales team to discuss further as we will have to verify your subscription period and the plan that you are on.
Does this apply to Monthly Subscription or only for Annual Subscription plan?
This grant only applies to annual subscription plans.
If I have already applied for this grant for another service, can I apply again to subscribe for Aoikumo?
Unfortunately no, the grant can only be applied once for each company.
Any platform that stated all the application criteria, workflow and also all the approved TSP?
website will announce all the Approved TSP, TSP’s roles and responsibilities, SME eligible criteria, document required and Application workflow.
Can I apply for the grant if my company has only been in operation for less than 1 year?
Can I apply for the grant if I have applied for the SME Business Digitalisation Grant (Penjana Initiative/MDEC)?
Yes. However, SIDEC will prioritise SMEs that have never received any grants and have not subscribed to any digital system, while SMEs that already received grants will be given a lower priority.
If my company received a different grant from SMEBANK, SMECORP, MATRADE or others, am I eligible to apply?
Yes. However, SIDEC will prioritise SMEs that have never received any grants.
Can I submit the application and supporting documents through email?
No. SIDEC will only receive applications which are submitted via the website.
Can I apply for the grant if I am applying for the SBDG Grant or if my current project has been approved for the SBDG Grant (Penjana/MDEC)?
No. SIDEC does not allow applicants to apply for the grant under the same project which has been approved for the SBDG Grant.