Hiip uses data analytics to connect advertisers with influencers, raises seed round

The Vietnamese company wants to help brands find those 'diamonds in the rough' influencers 

True innovation can be a puzzle, but these 3 things can help you find it

There's a reason why I like to define things clearly with numbers -- it's bringing some clarity, and it allows to reason within a certain framework 

Singapore govt partners co-working space Toong to bring startups to Vietnam

The partnership with Toong is part of a larger push by IE Singapore to grow its Plug & Play Network across Asia 

Mekong Capital invests US$4.9M in Vietnamese education company YOLA

YOLA has expertise on overseas test preparation programs, content-based English training program for teenagers, skills courses and extracurricular activities 

DHL starts to deploy electric motorcycles for B2C e-commerce delivery in Vietnam

DHL's fleet of vans and motorbikes, coupled with regular air and road connections between its hubs, will support next-day delivery in Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi and other primary markets 

Turner makes 'significant' investment in POPS Worldwide, owner of top YouTube channel in Vietnam

Turner Asia Pacific recently launched its animated platform Boomerang in Vietnam via POPS Worldwide 

Focus on impacting human lives rather than trying to be a unicorn, says Eddie Thai of 500 Startups Vietnam

Vietnam is moving in the right direction and the government has started recognising the rising importance of tech companies; it is simply a matter of speed, says Thai 

Malaysian online classifieds company Frontier Digital Ventures invests in AutoDeal, Propzy

AutoDeal is a new car sales portal in the Philippines, and Propzy is a transaction-focused classifieds business in Vietnam 

Spotify eyeing launch in Thailand, Vietnam, India: TechCrunch

Spotify is looking for music editors in Thailand and Vietnam 

Now In Vietnam: The next step for Chinese companies

One of the interesting trends in Vietnam is the growth of the Chinese gay dating app Blued