Who Wants to Be A Tech Entrepreneur?

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Cambodia’s online marketplace may lack the sophistication of its Asean neighbours for now, but the scenario could look very different in the next few years. Penang Monthly met up with some wannabe tech entrepreneurs at the second annual Startup Weekend Cambodia.

Michael was very nervous. There was only an hour left before he had to present his project and he hadn’t finished preparing. Worse still, his total time for the presentation had gone way past the allotted 10 minutes. "You spent too much time on the beginning. Try cutting down the part about the size of the language learning market," I suggested to him. His team, “100Words”, was building a language acquisition web and mobile application based on the 100 most commonly used words in English.

The “100Words” team was one of nine competing at the second annual Startup Weekend Cambodia.


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