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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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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Sci-tech Ministry to boosts reform this year

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Sci-tech Ministry to boosts reform this year

The Ministry of Science and Technology will push ahead with reforming activities in the field to serve national industrialisation and modernisation, Deputy Minister Pham Cong Tac said at a press conference in Hanoi on January 7.

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Samsung-backed startup contest names Vietnamese winners of $15,000 funding

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Samsung-backed startup contest names Vietnamese winners of $15,000 funding

Two Vietnamese startups, an agriculture tech developer and an online flower delivery platform, have been selected as the winners of the Go Live! Vietnam Venture Cup, a Samsung-backed competition that sought to find, fund and build entrepreneurial talents.

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Vietnam government takes venture capital lead

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Vietnam government takes venture capital lead

(VOV) - Vietnam based Lozi.vn, which is essentially a Facebook for food that reminds most consumers of Pinterest that launched in 2014, has announced the signing of a venture capital agreement with Golden Gate Ventures and DesignOne Japan.

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Government should take venture capital lead

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Government should take venture capital lead

Venture capital is a relatively new concept for many Vietnamese. So the Government should attract investors to the field. Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan speaks to the English language daily Vietnam News about it.

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Vietnam, US boost science-technology cooperation

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Vietnam, US boost science-technology cooperation

The 9th session of the Joint Vietnam-US Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (JCM-9) took place in Ho Chi Minh City on December 2 to review joint projects.

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500 Startups backs 8 Vietnamese companies in Southeast Asia push

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500 Startups backs 8 Vietnamese companies in Southeast Asia push

500 Startups, the Silicon Valley venture capital firm founded by Dave McClure, has invested in eight Vietnamese companies as it targets the nation’s tech-savvy population.

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Foreign firms take interest in Vietnamese restaurant chains

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Foreign firms take interest in Vietnamese restaurant chains

VietNamNet Bridge - A number of Vietnamese food chains have recently received millions of dollars worth of investment from foreign funds.

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In rare appearance, Larry Page discusses new Alphabet structure

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In rare appearance, Larry Page discusses new Alphabet structure

In a rare public appearance, Google co-founder and Alphabet Inc CEO Larry Page explained why he was spurred to create a whole new structure for the company he created with Sergey Brin almost two decades ago.

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Programme to help increase Vietnamese startup businesses’ capacity

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Programme to help increase Vietnamese startup businesses’ capacity

Microsoft Corporation, Expara Vietnam and the Customer Loyalty and Acquisition Services (CLAS) Company Limited have just introduced startup support programme called “CLAS Expara Startup Accelerator” at Phu My Hung new urban area in District 7 of Ho Chi Minh City.

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Vietnamese businesses receive funds from foreign venture capital

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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.

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