Kargo cuts out middleman to simplify goods transport

Kargo cuts out middleman to simplify goods transport

Myanmar Times

Kargo, a Yangon-based start-up founded by Australian Alexander Wicks in September 2016, is out to simplify a fragmented transport and logistics market and an opaque pricing structure for transporting goods in Myanmar. [...]

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Myanmar-based trucking startup raises $800k from Cocoon Capital, others

Myanmar-based trucking startup raises $800k from Cocoon Capital, others

Tech In Asia

Logistics startup Kargo has raised US$800,000 in a pre-series A funding round led by Singapore-based venture capital firm Cocoon Capital, with participation from two angel investors. [...]

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Startups on the move

Startups on the move

Frontier Myanmar

Kargo, which was founded in 2016, is an online marketplace connecting truck owners with businesses and individuals for logistics and delivery services. Neh Thit, founded in 2017, is a platform that connects workers with employers in and [...]

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Myanmar: GSMA Innovation Fund awards six-digit grants to New Day, Kargo

Myanmar: GSMA Innovation Fund awards six-digit grants to New Day, Kargo

Deal Street Asia

The GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund, which provides equity-free grant funding to startups in Asia-Pacific and Africa, has chosen New Day (Neh Thit) and Kargo from Myanmar for a grant support worth six-digit dollars each [...]

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Echelon Asia Summit 2018 တွင် မြန်မာနိုင်ငံမှ Kargo Company မှ ထူးချွန်ဆုရရှိ

Echelon Asia Summit 2018 တွင် မြန်မာနိုင်ငံမှ Kargo Company မှ ထူးချွန်ဆုရရှိ

Duwun

Echelon Asia Summit 2018 ၏ TOP 100 Fight Club ယှဉ်ပြိုင်မှုတွင် နိုင်ငံပေါင်း ၂၀ ကျော်က ပါဝင်ခဲ့ကြရာ ထိပ်ဆုံး စာရင်းဝင် ကုမ္ပဏီ(၁၀)ခု ထဲတွင် Kargo ကလည်း ရွေးချယ်ခံခဲ့ရတာဖြစ်ပါတယ်။ ထို့အပြင် TOP 100 APAC 2018 Fight Club တွင် ဝင်ရောက်ယှဉ်ပြိုင်ခဲ့ကြသော [...]

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A brief exploration of Echelon Asia 2018

A brief exploration of Echelon Asia 2018

GSMA

The runner-up was no other than one of our portfolio start-ups; Myanmar-based Kargo. Kargo is an online marketplace that connects truck owners with businesses and individuals for efficient [...]

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Singapore’s Vulpes launches Myanmar-focused tech VC fund

Singapore’s Vulpes launches Myanmar-focused tech VC fund

Deal Street Asia

Singapore-based Vulpes Investment Management Pte Ltd has announced the launch of a Myanmar-focused venture capital (VC) fund to invest in early-stage technology companies. [...]

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Phandeeyar Accelerator Launches First Cohort

Phandeeyar Accelerator Launches First Cohort

Phandeeyar

Are you having trouble finding transportation for your goods in Yangon? Then Kargo is for you. Kargo connects individuals and businesses who need to move goods – furniture, appliances, packages and anything else you can think of – with pickups [...]

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Shaking up the logistics industry by building a community of truck drivers

Shaking up the logistics industry by building a community of truck drivers

Myanmar Times

Is Kargo the Uber with trucks? Not quite. AIRBNB threatens the hospitality industry without owning a single hotel; Uber disrupts the taxi industry without owning a car. In Myanmar, Kargo, a logistics start-up, aims to shake up the [...]

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Singapore’s Vulpes launches Myanmar-focused tech VC fund

Singapore’s Vulpes launches Myanmar-focused tech VC fund

Deal Street Asia

Singapore-based Vulpes Investment Management Pte Ltd has announced the launch of a Myanmar-focused venture capital (VC) fund to invest in early-stage technology companies. [...]

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Mondato Summit Asia 2017: Emerging Asia's DFC moment

Mondato Summit Asia 2017: Emerging Asia's DFC moment

Mondato

Jamie Robinson, CFO of Kargo Myanmar, provided the perspective of a DFC enterprise customer looking to facilitate payments within supply chain logistics. According to Mr. Robinson, implementation remains difficult given variable cash-out liquidity [...]

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Kargo: Technology Solving the Highway to Logistics Hell

Kargo: Technology Solving the Highway to Logistics Hell

Consult Myanmar

Coordinating the logistics of trucking goods around Myanmar should be a nightmare. And for foreign firms, or even new companies, it is. Unsurprisingly, this industry is highly inefficient, outdated, and unorganised, plagued with many of the [...]

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Meet six startups aaccepted Nyanmar first ever accelerator

Meet six startups aaccepted Nyanmar first ever accelerator

Kargo is Uberising the logistics industry via light trucks and pickups in Yangon — a city full of lorry-type vehicles roaming around. The pain-point is created by the fact that scooters and motorised bikes are prohibited in Yangon. [...]

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'A company of my own': the rise of Myanmar's tech pioneers

'A company of my own': the rise of Myanmar's tech pioneers

The Guardian

Last September the 22-year-old engineering graduate from Myanmar’s eastern Shan state co-founded online truck-pooling service Kargo, which connects individuals and businesses who need to move goods around congested Yangon. [...]

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Local start-ups get ready for six-month accelerator

Local start-ups get ready for six-month accelerator

Myanmar Times

Kargo, founded by Alex Wicks and Htun Khaing Lynn, will also provide connections, in this case between truck drivers and individuals or business in need of shipping space or an entire vehicle. [...]

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How to boost Myanmar entrepreneurs

How to boost Myanmar entrepreneurs

Frontier Myanmar

One example is Kargo, an online platform that connects customers with a pool of drivers to transport products in Yangon, and around the country, and was launched by Ko Htun Khaing Lynn and his Australian business partner, Mr Alex Wicks, in [...]

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