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Myanmar's MyPay in serious talks to acquire Singapore's Fastacash; Co-founder rejoins board after absence

Fastacash Founder and ex-CEO Shankar Narayanan has rejoined the board after leaving the company last June 

Outlier rounds aside, SEA startups saw US$2.2 billion funding dip in 2016: e27 data

While fintech won the battle for mindshare in 2016, our internal data shows that young companies are entering the e-commerce space 

Myanmar has opportunity, so why are investors hesitating? Here are four reasons

The regulatory framework is still outdated and needs to be seriously updated for modern times 

Mekong regional initiative aims to help travel startups

The Mekong Initiative for Startup Tourism has support from many government agencies, providing a useful network for startups 

4 ways to boost e-commerce in Myanmar

e-Commerce industry growth will need banks and telcos to reduce service fees, provide better APIs, and simplify procedures to eliminate the hassle of payments 

ASX-listed Mitula Group acquires Singapore's DotProperty for US$8.3M

The deal is meant to help Mitula Group monetise its online traffic in Southeast Asia 

Jack Ma: Alibaba to invest more in the ASEAN region

Indonesia is especially worth mentioning as a target market for Chinese investors 

Despite its exclusion, Pokémon Go can be played in Myanmar

Players in Yangon, Mandalay and Taunggy report that the game is functioning perfectly well 

Food delivery service YangonD2D gets cash injection from Myanmar’s local Internet company BOD Tech Co. Ltd

YangonD2D will expand its reach to Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw and its website has been relaunched 

Singapore-based Lithan plans to accelerate Myanmar's development of tech startups

Lithan’s TechUP Accelerator programme aims to incubate digital savvy talents to create their tech startup from scratch