Learning the lessons of proptech failures

Learning the lessons of proptech failures

Inadequate use of capital, inefficient management, and being unable to keep track of market demand have all caused the end of some startups, even those that have enjoyed capital injections worth tens of millions of US dollars.
Edtech startup VUIHOC bags $2 million in bridge funding ahead of Series A

Edtech startup VUIHOC bags $2 million in bridge funding ahead of Series A

VUIHOC has raised $2 million in a bridge round led by Ant Group-backed venture capital firm BAce Capital.
Vietnamese startups rally support to go global

Vietnamese startups rally support to go global

The chance to disrupt the market – paired with confidence, optimism, and financial reward among other reasons – has drawn both home-grown and international startup entrepreneurs to Vietnam.
PM suggests Singaporean firms expand investments in Vietnam

PM suggests Singaporean firms expand investments in Vietnam

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on August 1 called on Singaporean firms and Temasek in particular to expand their investment in Vietnam, particularly in technology, strategic infrastructure development, logistics and innovative startups.
KPMG discusses latest report Emerging Giants in Asia Pacific

KPMG discusses latest report Emerging Giants in Asia Pacific

Nguyen Trung Kien, director of KPMG Private Enterprise, talked with VIR’s Linh Le about the trends for startups.
Opening up capital flows for local blockchain startups

Opening up capital flows for local blockchain startups

A more transparent system and speedy investment attraction are making blockchain-related ventures a fertile ground for startups in Vietnam.
Venture capital into local startups reached record high of $1.4 billion

Venture capital into local startups reached record high of $1.4 billion

Vietnam's startup scene reached new heights. with a record number of $1.4 billion in venture capital invested into Vietnamese startups in 2021.
Vietnam poised for the next level of social commerce via innovative startups

Vietnam poised for the next level of social commerce via innovative startups

A new wave of startups has emerged in Vietnam’s social commerce sector, some of which have attracted almost $14 million in funding this year.
Vietnam, Japan partner to develop startups, innovative companies

Vietnam, Japan partner to develop startups, innovative companies

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) on innovation cooperation has been signed, under which Japan will help Vietnam develop startups and innovative companies within the 8th phase of the Vietnam - Japan Joint Initiative.
Startups attaining quicker traction

Startups attaining quicker traction

Vietnam is becoming a rising tech hub in the region, with a growing number of startups pouring hundreds of millions of US dollars into the country, with a strong drive to innovation fuelled by new initiatives.
Tech ecosystem ripe for startup buy-in

Tech ecosystem ripe for startup buy-in

Foreign funds are increasingly hunting for potential startups in Vietnam to enter one of the most bustling ecosystems in Southeast Asia.
Measures of success in the digital revolution

Measures of success in the digital revolution

The term “digital transformation” has been bandied around in recent years, from startups and smaller businesses to large corporations and even governments across the globe. It is described as the effort of exploiting technology to harmonise business operations, culture, and customer experience, is often regarded as the key to a company’s revamp, and it is becoming increasingly prevalent.
More unicorns emerge as mega deals pave way for startups

More unicorns emerge as mega deals pave way for startups

Total funding into Vietnamese startups over the past year is likely to have reached a new high with more startups crossing over into a unicorn status.
VinaCapital Ventures invests in Hub Global JSC

VinaCapital Ventures invests in Hub Global JSC

VinaCapital Ventures has invested in Hub Global JSC, a blockchain eco-platform that is focused on supporting the development of promising startups.
Early-stage groups expanding startups ecosystem

Early-stage groups expanding startups ecosystem

The gradual maturity of Vietnam’s startup ecosystem is expected to boost fundraising and dealmaking activities.
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