Vietnam

Vietnam’s homegrown carmaker VinFast’s in high gear to win US & European EV markets

Editor’s note: TechNode Global’s reporter attended the Vingroup Elite Vietnam Tour 2022 In the early days when Vietnamese conglomerate VinGroup announced it wants to become a car…

VinFast delivers first electric SUVs

VinFast, the automotive arm of Vingroup, on last Saturday delivered the first batch of 100 VF 8 all-electric sport utility vehicles (SUVs) to local customers. In a statement,…

Vietnamese EdTech startup EDUPIA raises $14M Series A funding led by Jungle Ventures

Vietnamese EdTech startup EDUPIA has announced a $14 million Series A fundraise led by Jungle Ventures. The round also saw participation from Alibaba-backed eWTP Capital, and…

Ascend Vietnam Ventures prioritizes FinTech, blockchain, EdTech, Future of Work, Saas as Vietnam tech sector enters ‘Golden age’ [Q&A]

Ascend Vietnam Ventures (AVV), a seed-stage venture capital firm in Ho Chi Minh City, will be prioritizing several segments including FinTech, blockchain, EdTech, as the tech…

Grab rival Be Group gets $60M loan for Vietnam expansion – report

Vietnam-based ride-hailing start-up Be Group JSC said it had received a loan facility of at least $60 million, as it seeks to further challenge Grab Holdings Ltd in the country,…

Vietnamese insurtech firm Medici raises Series A funding for technology infrastructure

Vietnam-based insurtech and healthtech platform Medici has been backed with an undisclosed amount in Series A funding from its existing investors, including lead investor Jungle…

Vietnam’s Society Pass marks first foray into Indonesia by acquiring Jakarta-based NusaTrip

Society Pass Inc (SoPa), a Vietnam-based next generation digital ecosystem, announced Monday the acquisition of NusaTrip, a leading Jakarta-based online travel agency (OTA) in…

Vietnam’s Society Pass acquires Thai media firm Thoughtful Media Group

Vietnam-based loyalty and ecommerce firm Society Pass Inc (SoPa), on Wednesday announced the acquisition of Thoughtful Media Group (TMG), a social commerce-focused, premium…

VinFuture InnovaTalk Webinar: The development of the ultrasensitive and fast liquid biopsy – A revolution in cancer measurement at the point of care

Cancer remains one of humankind’s biggest healthcare threats in the 21st century. According to scientists, cancer will soon overtake cardiovascular diseases to become the leading…

Vietnam’s VinFast to focus on US, European EV markets before expanding in Southeast Asia

Editor’s note: TechNode Global’s reporter attended the Vingroup Elite Vietnam Tour 2022 (sponsored) Vietnamese electric vehicle (EV) maker VinFast will focus on the United…