China’s tech giants need to explore new frontiers, but they're running into all sorts of hurdles.
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.
There's startups in Vietnam focused on the new frontiers of the internet and MegaNet is intent on becoming the Cisco of Vietnam, pioneering all new router technology.
The Vietnamese government, via the Ministry of Science and Technology, is intent on making a bigger impact on the startup ecosystem in Vietnam. It knows that innovation will key to the next generation...
If you want to build products and companies that can compete on the world stage, don’t pay attention to where you are from. Look forward.
HaiVL is one of Vietnam's most promising media startups. It cloned the 9gag funny image model and achieved 4 million uniqe visits per day within 2 years.
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One of Vietnam's most promising game studios plans a light hearted follow up to its historical war title.
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The internet across Southeast Asia is going to experience yet another delay on the internet with the cable getting cut once again.
Hanwha, one of South Korea’s largest conglomerates is now quite keen on startups in Asia. It’s ready to put down more than $300,000 to make that happen.
VinEcom is a US$50 million project under the auspices of Vingroup, Vietnam’s top real estate company. Vietnam's richest billionaire, Pham Nhat Vuong, is leading this project to become the biggest ecom...
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Protecting customer data and transferring it around Asia is not as complicated as it appears.
VNG and Garena represent the two biggest tech companies out of Southeast Asia.
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Vietnamese gamer Khanh Hoang Tran has successfully ported Blizzard Entertainment’s Hearthstone card game to Android.