• US venture capital fund invests in more Vietnam firms

    US International Data Group (IDG) Ventures Vietnam – a local pioneer venture capital fund – Wednesday announced its plan to invest in three more joint stocks companies in the country. IDG did not disclose the total capital to be invested in the three companies, namely the electronic payment transaction services provider VinaPay, online music provider […]

  • Good Morning, High-Tech Vietnam

    The Indochinese nation is fast emerging as the next Asian country to give China and India a run for global investors’ money India and China may be the current hot favorites of global investors, but Vietnam is fast emerging as the next Asian country to give both countries a run for their money. It will […]

  • GDC 2007: Get Punch’d

    The maker of Alter Ego wants to connect the world. They just may do that. At GDC Mobile, I had several opportunities to have informal meetings with mobile developers and publishers and discuss upcoming projects and release road maps. Following Digital Chocolate CEO Trip Hawkin’s rousing opening keynote, in which is the industry figure lambasted […]

  • Game time in Vietnam

    HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam – The singing begins Saturday for employees at the online gaming start-up VinaGame. Instead of beer-bash Fridays, the company hosts cafeteria karaoke contests. “It’s a Silicon Valley trend here. We do that so people will stay in the office,” joked chief executive officer and Santa Cruz native Bryan Pelz. Pelz, […]

  • IDG Ventures invests in DreamViet

    VietNamNet Bridge – IDG Ventures Vietnam, the first venture fund specializing in pumping capital into information technology, has officially announced their investment in DreamViet Corporation. DreamViet is the company which owns and runs , the leading electronic portal providing online information and comparison shopping for consumer goods in Vietnam. The director of DreamViet is […]