ABA Bank supports Digital Platform Accelerator Cohort 2 to boost Cambodian SMEs
ABA Bank, the leading commercial bank in Cambodia, becomes Platinum Sponsor for the Digital Platform Accelerator Cohort 2 (DPA).
DPA is a 16-week program designed to support digital start-ups that can offer innovative digital platforms for Micro-, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to embark on digital adoption in their business operations.
The launch of DPA Cohort 2 took place on 21 March 2023 at Techo Start-up Center. It was presided over by H.E. Dr. Taing Nguonly, Executive Director of Techo Start-up Center, and other distinguished guests.
At the launch, ABA Bank's Chief Public Affairs Officer – Regional Manager Theam Romny expressed the Bank's commitment to supporting innovation and entrepreneurship in the country. "As a supporter of innovation and entrepreneurship, ABA Bank recognizes the importance of initiatives like DPA to provide opportunities to innovators and start-up owners. The DPA Program aims to support start-ups in solving the challenges and needs of MSMEs by applying their creative and innovative business ideas," said Ms. Romny.
"We believe that this Program can help local entrepreneurs and SMEs in Cambodia embark on their digital adoption journey and contribute to the country's economic growth. We are pleased to be part of this initiative to support these start-ups, which we believe can significantly impact the community," she added.
By supporting the DPA Program, ABA Bank helps foster a thriving start-up ecosystem in the country, which will undoubtedly drive economic growth and innovation.