Japanese $2.5bn AI startup targets Vietnam after COVID boost

AI Inside, a Japanese startup that helps companies convert paper documents into electronic data using artificial intelligence, is entering Vietnam after the COVID-19 pandemic boosted business in its home market.


Grab considers U.S. IPO this year to raise at least $2 bln

Southeast Asian ride-hailing and food delivery giant is considering a listing in the United States this year, encouraged by robust investor appetite for IPO, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.


Vietnam’s largest payment app MoMo raises $100 mln

M-Service JSC, the company behind the Vietnam’s startup payment app MoMo has raised a new funding round of more than $100 million, DealStreetAsia learned.