NEWS AND EVENTS

June 18, 2018, Myanmar Times

Rockstart’s first Myanmar accelerator programme in motion

Rockstart Impact, an accelerator programme focused on developing countries, has begun its first programme in Myanmar in March this year. After four years in Nepal, the programme in Myanmar will include a cohort of entrepreneurs from a variety of sectors, ranging from clean energy to food safety, construction, tourism, education, to agriculture and food processing.

May 21, 2018, Thailand Business News

Thai Startups Get A Boost With 10Bln Baht BOI Funding

In order to position Thailand as a startup hub in Asia by 2020, the government has ordered the Board of Investment (BoI) to spend 10 billion ($312 milion) baht of the Competitiveness Fund on the startup community as well as demanding the acceleration of three startup-related laws.

May 3, 2018, Jakarta Globe

Energy Transitions in Indonesia: Persist or Perish

The government of Indonesia demands renewables to be low-cost and price-competitive, but the demands may alienate those who most in need of reliable electricity.