Date: August 12, 2017
The Viet Nam Software Association (VINASA) has launched a programme to choose Viet Nam’s top 50 IT companies 2017, aiming to honour the leading IT firms and connect promising partners inside and outside the country.

Source: TechInAsia
Date: August 2, 2017
In Vietnam, local ecommerce player Sendo is an emerging force. Sendo believes it can reach a GMV of US$1 billion by 2020. They think there are two key ways to crack Vietnamese ecommerce: focusing on micro-merchants and playing in tier two cities.

Date: July 28, 2017
What does it take to create a unicorn, especially in a nascent tech market like Vietnam? The local ecosystem has been twice inspired by Internet group VNG Corporation — first as it became Southeast Asia’s first unicorn and then as it announced its plan to list on Nasdaq. Also heartening for the country’s startups is success stories of American Vietnamese who make it big in large global tech conglomerates such as Uber CTO Thuan Pham.

Source: e27
Date: July 17, 2017
DHL eCommerce, a division of the world’s leading logistics company Deutsche Post DHL Group, has launched its nationwide domestic delivery operations in Vietnam. The domestic delivery network will offer services across Vietnam and a range of services tailored for the booming e-commerce industry, which aims to help small, medium and large e-tailers and marketplaces increase their share amidst the rapidly growing e-commerce segment.

Date: July 4, 2017
Youth, innovation and investment are coming together in Ho Chi Minh City to foster a vibrant startup scene that the government hopes will help modernize Vietnam's fast-growing economy.

Source: VOA
Date: June 28, 2017
HANOI, VIETNAM — Nguyen Kim Lan used to make a decent living shuttling customers around town on his Honda motorbike. But his clientele has dwindled as young and tech-savvy Vietnamese increasingly use ride-hailing apps like Uber and Grab to summon cheaper, safer motorbike taxis.

Date: June 24, 2017
Ho Chi Minh City-based entertainment distributor and producer POPS Worldwide said it completed a series B fundraising last year and is in the process of closing its next round by getting new investors on board.

Source: e27
Date: June 23, 2017
Turner Asia Pacific, the Asian branch of the American media conglomerate, announced yesterday it has “taken a significant minority stake” in the Vietnamese digital media company POPS Worldwide.

Source: TechInAsia
Date: June 7, 2017
Frontier Digital Ventures, an operator of online classified businesses backed by Patrick Grove’s Catcha Group, today announced it snapped up stakes in online classified sites Autodeal in the Philippines and Propzy in Vietnam, with the aim of helping the startups generate more money.

Date: June 4, 2017
Multi-stage investor Captii Ventures is bullish about Vietnam and believes the market is poised for the next phase of growth, executive director SaiKit Ng told DEALSTREETASIA.