MBI Shares Their Experience on Funding Startups

MBI Shares Their Experience on Funding Startups

Tom Moyes, Project Director at the Mekong Business Initiative (MBI) presented research on funding for startups at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) workshop on promoting innovation for startups. The 2-day workshop took place in Hanoi, Viet Nam, where...
MBI Stresses Importance of Woman Entrepreneurs at APEC

MBI Stresses Importance of Woman Entrepreneurs at APEC

Meeting this week in Vietnam’s ancient city of Hue, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum placed its focus on women entrepreneurs. Dominic Mellor, Senior Country Economist of the Asian Development Bank and head of the Mekong Business Initiative (MBI) was...
Launch AgriTech Accelerator for the Mekong Region

Launch AgriTech Accelerator for the Mekong Region

Asian Development Bank, Australian Government Launch AgriTech Accelerator for the Mekong Region SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA (7 September 2017) – A new agritech accelerator will harness entreprenueship and technology to transform the Mekong region’s agricultural industry into...
MBI invited to present on women-owned businesses

MBI invited to present on women-owned businesses

The Mekong Business Initiative (MBI) was invited by the “Investing in Women” project which is funded by the Australian Government to attend the ASEAN Women’s Business Conference to present their work in supporting women-owned businesses in the region. The...
MATCh – A new agricultural startup accelerator program

MATCh – A new agricultural startup accelerator program

The Mekong Business Initiative (MBI), a joint venture between the Government of Australia and the Asian Development Bank, has unveiled a new agricultural startup accelerator program called MATCh: the Mekong Agriculture Technology Challenge. MATCh seeks to enhance the...