Thailand: Thailand reforms procurement for startups

11 June 19: The 100-strong National Innovation Agency of Thailand may be small, but it is determined. It has big ambitions to build a thriving startup ecosystem, and its next move is to transform government procurement, making it easier for startups to pitch and sell to agencies. “We are trying to have another model so that the solutions of startups can be used within the government sector,” Theresa Mathawaphan, Chief Strategy Officer of the National Innovation Agency (NIA), tells GovInsider.