Posts Tagged: zalo


The new frontiers of Vietnam’s premier chat app: VNG’s Zalo

VNG has made millions off of its desktop gaming platform, but now it faces the challenge of transitioning everything to mobile. How will thi...

  • July 21, 2014
  • at 3:35 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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Will Appota and VNG go head-to-head in 2014?

VNG and Appota, two very different companies are about to converge in 2014 in mobile distribution. Next year is going to be a battleground.

  • January 16, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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10 startups in Vietnam that have reached over 1 million users

Here's ten startups in Vietnam that have been able to achieve over a million users. It wasn't an easy path for them, but they all did it. Le...

  • November 29, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Chat apps like Whatsapp, Line, and KakaoTalk are cool but Viber is the real dark horse [Startup Asia Preview]

Anh-Minh Do, editor at Tech In Asia, will be interview Viber CEO Talmon Marco on stage at Startup Asia Jakarta on November 22nd.

  • October 30, 2013
  • at 1:35 pm
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Vietnam is on the verge of banning chat apps like Viber, Whatsapp, Line, Zalo, and WeChat

Vietnam is just about to ban chat apps across Vietnam, this is very bad news for folks like KakaoTalk, Viber, Line, and Zalo, who have been ...

  • August 21, 2013
  • at 5:35 pm
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Can Chat Apps Co-Exist? The Peculiarities Of Asia’s Walled Gardens

Is it possible that chat apps are actually not battling at all? That they can co-exist unlike Facebook and Google+.

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Vietnam’s Mobile Growth Completely Ignores the Macro-Economy

On the eve of Mobile Day in Hanoi tomorrow, I think it’s worth taking a closer look at mobile growth in Vietnam. It’s increasing...

  • May 10, 2013
  • at 5:44 pm
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NHN Is Going Into Search In Vietnam

In Vietnam, the chat app battle is fearsome. Western competitors Whatsapp and Viber face serious opposition from Asian rivals like Line, Kak...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 11:15 pm
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Sky Garden is VNG’s attempt to dominate mobile gaming in Vietnam

VNG is stepping up its mobile game by releasing Sky Garden, it's web game turned mobile. This plays out in a larger strategy from the compan...

  • May 13, 2014
  • at 6:00 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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What is e-commerce going to look like in Vietnam in 2014?

Here's some of our predictions on what e-commerce will look like in 2014. It's going to be a big battle between verticals while Lazada stand...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 3:10 pm
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Viber reports 8 million users in Philippines and 8 million in Vietnam too

Viber is growing very fast in Asia, with now over 8 million users in Vietnam and 8 million users in the Philippines.

  • November 29, 2013
  • at 1:51 pm
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Reality check: Vietnam is NOT banning chat apps

It turns out Vietnam's not actually banning chat apps, it is adding policy and regulation that will help to manage the growth of chat apps. ...

  • August 23, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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How WeChat And Zalo Shine a Light On The Asian American Diaspora

China’s WeChat and Vietnam’s Zalo are both increasingly popular chat apps and mobile social networks. WeChat is experiencing explosive g...

  • August 7, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Zalo Reports 3 Million Users in Vietnam With 30 Million Messages Sent Per Day

Zalo is quietly winning users in Vietnam. Will this be Southeast Asia's number one contender against the Western and East Asian chat juggern...

  • July 1, 2013
  • at 9:33 pm
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Zalo Hits 2 Million Users and Plans for 5 Million Soon [INFOGRAPHIC]

I’ve been doing a lot of chat app news in Vietnam lately – the reason is mobile is in a very important growth stage and a lot of for...

  • May 6, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Facebook Now Has Over 12 Million Users in Vietnam

In October 2012, WeAreSocial calculated that Facebook had hit 8.5 million users in Vietnam to overtake local rival Zing as the top social ne...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 5:03 pm
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