Thai bank and Vietnam incubator partner to grow regional startups

Kasikornbank, Thailand’s second-largest lender, is partnering with Vietnam’s Business Startup Support Center to help Thai and Vietnamese startups with their regional expansion plans. Under a memorandum of understanding signed in May, the government-backed BSSC will promote Thai companies’ expansion into Vietnam, where startups are booming, particularly in fintech and e-commerce. “We will help Thai startups […]

Thailand pledges $1m to kick off Asean science development fund 

After the first Asean Science & Technology Innovation (STI) Forum, held in Bangkok last week, Science and Technology Minister Pichet Durongkaveroj said the forum had come up with three plans to stimulate education in science and technological development in the region. “As host of the event, Thailand proposed providing $1 million in initial investment capital […]