Myanmar Food Delivery Startup Food2U Nabs Six-Digit Funding, Set to Expand Operations

Food2U, a Yangon-based startup, told DealStreetAsia it has raised a six-digit funding round with the intention of using the money to facilitate expansion plans. Nay Min Thu, the Founder of iMyanmarHouse.com and an investor in Food2U, told DealStreetAsia that the investors are people from the real estate industry. The company use the financing to grow within Myanmar — both to forge […]

Flymya.com acquires UK technology for $600,000

As Tour Operator in Myanmar are eyeing to partner with foreign firms to serve their clients better, Flymya.com, the nation’s leading hotels and tours services website, has acquired Switch.cm, a London-based start-up specialising in building reservations platforms for the hotel and airline industry, for US$ 600,000. Mike Than Tun Win, chief executive officer of Flymya.com, […]

Laundry Delivery Service taking hold in Yangon

Laundry.com.mm, a BOD tech start-up operating from Nawaday Street, is aiming to overhaul the Yangon laundry industry by providing unmatched quality and the convenience of door-to-to delivery. Laundry.com.mm is a new service that partners professional laundry with a convenient door-to-door delivery system. Customers can order pickup through a mobile app or online. The cleaning itself […]

Yangon Door2Door – Food Delivery growing from Strength to Strength

Delivery man on bike outside a restaurant The viability of a food delivery service in Yangon has been doubted in the past, but Yangon Door2Door and CEO Shady Ramadan are growing more popular. Traditionally, for a city to be suited to a food delivery business, it needed a few things. Firstly, a large, defined central […]

This founder bet on Myanmar’s tourism. Now it’s exploding and he’s reaping the rewards

Myanmar is a tourism hot spot. This once isolated country is seeing a surge in tourist arrivals, with its Ministry of Hotels and Tourism expecting 4.5 million foreign visitors this year, 46 percent higher than last year’s 3.08 million. Add to that some 2.4 million Burmese who fly domestically at least once every year. Yet […]