Tappy, a location-based chat app out of Vietnam has just been acquired by gaming platform Weeby.co for an undisclosed sum.
Vietnam, a country of over 90 million people with an internet penetration of over 37 million people is quickly becoming one of the most significant countries in Southeast Asia. But the country is ironic. Facebook is unofficially banned (behind a DNS block) but it is arguably the fastest growing Facebook country in the world (unlike China where it is completely blocked), adding one million new users per month. Amidst this sea of rapid change, a new community of startups has grown up with legends like VNG and Flappy Bird woven into the folklore of the country. It is unclear how the internet will evolve in Vietnam, but that’s what makes it more interesting.
Malaysia-based iPrice, a site that aggregates a multitude of ecommerce sites in Southeast Asia into a single shopping destination, raises funds from Asia Ventur...
VNG, Vietnam's top consumer tech company, just announced that its chat app, Zalo, just hit 30 million registered users.
FPT, Vietnam's largest tech company, with revenues over a $1 billion per year, is now opening its own $3 milion-per-year seed fund, FPT Ventures.
It wants to make topping up credits fun too.
Another quarter, another period of record-breaking growth for Apple in Asian markets, and in China in particular.
Across Asia, there are a number of relatively new phone brands playing to their strengths in home markets, aiming to steal sales away from Samsung.
Hong Kong-based financial comparison site CompareAsiaGroup today announced it raised $40M in series A funding led by Goldman Sachs and Nova Founders Capital.
At an event today in Singapore, Samsung revealed launch dates for the new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge phones across Asia.
April Fools' Day has everyone at Tech in Asia a bit paranoid about getting duped by fake stories.
Rocket Internet’s Amazon-esque Lazada saw more than US$350 million in consumer purchases in 2014.
Rocket Internet’s online food ordering service Foodpanda revealed today that it has secured US$110 million in funding – far and away its biggest investment to d...
There aren't many startups in Asia that have the vision of going global. But Echoes, and the four other finalists in Tech in Asia Tour Hanoi, are different.
Will apps make the web browser irrelevant? Or will they simply co-exist until the next disruption? Join us at the Tech in Asia Ho Chi Minh and Yangon meetups on...
The tour is where our team seeks out Asia's rising startups to join our Tech in Asia Singapore conference.
There are three ways in which founder Maheshswaran Suresh Kumar believes Sourceguru will do better than the incumbents.
Vietnam is one of a handful of markets around the world where Google faces a strong rival in search. It's Vietnamese challenger is called Coc Coc.
At Tech in Asia, we are serious about unearthing the best startups across Asia. Apart from having great writers scattered across the region, writing about new i...
The cable operator is locating the breaks and has not yet indicated when this outage – the latest of several in the past couple of years – will be fixed.