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S P Setia partners Ant Digital Technologies and JaGaSolution to launch smart community app

SHAH ALAM (May 30): S P Setia Bhd (KL:SPSETIA) on Thursday announced a partnership with China’s Ant Digital Technologies and JaGaSolution to establish a smart community app — Setia Go, to enhance property management quality and improve community engagement for its homebuyers.

S P Setia has collaborated with Singapore-based tech consultant StartupX to introduce its first cohort of startups on the app: Kiddocare (on-demand childcare platform); SOLS Energy (home solar programme); Oyen Insurance (pet insurance); Handibee (home warranty programme); BlueDuck (rental solutions); and GrabMaid (on-demand maid service).

Comprising various startups, the Setia Go app aims to redefine property management and improve community engagement, while offering a seamless and integrated experience for Setia homebuyers.

In his opening address, S P Setia president and CEO Datuk Choong Kai Wai said: “Setia Go illustrates our commitment in the National Technology and Innovation Sandbox initiative by Mosti (Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation). And it’s part of our bid to champion emerging technologies and services across our platforms. I’m confident our partnership with Ant Digital Technologies and JaGaSolution will open more doors for stakeholders to collaborate in the future and introduce the latest innovations.”

Meanwhile, Ant Digital Technologies general manager of international business Derrick Loi told the press that the Setia Go app is also about establishing trust when businesses and consumers connect in a digital domain hence, the company has upgraded the app to create a seamless experience by having the right mix of partners for a curated user experience.

Loi also revealed that the next phases of app development will focus on integrating green and sustainable energy capabilities.