Myanmar operator MPT, in partnership with the Myanmar Computer Federation (MCF), has launched the Myanmar Youth Technopreneurship Development Program 2019, telecompaper reported.
The program started with a pre-selection event in Yangon on 20 January after opening the applications on 22 October 2018. Teams from lower Myanmar with the best submissions of business ideas for technology, telecommunications or services have been selected for a weeklong boot camp. An upper Myanmar pre-selection event in Mandalay will be held on 26 January.
110 teams with business ideas and products applied for the program and 15 teams were selected to represent lower Myanmar. Judges picked up five teams in Yangon to undergo entrepreneurial business workshops and training in areas such as entertainment, civic tech, agriculture, healthcare, business, society, education, society and IoT (Internet of Things).