Network with various players from Cambodia’s Startup Ecosystem at Startup&Angels

Startup&Angels in Phnom Penh will be happening at Raintree Cambodia on Friday, 17 November from 5 to 9pm! The second edition of this event will focus mainly on Fintech, with topics such as Online Payments, Ecommerce and Blockchain.

Organised in partnership with Australiance, 360 Ads & Events and KhmerLoad, the successful previous editions of Startup&Angels in Sydney, Phnom Penh, Singapore and Port Moresby allowed more than 100 speakers to be introduced to more than 1,500 attendees and discovered by dozens of thousands of people through its online and offline networks.

This edition will be no different from its previous Phnom Penh edition held in February 2017. As usual, the Smart Axiata-supported event will certainly be a great opportunity for those in the startup ecosystem to mingle and network, so expect to meet entrepreneurs, founders, business angels, experts and investors alike over some wine, beer, drinks and canapés.

On top of having an exciting chance to network, what more can participants expect? Well, participants are in for a treat as there is going to be a long line of amazing speakers, ranging from local and international experts, startup founders to even investors.

Here is a more detailed list of speakers who you can expect to wow you with their invaluable knowledge and expertise at the event:

  1. Yuta Nagano, Founder and CEO of SPEAN LUY Co.

As a microfinance and impact investing professional, his years of extensive experience include working in a local microfinance institution when he came to the Kingdom 4 years ago and doing retail sale at SMBC in Tokyo, a leading bank in Japan. He also has a Bachelor’s degree of International Development from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Japan under his belt.

  1. Melanie Mossard, Director of Community and Olivia Hough, Managing Director at Impact Hub Phnom Penh

Since starting in 2015, Impact Hub has become one of the largest community of entrepreneurs, creatives and techies in the heart of Phnom Penh. Impact Hub enables entrepreneurs to achieve success through their dynamic programmes, incubators and mentoring, as well as inspire and engage the local community with weekly events. By far, Impact Hub has supported almost 100 start ups and in 2016, they reached nearly 4,000 people with their events, programs and space.

  1. Rithy Thul, Co-founder of SmallWorld Cambodia

As a passionate local small business startups promoter, he has personally started, cofounded, and provided assistance with the startup of over 50 different small business ventures in Cambodia since 2008. In 2011, he co-founded SmallWorld Cambodia, a co-working space where young Cambodians can pursue their business ideas. After that, Rithy cofounded Codingate, a local software development firm specializing in mobile and web application design. He also co-founded a local BoomCamp program, Toursanak Adventures, an international adventure tourism company, and established Corco Angel, a Cambodian based angel investors network. At the moment, his teams are composed of dedicated local young talent, with projects focused on emerging technologies, such as blockchain applications, including smart contracts merged with smart devices.

  1. Christopher McCarthy, CEO of MangoTango Asia

With over 20 years of experience driving digital transformation and change, this technologist, founder, entrepreneur, mentor and digital pioneer has worked with NGOs, governments and leading global private companies to create innovative digital solutions. Besides being the CEO of MangoTango Asia, he also leads the Experience Design practice, combining Systems Thinking and Human-Centered Design to solve the complex challenges of the modern world.

  1. Antoine Pichery, General Manager of Grocery Delivery Asia

Antoine Pichery manages Grocery Delivery, which is an online supermarket in Phnom Penh, Cambodia with express & 1-day delivery. The service also offers the best discounts & promotions on grocery shopping, as well as free deliveries on orders that are over $40.

  1. Mean In, CEO of

Known to be one of the pioneers in the Cambodian ICT industry due to his early use and knowledge about the local internet, Mean In has helped to guide and spread his knowledge to many talented people. Besides KhmerHome, Mean In is also currently Vice President and Co-Founder of Cambodia Computer Society, Executive Chairman and Co-founder of KH Digital Classifieds and, CIO of General Secretariate of National Committee for Counter Trafficking in Person Co-Founder of Manich Group and Co-Founder and Vice President of Cambodia Computer Society (CCS).

  1. Rady Ty, CEO of

Rady Ty manages the leading online classified ads and marketplace in the Cambodia, where people buy and sell a wide variety of goods, products, and services under different categories.

 So if you are interested in attending the event, keep your 17 November free and head down to Raintree Cambodia for a night of knowledge and networking with entrepreneurs alike! Also, don’t forget to book your tickets here, which are going at the early bird price of $10 till 13 November.

For more information and updates on the event, you can visit the Startup&Angels Facebook Page or their event page here.