Posts Tagged: Myanmar


Rocket Internet’s property search site Lamudi gets $7 million to fuel Asian expansion

The competition in Asia's property search space has intensified.

  • April 14, 2014
  • at 9:23 am
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2C2P launches Burma’s first mobile point-of-sale payments in hotels

It seems like 2014 will be a big year for a Singapore-based payment solutions provider 2C2P. Following its US$2 million series B funding, 2...

  • February 19, 2014
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As Myanmar opens up, payment solutions startup launches POS service with Visa and MasterCard

2C2P, a comprehensive payment solutions provider headquartered in Singapore, today launched a complete point of sale (POS) service in Myanma...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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The state of 4G in Southeast Asia

GSMA predicts that by the end of 2017, there will be close to 500 live LTE networks across 128 countries worldwide. Right now, territories i...

  • December 25, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Southeast Asia has more than 190 million internet users (INFOGRAPHIC)

Tech In Asia takes an in-depth look at the numbers that make up the Southeast Asian region. There are more than 190 million internet users i...

  • November 13, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Plateculture founders: the concept might be feminine but we’re a very masculine startup

Malaysia-based startup PlateCulture is an Airbnb for food. It allows users to eat home-cooked meals from someone’s home. The concept is as...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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Rocket Internet looks to boost its real estate classifieds site in Myanmar

One of Rocket Internet's ventures in Myanmar comes in the form of real estate classifieds site Lamudi (or House).

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 4:15 pm
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Ooredoo plans to give telecom jobs and training to 30,000 women in Myanmar

At the beginning of this summer, it was announced that two companies, including the Qatar-owned telecom company Ooredoo, had been granted th...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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A tale of two Asias: it’s a new era for startups across Asia

Asia cannot be ignored. It's the biggest region in the world and it's waking up. Investment is criss crossing the region and startups are ta...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Reaching Myanmar’s 60 million people (Startup Asia preview)

Building a startup is never easy regardless of what market it’s in. There will always be challenges – and the best thing any startup...

  • March 26, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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The world’s hippest tech gathering booms in nations with the world’s lowest internet penetration rates

I’d like to think Beijing has got a pretty solid Barcamp community. Each event here usually attracts over 400 people, and I never miss...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Southeast Asia-born Paypal competitor 2C2P secures $2 million funding

2C2P, an online payment processing company, has concluded a $2 million Series B financing round, led by $1.5 million from an undisclosed inv...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 11:09 am
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One telco in Myanmar wants free Wikipedia for all

As one of the two foreign companies being granted a nationwide telecom license by the Myanmar government, Norway-based telco Telenor announc...

  • November 15, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Rocket Internet continues its tear through Asia with the launch of vehicle classifieds platform Carmudi

Rocket Internet, the self-proclaimed “world’s largest incubator,” announced the official launch of Carmudi, a platform for...

  • October 28, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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4 things you must know when building a tech startup in Myanmar

Investors believe Myanmar is a risky place to conduct business because unlike developing countries, Myanmar still hasn’t demonstrated its ...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Myanmar mobile market will grow from nothing to 6 million smartphones by 2017

Since opening up the market to foreign investors, Myanmar has awarded telecom licenses to two foreign companies, Telenor and Ooredoo, planti...

  • October 7, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Swearing, nudity, and language barriers: one startup’s baptism of fire in Myanmar

Squar is at the cutting edge of Myanmar's internet evolution. It's bore witness to the swearing, nudity, and more out of the new internet us...

  • September 18, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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The 5 Southeast Asian startup winners at DEMO ASEAN

This past weekend has been huge for Vietnam’s startup scene with the running of DEMO ASEAN. The event, which has been organized for over 2...

  • September 2, 2013
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