A young woman who started a daily deal platform, Groupbuyy, in Myanmar

While working at Rocket Internet Myanmar in early 2014, I got a friend who is hard working and having talent in sale. She is Wityee, 26s. Once she told me that she was planning to start own business. I didn’t know what it will be. But when I knew it, I was surprised. She already got some investments from foreign firms for her business and now her company is on the way of offering deals and promotion of companies. She named it Groupbuyy. The following is a short interview with her about her startup, Groubuyy.

A self-funded UI/UX design studio in Myanmar

   2012 is the period smartphone users in Myanmar are increasing a lot. In 2012, there were about more than 849,000 mobile internet users, according to Ministry of Information’s declaration. Most of those user volume is existing in Yangon. Those increased user searched for mobile applications which will give them fun and excitement. Beside Facebook and games application, they wanted to test some Myanmar app. At that time, less than 50 mobile app came out in the market, which includes news app, Myanmar language and font apps, and entertainment apps. A small entertainment app which is called m-tarot came out […]

Meet a design startup founder – Zaw Min Tin

Zaw Min Tin is founder of Pixellion, one of the coolest startup in Myanmar. They focus on UI/UX designs. They gots not only local but also foreign customers. Especially, most of their clients are foreign companies who see design as an important part which represent the company. I visted Pixellion. The office space is really nice and he said he got inspired by Google and made the small space become a cool world. I asked him some questions for you. 1) Tell us about your profile. My name is Zaw Min Tin. I was born in 1988. Creative director and […]

Meet a Myanmar Search Engine maker – Ye Wint Ko

Ye Wint Ko,24, is a Myanmar young entrepreneur, leading the startup, Bindez. They are making search engine for Myanmar people. Their search engine will be able to use in Myanmar language. He is very young. His story is inspiring. He dropped the medical student life and became a geek. Enjoy the interview! Tell us about your education life. I dropped out of Medical University Mandalay in 2007. Graduated in Bachelor of Business Information Technology awarded by University of Greenwich and local institute MCC as a part-time course based in Yangon. During the study, we were trained by successful business and […]

Meet a Myanmar entrepreneur – Kyaw Lin Oo

Kyaw Lin Oo is a Myanmar entrepreneur, running own business in Singapore. In July, we met once in Yangon. But the interview is done via online. You many found many things to learn from his answers. Before reading about his interview, you should first learn about www.eventnook.com. Even I thought the website is built by a foreign company. Actually it is the product of a pure Myanmar. I am very proud of it. The website is serving for many global companies. Now enjoy reading interview! 1.    Your profile (born, education, job) I grew up in Myanmar. I graduated with Electronics […]

Meet a Myanmar young entrepreneur – Stephen Kyaw

Stephen Kyaw, a Myanmar young entrepreneur, is running an own business with friends, which name The Blink Ageny. He and his team focus on PR & Digital Marketing. I knew him as we worked together in a foreign company in Myanmar. He studied a major related to Hotel and Tourism in Singapore. But he became a popular TV personality in Myanmar. He then changed the career to become PR. Finally he become CEO and co-founder of his company, The Blink Agency. As I believe that he may have knowledge and idea to share you, I got him interview for Myanmar […]