Startups attract US seed capital

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Startups attract US seed capital

The Vietnamese startup scene has picked up the pace in recent years, catching the attention of venture capital funds from the US. During the Invest ASEAN conference held in Singapore by Maybank Kim Eng last week, Khailee Ng, Southeast Asia managing partner of 500 Startups, spoke with VIR’s Nam Phuong about this exciting trend.

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Vietnam to ease venture capital rules to realize 'startup nation' dream

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Vietnam to ease venture capital rules to realize 'startup nation' dream

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has drafted a new set of rules which seek to make it easier for local and foreign venture capital funds to operate in Vietnam, where startups are in dire need of funding.

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Sebrina, VietTien to become Hanel shareholders

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Sebrina, VietTien to become Hanel shareholders

Electronics firm Hanel One-member Company has approved Singaporean firm Sebrina Holdings and Vietnamese electrical designer VietTien Engineering JSC to become its strategic shareholders.

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Ministry signs MoU with Finnish fund

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Ministry signs MoU with Finnish fund

The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (TEKES). The agrement promotes cooperative research and technology transfers between Vietnamese and Finnish companies and research institutes.

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Innovation fair for young entrepreneurs wraps up in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Innovation fair for young entrepreneurs wraps up in Ho Chi Minh City

An innovation fair dedicated to young Vietnamese entrepreneurs has recently concluded in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Silicon Valley's 500 Startups starts fund in growing Vietnam

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Silicon Valley's 500 Startups starts fund in growing Vietnam

500 Startups is starting a $10 million fund dedicated to Vietnam as the Silicon Valley venture capital firm founded by Dave McClure backs more of the country’s technology startups.

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500 Startups announces $10mn Vietnam fund

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

500 Startups announces $10mn Vietnam fund

500 Startups will invest a total of US$10 million in Vietnam’s startup ecosystem, the U.S.-based startup incubator announced on Tuesday.

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2015: a year with brilliant successes for startups

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

2015: a year with brilliant successes for startups

VietNamNet Bridge - Successfully calling for tens of millions of dollars from the world’s large investment funds, Vietnamese startups did well in the Year of a Goat.

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China's Gobi Partners backs Vietnam's travel startup: report

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China's Gobi Partners backs Vietnam's travel startup: report

Shanghai-based venture capital company Gobi Partners has made its first entry into Vietnam with a deal to fund Triip, a website that crowdsources local tours around the world, news website Tech in Asia reported on Thursday.

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Vietnamese travel startup receives $500k from Chinese fund: report

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Vietnamese travel startup receives $500k from Chinese fund: report

A Vietnamese travel startup has received an investment worth half a million dollars from a Chinese venture capital firm, a report said.

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Venture funds funnel capital into startups despite recession

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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.

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Venture funds finance more tech startups

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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.

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Hanoi home cleaning service receives seed funding

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VOV News English 3 month(s) ago

Hanoi home cleaning service receives seed funding

(VOV) - Jupviec.vn, a start-up that makes it easy and affordable to have your home cleaned, has announced it has received seed funding from Cyberagent Ventures, a Japanese venture capital firm.

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Japan's CyberAgent Ventures backs Vietnam housekeeping company

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Japan's CyberAgent Ventures backs Vietnam housekeeping company

A screenshot of Jupviec.vn. Photo credit: Bao Dau Tu

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Investors show plenty of interest in Vietnam startups: report

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Investors show plenty of interest in Vietnam startups: report

Vietnam's startup ecosystem in 2015. Photo credit: Topica Founder Institute

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