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Over 50 events to be held around Myanmar at Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017

Myanmar will join 170 countries worldwide in hosting Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the largest celebration of entrepreneurship in the world. GEW 2017 will reach all 14 d... More
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Celebrating the Future of Entrepreneurship in Myanmar

Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) won a landslide victory in the country’s general election this past November, opening the door to further progressive movemen... More
U Aung participates in one of our monthly "procurement experts working group" breakfasts.

A Chat With U Aung Kyaw Moe, Logistics Manager With Save The Children

Save The Children maintains what is probably the largest international humanitarian operation in Myanmar. We sat down with U Aung Kyaw Moe to ask a few questions about what th... More
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Spicing Things Up

We wanted to try something a bit different the other evening. Typically, we organize our events in Yangon around targeted agendas. We focus on very tangible issues and specifi... More
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Our Myanmar Delegation Attends GEC 2017 and Wins GEN Country of the Year

Myanmar’s Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), launched by Building Markets in 2016, is a nation-wide platform that builds on the annual Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW)... More
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Building Markets Connects SMEs to New Heineken Brewery

On July 13th, Heineken opened the doors of its new brewery in Hmawbi Township, Myanmar, just outside of the capital, Yangon. The world’s third largest brewer is committed to... More
One of several ways to think about the multiplier effects of local sourcing.

A Visit From Our CEO, Scott Gilmore

Building Markets founder and chief executive officer, Scott Gilmore, visited our Yangon operation the other week. He came to meet with staff, local stakeholders and partners t... More
SMEs participate in the information session on the Champion Investment Program during GEW in November

Myanmar SMEs: Get Ready for Investment!

The economy in Myanmar is rapidly expanding following the political and economic reforms that have opened the market to foreign investment. Positioned between the economic pow... More
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Building Markets and Coca-Cola are Teaming Up in Myanmar

Sharing a commitment to build ethical and responsible business practices across Myanmar, Building Markets and the Coca-Cola Company have joined forces to deliver anti-corrupti... More
Employees of Hlaing Hlaing Phyo Co., Ltd. complete detail work on home decorations.

A Chat With Hlaing Hlaing Phyo Co., Ltd.

Like many small enterprises in Yangon, Hlaing Hlaing Phyo Co., Ltd. diversifies across a few different business activities. In particular, they produce home decorations as a c... More