Overview of Saigon – Vietnam’s ‘Silicon Valley’

Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) will be next ‘Silicon Valley’ of Vietnam with the huge investment in tech projects such as Quang Trung Tech-park and Saigon Silicon City. Youth, innovation, and investment are coming together in Ho Chi Minh City foster a vibrant startup scene that the government hopes will help modernize Vietnam’s fast-growing economy. Start-up Success Stories Starting with famous Start-up success stories such as Ticketbox and Foody, it’s hard to deny the booming of startup companies in Vietnam. […]

9 Southeast Asian startups made it into Google’s new Launchpad class

Google’s Launchpad Accelerator is back for a fourth round, this time selecting startups from an even more diverse regional footprint. Nine startups represent Southeast Asia, coming from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Google’s acceleration program gives selected startups equity-free support and a week of training at Google’s Launchpad space in San Francisco. This is followed by six months of remote training back in their home base. This year, the curriculum will “dig deeper into machine learning and AI,” […]