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.
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.
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.
China’s tech giants need to explore new frontiers, but they're running into all sorts of hurdles.
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 techn...
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 in...
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.
GrabTaxi is heading into new territory with GrabBike. The service now hosts motorbike drivers that you can call from your smartphone.
Come October 16, 6:30 pm, Tech in Asia will be bringing Do Tuan Anh, founder and CEO of Appota, to our Yangon Meetup session