Meet the 7 new startups joining Myanmar's Phandeeyar Accelerator

The startups will receive US$25K each in seed money, over US$200K worth of services from strategic partners, office space, and six months of intensive coaching 

Southeast Asian jobs marketplace GrabJobs rolls out interview bot, aims to cut down recruitment timeline

GrabJobs has put an end to the "Apply Now" button and replaced it with an "Interview Now" button. 

How these two school girls are helping Rohingyan refugees find a good shelter in Bangladesh

Alisha Malhotra and Sanya Shete of UWCSEA at Dover have launched a fundraising campaign on billionBricks.org to help the refugees with a reversible, light-weight, all-weather tent 

The clash between two Burmese fonts is stalling growth for Myanmar’s ecosystem; one startup wants to fix that

In the early days of Burmese internet, a unique font was invented, but it has resulted in painpoints Bindez wants to fix. 

Grab is investing US$100M into Myanmar to boost its market share

Grab plans to grow a talent of 200 to help expand its presence in Myanmar 

In Myanmar, an online platform is giving fledging comic book artists a chance to shine

White Merak Comics Studio offers comics published in English and Burmese -- optimised for the Myanmar market 

A guide to understanding the Southeast Asian ecosystem, by 500 TukTuks

The slideshare was prepared by Krating Poonpol, Managing Partner and CEO at 500 TukTuks 

Myanmar-based EzStay helps domestic travellers find affordable hotel stays easily

While international travellers use leading booking platforms like Agoda or Expedia to find stays in Myanmar, locals might find them intimidating 

Can blockchain technology create another era of Asian tigers?

The integration of smart contracts into blockchain tech might just usher in the creation of another era of Asian tigers as more ventures from the region get into the game