• Sat, 31 Mar 2018 01:00
    Fairdee uses technology to reward safe drivers
    FAIRDEE Insurtech Co is set to transform the Thai automotive insurance industry by using disruptive technology to better serve customers, according to Thanasak Hoontrakun, co-founder and managing director.
  • Sat, 27 May 2017 01:00
    Small change adds up to vision for big business
    RUNGROJ PETCHKEOW, a co-founder of start-up Coinex, has come up with an innovative business model to manage the huge supply of Thai coins no longer needed by foreign visitors as they leave the country.
  • Sat, 01 Apr 2017 01:00
    Thailand has what is needed for entrepreneurs
    THAILAND has good prospects to benefit from a growing number of entrepreneurs, according to a survey by Babson College in the US state of Massachusetts on global entrepreneurship.
  • Sat, 18 Mar 2017 01:00
    Japan offers alternative funding model for innovators
    THAILAND should consider adopting a Japanese model called Hometown Investment Trust Fund (HTITF) to promote small business start-ups, according to Naoyuki Yoshino, dean of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI).
  • Sat, 28 Jan 2017 01:00
    Peer-to-peer lending platform awaits BOT nod
    VORAPOL PHORNVANICH, chief executive of PeerPower, a financial-technology start-up, aims to create a new online peer-to-peer lending platform for investors and borrowers.
  • Sat, 26 Nov 2016 01:00
    Thai entrepreneur spearheads Garena Online
    MANEERUT Anulomsombut, chief executive officer of Garena Online (Thailand), is spearheading Garena’s expansion into the fields of e-payment and e-shopping from its base in the online gaming business.
  • Sat, 19 Nov 2016 01:00
    Co-working spaces meet job, lifestyle needs of tech start-up entrepreneurs
    CO-WORKING facilities have gained popularity among tech start-up entrepreneurs in Thailand over the past few years, says Amarit Charoenphun, chief executive officer and co-founder of Hubba.
  • Sat, 29 Oct 2016 01:00
    Golfdigg last-minute app a winner for golfers and courses alike
    BHURICH AKSORNTUB, CEO and co-founder of Golfdigg, a tech start-up, is tapping the so-called “last-minute-golf-deals” market, which is worth a potential Bt1 billion per year in Thailand.
  • Tue, 25 Oct 2016 01:00
    Farmers app aims to reap rewards
    THE CREATOR of Folkrice, an online trading platform designed to help farmers sell perishable products to customers directly, aims to be earning Bt24 million per year in fees within five years.
  • Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:00
    Gearing up for insurance implications of self-driving cars
    THE GLOBAL auto insurance industry is preparing to cope with new challenges that will emerge from the development of self-driving vehicles.
  • Sat, 15 Oct 2016 01:00
    ‘Insuretech’ start-up Roojai.com pioneers platform for auto-coverage
    ROOJAI.COM has become one of the country’s first “insuretech” start-ups, providing an online auto-insurance platform.
  • Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:10
    Bad experience inspires website for car deals
    SIRIPORN CHAOWONGLERT, co-founder and chief executive of Weddee Group, turned her bad experience with buying a new car into a business opportunity, setting up www.siamcardeal.com as an online showroom to offer the best deals from 20 car dealerships nation
  • Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:17
    KMUTT acts as incubator for students’ innovations
    KING MONGKUT’S University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) aims to be an incubator of tech start-ups, especially those initiated by its students and faculty members.
  • Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:00
    New Thai-developed technology helping visually impaired
    ABOUT TWO years ago, Nuntipat Narkthong and a group of students at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi invented a gadget for the blind so they could earn a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering.
  • Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:11
    Eventpass app streamlines event organising
    EKKANIT CHANSAWANG, chief executive of Eventpass, has launched a start-up aimed at helping planners of exhibitions and other events solve problems faced regularly not only by organisers but also participants as well as visitors.
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