One of the poorest, less developed and un-freedom Southeast Asian economies, but this is changing. Myanmar is transforming digital, culturally and politically in the recent years. An example, in 2010 have a SIM card cost $ 2,000; today you can have one for $1.5.
Million inhabitants (2014 est.)
GDP growth (2014 est.)
Internet penetration (2014 est.)
Mobile penetration (2014 est.)
Macosty, today an eCommerce services provider in Myanmar. Tomorrow, Alibaba?
After publishing our Myanmar Startup Ecosystem analysis I met Tha Toe Htoon through LinkedIn. He seemed a nice guy with a very interesting project: Macosty. Currently an eCommerce service provider (helping other businesses to go & sell online) their ambition is to...read more
The Startup Ecosystem in Myanmar: probably the fastest digitalization process in human history
Before we start: we recorded this video more than 1 year ago. As we have discussed with our interviewees, some of the data mentioned in the video are already outdated. We still believe that there is a high value in this short documentary, and, indeed, the fact that in...read more
[Contribute!] How Dreamlopments is creating a low-cost health insurance for migrants in Thailand
We are not (as a couple) especially selfish. But we rarely contribute to any campaign or NGO. Speaking for myself, I tend to help (not a lot) people randomly, in a non-organized way and when I have some spare money at hand. Sometimes we don't pay attention to how...read more
How technology is empowering women in Myanmar
Talking with some of the women who are part of the Geek Girl community in Myanmar has been interesting and rewarding in equal parts.Through them we had a better understanding about how technology is empowering women in Myanmar. And of course... it is always a pleasure...read more
Top Tech and Startup Summits in Asia
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