Best known for the Angkor Wat temples, the rests of the empire Cambodia was in the eleventh century. But in its recent history, the country suffered one of the most savage genocides in history with the Khmer Rouge. In recent years Cambodia have seen an economic growth based on tourism and the textile sector mainly.
For the moment they are a bit inmature regarding the startup and digital ecosystem in Cambodia. However, they count with promoters, both national and international, that push to generate an entrepreneurial mindset among young people.
Million inhabitants (July 2015 est.)
GDP growth (2014 est.)
Internet penetration (2016)
Mobile penetration (Jan 2016)
Attending events always help the networking and are the perfect excuse to connect with people in your industry. Regarding the entrepreneurial ecosystem, the different types of events held are important because: Events are a good showcase for new startups, so they can...read more
Cambodia is a country where around 50% of the population is below 25 years, there is a strong self-employment tradition and the mobile penetration is growing. All of these factors shape a growing, new and young startup ecosystem in Cambodia. With Geeks in Cambodia,...read more
Fate made us meet Rithy Thul, co-founder of Smallworld Cambodia. He told us that he is a guy who enjoys riding bicycle, exploring and testing new startup ideas. But we know he is also one of the promoters of the growing startup ecosystem in Phnom Penh. Although we...read more