Local startups call for greater private sector support, changes to tax regime

While local start-ups are increasingly becoming drivers of change in Myanmar, obstacles remain for new companies to expand their reach and properly execute their projects. Daw Hla Hla Win, CEO and founder of a Yangon-based education startup called 360ed which uses virtual reality and augmented reality applications to promote new ways of learning in Myanmar, […]

Myanmar’s startups map past, shape future with virtual reality

YANGON – Gasps echo across the hall as the Myanmar school kids trial virtual reality goggles, marveling at a device that allows some of Asia’s poorest people to walk on the moon or dive beneath the waves. “In Myanmar we can’t afford much to bring students to the real world experience,” beamed Hla Hla Win, […]