Techfest Vietnam 2020: Heads of 12 Technology Villages Revealed

Techfest Vietnam 2020: Heads of 12 Technology Villages Revealed

In preparation for Techfest Vietnam 2020, the largest annual event for the Innovative startup Community in Vietnam which is scheduled to take place at the end of the year, Ministry of Science and Technology together with Techfest’s Organizing Committee held a meeting with their stakeholders an...

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ThinkZone leads pre-Series A in local ride-hailing management platform EMDDI

ThinkZone leads pre-Series A in local ride-hailing management platform EMDDI

Vietnam’s ThinkZone has led a pre-Series A funding round in local ride-hailing management platform EMDDI 

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Wavemaker Partners backs Foodmap; NextPay invests $475k in CNV Loyalty

Wavemaker Partners backs Foodmap; NextPay invests $475k in CNV Loyalty

Vietnam-based niche e-commerce startup Foodmap has raised $500,000 seed funding from Wavemaker Partners while e-payment solutions provider NextPay has announced an investment of VND11 billion ($475,000) in CNV Loyalty, a platform to create customer care applications.

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What will it take to achieve Vietnam’s long-term growth aspirations?

What will it take to achieve Vietnam’s long-term growth aspirations?

COVID-19 has interrupted the country’s journey to become a high-performing economy, but the right structural adjustments could help get it back on track.

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Startups Empowering Governments in Creating a Stronger Nation

Startups Empowering Governments in Creating a Stronger Nation

Thế giới hiện đang trải qua một cuộc khủng hoảng chưa từng có khi các quốc gia buộc phải áp dụng các biện pháp phong tỏa và tạm dừng các hoạt động thương mại do đại dịch COVID-19. Trong khi một số quốc gia như Việt Nam đã thành côn...

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Ho Chi Minh City university joins telecoms behemoth Viettel in 5G chip research

Ho Chi Minh City university joins telecoms behemoth Viettel in 5G chip research

One Ho Chi Minh City-based university has partnered with a local technological corporation in an ambitious effort to create their own 5G integrated circuits, or 5G chipsets.

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Vietnamese Digital Investment Platform Realstake Secures Seed Funding from 500 Startups

Vietnamese Digital Investment Platform Realstake Secures Seed Funding from 500 Startups

RealStake announced that it has successfully closed seed funding from 500 Startups Vietnam and various angel investors.

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Real estate startup Propzy raised a $25 million Series A led by Gaw Capital and SoftBank Ventures Asia.

Real estate startup Propzy raised a $25 million Series A led by Gaw Capital and SoftBank Ventures Asia.

Real estate startup Propzy raised a $25 million Series A led by Gaw Capital and SoftBank Ventures Asia. Propzy's automated valuation model using its four-year gathered data helps customers recommend prices and show them comparable properties. On the financing side, the model is used by Propzy...

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Two Vietnamese start-up winners for 2020 Asia-Pacific Low Carbon Lifestyles Challenge

Two Vietnamese start-up winners for 2020 Asia-Pacific Low Carbon Lifestyles Challenge

Two Vietnamese start-ups AYA Cup and Airiot, among the nine entrepreneurs from Bhutan, China, India, Pakistan, and Thailand, were selected as the winners by the 2020 Asia-Pacific Low Carbon Lifestyles Challenge. They are advancing green businesses in the categories of plasti...

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Nextrans to train budding VCs; Vibeji raises $70k from Reapra

Nextrans to train budding VCs; Vibeji raises $70k from Reapra

South Korean early-stage investor Nextrans has set up the VC foundation program to train all VC-oriented candidates in Vietnam while skill sharing marketplace Vibeji has raised $70,000 from Singaporean venture builder Reapra.  

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