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Meet Sovann Srun, the young woman driving EdTech in Cambodia

Written by Kosoma Kim 5 years ago I have first known Sovan because of her great energy in volunteerism and leadership. Last week, I had an opportunity to sit down and talk with her; she still keeps impressing me about…

Meet Sokcheng Seang, Blogger & Co-founder of Wapatoa

Written by Kosoma Kim | Edited by Abigail Perriman  From a girl who writes down her curiosity into a blog just to improve her English, to an entrepreneur, co-founder and blogger of www.wapatoa.com! This month we are doing an interview…

Three Teams Selected for Incubation at Toyota Impact Challenge Semi-Final Pitch Night

Written by Olivia Hough Passion, energy and nerves filled the room last night as we began our semi-final pitch to our biggest audience yet! We were thrilled to welcome over 140 people at Impact Hub PP’s space for the Toyota…

The Journey of Student Entrepreneurs Turning Passion into a Business

Written by Kosoma Kim | Edited by Abigail Perriman What is your favourite traveling video in Cambodia? Have you seen the travelling video capturing the beautiful nature of Mondulkiri? Not familiar? Check it out here first!       This…

Seven Innovative Environmental Solutions Hoping to Change Cambodia’s Everyday Habits

Written by Kosoma Kim | Edited by Abigail Perriman Developed countries like the US and Sweden cannot save the world alone. Cambodia, as a developing country, must play its part too. It is the shared responsibility of everyone to go…

Toyota Impact Challenge Begins: Ten Teams Go through Intensive Startup Bootcamp Weekend

Written by Olivia Hough Ten teams of startups with new ideas on how to solve challenges surrounding road safety, transport and creating smarter cities met for the first time at Impact Hub Phnom Penh last weekend, where they went on…

Impact Hub Phnom Penh and Grab Sign MOU to Support the Growing Startup Ecosystem in Cambodia

Written by: Olivia Hough Last week we had the honour of signing an MOU with tech startup giants Grab as a first step to kickstart a growing collaboration between our two organisations to promote, support, and grow social innovation and…

SmartStart Technopreneur Camp 2018

Written by: Abigail Perriman SmartStart Technopreneur Camp 2018: 15 teams take their tech startups to the next level What a week! We’ve just come to the end of the SmartStart Technopreneur Camp and we couldn’t be more proud of the…

SmartStart Hackathon 2018: 15 teams selected by judges to go to TechnopreneurCamp!

SmartStart Hackathon 2018: 120 students in 30 tech startup teams take on the challenge! Written by Abi Perriman (Program & Impact Manager) At 8:30am on Saturday 28th April, excited and apprehensive students started arriving at The Factory in Phnom Penh…

Meet an Entrepreneur Who Makes Cambodia Easier

“Where is Cambodia?” “Do you have TV in your country?” have been asked to a young man, Kong Kimsophat, working as an Intern in United State; where he was curious and learnt why not many people know about Cambodia. This…

Solving the Challenges of a Growing City

Solving the Challenges of a Growing City: Entrepreneurs to Tackle Road Safety, Smart Cities, Future of Transport and the Environment Step off the plane, or out of your house in Phnom Penh, and you’ll notice it pretty quickly- this city…

SDG Fellowship with UNDP Cambodia: Fellows Announced at Launch Day Event

After a week of difficult decisions, we are pleased to announce that five wonderful teams have been selected as our fellows for the Sustainable Development Goals Fellowship! We welcomed them to this new program, endorsed by UNDP Cambodia, at our…