Founder Talk with Chy Sila: Pioneering Cambodian Tech Startups

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM UTC

Meet, connect and chat with tons of like-minded entrepreneurs and our speaker Chy Sila, a college drop-out who went on to become a visionary and built many successful startup stories in the kingdom including Sabay, Major Cineplex, Yinkok Food Corp, Soyo, and JCI Cambodia.

About this event

Meet our guest speaker for the inaugural edition of Founder Talk series by Startup Grind Phnom Penh. #SGPhnomPenh

Sila Chy (Thmor) is the CEO and founder of Sabay Digital Group, Cambodia’s leading online digital entertainment company with a portfolio of news, lifestyle, gaming, movies, mobile apps, and event properties.

Sila Chy was born in Cambodia in 1974. While he originally planned to be a lawyer or architect, Sila dropped out of college at the age of 18 to pursue a career as a private entrepreneur. Initially working as a tour guide, Sila's first successful business ventures centered around pirated CDs. His company expanded through the late 1990s and early 2000s, at which point Sila chose to shift focus from pirated electronics to fast food. In 2001 Sila founded BB World, a burger-focused fast food restaurant chain. He also founded a chain of coffee cafe under the name T&C Coffee in 2003. In 2007, Sila began investing in the the-then growing web industry in Cambodia and founded a media company, Sabay.

Sabay’s properties spread the gamut of the infotainment industry in Cambodia, also the General Director of Yinkok Food Corp, Cambodia’s first and largest homegrown chain of QSR restaurants operating international franchises for Domino’s Pizza, Lotteria, Tous les Jours , Asian Kitchen and homegrown T&C brands.

He is also on the board of Sabay MVP film distributor and Major Platinum Cineplex cinema chains. Sila Chy is also the founding president of Junior Chamber International (JCI) Cambodia and he is on the National Board of Directors for AIESEC in Cambodia.


ជួបជាមួយវាគ្មិនកិត្តិយសរបស់យេីងសម្រាប់គម្រងកម្មវិធី Founder Talk ដំបូងដែលរៀបចំឡេីងដោយ Startup Grind ប្រចាំនៅភ្នំពេញ

លោកជី ថ្ម ហៅសិលា គឺជានាយកប្រតិបត្តិនិងជាស្ថាបនិកនៃក្រុមហ៊ុនសប្បាយឌីជីថល។ សប្បាយ ជាក្រុមហ៊ុនកម្សានឌីជីថលអេឡិចត្រូនិកតែមួយគត់ ដែលឈានមុខគេនៅកម្ពុជា ជាមួយសង្វាក់ផលិតកម្មព័ត៌មានឌីជីថលជាច្រើនដូចជា ព័ត៌មានបែបជីវិតរស់នៅ ហ្គេមអនឡាញ ភាពយន្ត កម្មវិធីទូរស័ព្ទ និងលក្ខណៈសម្បត្តិព្រឹត្តិការណ៍ជាច្រើនទៀត។

អចលនទ្រព្យរបស់ក្រុមហ៊ុន Sabay បានពង្រីកវិសាលភាពនៃឧស្សាហកម្មព័ត៌មានកម្សាន្តនៅក្នុងប្រទេសកម្ពុជាហើយលោក ជី សិលា ក៏ជាអគ្គនាយកនៃភោជនីយដ្ឋាន Yinkok Food Corp ដែលជាក្រុមហ៊ុនអាហារ និងភោជនីយដ្ឋាន ដំបូងគេបង្អស់និងធំបំផុតរបស់ប្រទេសកម្ពុជាដែលកំពុងដំណើរការស្លាកយីហោអន្តរជាតិដូចជា Domino's Pizza ហាងប៊ឺហ្គឹ Lotteria ហាងនំប៉័ង Tous les Jours ហាងមាន់បំពង Asian Kitchen និងកាហ្វេ TNC ក្នុងស្រុក។

គាត់ក៏ជាក្រុមប្រឹក្សាភិបាល នៃការនាំចូលភាពយន្តរបស់ Sabay MVP Film និង រោងភាពយន្ត Major Platinum Cineplex ដែលមានឯកទេសក្នុងការចែកចាយខ្សែភាពយន្តនិងការតាំងពិព័រណ៍។

លើសពីនេះទៅទៀត លោក សិលា ក៏ជាប្រធានស្ថាបនិកក្រុម Junior Chamber International Cambodia (JCI Cambodia) ហើយគាត់ជាសមាជិកក្រុមប្រឹក្សាភិបាលជាតិរបស់ AIESEC នៅកម្ពុជាផងដែរ។

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Thursday, May 9, 2019
10:30 AM – 1:30 PM UTC


10:30 AMRegistration / Check-in
11:00 AMThe WHY & HOW of Startup Grind
11:30 AMSG Fireside Chat
12:15 PMThe Conversation
12:45 PMNetworking & Refreshment
1:30 PMEnd