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Myanmar startups draw international investor interest

<a href=”https://youtu.be/pCvYiQYDHcE” target=”_blank”><img src=”https://consult-myanmar.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/doingbusinessinmyanmar-thumbnail2.jpg” width=”600″ height=”250″ /> </a> Interest in Myanmar’s startups has been on the rise as investors scour the market for potential returns. Yesterday, Germany’s development finance institution DEG and agRIF, an impact focused fund which provides funding to financial intermediaries targeting smallholder farmers and the rural population, announced a joint investment of […]

Tech Venture Capital Firm Receives $5 Mln Investment

Myanmar’s larg­est online prop­erty portal, iMy­anmarHouse.com has announced an investment of $5 million into a venture capital (VC) fund for local tech startups, U Nay Min Thu, Managing Director of iMyanmarHouse.com, told Myanmar Business Today. “Myanmar’s tech startup community is far smaller and less developed than neighboring countries. The fund will encourage en­trepreneurs by rewarding […]

iMyanmarHouse Founder to Launch Tech Venture Capital Fund

Nay Min Thu, the founder of prop­erty web portal iMyanmarHouse.com, will launch a venture capital (VC) fund for local tech startups, with the fist round of funding to begin next year. The fund, Myanmar Tech Ventures, is in the process of securing financing from a “range of local investors” and is targeting an initial fund […]

Why REAPRA is bullish about the startups in Myanmar despite its underdeveloped market

Much has been said about Myanmar’s turbulent social and political upheavals. But with the country taking baby steps towards becoming more business-friendly, a new narrative has emerged — innovation.   Thanks to the uptake of internet usage, due, in large part, to the slashing of costs for SIM cards, Myanmarese are now seizing the opportunity […]