Technovation Mini-Pitch Event Encourages New Voices in Tech

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On Sunday, April 29th, 2018, Technovation Cambodia ran the latest mini-pitch event, an event to bring together teams from across Phnom Penh to pitch their tech business projects to a panel of judges.  Thirty-seven all-girl teams between ages 10-18 pitched ideas to help promote the purchase of organic vegetables, narrow the gap between customers and […]
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First Steps to Learning to Code

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Have you ever imagined developing a mobile app on your own? Have you ever Googled: how do I learn to code? Have you ever had trouble STARTing? If yes, I think you have come to the right place. So many people who visit our Lab ask us for these resources, so we wanted to share […]
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A Journey Through the Co-working Spaces in Siem Reap

Back in February, we went touring in Phnom Penh to some co-working spaces for innovators, start-ups and entrepreneurs. If you haven’t seen our vlog about them yet, check out the video. And the next month, we had a chance to tour around in Siem Reap and we saw some co-working spaces there. We are amazed […]
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Checking in with DI’s Young Innovators

As the New Year started we welcomed five new bright individuals onboard to our team: the Young Innovators! The Young Innovator Program is a new six month internship-like program at Development Innovations. The program focuses on supporting fresh Cambodian graduates, and giving them practical training in key 21st century job skills related to innovation and […]
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Cambodian Youth Inspired by STEM Festival and Ready for the Digital Challenges

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The 4th Cambodia Science & Engineering Festival (#CSEF2018) was another great success, attracting more than 25,000 people over the three days from March 1st to 3rd, 2018 at the beautiful Olympic Stadium, an iconic building from the 1960s designed by renowned Cambodian architect Van Molyvann. The festival participants enjoyed action-packed events, hands-on booths to test […]
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Innovation Hubs and Co-working Spaces Tour

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Innovation Hubs Tour
Last month, the Development Innovations team took a tour of some of the established and brand new spaces for innovators, start-ups and entrepreneurs across Phnom Penh. We were impressed to see their spaces, their people, and what kinds of services they provide. There’s something for everyone: from social enterprises to people who want to use […]
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Accessing Free, High Quality Content to Tell Your Story

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We’re living in a connected world where almost everything you want is “searchable”. People use the Internet in many different ways from communication, to social networking, entertainment, and access to education and information. Basically, there is a lot of information out there. Photos, illustrations, and audio media are the most commonly searched items that everyone […]
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Reflections on 2017 and a Highlights Reel

This year was busy and very productive here at DI. We designed and trialed new Khmer-language training courses at the Lab, worked with brand new partners to design and test new digital solutions to help optimize service delivery and raise awareness about rights of people with disabilities, provided tech coaching services to clients from across […]
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Iterating Digital Insights with Cambodian Civil Society Groups

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By Adam Fivenson New Business Specialist, ICT DAI Domestically, the Cooperation Committee for Cambodia (CCC) functions as a membership association for Cambodian civil society organizations, and provides training, research, and technical assistance to roughly 170 member organizations. From the international community, there is a wide range of donors, foundations, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) that support […]
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