Businesses in Cambodia embracing recycling

Environmental and social enterprises in Cambodia are being proactive by providing resources and digital tools highlighting businesses in the Kingdom that are embracing recycling...

The Habit Burger Grill opens its third location in Cambodia

The Habit Burger Grill opened its third branch on March 7, 2021, in Ang Snuol district, Kandal Province less than six months after it...

OOCTANE looking for “late-stage investment opportunities”

Cambodian venture capital firm, OOCTANE, is searching for "late-stage investment opportunities" in the Kingdom. OOCTANE is a Cambodian venture capital (VC) firm that is part...

Tealive brand to enter the Cambodian market

Tealive, a bubble tea brand from Loob Holding Sdn Bhd (LHSB), will enter Cambodia after a master franchise agreement was signed with HSC Group,...

CCI France Cambodge recognises businesses with awards

CCI France Cambodge organised and hosted the Cocktail de Gala des Affaires France-Cambodge and presented awards to new businesses and activities in the Kingdom. The...

Cambodian Quality Products Labels

“Cambodian Quality Products” labels that recognise the quality and safety of  goods will soon be available for factories, enterprises and cottage industries to apply...

Cambodian ranking on 2020 Corruption Perception Index

Cambodia ranked one place better on the 2020 Corruption Perception Index but was still the worst-ranked of the ASEAN nations. The Transparency International’s (TI) Corruption...

Agribuddy Founder Wins Global Startup Award

Kengo Kitaura, the founder of Cambodian startup Agribuddy, has won the Founder of the Year Global Startup award selected from the ASEAN Startup category. The...

eCommerce in Cambodia

eCommerce (E-commerce or electronic commerce) in Cambodia is set to grow rapidly. Changes over recent years with the ease of doing business in the...

Over 7,000 One Portal Business Registrations

The Cambodian Ministry of Economy and Finance’s Cambodia One Portal has received 7,293 registrations since it launched in June 2020. The One Portal is also...

Reverse Innovation Cambodia

Entrepreneurs have until January 15, 2021, to submit their applications for the Techo Startup Centre run Reverse Innovation competition in Cambodia. The organisers say the...

CAIN Challenges Business Competition Winners

The CAIN (Cambodian Angel Investors Network) Challenges business competition announced it had found three early-stage ventures or SME winners in Cambodia. CAIN Challenges Business Competition...

Smart Axiata Digital Innovation Fund makes more investments

The Smart Axiata Digital Innovation Fund (SADIF) confirmed it has invested in two more Cambodian firms; Banhji, a financial platform for micro, small and...

Inter-Mattrid Beverage (Cambodia) Co Ltd’s brewery approved

The Inter-Mattrid Beverage (Cambodia) Co Ltd’s $78 million brewery/beverage plant has been approved by the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC). The multi-million Dollar...

Cambodia Craft Brewers

We talk to some of the leading and new craft beer producers based in the Kingdom of Cambodia. There are more than a dozen...

Cambodia launches E-Commerce Strategy

The Cambodian Ministry of Commerce has officially launched its E-commerce strategy on 25th November 2020. Minister Pan Sorasak said at the launch that the policy...

7-Eleven franchise delays arrival in Cambodia

According to media reports, CP All Plc is delaying its plans to launch the 7-Eleven convenience store chain in Cambodia and Laos until after...

Angkor 500 to support Cambodian entrepreneurs

Angkor 500 is a new venture formed by Khmer Enterprise, and San Francisco based global capital venture firm, 500 Startups. The two-year partnership will...

Will Cambodia introduce a digital service tax?

The Cambodian government is considering introducing a digital service tax on international tech companies claimed media reports this week. Cambodia is undergoing a localised tech...

Year-End Property Sale 2020: REAKH

The Realestate.com.kh Year-End Online Property Sale 2020 (YEPS) is taking place online from November 27th until December 31st 2020. Updated 17th November 2020* Year-End Online Property...

Fincy Helps Leapfrog Cambodia’s Fintech Industry

Thought Leadership Article Presented by Fincy Written by Zwan Ross Lee, CEO of Fincy App and GBCI Ventures PLC. Technological innovation continues to be the primary...

OYIKA e-motorbike battery share service in Cambodia

Electric vehicles offer a sustainable environmental transport solution, and OYIKA is lowering the barriers to electric motorbike (e-motorbike) adoption in Cambodia with its battery...

The Habit Burger Grill opens in Cambodia

California-based The Habit Burger Grill has entered the Cambodian market in partnership with Kampuchea Tela Company. The first store opened in October at the Tela...

More Ministries integrate with Cambodian Government’s online Single Portal

The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation, and the General Department of Small and Medium Enterprises and Handicraft will both soon integrate their...

