Startups | Startup Thailand - Part 3


  • Krungsri RISE Batch 3 Demo Day 2018” showcases disruptive innovations of 10 startups

    Mr. Thakorn Piyapan, Krungsri Head of Krungsri Consumer Group and Head of Digital Banking and Innovation Division said the Krungsri RISE Batch 3 2018, which is our collaboration with RISE, is deemed a key success factor for us. The area of focus for the 3rd Batch is in Khon Kaen and Chiangmai provinces for Thailand. More importantly, this is the first time the competition is heralded in Singapore and Vietnam to find the rising startups in ASEAN countries.

  • Shenzhen: Hardware Development Centre for Startups

    There is no other place better than "Shenzhen" in terms of rapidness for hardware development until it is launched to the market or the efficiency of supply chain. Shenzhen is now attracting startup teams from all over the world. Over half of them are from North America, one fourth from China and the rest from Europe.

  • The artificial Christmas tree Balsam Brands – the most bizaar thing in Silicon Valley

    If we talk about seasonal products, Christmas tree should be among the top list of most people’ mind. A young man who had once worked as a consultant for McKinsey invented the artificial Christmas tree which can be disassembled and reinstalled.  It is placed on a wheel, ready to be kept in a bag and put in place, waiting for the festival to come back again in the next year.

  • Eko Raises US$20 Million Series B led by SMDV

    E​ko, the mobile-first collaboration and communications platform for businesses, today announces that it has raised a US$20 million Series B financing round led by SMDV, with participation from AirAsia's digital investment arm, Redbeat Ventures, Gobi Partners, East Ventures and existing shareholders.

  • Four strong points of Microsoft Thailand: Good to Great strategy

    Thanawat Suthampan, the IT guru joined Microsoft Thailand in June 2017 as the Managing Director. He was previously known as an IT expert with experience working with IBM Singapore and Hewlett Packard (Thailand). His recent position is the Managing Director of Microsoft Thailand Co Ltd.


    Seedstars World, the largest startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, is hosting the Seedstars Asia Summit x True Digital Park in Bangkok, Thailand, from November 28to 30, at Ananda Campus, FYI Center, Bangkok.

  • Beacon VC invests in “InstaReM” – ASEAN’s leading cross-border payments fintech startup

    Beacon VC has joined hands with a number of international investors in a THB1.5-billion investment in InstaReM – a leading fintech startup that provides cross-border payment service to individuals and enterprises in more than 40 countries. This association is expected to further improve KASIKORNBANK (KBank)’s efficiency in retail funds transfer service, leading to rapid growth in both transaction volumes and value.

  • Lesson learned about Deep Tech Startup from Silicon Valley to Thailand

    Deep Tech is becoming a frequently-used term today. The growth and investment spending in Deep Tech startups is also surpassing other industries due to being high technology, its differentiation, and capability in solving the global problems with scientifically-proven methods. It can also benefit business circles and various other industries bringing new phenomena to the global economy.