Technovation has been organized in Cambodia by USAID’s Development Innovations since 2014. The program has helped more than 400 Cambodians learn how to identify a problem in their community and learn coding and practical business development skills to develop a mobile app to address the problem. Read more detail here...
Development Innovations and Technovation Cambodia started running a communications initiative, #IAmRachana in 2017. Rachana is a champion for girls in tech and the ‘virtual Ambassador’ for Technovation Cambodia. Rachana shares information about Technovation's program activities and accomplishments, and encourages young girls to be tech creators. Want to know more about Rachana? Read here…
The YIP is a professional development opportunity for young Cambodian innovators to build real-world skills that help define, design and create solutions to solve local problems. Young Innovators work alongside technical mentors at DI, and support defined projects focused on addressing development challenges through ICTs.
This partnership supports SHE Investments to deliver incubator and accelerator programs for women with start-ups and micro, small and growing enterprises in Cambodia. The incubator and accelerator program helps female entrepreneurs improve their self-confidence, leadership abilities, and business skills. Participants receive tailored mentoring support and build networks to scale their businesses and improve impact in their communities.
Success Story: SHE Investments Levels Up its Support to Female Entrepreneurs
This partnership with Impact Hub Phnom Penh piloted a sustainable, replicable and scalable one year social enterprise incubator program in 2016-2017. EPIC supported 11 enterprise teams through an 8 week ‘bootcamp’ of business trainings, and then supported the five top teams to transform and grow their businesses through an intensive 9 month accelerator program.
This partnership equipped NGO consortium Cooperation Committee for Cambodia (CCC) with the skills and capacity to assess demand from its members and deliver effective ICT-related services to its members and other target customers. DI supported CCC with technical and capacity building support over 18 months from 2016-2018.
This project supported 3D printing start-up ARCHub to design and deliver a product development course in 3D and CAD design in 2016. The 8 week course created a cohort of young Cambodian product designers and entrepreneurs with the confidence and ability to take their ideas from concept to market.
Success Story: DoyDoy: The Story of A Startup