Date: October 7, 2017
All telecom operators in the country have reported big profits in the first nine months of this year. Telecom service providers VNPT, Viettel, MobiFone, VTC and VietnamPost have posted high growth rates in revenue, profit and state budget contributions, online newspaper ictnews.vn.in reported yesterday.

Date: October 6, 2017
Singapore-based venture capital firm Expara Ventures has led a $400,000 seed funding round in lifestyle startup WisePass to help it expand to other Southeast Asian countries. The startup, founded in 2016 by Lam Tran, an ex-Googler, is currently operating in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Vietnam’s two largest cities.

Date: September 27, 2017
Local firms are demonstrating their strength in winning hearts of Vietnamese consumers in e-commerce, an interactive E-commerce study conducted by iPrice has revealed.

Date: September 13, 2017
Nearly 40 Vietnamese and South Korean information and technology companies took part in the 2017 Viet Nam - South Korea ICT Partnership Program.

Date: September 13, 2017
Samsung on Wednesday launched its mobile payment service Samsung Pay in Việt Nam in partnership with the National Payment Corporation of Viet Nam.

Source: TechInAsia
Date: September 12, 2017
Dropfoods operates an army of smart vending machines in Vietnam. The company, which is backed by Singapore-based venture builder Sugar Ventures, announced today it plans to raise US$9 million in an Initial Coin Offering, issuing its own tokens called Dropcoins.

Date: August 29, 2017
Vu Duy Thuc, CEO and co-founder of robotics company OhmniLabs Inc., has been included in Silicon Valley’s 40 under 40 list for 2017, according to The Business Journals. The list is compiled by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and consists of men and women who are making a mark and the local community while also playing significant leadership roles in high-tech enterprises.

Source: e27
Date: August 21, 2017
Singaporean startups who are looking to participate in the Vietnamese market can now take advantage of a new partnership between the government agency International Enterprise Singapore (IE Singapore) and Vietnam’s largest Co-working space Toong.

Source: e27
Date: August 17, 2017
Mekong Capital today announced it has invested US$4.9 million in Vietnamese education company YOLA Education Joint Stock Company, in exchange for a minority stake.

Source: TechCrunch
Date: August 14, 2017
The first time Huong Tran pitched a group of Vietnamese investors on Epomi, a beauty retail startup she founded in 2014, she was shocked by their reaction.