Tag "Myanmar"

In brief: Singapore solar startup nets $10m debt financing for Myanmar expansion

December 5, 2018 0

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In brief: Cocoon Capital launching new $20m fund for Southeast Asian startups

November 27, 2018 0

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Facebook is hiring a director of human rights policy to work on “conflict prevention” and “peace-building”

September 16, 2018 0

Facebook is advertising for a human rights policy director to join its business, located either at its Menlo Park HQ or in Washington DC —

Grab will pour $100m into Myanmar as it faces off with Uber

August 25, 2017 0

Grab cars in Singapore. Photo credit: BYD. Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing app, has committed to invest US$100 million over the next three years in

Blockchain startup Everex secures seed funding and seeks more in token sale

July 24, 2017 0

Myanmar migrant dockworkers in Thailand – a key target demographic for Everex. Photo credit: Solidarity Center. Singaporean fintech startup Everex has just raised US$500,000 in

Angel funding for Myanmar app that lets you read comics on your phone

July 6, 2017 0

White Merak’s comics artists at work in the startup’s Yangon studio. Photo credit: Phandeeyar Myanmar Innovation Lab. A Myanmar startup with an app for viewing

Grab is adding Myanmar’s Wave Money to its mobile wallet

June 29, 2017 0

A taxi driver in Yangon. Photo credit: rolf52 / 123RF. Ride-hailing and mobile payments startup Grab is partnering with Wave Money in Myanmar. Drivers will

With Myanmar launch, Uber treads softly instead of barging in

May 11, 2017 0

A taxi driver in Yangon. Photo credit: rolf52 / 123RF. Uber today announced its entry into Myanmar, launching its UberX service in Yangon. The ride-hailing

How a bootstrapped media company became 500 Startups’ first investment in Cambodia

May 3, 2017 0

Vichet In (middle), and his brothers Visal (L) and Vichea (R). Image credit: Khmerload. “Often, you come across entrepreneurs who have no traction, no market