It has been a long journey for the 15 SmartStart teams as they prepare to compete for Smart Axiata’s 2018 top prize. In the final push before the June 9 final pitch event, 60 participants learnt the fundamentals of a tech business at the SmartStart Technopreneur Camp in Battambang City.
The May 29 launch of Book Angkor Tuk Tuk, a platform that allows customers to book tuk tuk packages when visiting Cambodia’s world-famous Angkor Archaeological Park, will see the gathering of key players to discuss the topic of “Sustainability, Technology and the Future of Cambodia’s Tourism Industry”.
After 12-weeks of intense brainstorming, computer programming research and teamwork, 14 all-girl teams pitched their ideas at the national pitch event of Technovation Cambodia 2018, at the Institute of Technology on May 20, Sunday.
The Women’s Initiative for Startups and Entrepreneurship (WISE) Innovation Challenge is a programme that supports women startups in the Mekong Region, and there is less than a week left to register, so hurry!
Cambodia’s startup ecosystem has been growing a tremendous pace, with recent initiatives like Cambodia ICT Awards (CICTA), TOP100 APAC Cambodia Qualifiers and SmartStart Cycle 2, showcasing both the great talent being developed in Cambodia, and the regional interest.