Myanmar’s edtech startup eSchool raises $100k from Singapore investors


Individual investors, including Thng Tien Tat from Singapore, will take a minority stake in lieu of the investment.

Seed Myanmar leads $100k funding in fitness app Flexible Pass, eyes two more investments

Singapore-based Vulpes Investment Management recently undertook a rebranding exercise of its country-focused vehicle as Seed Myanmar to make early-stage technology investments.

Singapore-based Vulpes rebrands Myanmar fund, to focus on early stage tech deals

Seed Myanmar will be structured as an open-ended fund after taking into consideration the challenge in deploying capital in Myanmar startups

Myanmar digital content provider BiT raises seven-digit sum led by UMJ Ikeya

The investment is like a bridge round before the company approaches investors for its Series B over the next six to eight months.

Hong Kong’s HGC buys majority stake in Myanmar’s Golden TMH Telecom

The deal paves the way for HGC to provide end-to-end solutions to local and overseas corporations and operators in Myanmar.

Greater Mekong-focused Belt Road Capital to deploy $50m debut fund in 10 deals

BRCM has so far announced three investments since January 2018 and has just completed its fourth undisclosed deal in the technology sector.

Yoma Bank to extend $11.5m debt to back Myanmar’s Pact Global’s MFI operations

The local currency denominated loan is the seventh such deal that Yoma Bank has entered into with MFI players in Myanmar.

Premium Distribution, Trust Venture ink JV to acquire Myanmar PAT’s business

The new joint venture will acquire PAT, which sells organic vegetables under the brand name, UniVege.

Myanmar’s anticipating the Western investment that never came

As SE Asia’s fastest-growing economy began the transition from five decades of military rule to democracy with the swearing in of the first popularly-elected government in March 2016, western investors adopted a wait-and-see approach.

IFC eyes opportunities in finance, agri as investments near $1.3b in Myanmar

Telecom, energy and tourism sectors have been the biggest beneficiaries.