Sokcheng Seng is the co-founder of Wapatoa, a bilingual online platform where quality and relevant content is produced for young Cambodians. She is a role model and inspiration to many young Cambodians, and was motivated to start Wapatoa by being unable to find interesting and factual news on the internet. Both Sokcheang and her co-founder were so motivated to start Wapatoa that they quit their jobs to devote themselves to the project.
In the second installment of “The SmartStart Journey,” Ny Chanphicmean, Co-founder and Chief Brand Officer of parking mobile app Somjot, explains her motivations, challenges and plans.
In honour of Cambodia’s growing entrepreneur scene, the Cambodia Young Entrepreneur Awards, organised by the Junior Chamber International Cambodia (JCI) and Young Entrepreneurs Association of Cambodia (YEAC), recognised the five outstanding entrepreneurs who embody the entrepreneurial spirit.
Rithy Ray is well known and active member of Cambodia’s tech scene, known for his passion and creative ideas. After 12 years in a corporate job and multiple tries at different careers, Rithy Ray found his satisfaction in building a startup.
The 10 teams taking part in the inaugural Toyota Impact Challenge recently finished an intensive 2-day training session, their first step as prepare for final pitching on August 2 and the chance to pitch their solutions for making Cambodia a safer and more transport-friendly country.