Simply put, a shared bill is a royal pain in the butt to settle.
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.
Heroes of Puzzle Adventure’s potential is capped by a lack of good visuals and monetization. Still pretty fun up to a certain point.
Amid heightening competition, Uber to use latest $1.2B round for ‘substantial investment’ in Asia Pacific
Uber faces roadblocks at every turn in Asia.
The team now has a considerable war chest to accelerate GrabTaxi's rapid expansion in Southeast Asia.
If you thought Vietnam only had Flappy Bird, this mobile zombie shooter from MPS and VNG will prove you wrong.
A company that manages to seize the Asian coupon markets will turn a huge profit 5 to 10 years from now. The only question is when should one enter the market.
The Amazon-esque site now joins the unicorn club, with its value standing at EUR 1 billion (US$1.25 billion).
Travel startup Triip, which won Tech in Asia's first ever Startup Arena battle in Ho Chi Minh City, battles again at Startup Asia Jakarta.
CocCoc, a Russian-backed Vietnamese search engine, just released its Mac browser. And it’s set on kicking Google out of Vietnam.
Startup Asia Jakarta’s country comparison panel discussion, which examines a few emerging markets in Southeast Asia, featured four knowledgeable stakeholders fr...
It has reached almost 200 million children per month in the UK.
Vietnam’s startup scene is in an existential crisis. What does this mean for the young startups that want to build for the future? They should just go global.
The top showroomers are Vietnam’s shoppers. 40 percent of them stand in a store whilst cross-checking the prices online.
Here’s 13 Vietnamese mobile app studios that are available for client work. They come from all backgrounds to build mobile apps for foreign and local clients.
In Asia, Rocket Internet’s data shows strong growth on sites like Lazada and Foodpanda – albeit from relatively tiny base figures.
Topica Founder’s Institute has just graduated its latest batch of startups. Three of them have already been funded. Can you guess which?
Tech startups aiming to be different in a competitive market may often conclude that they need to pivot their product or offer a more nuanced service than their...
Uber has now arrived in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. That makes two cities in Vietnam, that’s a pretty fast expansion in three months.