Local telecommunications network providers have been approved to pilot several Mobile Money services next month after more than two years of waiting.
Pandemic and digitalization trend have become catalyst for the growth of artificial intelligence conversational automation market which is potentially about $10 to $12 billion.
Injecting $45 million in a Series B funding round, global investment firm KKR has become the biggest investor in KiotViet, a store management enabler, according to a from the investment firm.
Since the beginning of the year, the State Bank of Vietnam has licensed five non-bank institutions to provide intermediary payment services, increasing the total to 44.
- Pandemic and digitalization push Uniphore to explore $12 bln voice AI market 1
- Vietnamese startup KiotViet raises $45 mln from a global investment firm KKR 2
- Boom in e-wallets, contactless payment amid pandemic 3
- GIC-Backed Vietnam Tech Firm Considers $3 Billion SPAC Merger: Bloomberg 4
- Pandemic presents tech industry unprecedented opportunities to grow 5
- Vietnam to tighten control over social media livestreaming 6
VNG Corp., whose investors include a unit of Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC Pte, is considering going public in the U.S. through a reverse merger with a blank-check company.
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented the tech industry unprecedented opportunities to grow, Mr. Nguyen Minh Duc, Managing Director of HP Vietnam told the review.
The Ministry of Information and Communications has proposed several regulations to tighten control on livestream activities on social media like Facebook and Youtube.
Vietnam was the 10th country in the world in terms of smartphone users in 2020 with more than 61 million, according to a recent report on the global mobile market.
Vietnam registered 2,915 cyber assaults in the first half of 2021, an increase of 898 over the same period of last year, according to the Vietnam National Cyber Security Center.
Tribee, a leading provider of employee motivation system, has supported Biti’s, the country largest shoe retailer and producer to increase employees’ happiness and retail sales with its platform.
Global giants Amazon and Alibaba are racing to recruit more Vietnamese vendors on their platforms seeking to boost their share of a booming e-commerce market.
Sharing infrastructure will help Vietnamese carriers reduce investment costs and speed up 5G coverage.
SISA and Bankograph have entered into a strategic partnership, combining Bankograph’s financial technology expertise with SISA’s experience in cybersecurity and compliance.
ThinkZone, the accelerator program with the largest size of investment and support in Vietnam, has opened its 4th Batch providing $500,000 direct investment in tech startups.
ELSA, an app that helps by using speech recognition technology to correct English language pronunciation, announced it has raised a $15 million Series B, led by Vietnam Investments Group and SIG.
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.