Fika, the world’s first female-focused, AI-powered social and dating app, has raised a $1.6 million Seed funding round led by VNV Global with participation from a host of leading angels and entrepreneurs.
Lava Digital and Dailymotion concluded an agreement to announce the appointment of Lava Digital as Dailymotion’s exclusive official advertising sales in Vietnam.
GIMO, a fintech startup offering on-demand pay solution fir blue-collar workers, has secured $1.9 million in a seed financing round led by Singapore’s Integra Partners.
Singapore-based AI powered digital payment solution provider Bankograph has announced a partnership with the Cambodia Asia Bank (CAB) to develop a social media messenger platform targeting generation Z.
- IDG Captial sponsors blockchain startup Metain to make real estate investing in Vietnam more affordable 1
- 99 Group ‘exploring’ option to buy Vietnam’s Propzy 2
- Micro-investment startup Tititada raises $1.5mln in pre-seed round 3
- Consumer platform Be Group receives $100 mln loan from Deutsche Bank 4
- BrightCHAMPS acquires Schola, a leading communications and English-learning platform for kids in South-East Asia 5
- Two thirds of Southeast Asian firms face ransomware attacks: survey 6
Home-grown dating app Fika seeks to end Tinder’s dominance in Vietnam before entering the Asian market.
Vietnam-based blockchain gaming studio Sipher has officially raised $6.8 million seed round to develop its ecosystem of upcoming Play To Earn Blockchain NFT games.
EI Industrial, the first industrial-focused B2B marketplace in Vietnam has announced a $670k seed financing round led by early-stage venture capital firm Cocoon Capital with participation from BEENEXT.
Bizzi, a software as a service platform that streamlines the manually draining accounting process, has successfully raised $3 million during a pre-Series A round, according to a statement.
Mekong Capital, a Vietnam-based private equity firm, said it invested $15 million into Gene Solutions through its Mekong Enterprise Fund IV (MEF-IV).
VinFast has selected Cerence Inc. (NASDAQ: CRNC) to power conversational AI across its lineup of smart EVs as it expands globally.
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.
Pandemic and digitalization trend have become catalyst for the growth of artificial intelligence conversational automation market which is potentially about $10 to $12 billion.
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.
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.