Life of an entrepreneur in nascent but up-and-coming ecosystems is rough and tough – just ask these Burmese founders. Yes, Myanmar is indeed starting to embrace a level of openness which can only mean good things for businesses. But like in any other Asian country, taking note of nuances can help you prosper locally.

For this reason, Harald Friedl, managing director of a local renewable energy company, has penned down a comprehensive 27-pages-long guide for first-timers who are thinking of starting up in Myanmar. From an explainer on the country’s past, present, and future, to the key players in the local startup ecosystem – you can read everything in its glorious entirety below:

“Starting Up in Myanmar – A First Guide” (by Harald Friedl/Ruben D’Hauwers) by friedlh