Posts Categorized: Startups


13 new Asian smartphone makers hoping to crush Samsung and Apple

15 new Asian smartphone makers hoping to crush Samsung and Apple

Samsung is the world’s – and Asia’s – top smartphone maker. But there are a lot of rival phone-makers out there aimi...

  • April 22, 2014
  • at 4:25 pm
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Topica Founder Institute, the accelerator behind Appota’s rise

Topica Founder Institute is about to release its next batch, let's take a look at what it has achieved thus far. The big news? Appota just g...

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Saigon Hub co-working space shuts down, unclear if it will be able to reopen

Saigon Hub, one of the heartbeats of Vietnam's startup scene, is shutting down. It was one of Vietnam's largest coworking spaces, and now it...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 6:45 pm
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VNG’s quest to build a mobile ecosystem for Vietnam (Startup Asia preview)

VNG is one of the most significant companies in Vietnam's tech landscape. It's also ferociously pursuing mobile. What does it mean for the e...

  • April 2, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Is Vietnam about to teach the world how to do mobile games?

Flappy Bird is not a lone innovation in the mobile gaming industry of Vietnam but represents a new wave of young promising mobile game desig...

  • April 2, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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How a Vietnamese education startup uses Google Glass to teach English

Topica is pioneering a new method of using Google Glass to teach students English online. Finally, a practical use of Google Glass.

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Greelane is the first beautiful magazine app in Vietnam

Greelane is a new magazine app for the iPad and iPhone from Vietnam. So far, it's got three magazines, and there are more coming.

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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GrabTaxi enters Vietnam, intensifying the battle for mobile taxi booking apps

GrabTaxi has now entered three big places outside of Malaysia: Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. What's next for the promising taxi booking ...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 5:39 pm
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Notes Plus and INKredible, world class iOS writing apps from Vietnam

INKredible and NotesPlus are two apps that you wouldn't know were from Vietnam unless we told you. Here's the team behind these world class ...

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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How well do you really understand Vietnam's market? (Startup Asia preview)

How well do you really understand Vietnam’s market? (Startup Asia preview)

For the MET Vietnam session we want to give startups, investors, and tech folks deeper insights into the overall Vietnamese market, legal la...

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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Appota, Vietnamese mobile content platform, secures series B funding

Appota, one of Vietnam's leading mobile platforms, just received a series B funding from undisclosed investors. The deal will help Appota bu...

  • April 14, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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There’s more to Vietnam’s startup scene than meets the eye

A Vietnamese magazine called Nhip Cau Dau Tu recently published an article titled Startups: Still No Luck. It outlined how startups in Vietn...

  • April 3, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Vietnamese overseas should be investing in tech startups, not just remittances

Vietnamese overseas have a high potential to influence the state of technology in Vietnam. Not only do they have the resources and financial...

  • April 2, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Viber reports 12 million users in Vietnam, but a local rival is surprisingly close behind

Yesterday, VNG announced that it has hit over 10 million registered users on its chat app Zalo, up from three million users from July last y...

  • March 21, 2014
  • at 7:03 pm
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A comprehensive look at Vietnam’s startup ecosystem in 2014: 6 investors, 10 incubators, and lots more

With all the hype around Flappy Bird and the Vietnam startup ecosystem. Let's take a much closer look at what are all the investors, incubat...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 10:10 am
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GlassEgg, Vietnam’s number one games outsourcing company works with Microsoft, and EA

GlassEgg is not a very well known gaming company in Vietnam, but this company operates on the global level, outsourcing and doing 3D work fo...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 2:59 pm
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Nha Nha app launches to take on Google Maps in Vietnam

Coc Coc, arguably Google's biggest competitor in Vietnam has just released an iOS app that competes with Google Maps. And guess what? The da...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Vietnam’s Silicon Valley Project introduces an all new 4-month accelerator

One of the first accelerators to open in this year is the Silicon Valley Project. It will run from June to October this year, accepting over...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 1:40 pm
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