The biannual Mekong ICT Camp was held on the 8th to 12th June this year at the College of Innovation of Thammasat University Pattaya in Thailand. The fourth edition of this five-day workshop for Information, Communication, Technology Capacity for Independent Media, Community Health Workers, and Civil Society Organisations saw around 60 participants from the Mekong sub-region including Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, and Yunnan, China.
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Tech in Asia recently obtained funding of up to US$4 million from a list of high profile investors, including current and existing ones. The move, backed by the SB ISAT Fund (funded by Softbank and Indosat), is said to help boost connectivity in the Asian tech ecosystem.
Do you think you have what it takes to represent Cambodia in the first ever Startup Weekend ASEAN? Organised by the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI), only 11 participants from each ASEAN country will be selected to participate in the 54 hour crash course to be a part of the world’s largest entrepreneurial community.
For the first time ever, Social Enterprise Cambodia will be touring around 5 different provinces in the Kingdom to further educate Cambodians with their Social Entrepreneurship Launchpad training in Khmer. These 5 cities include Siem Reap, Sihanoukville, Kampot, Battambang, and the heart of Cambodia – Phnom Penh.
With more young Cambodians getting involved in the world of entrepreneurship, Barcamps that have been sweeping across the nation over the past year have been relatively well received, with the number of attendees growing each time. This year’s Barcamp Battambang saw approximately 1000 attendees at its 1 and half day event, a significantly huge jump from the 600 who attended last year’s!