• International Data Group affirms support for Viet Nam

    HCM City, June 3 (VNA) – The International Data Group (IDG) will implement a communications programme to support Viet Nam’s admission to the World Trade Organisation, said IDG Chairman Patrick J. McGovern in Ho Chi Minh City on June 3. McGovern said that the world’s leading IT media and event company will introduce the image […]

  • U.S. entrepreneur reconnects with his roots in native land

    APRIL 22, 2005 San Jose Mercury News Ben Stocking HANOI Many of the Vietnamese-American techies working in Vietnam were drawn by a desire to reconnect with their roots and help their homeland. ‘ I feel a real passion for the people here, and a real passion to be a contributor to help Vietnam grow,” said […]

  • Vietnam Is Hot. Don’t Get Burned

    Growth is solid, and foreign cash is flooding in, but this isn’t the first time Even by Ho Chi Minh City’s increasingly hedonistic standards, it was a pretty good bash. In late March more than 200 guests thronged the ballroom of the five-star Caravelle Hotel, downing champagne and feasting on smoked salmon, banana flower salad, […]

  • IDG Gives Vietnam’s IT a Hand

    Apr 15, 2005 In late March 2005, IDG Ventures Vietnam of the IDG Group opened its office in Ho Chi Minh City, stating that it would invest in two IT (information technology) businesses in Vietnam. The two companies are a domestic company, PeaceSoft, and a foreign-invested company, iSphere. Choosing an investor IDG Ventures Vietnam’s director, […]

  • IDG’s capital gives PeaceSoft and iSphere a fresh outlook

    Things have been cer-tainly looking up for PeaceSoft and iSphere Software since IDG Ventures Vietnam recently announced its intention of investing in the two software companies. Not just the money Like other young businesses, iSphere and PeaceSoft were a bit short of the capital needed to grow and the expertise needed to gain orders from […]