Seeking promising start-ups

Local recycling company RecyGlo last week emerged as the winner of the Seedstars world competition in Yangon.

RecyGlo wins Seedstars Yangon 2019, to represent Myanmar at Seedstars World

RecyGlo, a Yangon-based startup that offers recycling waste management solutions for business and households, has been named the winner of Seedstars Yangon 2019

Myanmar: A burgeoning entrepreneurial ecosystem

A bit more than a decade ago, buying a cellular SIM card in Myanmar cost US$3,000 in 2001 and $250 in 2013.

Yoma to bring pretzel chain Auntie Anne’s to Myanmar; New Day wins Seedstars Yangon 2018

Yoma Strategic Holdings has partnered with FOCUS Brands to bring pretzel chain Auntie Anne’s to Myanmar.

Myanmar startups draw international investor interest

Interest in Myanmar’s startups has been on the rise as investors scour the market for potential returns.

Myanmar Digest: MMTutors gets funds; Seedstars backs innovation centre

MMTutors, an online tutor-booking platform, has raised a five-digit dollar investment led by Seed Myanmar, a venture capital targeting early-stage tech companies in the country.

Yangon to build innovation centre with Seedstars

The Yangon regional government is inking a deal with a Swiss start-up incubator to launch the Yangon Innovation Centre.


Swiss company Seedstars will invest over USD 1 million in development and operations of Yangon Innovation Center according to a televised statement from a Yangon minister Naw Pan Thinzar Myo at parliamentary session on 29 September.

Yangon Govt to Sign Deal with Swiss Company for Youth Innovation Hub

The Yangon regional government is to sign with a Swiss-based company to implement Yangon Innovation Center (YIC), a project that aims to be an innovation and entrepreneurship hub for youth.