The first SmartScale Demo Day is finally here after the 3-month intensive bootcamp with regional and local startup mentors. Come to learn about, and talk to the 11 local startup teams who have been developing through the accelerator program, as well as hearing insights on the Cambodian tech startup ecosystem from a roster of speakers including Thomas Hundt - CEO of Smart Axiata, Rithy Thul - Founder of Small World, and our very own Pinkie Chan - Community Manager at Raintree.
Calling all Cambodian youth who have innovative and “out of the box” ideas to solve one of our most pressing social needs - transport! Join the kick-off for the global Youth Impact Challenge on Urban Mobility Solutions. The UNDP Accelerator Lab launches in Cambodia as one of the 60 selected countries participating in this global initiative. The morning will include details of the YIC initiative, prizes and of course how to apply for the challenge.
Amcham Cambodia ICT Committee launches its 2019 series of Demo Cambodia. Featuring keynote speaker H.E. Kan Channmeta, Secretary of State - Ministry of Posts & Telecommunications, on “Building Cambodia’s Tech Ecosystem for Globalization”. Enjoy an evening of networking with fellow techhies, along with local live software demos. FREE ENTRY
The biggest regional tech conference by e27 is back in Cambodia. Echelon Roadshow 2019: Phnom Penh is for the whole tech community - investors, policy-makers, entrepreneurs, and future startuppers to hear from regional founders and experts, including the announcement of the TOP100 APAC 2019 Qualifier winners for Cambodia. More info here >>
Conversations @ the Canopy kicks off this year with EuroCham Cambodia's breakfast talk series, on a topic close to Raintree's heart - Impact Investing. This new edition will guide you to understand Impact Investing better, and gain a competitive advantage with international and local investors.
Christmas @ Raintree is back for an even bigger celebration in 2018! Once again, the Canopy and Crown are being transformed into a Christmas explosion filled with food, drinks, music and laughter. The rooftop will be brimming with pop-up stalls featuring some of our favourite artisan entrepreneurs, in collaboration with Invade (experience creators from Singapore) and CULT (Cambodia’s sustainable marketplace). Click for more info. FREE ENTRY
Next edition of Startup&Angels is back and BIGGER than ever @ the Canopy at Raintree! Happening today from 6-9pm. Come to this month's biggest tech and startup networking session where entrepreneurs, founders, angels and investors will be mingling over drinks and canapés at Startup&Angels Phnom Penh #5.
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Eager to learn more about sustainable, smart cities? Interested in becoming an entrepreneur and want to meet with startups and experts shaking up the future?
Join us @ the Canopy for thought leadership with a dynamic panel discussion hosted by Impact Hub Manila Founder and entrepreneur Ces Rondero, featuring keynote speakers on smart cities and the launch of the newest incubator program - The Urban Mobility Incubator. Click for full info and registration >>
#Techtuesday is back again with a great line-up as usual! Come join Demo Cambodia v4.0 where Leap Sok, founder of Cambodia's first online resource for information on universities, Sala Enrollment, will be showing his platform live along with other awesome startups!! Networking and snacks to follow
Cambodia Property Talks #1 is the first public conference of its kind on the booming property market in Cambodia. Come learn more about the industry from local and international experts such as acclaimed property developers, property magnates and other actors in the industry. Speakers and panels feature in the evening, continuing our Conversation @ the Canopy events.
The mega startup ecosystem networking event is back at the Canopy. Join us for edition #4 in Phnom Penh, with a stellar line-up of speakers and panellists from finance to food delivery. Click for registration details and more info on this edition’s hot topics.
The next #techtuesday is here. An evening of networking with fellow techhies, along with live product demos, featuring keynote speaker, Elliot Yeung from DMI Cambodia on: "What is user experience design, user-centric design and design thinking?"
Startups will be representing Cambodia for the first time ever in one of the largest pitching competitions in the region. e27's search for the Asia Pacific TOP100 startups presented by WeWork, starts in Phnom Penh in two sessions - The Qualifier will be held in the afternoon, preceded by some incredible panels of ecosystem-builders who will be on stage in the morning. Finalists will have the chance to compete in Singapore later this year at the Echelon conference.
The best of festive fun has finally arrived in Phnom Penh! The Raintree rooftop is being transformed into a Christmas festival filled with food, drinks, music and laughter. The Canopy and the Crown will be brimming with pop-up stalls featuring a curated selection of Khmer products and entrepreneurs, as well as a few of Raintree's favourite friends from across the region. Click for more info
Startup & Angels travels across Asia Pacific to gather inspiring entrepreneurs and investors through a series of networking events. Their second event in Phnom Penh will focus on fintech, online payments and blockchain, with a raft of experts, venture capitalists and founders from the sector.
Having officially launched earlier this year, The Smart Axiata Digital Innovation Fund (SADIF) will be announcing it's first round of investments, as well as an exciting new corporate fund partner. This event will welcome ecosystem builders, entrepreneurs, co-investors and press to the Canopy @ Raintree for an evening of demos and techtalks. Click for more info
The SmartStart Hackathon is the first of three phases of the SmartStart Young Innovator Program. The SmartStart program aims to enable and empower young Cambodian university talents to launch their own tech startups together with Smart Axiata. The Hackathon is a two-day event where teams will prototype their products and pitch to get through to the next stage.
Startup & Angels travels across Asia Pacific to gather inspiring entrepreneurs and investors through a series of networking events. The platform brings movers and shakers together in different major cities, such as Sydney, Yangon, Singapore, KL, and is making their first stop here in Phnom Penh at Raintree.
Cellcard Lab is an intensive two-month business validation program to turn ideas into viable ventures. Designed for aspiring entrepreneurs with an existing business idea, the six-week mentoring program will test their products through prototyping. Come watch the teams in their final stages, as they pitch to win up to $5,000!
Celebrate Australia Day with AusCham! The 'Year Ahead' seminar covers trends across the economic, financial, real estate and manufacturing sectors in Cambodia, featuring her excellency Chea Serey, Director General, National Bank of Cambodia. Afterwards what else but a quintessential great Aussie BBQ on the Raintree rooftop!
EPIC (Entrepreneurship Program ICT for Change) is a one-year incubation program dedicated to social innovation. The program aims to support aspiring entrepreneurs to launch and grow their businesses through a series of incubation and acceleration activities. The teams will pitch to be selected to be on of the the final 5 EPIC Ventures at Demo Day. Click for more info.
Raintree will be opening its doors end of August, followed by a series of launch events across our space through October. Our official launch will be filled with friends of Raintree from all over the region, with some amazing food, drink and music partners to celebrate Cambodia's newest workspace.
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Announcing Phnom Penh's next Startup Weekend - the Education edition!
The weekend event brings together a diverse group of people passionate about making a positive impact on education. In 54 hours, participants share ideas, form teams, build products and launch education or edtech ventures.