January, February, March 2020
The links below will take you to the original Thailand startup news article for that headline, gathered from online Thailand startup news reported in the first quarter of the year – the months of January, February and March of 2020.
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Thailand: January 2020
- Thailand: Telco-backed dtac Accelerate early-stage accelerator discontinued after 7 years
- Thailand: Lightnet blockchain-based fintech secures $31.2M series A funding with sights set on migrant workers and the global remittances market
- Thailand: Tech in Asia Pitch Night set for February 26th in Bangkok, featuring 6 startups and a panel of investors
- Thailand: Finnomena fintech firm raises $10M with digital wealth management platform; sets sights on SEA expansion
- Thailand: Tech in Asia Pitch Night Bangkok Edition applications close February 7th
- Thailand: AIS mobile operator and Siam Cement Group demo country’s first 5G use case for industry, showcasing remote-controlled forklifts via 5G from 110km distant
Thailand: February 2020
- Digital payments between Thailand and Singapore and Cambodia expected to begin mid-2020 using QR code-based service
- A brief intro to 5 of Thailand’s female entrepreneurs
- Thailand: AIS, a major mobile operator, launches country’s first 5G network on the 2600MHz range, also boosting speed on compatible 4G devices by up to 400%
Thailand: March 2020
- Thailand: Krungsri Finnovate, corporate VC firm under Bank of Ayudhya, to invest $10M across 3 startups in the first half of 2020
- Thailand: Gov’t rolls out startup-produced ‘SydeKick for ThaiFightCOVID’ app as requirement for self-quarantined travellers
- SingTel, Thailand’s AIS and South Korea’s SK Telecom partner for regional gaming JV in play to gain presence in the sector and develop gaming-related revenue
- Thailand’s Krungsri Finnovate considering investments in tech startups in Cambodia, Indonesia and the Philippines, to expand the bank’s regional footprint