Myanmar start-up wins investment

Revo Tech, a Yangon-based agency keen on creative digital applications, has attracted new investment, as Anthem Asia bought a stake in its parent company, Singapore’s Phew Tech. The investment was said to be a six-figure US dollar sum. Revo Tech was established in 2012 by entrepreneur Myo Myint Kyaw. It delivers websites and social-media management […]

Myanmar’s first civic education app launches

The application is based on five concepts – citizenship, democracy, elections, rule of law and peace, developers told The Myanmar Times. Its name – New Niti – is based on the Pali word for “knowledge” or “wisdom”, said Angelika Kahlos, project manager for civil society group OneWorld. OneWorld has developed the service – which is […]

Revo Tech Wants To Be A Leader In Myanmar’s Growing Startup Ecosystem

After years of dealing with slow and expensive broadband connections, many Myanmar Internet users finally got access to affordable 3G thanks to recent service rollouts by telecoms Telenor and Ooredoo. A Yangon-based mobile app company called Revo Tech hopes to take advantage of the country’s speedier Internet by becoming a “first mover” in its startup […]

RevoTech looks to expand

The startup Cinderella story sounds familiar in the age of Silicon Valley, when companies can begin in coffee shops and end up enterprises worth billions. In Myanmar, many businesses are still navigating first chapters in a burgeoning tech scene. This group includes Yangon–born creative digital agency Revo Tech, short for ‘Revolution Technology.’ The company, founded […]

Tech Scene in Myanmar Hinges on Cellphone Grid

YANGON, Myanmar — Images of Steven P. Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg adorn the walls of Myo Myint Kyaw’s creative digital agency. He says they inspire him. But he imagines neither man ever worked in an environment where Internet connections were so unreliable that a “file transfer” often involved delivering electronic documents across town by taxi. […]