Posts Tagged: VNG



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
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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
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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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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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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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CEO of Vietnam’s biggest e-commerce site reveals his secrets to success (INTERVIEW)

We grabbed an in-depth interview with the CEO of Vat Gia, Vietnam's most successful e-commerce platform, to understand his insights into the...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 6:10 pm
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42 portfolio companies that IDG Ventures has invested in Vietnam

IDG Ventures Vietnam was the first venture capital firm to invest in Vietnam over nine years ago, and has since been the leader in investing...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 1:58 pm
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A complete list of the 18 payment players in Vietnam

Vietnam’s payment landscape is convoluted. It’s got players from across the spectrum, many of them still having trouble getting traction...

  • October 8, 2013
  • at 5:33 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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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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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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Lazada is now king of Vietnam’s B2C e-commerce market, but it’s sad that competitors are dying

"Bringing the market online is still difficult and a primary concern. When I hear 123.vn or Project Lana shutting down, I'm almost sad. A co...

  • December 20, 2013
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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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If you’re under 18 and you use virtual currency in Vietnam, you’ll be fined up to $3,500 [UPDATED]

Continuing Vietnam's new string of internet decrees, Decree 174 will limit video gaming behaviors for Vietnam's gamers. It will most impact ...

  • November 28, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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A comprehensive mindmap of Vietnam’s startup ecosystem

Here's a comprehensive map of Vietnam's startup ecosystem. It lists everything from investors to incubators to big tech companies to support...

  • November 1, 2013
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If Vietnamese telcos cut their mobile transaction fee by half, the economy would see a big boost

Vietnam's telcos should take a page out of the book of modern day Kenya. mPesa would be a dream come true in Vietnam.

  • October 19, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Scratch cards and gift cards: is Asia missing out on a huge online payment opportunity?

There are so many online and mobile payments out there, but is the market missing one of the most obvious options?

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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