GSMA innovation fund to extend grants to 15 startups in its next round

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Each of the selected startups receives between £100,000 ($139,000) and £250,000 ($347,500) in funding. 

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Myanmar digital platform BiT raises six-digit dollar sum from ex-Goldman veteran

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Myanmar’s startups attracted interest from both local and overseas investors who placed their bets on tech and non-tech business models.


Impact investments in Myanmar gather momentum but still to scale up

Some global impact players have responded to the market potential and need to step up their presence in the country.


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