Myanmar’s Largest Ever Technology Investor Event held in Yangon

On Friday, March 3, Phandeeyar hosted the #accelerateMM Demo Day – the largest ever Technology investor event in Myanmar.

Kaung Sitt, Co-Founder at Codeboratory emceeing before a crowd of local and international investors

Kaung Sitt, Co-Founder at Codeboratory emceeing before a crowd of local and international investors

 

During the event, the 4 startups graduating from Phandeeyar Accelerator – along with 5 startups from the Founder Institute program pitched their businesses to a network of venture capital firms and angel investors.

With more than 30 international and local investors attending, this was a unique opportunity for the startups to present their impressive performance and raise money so they can keep growing.

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David Madden, Founder & CEO of Phandeeyar: Myanmar Innovation Lab, giving a speech about Phandeeyar Accelerator

More than 15 venture capital firms participated in the event. Among those were well known investment companies such as Red Dot Ventures, Digital Ventures and Omidyar Network.

Jes Kaliebe Petersen, Director at Phandeeyar Accelerator talking about the startups from Phandeeyar Accelerator

Jes Kaliebe Petersen, Director at Phandeeyar Accelerator talking about the startups from Phandeeyar Accelerator

Also participating were more than 25 Angel investors, representatives of family offices and corporates from Myanmar and the region.

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Pitch from EzStay to VCs and Angels on #accelerateMM Demo Day

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Pitch from White Merak to VCs and Angels on #accelerateMM Demo Day

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Pitch from GoP to VCs and Angels on #accelerateMM Demo Day

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Pitch from Chate Sat to VCs and Angels on #accelerateMM Demo Day

During the Demo Day, investors considered investment opportunities in the four tech startups that have just graduated from Phandeeyar Accelerator: Chate Sat, Go P, White Merak and EzStay.

Phandeeyar Accelerator provides talented startups with $25,000 in funding, six months of coaching, over $200,000 worth of services from strategic partners and support from a network of over 40 local and international mentors.

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Panel of Judges at #accelerateMM Demo Day

Chate Sat wins the best startup pitch

Chate Sat wins the best startup pitch

Contact accelerator@phandeeyar.org for more information about Phandeeyar Accelerator or the startups – or take a closer look at the 4 startups on http://accelerator.phandeeyar.org/#thestartup