Posts Tagged: vietnam



Thailand and Vietnam advisory firms join forces to solve startups’ money issues

Getting funded is an early-stage problem for most startups. That’s why two companies that specialize in connecting the dots when it comes ...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 11:51 am
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Why Vietnam is proud of Flappy Bird

10 things Vietnamese people still don’t understand about Flappy Bird

There's so much discussion and misunderstanding about why and how Flappy Bird rose to game, it's worth addressing 10 of the most significant...

  • February 11, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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An open letter to Dong Nguyen, creator of Flappy Bird

"You can't get unfamous, you can get infamous, but you can't get unfamous." - Words of advice that ring so true for Flappy Bird's creator to...

  • February 9, 2014
  • at 10:35 am
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Why Vietnam is proud of Flappy Bird

Why Vietnam is proud of Flappy Bird

Don't forget, Flappy Bird came from Vietnam, and that's going to be a new treasure trove of startups and apps coming out of the country. Kee...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 6:55 pm
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Vietnam’s biggest telco wants to acquire KakaoTalk for $5 billion

Viettel, Vietnam's biggest telco, has expressed interest in acquiring KakaoTalk, but currently KakaoTalk is unaware of these intentions. We'...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 5:50 pm
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Report: 4 of 5 countries most hooked on VPNs are in Asia

A virtual private network (VPN) is a way for users to securely access a private network and share data remotely through public networks. In ...

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Book an appointment with a doctor in Vietnam with Yton.vn

Yton.vn allows medical patients to schedule appointments with doctors online. It's a forward-looking step for the Vietnamese medical care ma...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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Vietnam’s Foody now has 40,000 foodie reviews and 1 million monthly uniques

Foody just updated us with their numbers on growth in Vietnam. It's looking promising for the young startup, and it's on its way to becoming...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Zalora preps marketplace launch later this year, calls out for fashionable merchants

Rocket Internet’s fashion e-commerce site Zalora is announcing today that it’s going to roll out its open marketplace across Asia in...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 11:15 am
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Expand to Asia’s biggest tech markets with Market Expansion Tracks

We at Tech in Asia receive many emails requesting introductions to possible partners across Asia and it is tough to answer them all one by o...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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ITviec Launches, Hopes To Tackle Vietnam’s Tech Recruitment Market

IT job recruitment site in Vietnam says Java, PHP, .NET are Vietnam’s most in-demand languages

ITviec sat down with us and gave us some insights into the evolving tech community in Vietnam. The languages indicate a clear picture of the...

  • February 11, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Flappy Bird creator removes game from stores

Update: Flappy Bird has been removed from both the iOS and Android stores. Flappy Bird, a mobile game that has taken the world by storm, wil...

  • February 9, 2014
  • at 9:16 am
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The lowdown on Lang Van’s massive $400 million lawsuit to obliterate Vietnam’s VNG

The biggest lawsuit against a Vietnamese tech company ever is now going down in Boston, Massachusetts. The American record company Lang Van ...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 6:15 pm
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10 reasons why Vietnam-made game Flappy Bird is so ridiculously addictive

Here's the ten reasons why Flappy Bird is such a viral game. Can these reasons be copied?

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Rocket Internet-backed Foodpanda gets $20 million in fresh funding delivered to its doorstep

Foodpanda, the Rocket Internet-backed meal delivery service, just received a $20 million investment from several firms including Phenomen Ve...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 7:31 pm
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This foreigner-friendly site lets you search flights, trains, ferry routes in Vietnam

Baolau.vn is a new travel search engine for Vietnam. It allows travelers to more easily search for the cheapest and best routes to go anywhe...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 7:30 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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Egg might be the only accelerator in Asia with a pool, spa, gym, and bar

Egg Accelerator is a special accelerator in Asia. It's the only one that's got a spa, gym, pool, and bar. Swing by for a startup busman's ho...

  • January 9, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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