Digitizing Myanmar: How This FinTech Company Helped Cut Local Payments from 5 Hours to 5 Minutes

“No person in Myanmar, no consumer, would probably know who CNP is,” says Patrick Kershaw, the CEO of ConnectNPay (CNP), a fintech company that built the digital financial infrastructure now enabling locals to pay their utility bills and taxes online in Myanmar. “They have no idea, and they don’t need to,” he continues. Instead, says […]

With Sanctions Eased, US Sees Economic Potential in Myanmar

STATE DEPARTMENT — U.S. officials are looking to boost economic engagement with Myanmar, a country that has been dubbed by some as “the final frontier” because it is one of the last markets largely untouched by Western companies. The United States imposed heavy economic sanctions on Myanmar in 1997 over the ruling military junta’s repression […]