nic to venture into startup investments

NIC to venture into startup investments

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) on July 24 has proposed the establishment of a National Innovation Support and Investment Fund to manage and utilise its capital based on market principles, accepting potential risks and ensuring transparency.
ai transforming vietnams businesses for the better

AI transforming Vietnam’s businesses for the better

While AI is a key in the process of innovation and accelerating economic development, it needs support from many sides to strengthen the workforce and related startups.
vietnam and japan startups collaborate to tackle common challenges

Vietnam and Japan startups collaborate to tackle common challenges

Considered the second most promising investment market after the United States, Vietnam is continuing to attract Japanese companies wishing to foster development.
metropolis strives to instil confidence in new startups

Metropolis strives to instil confidence in new startups

Ho Chi Minh City is developing a capital exchange model to function like a marketplace, aiming to mobilise investment for early-stage startups.
metub secures 155 million from morgan stanley managed fund to bolster creative economy

METUB secures $15.5 million from Morgan Stanley-managed fund to bolster creative economy

Vietnamese startup METUB, which operates in the creative economy sector, has raised $15.5 million from a private equity fund managed by Morgan Stanley.
blazing a global trail with straw firelighters

Blazing a global trail with straw firelighters

Firelighters made from straw, developed by Nguyen Xuan Tai, are being exported to the United States and Canada as an innovative, eco-friendly product.
vietnam and south korea sign mou to boost innovative startup development

Vietnam and South Korea sign MoU to boost innovative startup development

According to an MoU signed on July 3 between the Ministry of Science and Technology of Vietnam (MoST) and the Ministry of Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises and Startups of South Korea (MSS), both parties will enhance cooperation on the development of an innovative startup ecosystem.
funding halves for vietnamese tech startups in first half of 2024

Funding halves for Vietnamese tech startups in first half of 2024

Total funding into Vietnam tech startups dropped 52.7 per cent to $46.5 million in the first half of 2024, compared with $98.5 million in the first half of 2023, according to a report by Tracxn, a leading global SaaS-based market intelligence platform.
justmarkets wins double at 2024 uf awards

JustMarkets wins double at 2024 UF Awards

The 2024 iFX Expo International was held in Limassol, Cyprus between June 18-20, bringing together global brands, C-level professionals, startups, and fintech innovators to exchange experiences.
online recruitment startup jobhopin slashes operations amid funding struggles

Online recruitment startup JobHopin slashes operations amid funding struggles

Vietnam-based online recruitment startup JobHopin has drastically scaled down its operations to a skeleton staff to serve its remaining customers, according to Dealstreetasia.
tech in asia makes vietnamese debut

Tech in Asia makes Vietnamese debut

Tech in Asia, a Singapore- and Jakarta-based online media platform that focuses on the tech startup industry, hosted its inaugural Saigon Summit in Ho Chi Minh City on May 30.
saas startups offer chance to scale up

SaaS startups offer chance to scale up

Vietnamese software-as-a-service startups are receiving funding to expand service offerings, from omnichannel to customer support and sales management.
ai models simplifying the teacher student dynamic

AI models simplifying the teacher-student dynamic

Vietnamese edtech startups are embracing investment in AI technology to sharpen their competitive edge, while also being mindful of the various barriers to break down.
vuihoc invests in the ielts workshop to capitalise on vietnams test preparation market

Vuihoc invests in The IELTS Workshop to capitalise on Vietnam's test preparation market

Vietnamese edtech startup Vuihoc has made a strategic investment in The IELTS Workshop to capitalise on the lucrative IELTS test preparation market in Vietnam.
climate tech startups grab unique opening

Climate tech startups grab unique opening

Vietnam’s climate tech startups have garnered significant interest from venture capital funds, with their potential to contribute to Vietnam’s commitment to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.