GSMA ACCELERATOR PROGRAM
The GSMA Accelerator Program is made up of 3 sessions spread over 2 weeks in August. The workshops consist of two 2-hour remote interactive training sessions led by GSMA start-up experts PLUS a live pitch session to commercial representatives of local network operators.
The workshops are free, but you need to register for and attend all the sessions. Plus, AWS is offering US$10,000 worth of credits to eligible companies if you attend all 3 sessions.
The dates are:
August 5 (Thurs) - 3PM – 5PM
August 12 (Thurs) - 3PM – 5PM
August 19 (Thurs) - 3PM – 6PM
Kaung is part of GSMA’s Ecosystem Accelerator team based out of Singapore. He builds and develops relationships with mobile operators and start-ups in Indo-Pacific region and supports the start-ups through Ecosystem Accelerator’s programmes.
His key focus is the Indo-Pacific ecosystem. Kaung started his career as a software engineer and business development in Singapore's manufacturing and software development industry. On his return to Myanmar in 2014, he co-founded Myanmar’s first start-up accelerator: ideabox. Following that he co-founded Digital Kaway Ltd where he continues as an advisor to the digital marketing firm, and subsequently Codeboratory Ltd, a coder’s laboratory producing online ticketing platform for long-distance buses in Myanmar.
Kaung is happy to provide mentorship on forming business partnerships to help scale up your start-ups.
Paul Meyers is a serial entrepreneur and Asian digital veteran, helping to build Asia's start-up ecosystem over the past 25+ years. He has started and exited a number of companies – including a NASDAQ listing and an international trade sale - and has also raised tens of millions of dollars in venture funding.
Currently leading and launching Asia Founder Coaching, Paul has deep experience and relationships with founders, investors, and accelerators across the region. As a recent Advisor at ADBVentures, Paul helped build the Asian Development Bank’s first emerging market impact fund. Paul previously ran Telstra’s muru-D early stage accelerator program in Asia.
Prior to that, Paul was Southeast Asia Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) for MOX - The Mobile Accelerator and has worked as a mentor and advisor with Chinaccelerator, TechStars, Seedstars, 500 Startups, GSMA’s M4D, SheLovesTech, Founder Institute, Singapore Management University, and others.
Paul is a regular writer on start-ups, funding, acceleration and impact and is a popular speaker and moderator at live events around the region.