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 […]

Myanmar-based Uber-like service Hello cabs raises an undisclosed amount of funding

Myanmar-based, leading ride-hailing platform Hello Cabs raises an undisclosed amount of funding from Nay Min Thu, founder of iMyanmar Group. Even though the exact amount of funding is kept undisclosed by the company, the value of the funding is expected to be in 7 digits US dollars. Hello cabs was launched in 2014 and is […]

Most expats cannot afford to buy condos

According to Ko Ko Htwe, the chairman of Taw Win Construction, most foreigners living in Myanmar cannot afford condominiums, despite the recent law enabling expats to purchase condo properties. Instead, most expatriates choose to stay in normal apartments and, according to Ko Ko Htwe, the market for condo sales is still cold. The Condominium Law, […]

Facebook provides cheap alternative for small businesses

Increasing numbers of small businesses in Myanmar are being drawn to Facebook and other social media sites to advertise their products and grow their customer base. The social networking site has grown in popularity over the last four years due to its interactive nature and the ability of business owners to connect with customers in […]