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  • IDG launches $120M IT venture capital fund in Vietnam

    The U.S.-based International Data Group (IDA.XX) has launched a $120 million venture capital fund to invest in information technology businesses in Vietnam, company Chairman Patrick J. McGovern said Friday. The unlisted fund, called IDG Ventures Vietnam, will invest $100 million in Vietnamese IT outsourcing firms, telecommunications and software producers, and $20 million in publishing of […]

  • New US tech fund puts $120 million investment into Vietnam

    A U.S. computer publishing giant said Friday he has launched a $120 million venture capital fund to invest in information technology businesses in Vietnam as it positions itself to become the ‘next China.’ IDG Ventures Vietnam will invest $100 million in Vietnamese IT outsourcing firms, telecommunications and software producers, and another $20 million in publishing […]

  • IDG plans 500 scholarships for locals in 10 years

    International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading technology media, research and event company, will provide 500 scholarships for Vietnamese people to study abroad in the next 10 years. IDG founder and chairman Patrick McGovern announced the scholarships at the opening of a two-day workshop on information and communications technology in education in Hanoi yesterday. The […]

  • IDG sets up two units to focus on promising Vietnam market

    March 8, 2004 IDG is looking to replicate the success it reaped in China, where it was the first U.S. venture capital firm in the country, in another of the region’s ‘rising tigers’. Vietnam represents a significant opportunity for IDG, said Louis Nguyen, who was recently named managing director of the first U.S. venture capital […]

  • Asia’s Hot Growth Companies

    Backed by a flood of capital, the region’s smartest startups are expanding their scope 08/11/05 Just a few years ago, Asia was a tough place for small companies. Venture capitalists worldwide were licking their wounds from the dot-com bust and had little appetite for prospecting in Asia. The region itself was still digging out from […]