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Vietnamese proptech startup Houze has secured $2 million in its latest funding round led by DKRA Group to expand its fully integrated real estate ecosystem for agents and customers through its offline-to-online platform.

Will Vietnamese "unicorn" Coin98 be listed on Coinbase?

If this turns out to be true, US investors will have easier access to Coin98. This would open a new development period for Vietnamese Blockchain startups.

Vietnamese investor joins Metaverse, invests in Korean unicorn

VNG says that it has invested in the Korean unicorn startup Haegin, officially "jumping" into the Metaverse market and promoting its "going global" strategy.

Investment in Vietnam’s start-ups exceeds US$1.3 billion

Digital technology is forecast to create US$74 billion for Vietnam's economy by 2027. However, Vietnam must attract investment capital from around the world, especially investment in startups.

Start-ups seek ways to bring products to supermarkets

The retail market in Vietnam has been evolving fast in recent years with strong growth in modern distribution channels such as supermarkets. 

Czech, Vietnamese groups work to nurture innovative start-ups

Vietnamese organisations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Association of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and Crafts of the Czech Republic with the aim to develop the two countries’ start-up ecosystem and entrepreneurship.

Foreign investment into Vietnamese start-ups expected to rise despite COVID-19

Foreign investment into Vietnamese startups is predicted to increase although the COVID-19 pandemic has left negative impacts on the economy, according to experts.

Core tech critical for start-ups to develop sustainably

Core value and core technology are important factors for start-up firms to scale-up and develop sustainably

Investment into local start-ups expected to rise this year

The investment capital into Vietnamese start-ups this year would see a breakthrough despite a year-on-year decrease of 48 per cent in 2020 to reach US$451 million.

$14 million worth of investment pledged in Techfest 2020

The Techfest Vietnam 2020, which wrapped up on November 29, saw over 120 connections and about 14 million USD worth of investment committed for innovative and startup projects.

From teacher to rose farmer

Pham Thi Hong Nga is proud of the roses she grows in the northern city of Thai Nguyen using organic farming methods.

Vietnamese startups encountering challenges in IPO process

After a successful funding round to prove its strengths, a startup usually aims at the initial public offering (IPO) in order to expand its activities and increase its value. 

Southeast Asian companies to accelerate IPO plans

Southeast Asian tech and consumer durables companies are mulling over applying for IPO in 2020 while startups in Vietnam are looking at choppy waters.

HCM City tech department tells IT firms to set up platforms to bring together start-ups

The HCM City Department of Science and Technology has called on technology companies to create an online eco-system to facilitate the activities of start-ups.

Passion for applied technology creates start-up

When he was a student, Le Anh Tien had a passion for scientific applications. He tried to create products in various fields, from economics and the environment to education.

Local start-ups will be matched with investors online amid COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, KK Fund will help match local start-ups and investors online in the event “Meet your Match Vietnam.”

Coronavirus: Start-ups use Zoom app to lay off staff

Two California-based start-ups confirm they have used the conference-call app to lay off staff.

Online road to recovery

Healthtech startups are keen to make a difference in moving Vietnam's struggling healthcare and medical services sector forward.

Forbes Vietnam announces “30 Under 30” list

Forbes Vietnam has announced the “30 Under 30” list in 2020 which featured the most influential faces in the field of business and start-ups, social enterprises, arts and creative industries, entertainment, education and science.

Start-ups make significant contributions to agriculture

Nguyen Ngoc Huong of HCM City’s Cu Chi District and her collaborators have jointly set up a start-up to produce freeze-dried powders from vegetables and leaves.