Cambodian business registrations 2020

As of October 2nd 2020, more than 1,360 applications have been approved via the Cambodian online business registration. The Cambodian government launched the online...

Mediaload secures Series A funding from True Group

Mediaload, most famous for its Khmerload website in the Kingdom of Cambodia, has announced it has secured Series A funding from Thai-based True Group. Although...

Ecothon Cambodia 2020

A new Ecothon Cambodia 2020 is being organised by ASEIC (ASEM SMEs Eco-Innovation Center) and Underdogs, which will host the virtual event in October...

She Loves Tech Cambodia 2020 Finalists

She Loves Tech Cambodia, which is co-organised by She Loves Tech and Raintree, in partnership with Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, Ministry of Economy...

Will new changes halt the growth of E-Commerce in Cambodia?

The Cambodian government has announced some E-commerce businesses will require licenses, and there are talks of a national internet gateway to control and monitor...

Mojob Cambodia launches on-demand handyman mobile app

Mojob is the first on-demand marketplace for hiring a handyman in Cambodia, and they have now launched their mobile app in the Kingdom. Prior to...

Growing Fintech In A Growing Cambodia

Presented by Fincy Written by Zwan Ross Lee, Global Head of Business Development, Marketing and Sales of Fincy. Global Fintech Fintech has evolved leaps and bounds since...

Cambodia Craft Brewery Industry

The craft beer industry is growing rapidly, especially in SEA, and the number of local Cambodian craft brewers has grown exponentially in a short...

Cambodian Craft Distillers

Local craft distillers in Cambodia are on the rise and snapping up international accolades. As business startups in a fledging environment, these entrepreneurs have...

TADA raises US$5M for electric vehicles manufacturing

TADA, known as a ride-hailing tuk-tuk app in Cambodia, plans to supply electric vehicles in Southeast Asia with the latest funding, "setting its sights...

Cambodia ICT Awards 2020 Winners

The National Institute of Posts, Telecoms & ICT acknowledged the winners of the Cambodia ICT Awards 2020 and Cambodia Women in Technology 2020 awards...

Cambodian fintech startup Clik secures US$3.7 million seed funding

Cambodian-based fintech startup, Clik, has secured an additional US$3.7 million in seed funding it was confirmed this week. The firm said that the seed funding...

She Loves Tech Cambodia 2020: Global tech startup competition

She Loves Tech Cambodia 2020 is a global technology startup competition aimed at women, and the Cambodian edition of the global tech competition is...

Cambodian Single Portal Online Business Registrations

The number of Cambodian companies which registered on the government’s new Single Portal online business registration system was 287 by the end of July...

New Cambodian Investment Law 2020

A new Cambodian investment law is in the drafting stage and is expected to go online in 2020. The law is aimed at making...

Phum Impact encourages Cambodian provincial entrepreneurship

Phnum Impact is being launched to promote entrepreneurship in Cambodian cities and rural areas and is formed by Impact Hub Phnom Penh, with funding...

Cambodia Fintech Association merges with CAFT

Two Cambodian technology associations have agreed this week to merge, seeing the Cambodia Fintech Association (CFA) and the Cambodia Association of Finance & Technology...

International investors to have eased travel restrictions to Cambodia?

The SCCA (State Secretariat of Civil Aviation) this week announced that quarantine measures could be less severe for potential investors, technical experts and consultants...

Seedstars World Competition 2020/2021: Phnom Penh

The Seedstars World Competition will take place across 2020 -2021 online and the tech competition will again be spread across three stages, with the...

2020 FM Global Resilience Index: Cambodia

Cambodia improved marginally on the 2020 FM Global Resilience Index, moving up to 112th from 114th place on the global rankings out of 130...

Go Digital ASEAN initiative: Cambodia

The Asia Foundation and ASEAN with support from global digital powerhouse Google have launched the Go Digital ASEAN initiative, and in Cambodia 15,000 are...

How to use the Cambodia Online Business Registration System?

With the rollout of the new Cambodia Online Business Registration System, which is supposed to reduce the time to start a company from three...

Royal Enfield launches in Cambodia

International motorcycle brand, Royal Enfield, has launched its first flagship store in the capital of Phnom Penh, with TF Motors its official distributor in...

Facebook Shops arrives in Cambodia

Cambodian media reported this week that Facebook has officially launched its Facebook Shops in Cambodia, allowing online sellers to set up a store in...

Cambodian online property sale generates $15 million in sales

The Realestate.com.kh Black Friday Online Property Sale held on June 12th 2020, generated $15+ million worth of Cambodian property sales, said the organisers. Cambodia Black...

New Vattanac brewery to be built in Phnom Penh

Cambodian Vattanac Brewery Co Ltd’s has announced its plans launch a new $87 million brewery in Phnom Penh. Vattanac Brewery is a subsidiary of...

