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Startup stories: ideas can come from everyday life

Ideas for startups can originate from simple things that can be seen every day.

Investors pour money into startups, promote unicorns

Vietnam tops the list of destinations for venture investors for the next 12 months.

Cash flows to Vietnam, more young people start up businesses

The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted investment flow into Vietnam’s startups, but for venture funds, Vietnam is still considered a priority market in Southeast Asia in 2021.

Can Vietnamese startups rise up after painful failures?

A series of startups have stopped operation within a short period. Will startups still have opportunities to attract capital from investors?

Vietnam’s fintechs increasingly attractive to foreign investors

The Vietnamese finance market has seen many investment deals by foreign investors who have poured money into startups, showing the attractiveness of the new industry.

Vietnamese startups find it difficult to call for capital

South Korea, not the US or Singapore, is the market where many Vietnamese startups will call for capital, according to Pham Ngoc Huy from Vietnam Silicon Valley.

Vietnam’s banks go offshore seeking capital

A series of commercial banks, including the big four, are planning to issue shares to foreign investors.

Vietnamese startups struggle to seek capital

VietNamNet Bridge - Consultants say that even startups with high capability and good business ideas are finding it difficult to call for investment.

Foreign funds pour money into tech startups

VietNamNet Bridge - More and more technology firms are receiving investment from foreign venture funds, which indicates the maturing of the Vietnamese technology community.

Lesson from The KAfe, Gloria Jean's closures: customer attention needed

When The KAfe had to shut down, analysts said this should be seen as a warning for Vietnamese startups in the coffee cafe market. When Gloria Jean’s Coffee left, they said the same thing. 

Vietnamese startups become FIEs after calling for investment

Vietnamese startups often become a foreign-invested enterprise (FIE) after successfully raising funds from foreign investors. Coc Coc, Vntrip, Huy Vietnam, The KAfe and Wrap & Roll are just a few of them.

Venture funds do small amount of business in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - About 20 foreign venture funds exist in Vietnam, but they have only representative offices and have yet to set up funds.

Foreign funds pour money into Vietnamese startups

VietNamNet Bridge - More Vietnamese startups have received huge investments from foreign investors in recent months.

Venture funds funnel capital into startups despite recession

VietNamNet Bridge - Analysts warned months ago that venture capital pumped into technology startups would decrease as a result of the global recession. However, they have been proven wrong.

Venture funds finance more tech startups

 VietNamNet Bridge – Sixty-seven tech startups in Vietnam got finances from venture funds last year, more than double the number in 2014, according to Topica Founder Institute.

Vietnamese businesses receive funds from foreign venture capital

VietNamNet Bridge - More and more Vietnamese businesses who can show the feasibility of their business plans have received venture capital from foreign funds.

Venture funds heading for Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese startups have become more and more attractive to angel investors, seed-funds and series A-funds, both domestic and foreign.

Venture funds hesitate to enter Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Venture funds have been very active in ASEAN countries, but not in Vietnam, despite the need for capital from Vietnamese technology startups.

Venture funds frantically hunt for startup projects

VietNamNet Bridge - Many venture funds have come to Vietnam in recent years to look for startup projects.

Venture funds eye local technology start-ups

 VietNamNet Bridge –  Capital shortage is no longer a problem for many technology startups as many venture funds are increasingly pouring money into them.