Vietnam

GoBear adds $17m to pot to grow its financial marketplace app

Financial marketplace app GoBear—no relation to Gojek, which uses the…


money, cash, dollars, funding, VC, cash burn, burning money

Southeast Asia-focused VC funds raised a lot less money so far this year

While Southeast Asia’s startups had a good start to the year in terms of…


Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Vietnam’s online spending to triple to $35b by 2025

Vietnam’s government has some bold new predictions for its already fast-growing…


fashion, clothes, style, streetwear

Ex-Lazada exec admits defeat with Vietnam fashion store

Despite raising $12 million and being run by a former Lazada executive, one of…


Meet the Harvard grad who left 'big pharma' for his own startup

Farouk Meralli has what is surely one of the oddest starting up anecdotes in…


money, currency, currencies, dollars, cash

Southeast Asia VC funding rocketed to $5.7b in Q1, but rest of year is probably going to suck

Southeast Asia’s tech companies attracted a stellar $5.7 billion in venture…


Gobi's Thomas Tsao on a decade as a Southeast Asia VC

After starting Gobi Partners in Shanghai, China, in 2002, Thomas Tsao expanded…


James Tan alongside Goh Yiping and Jeffrey Seah

Southeast Asia VC lifts lid on new $50m fund

The tech investors at Quest Ventures today debuted their second fund, worth $50…


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4 factors that make Vietnam Southeast Asia’s next big growth story

Several batches ago, we started to see a steady influx of Vietnamese founders…