Are you prepared enough to be in the Asian Economic Community or AEC? If not, you’d better be because many new startup businesses are launching in Thailand. Situated in Southeast Asia, another continent that is rich in natural resources, Thailand attracts investors and travellers in a mass amount yearly. It is a certainly a continent that you should keep an eye on!
This will be more so especially when AEC begins, as it will attract a lot of business, both online and offline. Thailand is very advanced in technology these days, which of course attracts many online platform businesses. Everywhere you go, you see young children, students, workers, and elders using their smartphones, tablets, and laptops! Today we would like to introduce you to some eye-catching online startups that are predicted toÂ boom in Thailand this year.
HotelQuickly is a last minute hotel booking service in Asia Pacific. It is available through aÂ mobile application on smartphones and tablets. This year, HotelQuicklyÂ aimsÂ to quicken its product development and online marketing, hiring talented employees to secure its lead in the region. The application is available on iOS, Android and Blackberry 10.
Lamudi is an online real estate that is launching this year in Thailand. A part of Rocket Internet, Lamudi is currently operating in more than 25 countries across the globe, including Latin America, Asia, Middle East, and Africa. The companyâs goal is to empower consumers with the most updated and effective information with close contact with developers, agents and landlords.
Wellness and beauty in Thailand is a veryÂ attractive sector, andÂ Bookup.asia has seen this opportunity. Bookup.asia is focussed on small and medium businesses, providing an online CRM solution. ItsÂ books and calendar help organise the companyâs schedules and daily operation to be more efficient. While for consumers, using Bookup.asia, theyÂ can look for a certain service in a specific location in a easier way.
Another venture of Rocket Internet, Foodpanda has recently launched in ThailandÂ and is aÂ startup to keep an eye on. Offering anÂ easy food ordering process for busyÂ people, FoodpandaÂ gives people theÂ convenience of having food at any time, a particularly important service in the city that never sleeps like Bangkok!
After growingÂ in Philippines and Indonesia, FreelancerÂ is ready to go to Thailand and support localÂ Thai startup businesses. Freelancer was founded in 2009, and already had over 50,000 users not long after their launch. Currently,it is holding manyÂ projectsÂ with nineÂ million users worldwide.
HotelQuickly is a mobile-only last-minute hotel booking application with the nicest hotels, best prices, and smoothest booking experience available across Asia.
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