Yangon Champions Training

An Overview of Myanmar’s Recycling Industry: A Report by Building Markets

For years, a huge part of the world was exporting their recyclable materials, such as plastics, glass, and paper, to China for recycling. Unaware of where these materials ende... More
GEN award

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
Hlaing Thar township

Creating value from waste: An initiative to tackle Myanmar’s trash problem

Myanmar has one of the fastest growing consumer markets in Asia. While this rapid development provides a huge benefit to entrepreneurs and innovators in the country, the incre... 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
Coca Cola Training

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
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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
Net'Night in Mawlamyine

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