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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 

Tinder rules in Asia, but data shows it is fuelling competition

The fact that the most popular dating apps are largely variation on Tinder's swiping features demonstrates that easily finding dates with a few finger swipes has an universal appeal among young generations 

CoderSchool opens doors for 8th Demo Day, showcases works of 50 new developers

We caught up with the cool projects of the graduates of CoderSchool 

Watch the 7 graduates from the first VIISA accelerator batch pitch in Vietnam

Why read about them when you can watch the pitches? We have the videos all lined up for you 

Southeast Asia is going through an accelerated pace of disruption, leading to the third wave innovations in real world sectors

With the internet-of-everything, entrepreneurs start to transform “real world” sectors like agriculture, education, healthcare, energy, finance and many others, and Southeast Asia is experiencing this at an accelerated pace 

KKday expands to Vietnam, just in time for the Taiwan visa amendment enabling easier travel for Southeast Asia neighbours

KKday is taking advantage of the looser visa processing requirements, in the aim of boosting travel and tourism between Taiwan and Southeast Asian countries 

Vietnam's Appota raises Series C, valuation closing in on US$50M

The two firms involved are both South Korean, but bring unique qualities to the deal