Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:13
GSB reports progress on policy to support the least advantaged
The Government Savings Bank or GSB on Monday gave an update on aspects of its 20-year business strategy, which aims to create jobs for lower-income people, improve the quality of life for ageing citizens and support small and medium-sized enterprises and start-ups.
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:55
State banks approve loans worth Bt1.4 billion for start-ups
The number of start-ups registered at http://startupthailand.org had reached 1,700 at the end of last month, the Finance Ministry’s National Start-up Committee announced on Monday.
Wed, 06 Mar 2019 17:25
EXIM launches collateral-free loans for export start-ups
Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM) has launched credit loan “EXIM Happier Credit”, a pre- and post-shipment revolving credit for export start-ups who are new to the bank’s services, each with a credit line of up to Bt700,000 and the first-year interest rate and discount rate of 5.5% per annum in conjunction with a forward contract worth up to the approved credit amount.
Wed, 27 Feb 2019 20:47
New power plants and lower funding costs boost B Grimm’s profit
B Grimm Power posted a healthy net profit of Bt3.0 billion for 2018 with the normalised net profit to owner rising by 6.7 per cent to Bt1.8 billion, thanks to new start-ups and reduced funding costs.
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
Vietnam has equal opportunity for start-ups
THERE are currently over 3,000 start-ups in Vietnam with increased interest from global investors.
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
Vietnam has equal opportunity for start-ups
There are currently over 3,000 start-ups in Vietnam with increased interest from global investors.
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 10:56
UOB shows support for start-ups with discounted rental rates at JustCo
United Overseas Bank Thailand (UOB Thai) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with JustCo under which it will offer preferential rental rates at all of JustCo’s three co-working spaces in Thailand.
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 01:00
Rangsit University joins Oracle Cloud to sow seeds for innovative start-ups
Rangsit University has joined forces with US-based Oracle Cloud to launch a new education format for a “workforce 4.0” initiative.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
SET, SEC adapting to tech disruption
THE STOCK Exchange of Thailand (SET) and the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) are bracing for technological disruptions by reforming their business structure and developing legislation to support tech start-ups.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
Fintech start-ups ‘vital to future health of banks’
MANY THAI companies have IT systems that are not designed for ease of technological integration, says Vijay Mani, partner, strategy and operations consulting, for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Pte Ltd. And that is a key challenge faced by Thai banks as they partner with fintech start-ups.
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:00
2-year sandbox period for start-ups in info, communication tech sector
THE NATIONAL Assembly in South Korea has passed a bill that grants a regulatory sandbox for new businesses in the information and communication technology sector, a development that is expected to speed up the adoption and commercialisation of next-generation technologies in Korea.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
InVent to invest in Choco Card, start-ups
INVENT is investing Bt40 million in Choco Card Enterprise to provide a customer-relationship management (CRM) platform for small- and medium-enterprises (SMEs). The company also plans to spend around Bt100 million in three new emerging start-ups by the end of this year.
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 01:00
Enhancing core business via partnerships
SANSIRI PLC has so far invested more than Bt2.8 billion in global enterprises and start-ups in the hospitality, co-working, rental management, indoor farming, and wind turbine industeries in support of its residential projects, said president Srettha Thavisin at an interview with The Nation recently.
Sat, 28 Jul 2018 13:24
Medical start-ups to get growth injection
With the aim of making Thailand an Asian medical hub, the Thailand Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS) is boosting start-ups in the medical and healthcare industry through its annual Life Sciences and MedTech Acceleration programme.
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 01:00
Reaping the agtech harvest as an agricultural nation, there are heaps of opportunities for thai start-ups
Agriculture technology (agtech) start-ups offer great opportunities for a predominantly agricultural country like Thailand and it is one of the areas global investors are eyeing to invest in.