KhmerSME: National SMEs Information Web Portal

The Cambodian Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation is reportedly setting up another online portal, this one is aimed at small and medium...

Cambodian National Information Technology Business Registration Platform

The Cambodian National Information Technology (IT) Business Registration Platform is set to launch in June 2020 according to the Ministry of Economy and Finance. Online...

Cambodia SME Championship July 2020

The Cambodian private sector is launching an SME (Small and Medium Enterprises) Championship on the 3rd July 2020 to promote the sector in the...

Bug Bacon: Edible insects in Cambodia

Bug Bacon is exclusively available in Siem Reap, Cambodia and is said to be the 'World’s Highest Protein Soldier Grub Snack'. The edible insect...

Prince Horology School opens in Phnom Penh

Prince Horology, which is claiming to be the first watchmaking school in Cambodia, has opened in Chroy Changvar, Phnom Penh, and is supported by...

Korea Energy Agency backs electric bikes in Cambodia

The Korea Energy Agency (KEA) announced that it will invest $8 million USD in a project aimed at supplying electric bikes and building solar...

HacKH The Crisis Cambodia

A group of local Cambodian companies are coming together for "HacKH The Crises" to come up with innovative solutions to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Foreigners Present in Cambodia System (FPCS)

A new electronic form via an app called the Foreigners Present in Cambodia System (FPCS) has been rolled out in Cambodia to record data...

Cambodian VC firm OOCTANE partners with Muuve

OOCTANE, a Cambodian venture capital firm which is part of the WorldBridge Group of companies, has announced their partnership with Cambodian food delivery startup,...

Phnom Penh To Host Regional Technology Startup Contest

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications yesterday announced that Phnom Penh will host this year’s regional Seedstars competition, a prestigious tech startup contest. Seedstars Asia...

CAMBODIA HARVEST II: Request for Applications from Businesses – Testing Innovations...

Feed the Future Cambodia Harvest II is a five-year USAID-funded project that works to accelerate growth and strengthen market systems in horticulture. This announcement...

Ministry And German Aid Agency Launch SME Programme

The Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts and GIZ on Monday launched the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Development Programme, a project that aims...

CAMBODIA HARVEST II: Grants Program Statement 2019 – Investment Accelerator

Feed the Future Cambodia Harvest II is a five-year USAID-funded project to accelerate growth and strengthen market systems in the horticulture sector. Harvest II hereby...

Cambodia Harvest II: Grants Program Statement 2019 – Horticultural Solutions

Feed the Future Cambodia Harvest II is a five-year USAID-funded project that works to accelerate growth and strengthen market systems in the horticulture sector....

Experts Call For Faster, Cheaper Business Registration Process

To encourage more young people to become entrepreneurs, the government must prioritise improving the process of starting and registering a business, reducing capital requirements,...

‘The Time For Digitalisation Is Now,’ Experts Tell Local Firms

With the government aiming to turn Cambodia into a predominantly digital economy by 2023, micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) must strive to digitalise...

Startup Report Sneak Preview Unveiled At Tech Summit

A sneak preview of the upcoming Cambodia Startup Report by Raintree and Mekong Strategic Partners indicates that a larger number of local high-net-worth individuals...

SME Parks To Drive Up Competitiveness: Gov’t

Construction of the country’s first ‘cluster zone’ for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will not start for another few months, but the government is...

New Tech Centre To Prepare Youth For Industry 4.0

As part of plans to adapt to technological trends, the government announced last week the construction of a centre inside one of the nation’s...

Business Leaders Gather To Discuss Startup Regulation

Key figures of the country’s startup community gathered yesterday in Phnom Penh to share their views on how the local startup sector should be...

Cellcard Features in UK “Doing Business Guide in Cambodia”

As Cambodia’s leading telco for the Corporate Sector, here you can find a sneak peek of their section in the ‘Doing Business Guide in...

Technology Leaders Gear Up For Industry 4.0

More than 200 entrepreneurs and investors in the country’s fledging technology sector gathered yesterday at the Tech Startup and SMEs Forum in Phnom Penh...

Startup Weekend Backs Budding Entrepreneurs

The Emerald Hub at Phnom Penh International University hosted the Techstars Startup Weekend Phnom Penh, their second startup meeting with the aim of brainstorming...

New Business Information Service Launched

The Ngeay Ngeay ("Easy Easy") Business Information Platform was officially launched last week to help entrepreneurs, especially women, access business information and Cambodian laws. The...

Information Centre Launched For SMEs

The Young Entrepreneurs Association of Cambodia (YEAC) in partnership with the Cambodia Women Entrepreneurs Association, Cambodia Chamber of Commerce and Mekong Business Initiative yesterday...

