Tag "Vietnam"

Fintech Vietnam Boom Starts: Vietnamese Fintech Startup Raises US$28M From Goldman Sachs and Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) and Goldman Sachs have respectively invested US$25 million and US$3 million in M_Service, a Vietnamese fintech startup and the operator of mobile digital wallet MoMo. The deal marks the second publicly disclosed investment in M_Service by

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Vietnam’s Startup Scene In the Spotlight, Gets International Boost

Vietnam’s startup scene is in the limelight as the public and private sectors are multiplying initiatives to promote Vietnamese startups, entrepreneurship and innovation. 2015 was a fruitful year for the young and yet promising Vietnamese startup scene. Last year, the

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Saigonese GetSpaces Lets You Easily Find Where to Host Your Next Event

Inspired by Airbnb’s success story – and > US$25 billion valuation -, a growing number of entrepreneurs around the world are applying the winning model to other types of services and markets. MeetingsBooker, Zipcube, PivotDesk and ShareDesk, are just a

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Fintech Money Transfer Startups Eye Vietnamese Remittance Market

Vietnam currently stands as one of the top ten remittance recipient countries in the world. In 2014, more than US$12 billion have been remitted to the country, making it the 9th largest remittance recipient, according to a World Bank report.

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8 “Top” Mobile Payment Providers in Vietnam

Mobile Payment in Vietnam: Boosted by the rising of Internet and smartphone penetrations, online commerce and m-commerce are expanding their reach in Vietnam. According the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, m-commerce, led by social

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Fintech Vietnam: 6 Vietnamese Fintech Startups to Watch

Vietnam Fintech Startups: We talk a lot about how London and New York are leading the fintech race. But to be fair, fintech is hot just about everywhere. Today, we take a closer look at what Vietnam has got to

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Mobile Phone Continues to Be Vietnam’s No. 1 Device for Internet Use

Mobile use in Vietnam has significantly increased Internet penetration and growth in e-commerce, a new report says. According to Moore Coorporation’s latest ‘Vietnam Digital Landscape 2015’ report, Vietnam is experiencing meaningful growth in Internet penetration, all thanks to mobile phones.

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