Pitch Snacks: Cambodian Crypto and COVID-19's Tech Beneficiaries

Looking for a tech story pitch? Here are a few on ContentGrow this week. It involves Cambodian crypto.

Pitch Snacks: Cambodian Crypto and COVID-19's Tech Beneficiaries

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Asia-based tech journalists on ContentGrow have story pitches to share with you! Here are a few tasty excerpts from our lineup this week.

Pitch: Cambodia is poised to launch a digital currency

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Cambodia’s central bank has confirmed its plan to launch a digital currency this year, dubbed “Project Bakong.” Having begun as a trial in July 2019, the objective is to create a national payment gateway in Cambodia. The aim is to ease transfers between local banks while also better facilitating international transfers. This is one of the latest attempts to implement blockchain on a systemic level in Southeast Asia, so let’s hear what the experts have to say…

Pitch: Accelerators in Vietnam

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Recently announced Grab Ventures Ignite is one of the latest additions to Vietnam’s tech startup ecosystem. There are already a handful of incubators and accelerators operating in the country, so let’s dive in deeper to see how they have fared to date in the market…

Pitch: A handful of tech companies are benefiting from COVID-19

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The COVID-19 outbreak is bad for humanity. But even under the circumstances, several tech businesses (such as messaging apps and entertainment platforms) are actually benefiting from the tumult. The spike has turned out to be so huge, in fact, that even Chinese messaging giants DingTalk and WeChat Work have crashed due to so many people now working from home. Let’s take a closer look at the business types that are currently enjoying upward momentum…

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