Vietnam court asks Grab to pay $200k in compensation to local taxi operator Vinasun


Grab said it will appeal and seek a reversal of the decision.

Vietnam’s Vinasun and Grab fail to reach settlement, case back in court

Grab had reportedly proposed to invest around VND65 billion in Vinasun in exchange for a 5% stake.

ESP Capital, Nextrans invest in social selling platform Ecomobi

Ecomobi plans to use the fresh funding to improve products, diversify sales channels and develop new markets.

2018 in review: Vietnam finds increased venture capital favour

From lacking a pool of sophisticated investors three years ago to gaining increased attention from regional venture capital firms and spawning local funds, Vietnam’s startup ecosystem has come a long way. 

Vietnam said to weigh keeping new startup bourse open for ASEAN firms

Such a move to set up a regional startup stock exchange will open the door to all good tech companies in the region to list in Vietnam and create liquidity for them.

Vietnam is the next tech market for a lot of LPs: Eddie Thai, 500 Startups

The magnet that Vietnam possesses, according to Thai, is a combination of a strong economy, exciting demographics, low-cost tech talent and a position as a trade war winner amid the US-China tension.

500 Startups Vietnam, GS Shop launch accelerator programme

The accelerator programme is in a partnership with Korean multimedia retailer GS Shop.

Vietnam: Vingroup sets up new subsidiary Vingroup Ventures, hires CEO

It is unclear whether the corporate’s proposed new venture capital fund will be operated by Vingroup Ventures.

Now Vietnam finds Grab-Uber merger anti-competitive

Vietnam Competition and Consumer Protection Authority (VCA) said that the Grab-Uber transaction breached two norms of the competition law, including a failure to notify the economic concentration following the deal and prohibited consolidation.

Vietnam: VNG co-founder’s ride-hailing service Be Group set to launch operations

Be Group will initially kick off with BeBike and BeCar services and add further features such as e-wallet, delivery and reward programmes.