Frontier Innovators Applications Open

  According to a release from AusCham, on 25 July the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop, announced the opening of Frontier...

Cellcard Lab helps young entrepreneurs

Cellcard Lab gives young entrepreneurs a helping hand towards business success Inspiring, empowering and providing opportunities to young Khmer entrepreneurs is the aim of Cellcard...

Smart Axiata’s $5 Million Investment Fund Supports Startups

Smart Axiata, one of Cambodia’s leading telecommunications company, yesterday launched a $5 million venture capital fund for digital service companies and start-ups in the...

Smart Axiata Helps Accelerate Cambodian Startup Community

Local mobile phone operator Smart Axiata has formed a partnership with The Asia Foundation, an international development NGO, to foster innovation and creativity among...

Cambodian Startup Wins Place On Fintech Accelerator Program

Cambodia-based Morakot Technology is one of 12 startups chosen from 2,500 applicants worldwide to participate in Startupbootcamp’s fintech accelerator program in Singapore, a press...

Startup Finalists Move Into Epic Acceleration Phase At Impact Hub

Five finalists of the Epic Cambodia – the yearlong incubator program launched by Impact Hub Phnom Penh – have received business mentoring and $20,000...

German Firm Signs Industry Pact With Kerry Worldbridge Logistics

Cambodia-based Kerry Worldbridge Logistics and InSITE Bavaria yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to conduct a feasibility study to develop the first German-Cambodian industry...

SmartStart Program To Help Young Innovators Realise Their Ideas

Smart Axiata, one of the leading mobile operators in Cambodia, yesterday officially launched its digital young innovator program SmartStart, aimed at helping young Cambodians...

Tourism Startups To Be Boosted By New Regional Platform

A new platform called the Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism (MIST), aimed at developing tourism sector startups across the CLMV region (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and...

Incorporating Your Business In Cambodia In 2017

The way businesses are legally incorporated in the Kingdom has changed drastically over the last few years. The launch of the Ministry of Commerce’s...

The Cambodian Startup Scene: Q&A With Thul Rithy

He just turned 30, but local entrepreneur Thul Rithy already boasts an incredible number of businesses to his name. He is the founder of...

The Cutting Edge Of Cambodian Office Space With Raintree’s Zoë Ng

Cambodia's sturdy economic growth in recent years has seen a marked increase in the number of multinational companies establishing offices in Phnom Penh. Other...

Angel Investor Team Back In The Kingdom Today

Members of the Mekong Angel Investor Network (MAIN) will arrive in Siem Reap today for a third official visit to the Kingdom. After Siem Reap,...

Cambodia’s New Craft: The Challenges Of Brewing Success

“Science and art, that’s what craft beer is all about; a blend of the two,” says Erich Phillips, managing partner of local craft beer...

New Business Re-registration Deadline On The Table

The government is considering a new extension of the deadline to re-register businesses online, after more than half of the 42,000 companies registered with...

Local Crowdfunding Site Helps Entrepreneurs Raise Funds

During its first six months of operations, TosFund—Cambodia’s first home-grown crowdfunding platform—has raised close to $14,000 for projects listed on its website. Launched in march...

Second Wave Of Angels To Invest In Most Promising Startups

Fourteen angel investors—members of the Mekong Angel Investment Network (MAIN)—will visit the capital early next month looking for promising startup companies to invest on. Seven...

Japanese Investment On The Rise

With 250 Japanese companies registered with the Ministry of Commerce last year—compared to just 19 in 2010—, investment from the Land of the Rising...

Impact Hub’s New Program To ‘Incubate’ Startup Success Stories

Impact Hub Phnom Penh, one of the capital most well-known coworking spaces, has recently announced the launch of Cambodia’s first one-year incubation program which...

Café Amazon Expands In Capital And Beyond

Café Amazon, owned by Thai oil giant PTT Plc, has recently awarded 19 franchise licenses to operate new outlets across the Kingdom, positioning itself...

Local Car-Hire App Beats Uber To Cambodian Market

Ride-hailing giants Uber and Grab may not have yet entered the Cambodian market, but residents of Phnom Penh already have an alternative that allows...

KOI’s Chain of Command

KOI Cafe is a brand originally from Taiwan. It first opened its doors in Toul Kork, and today it is also a stopover for...

Tapping into a niche: Edgar Allan Paw

Edgar Allan Paw, is Cambodia’s first boutique pet store. “The idea is to provide everything you need for your dog or cat under one...

Wing Appointed To Handle Business Registration Fees

The Ministry of Commerce has partnered up with Wing Cambodia Ltd Specialised Bank for the processing of fees for its online business registration system. With...

Deadline To Register Companies Online Extended, Again

The Ministry of Commerce has extended the deadline for companies to register online yet another time, after registering another poor response to its automated...
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