How successful entrepreneurs work

In Tech in Asia, I saw the article ‘How to beat Rocket companies‘, which is really interesting. There are many thing they said. But there is only one thing I want to mention for Myanmar entrepreneurs. I also worked for Rocket Internet in Myanmar. I was a marketing executive in 2012 and became Head of SEO at early 2014. What I came to know and see that they are really working too hard. I usually work since at Rocket till 9 or 10 pm. But I was amazed that they often worked later than me. They make Skype calls for […]

35 under 35 entrepreneurs meet up in Myanmar

I was nominated to include in 35 under 35 entrepreneurs in digital world list in Myanmar. It is the event, organized by ideabox Myanmar. Some from that entrepreneurs will inspire you by their knowledge and idea. ideabox together with The GO Project team made a serious of video with 35 entrepreneurs who are under 35.We talked what innovation for us. Each one has different idea. They will also release that inspiring video for entrepreneurs across that Myanmar online network. People will get inspired. It doesn’t mean that Myanmar only has 35 entrepreneurs in digital world. Actually there are more than […]

Facebook updated their policy for ads

Photo – Facebook.com I don’t know that to how many country Facebook is sending their updated policy about ads. But if you are living in Myanmar, you must get the updated policy, send by Facebook. You can also read at www.facebook.com/about/terms-updates/?ref=notif&notif_t=data_policy_notice. If you cannot read there, let me share you here. “Over the past year, we’ve introduced new features and controls to help you get more out of Facebook, and listened to people who have asked us to better explain how we get and use information. Now, with Privacy Basics, you’ll get tips and a how-to guide for taking charge […]

Asia/Myanmar Mobile Money + E-Commerce World Summit 2015

Asia/Myanmar Mobile Money + E-Commerce World Summit 2015 will be held from 28 to 29 January 2015, Yangon, Myanmar. The upcoming 6th Annual Asia/Myanmar Mobile Money + E-Commerce 2015 Summit let you access the opportunities, share experiences on how to design, establish & operationalize mobile payment solutions, including the potential of NFCs and Bitcoins, evaluate technology & challenges, discuss IT strategies to drive revenue opportunities & cost efficiencies and to transform the customer retail banking experience of the economies of South East Asia, South Asia, East Asia, Central Asia, Middle East and Oceania. Already in its sixth year, the Summit […]

A gift from MyanmarOneDirectory.com

I got a gift from MyanmarOneDirectory.com. I went to their website soft launching event yesterday in Yangon, and gave a speech of ‘Why businesses should go online’. There were over 60 people attended. Most of them are business owners. I’m sure that 70 percent of them are not starting their business online. MOD invited them because MOD wanted them to list their business in MOD website. MOD is a join company between Myanmar and Malaysia association in Myanmar. They started their online directory website not too long ago and soft-launched yesterday. MD of the company said that he is preparing […]

GEW Myanmar event calendar

If you don’t want to miss all GEW event in Myanmar, you must need this calendar. Since 15th, November, Global Entrepreneurship Week have been celebrating in Yangon. Till today there are events. Today GEW Myanmar has Startup Ecosystem town-hall. There are six more events. Some are in Yangon, and two events will be happening in Taunggyi and Mandalay. Enjoy the weekend and don’t miss the event you love! .

Global Entrepreneurship Week in Mandalay

This is the first year GEW will be celebrated in Mandalay, where the Apex School of Management will be organizing a special seminar this Sunday. Entrepreneurs who live in Mandalay should join the event. Apex has been supporting entrepreneurs since it was established 5 years ago. Apex is a school of Management in Mandalay. In 2013, A  team of students from Apex won first and second prizes at “Myanmar Business Plan Contest 2013” organized by UMFCCI & CIESF (Japan). Last year, an Apex student team was selected to represent Myanmar in “Mekong 5 Nations Business Challenge Competition” in Laos, a […]

Viber introduced public chat in Myanmar

Today Viber officially introduced one of their new feature ‘Public Chat’ in Viber in Yangon, Myanmar. Are you interested? Let me share you what I got from them. Viber is second most popular message/ VOIP app in the world Viber claimed that they are the second most popular chat/ VOIP app in the world. The firsts place is being taken by WhatsApp. But when talking in the way of monetizing, Viber the world top app. WhatsApp is just for messaging. Line is following Viber in revenue and user population. Viber has over 460 million user in the world and more […]

Social Enterprise Expo in Myanmar

Project Hub, along with their partners at the British Council and USAID is making Social Enterprise Expo on this Sunday. It will be organized from 1:00 to 5 p.m. at Park Royal Hotel. This event is being organized as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, an international celebration of entrepreneurship (http://mm.gew.co/). They have special presentations from rising social entrepreneurs and interactive activities organized by social enterprises across all sectors, including education, health, tourism, consumer products and food. It is the second Myanmar Social Enterprise Expo. Learn about the inspiring business and entrepreneurs that are changing business for good.

Mobile App Expo in Myanmar

Mobile application showcases and expos are held in Myanmar today. It was since 2013. For the year 2014, the community MobileMonday Yangon is launching MobileMonday Yangon AppExpo on coming Monday. Local famous start-ups such as Rebbiz, Nex, Technomation, JoyDash, Revo Tech, etc are joining. They are going to show off their apps which include educational apps, game apps, property listing apps, etc. MobileMonday Yangon is inviting more mobile app start-ups to participate. You have to email at info@ideabox.com.mm to sign up for a space. It is free. The event will be held in the heart of the downtown. MAC tower […]