The first electric bus model manufactured by VinFast, a subsidiary of Vietnamese conglomerate VinGroup, has been put into operation on a trial basis at the firm’s manufacturing complex in Hai Phong.
Vietnam is among the fastest growing market of internet economy in Southeast Asia, with 16 percent growth last year to $14 billion, according to a Google report.
Nhi Dong 315, a Vietnamese tech-enabled healthcare services company, has recently closed its pre-Series A financing from a consortium of international investors from Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Europe.
Digital transformation efforts in Vietnam have yielded the biggest improvement among regional economies, according to an industry study of 11 Asia-Pacific markets.
- 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
Ministry of Information and Communications has greenlighted the commercial test run for 5G networks and services from two state-owned telcos Viettel and MobiFone, which will last until the middle of next year.
Vietnam’s internet economy is the second fastest-growing in the region, increasing 39 percent annually since 2015, according to a recent report from Google.
AppotaPay has got a license from the State Bank of Vietnam to become the 39th payment intermediary service provider in the country.
PayME, the first and only cross-border payment service provider in Vietnam, has joined hand with Singpore’s mobile payment service provider Liquid Group strengthen its cross-border contactless QR payment network.
Ride-hailing, e-commerce have been accepting losses for a bigger market share in Vietnam’s market. E-wallet, which have been mushrooming in the country have engaged into a similar race.
Vietnam’s largest ride-hailing online management platform has raised a pre-Series A funding led by Vietnam-based startup accelerator ThinkZone Ventures, according to an announcement.
The fintech industry has been growing steadily in Vietnam, fueled by increasing smartphone and Internet penetration, the country’s young population, and its rising middle class.
British multinational banking and financial service provider Standard Chartered has completed its first ever cross-bank Letter of Credit transaction between Vietnam and Thailand using blockchain technology.
E-payment firm NextPay plans to raise $60 – 100 million via private placement early next year, ahead of IPO and exchange listing in 2022, CEO Nguyen Huu Tuat told Deal Street Asia.
Galaxy Media and Entertainment has announced to have acquired a majority stake in online education startup Hocmai for an undisclosed investment amount.
The US tech giant Intel, which has invested $1 billion in Vietnam, plans to inject more capital into the market in the coming years.
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