Blink Features ‘True Tales from Myanmar Startups’ Panel discussion

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Myanmar is opening to business and creating a new generation of entrepreneurs. Challenges remain: the lack of a strong entrepreneurial culture and insufficient capital are hurdles especially for entrepreneurs leading startups. The opening discussion of this year’s Global Entrepreneurship week Myanmar unlocked the behind-the-scenes stories of young Myanmar entrepreneurs and… Read more »

Mekong investor network to bring overseas angels to tap Myanmar

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Mekong Angel Investors Network (MAIN), started by the Asia Development Bank-backed Mekong Business Initiative and Lotus Impact Fund, is planning to undertake tour missions in Myanmar every quarter from February 2017 with the aim to bring angel investors to the frontier market. MAIN – whose network includes serial entrepreneurs from Asia-Pacific,… Read more »

Ideabox to Sponsor GO Project in Myanmar

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Ideabox said it will sponsor The GO Project (GO) in Myanmar, a global start-up lab programme focused on educating people on innovation to become more entrepreneurial. GO is a global learning lab developed by nine aspiring entrepreneurs, designers and consultants from the USA, Mexico, and Finland. Since February, GO’s founding… Read more »

Frontier Digital Ventures enters Myanmar with two deals

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Frontier Digital Ventures (FDV) has made two landmark investments in Myanmar’s leading online automobile and property websites, marking its foray into the premier frontier market. The websites are MyanmarCarsDB.com and iMyanmarHouse.com. FDV offers participating entrepreneurs a singularly unique proposition, providing not only necessary capital, but also invaluable expertise in developing,… Read more »