Vietnam

Beautiful Dray Nur waterfall in Vietnam. Image Credit: Shutterstock

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Accelerators

Why Vietnam is NOT the next Silicon Valley

The Vietnam startup ecosystem has the potential to grow immensely with very strong years ahead, but let's not get carried away here
May 03, 2016

500 Startups ramps up activity in Asia, ropes in two partners in Vietnam

The fund has already invested in 3 startups in Vietnam and plans to back up to 20 more over the next 12 months.
Aug 19, 2015

Consumer

Entrepreneurship

Photo credit: Toong, a prominent co-working space in Vietnam

Toong inks strategic partnership to help Singapore companies enter Vietnam

Lately, Singapore companies have shown increased interest in Vietnam
Aug 29, 2017
HO CHI MINH CITY,VIETNAM - FEBRUARY 23 : People ride motorcycles at streets in downtown Ho Chi Minh City on February 23, 2016. Photo credit: Zhong Zhenbin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Israel

Ho Chi Minh City to spend $45 million on local startups

In June, Vietnamese Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue focused attention on the development of local entrepreneurs. Now, HCM is spending serious cash on startups
Nov 02, 2016
Bill Aulet, the managing director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship at MIT, on a recent visit to Vietnam. Photo credit: PR

Bill Aulet, head of MIT entrepreneurship, says Mark Zuckerberg is not a good example for startups

Bill Aulet, the managing director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship at MIT, recently visited Vietnam to share important lessons and advice for budding [Read More...]
Oct 29, 2016
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Events

Vietnamese Vice PM: Startup ecosystem should not only have ‘potential’ but become full Startup Nation

Friday was a big day for entrepreneurs in Hanoi at Techfest 2016, Vietnam-style
Nov 13, 2016
Deputy Chief of Mission Lee Singer and Foreign Ministry cadet Reut Naftaly host a lecture on agritech in Israel for students from Faculty of Biotechnology. Photo credit: Israeli embassy in Vietnam, via Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/IsraelinVietnam/photos/pb.179209628780435.-2207520000.1462786843./1133496016685120/?type=3&theater

Israeli embassy in Vietnam launches women-focused startup competition

The competition will be a qualifier for the international pitch competition at Startup Tel Aviv 2016 in September
May 09, 2016

Industry

Is Vietnamese campaign to build a Facebook alternative fighting fake news, or fostering censorship?

In a statement given last week to the Vietnamese parliamentary community, a local minister encouraged regional companies to develop platforms that could compete with [Read More...]
Apr 27, 2017

Taking on Slack, Japan’s office communications platform ChatWork adds Vietnamese

Can this Japanese startup give Slack a run for its money, targeting new markets in Asia?
Aug 07, 2016

Why Vietnam is NOT the next Silicon Valley

The Vietnam startup ecosystem has the potential to grow immensely with very strong years ahead, but let's not get carried away here
May 03, 2016
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Mobile

News

Photo credit: Toong, a prominent co-working space in Vietnam

Toong inks strategic partnership to help Singapore companies enter Vietnam

Lately, Singapore companies have shown increased interest in Vietnam
Aug 29, 2017

No one knows where Samsung’s battery testing lab is in Hanoi

Following the Note 7 disaster, the company is making a big effort to thoroughly test its batteries before the Galaxy 8's release
Jan 25, 2017
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Samsung admits that battery defects caused Note 7 fires

The company brought in outside investigators, who found that Samsung's manufacturers experienced different problems building and rolling out the Note 7 battery
Jan 23, 2017
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Venture Capital

Dragon Capital Founder Dominic Scriven. Photo credit: PR

Dragon Capital founder explains how he’s building Vietnam’s startup nation

Here, Vietnam Advisors interviews Dragon Capital Founder Dominic Scriven, who explains why he's so excited about business in Vietnam
Sep 28, 2016
Eddie Thai and Binh Tran – two leading figures in Vietnam’s technological renaissance. Photo credit: Courtesy

Interview: Two venture capitalists at the forefront of Vietnamese innovation

We are proud to present an exclusive interview with both Eddie Thai and Binh Tran – two leading figures in Vietnam’s technological renaissance
Sep 04, 2016

Why Vietnam is NOT the next Silicon Valley

The Vietnam startup ecosystem has the potential to grow immensely with very strong years ahead, but let's not get carried away here
May 03, 2016

Women in tech

Photo credit: PR

3 lessons from Vietnam’s first female billionaire

She has accumulated a variety of business interests, most notably VietJet – modern aviation’s wild child valued at approximately $1 billion
Jul 08, 2016
Deputy Chief of Mission Lee Singer and Foreign Ministry cadet Reut Naftaly host a lecture on agritech in Israel for students from Faculty of Biotechnology. Photo credit: Israeli embassy in Vietnam, via Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/IsraelinVietnam/photos/pb.179209628780435.-2207520000.1462786843./1133496016685120/?type=3&theater

Israeli embassy in Vietnam launches women-focused startup competition

The competition will be a qualifier for the international pitch competition at Startup Tel Aviv 2016 in September
May 09, 2016

IoT

New IoT Competition hopes to turn Ho Chi Minh City into a smart city

Vietnam is a fast-growing center for technology, with a friendly rivalry between Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and Hanoi
Apr 18, 2016

Social Media

Forget Snapchat, this app is the next big thing with teenagers in Southeast Asia

After six months of momentum and continued growth, Bigo is on track to be a name around the world
Aug 08, 2016