Vietnam payment startups Vimo and mPOS merge, rebranded as NextPay

The two Vietnamese startups plan to raise US$30 Million and expand to Myanmar and Indonesia next year 

Vietnam startups to receive US$425M investments from multiple VCs

Over the next three years, venture capitals like 500 Startups and Golden Gate Ventures among others have pledged to invest into Vietnamese startups 

Travel accommodation Luxstay secures funding from GS Shop & Bon Angels

Vietnamese startup Luxstay completed a bridge round of funding, with two Korean investors pitching in 

Vietnam's Abivin lifts Startup World Cup 2019, takes home US$1M prize money

The Hanoi-based startup has built an AI-powered logistics optimisation platform that helps companies save on logistics costs, automate process, and enable supply chain visibility 

VIISA names 4 startups into the fifth batch of its accelerator programme

The startups have been selected out of 80 applicants to join the VIISA accelerator programme 

Kasikornbank to allocate US$100M to help Thai startups enter Vietnam

The investment arm, called KASIKORN Vision or KVision, will use US$100 million of its US$245 million for Vietnam expansion  

Today's top tech news, April 25: Hiip buys BP Network in Indonesia; MaGIC's global programme is back

BP Network is a female social network that has been active in the social influencer space in Indonesia for more than two years 

Vietnam blockchain startup Utop raises US$3M from two large corporates

The Vietnamese blockchain-based startup receives the funding from the MoU signed by SBI Holdings and fellow Vietnamese tech firm FPT Corporation 

Vietnam: following an alternative path of finance

The consumer class is growing rapidly in Vietnam, but the accessibility of financial services remains low