VNG and Garena represent the two biggest tech companies out of Southeast Asia.
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.
Flappy Bird put Vietnam on the map. It underlined a little known fact about Vietnam, it has a burgeoning gaming market.
Here's some bad news: you'll be experiencing these depressing dial-up web speeds for another twenty days before the cable is fixed.
The move by VTC to promote Time Traveler Heroes was about as tasteful as you'd expect.
The second major internet outage this year hits Vietnam and gamers are not happy.
A new Vietnamese startup in the education space just secured funding from Silicon Valley-based investors.
Recently, Vietnam announced plans to send a 10 kilogram nano-satellite into orbit in 2016, according to Vietnamplus. This project is designed by a team made up of 100 percent Vietnamese engineers and ...
The Maze Runner from AFOLI is a most challenging puzzle game, with unique gameplay and inspirational artwork. This is a one-of-a-kind for puzzle fans.
Vietnam’s smartphone penetration recently hit 36 percent. That’s over 33 million people in 2014. What could this mean for the budding Southeast Asian tiger?
Across Asia, there are a number of relatively new phone-makers playing to their strengths in home markets, aiming to steal sales away from Samsung.
It’s been a good six months since Hearthstone was released worldwide, and its influence has grown steadily around the world. Tournaments are sprouting internationally, and Vietnam is no exception.
Triip.me, one of Vietnam’s new promising tourism startups is offering a tour of Vietnam’s startups. Lead by Ngan Sau, it gives a nice peek into what Vietnam’s startup ecosystem has to offer.
Appota just took the stage at Startup Asia Tokyo today, with its new product, onClan. Do Tuan Anh, founder and CEO of Appota, says that the product is a social mobile gaming platform aimed at casual a...
Appota debuts its new onClan app at Startup Asia’s Startup Arena competition. The app is a social mobile gaming platform that allows users to interact around their favorite mobile games.
Rather than an outsourced development shop, Chok Ooi describes Agility as a startup product development company that partners and works with their clients closely.
With the latest game from the creator of Flappy Bird, let's take a closer look at what might come next from the young indie studio out of Vietnam.