Recent Media

LAND OF TEMPLES AND TECHThe Economist, 27 March 2015

REMARKABLE views greet visitors to Phandeeyar, an open-plan office and events space which sits atop a tower block in the centre of Yangon, Myanmar’s biggest city. Its north windows frame golden pagodas and colonial mansions; to the south weather-beaten cargo ships glide up the Yangon River. The room is much-loved by the gaggle of computer programmers, entrepreneurs and digital-media types who have lately begun to congregate there. Read more

SuleTech, a new community centre and office space, brings the future downtown, The Myanmar Times, 17 November, 2014

“Winning App: 2nd Hackathon Awards Fresco App”,  Myanmar International TV (video)8 September 2014

“Hackathon: IT solutions for SMEs”Myanmar International TV (video)6 September 2014

“‘Game-changing’ mobile network to release wave of Myanmar tech talent”Red Herring, 26 August 2014

“Second Hackathon to Help Businesses Draw on Myanmar’s Telco Revolution”Myanmar Business Today, 13 August 2014

“Yangon’s second ‘hackathon’ scheduled for September”The Myanmar Times, 11 August 2014

“Online Development Gathers Pace in Burma”, Asian Correspondent, 8 August 2014

“Hackathon Heralds Myanmar’s Technology Revolution”, Mizzima, 7 August 2014

“Business Solutions Hackathon”, Myanmar International TV, 7 August 2014

“Tech Scene in Myanmar Hinges on Cellphone Grid”The New York Times, 13 July 2014

“Seeking tech fixes for aid projects, Myanmar holds first hackathon”The Christian Science Monitor, 30 March 2014 

Young Coders “Astound” Judges at Myanmar’s First-ever “Hackathon”Myanmar Business Today, 25 March 2014

Media Releases

4 December 2014 – “SuleTech: New Community Tech Hub Opens in the Heart of Downtown Yangon” (download PDF in English or Myanmar. Download high res photo of the view from SuleTech. Click HERE)

9 September 2014 – “Women Coders Star at “Business Solutions Hackathon” (download PDF in English or Myanmar. Download high res photo of 1st Prize Winning Team. Click HERE)

5 September 2014 – “More than 100 of Myanmar’s Best Developers Gather for 2nd Hackathon” (download PDF in English or Myanmar)

8 August 2014 – “Business Solutions Hackathon to be Held in September” (download PDF in English or Myanmar)

17 March 2014  - “Young Codes “Astound” Judges at Myanmar’s First-Ever “Hackthon” (download PDF)

14 March 2014 – “Myanmar’s First-Ever Hackathon Begins” (download PDF)

19 February 2014 – “New Technology Initiative Code for Change Myanmar Launched” (download PDF)