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SMEs still cramped by insufficient credit: survey

A survey reaffirms that 62 percent of small and medium enterprises in Vietnam struggle to access capital to build factories and install equipment.

Digital economy to account for 20 pct of GDP: Politburo

Vietnam's digital economy will account for 20 percent of its GDP by 2025, according to a resolution issued by the Politburo.

Investment in startups up 48 pct

Investment in Vietnamese startups in the first half of the year rose 48 percent year-on-year to reach $246 million with South Korea the top investor.
September 04, 2019 | 11:42 am GMT+7

Singapore hotel booking platform raises $70 mln to build Vietnam tech hub

Hotel booking platform RedDoorz has raised $70 million in a Series C funding round for setting up a tech hub in Vietnam.
August 27, 2019 | 11:11 am GMT+7

Mobile platform developed in Vietnam raises $5.2 mln

Kobiton, a U.S.-based mobile testing platform developed by a Vietnamese engineering team, has raised $5.2 million in its Series A round.
August 26, 2019 | 08:43 pm GMT+7

Tiki acquires ticket selling startup

E-commerce firm Tiki has acquired ticketing startup Ticketbox to have a foot in Vietnam's entertainment industry as it seeks to attract more online shoppers.
August 22, 2019 | 08:43 am GMT+7

1 in 4 Vietnamese wants to be an entrepreneur

A survey says 25.7 percent of young Vietnamese want to work for themselves, with tech growth fuelling entrepreneurship.
August 18, 2019 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

B2B startup KiotViet lands $6 million from foreign investors

Vietnamese startup KiotViet has raised $6 million in a Series A funding round from Singaporean venture fund Jungle Ventures and Indonesian unicorn Traveloka.
August 17, 2019 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnam English teaching school gets $10 mln from foreign investor

Singapore- and India-based education investment fund Kaizen Private Equity has invested $10 million in English teaching institute YOLA.
August 04, 2019 | 03:19 pm GMT+7

Tourism startup eyes Cambodia operations

Vietnamese startup I Love Asia Tour, which provides female motorbike tours in Vietnam and Laos, is planning to enter Cambodian market next month.
July 19, 2019 | 08:10 am GMT+7

Indian hotel giant OYO eyes $50 mln investment in Vietnam

India’s largest hospitality company OYO plans to invest $50 million in Vietnam, looking to benefit from the country’s tourism boom.
July 03, 2019 | 02:35 pm GMT+7

Two startups win KVision innovation awards

Two aspiring startups, Ecom Easy Asia and Ninjaman, won the KVision x VIISA Hackathon 2019 held June 28-30 in HCMC.
July 02, 2019 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

E-wallets Vimo and mPOS to merge

NextPay, formed by the merger of Hanoi-based payment startups Vimo Technology and Vietnam mPOS Technology, will raise $30 million.
June 12, 2019 | 08:59 am GMT+7

Investors pledge $425 million at Vietnam Venture Summit 2019

Eighteen venture capital funds Monday committed a combined $425 million for Vietnamese startups over the next three years.
June 10, 2019 | 09:21 pm GMT+7

Education startup Kyna makes it to Google Demo Day Asia finals

Vietnamese online-education company Kyna has been chosen by Google for the final round of its 2019 Demo Day Asia.
June 04, 2019 | 10:39 am GMT+7
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