Ever found it hard to secure a seat on the buses back to your provinces during Khmer New Year? You are not alone. Bookmebus.com’s founder, Langda Chea sat down with Geeks In cambodia to share how the pain of finding a seat was the inspiration behind the online ticketing portal, his vision, his future plans and his message to all aspiring Cambodian start-ups.
Finding something to fuel your brain on a Wednesday? The InSTEDD iCamp is a regional innovation laboratory that is inviting technologists and those with an understanding of social challenges to come and join the camp on 9th December 2015, 8:00am to 5:30pm.
Facebook has partnered with Smart Axiata, a telecommunications service provider company, to bring Free Basics to Cambodia. This means that Cambodian users will be able to access a range of basic internet services for free via Free Basics’ mobile website or through their mobile application. The Kingdom will be the 22nd country in the world where this project will be launched, providing an opportunity for internet usage in rural areas. This service will be available in Khmer as well as in English.
With 1362 participants and almost half of it being start-ups, the 2-day tech conference that was held in Shibuya Hikarie, Tokyo, Japan from the 8th to the 9th of September this year was a success! Arranged for entrepreneurs, investors, the media, and the technology and startup community in the Asia Pacific Region, attendees were spoilt for choice with the different content stages at Tech in Asia Tokyo (TIA Tokyo).
In Phnom Penh’s Stung Meanchey municipal, the Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) is set to open a new eco-friendly, technology school in the Stung Meanchey area, one of the many efforts by NGOs in the area to provide an affordable or free education for the children living on the former dumpsite.