Startups in Myanmar: hurdles and way forward

Participants at Mobile Monday gathering in Yangon

Can Myanmar, that is opening up to the world after 50 years of isolation, emerge as a startup destination?  Harald Friedl, an observer of the Southeast Asian startup world, an angel investor as well as a MD of a renewable energy company, who has been living in Myanmar for more than two years after moving from New York, believes that despite hurdles, opportunities galore in the country’s hungry market.

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