Exclusive: 500 Startups closes 20th deal in Vietnam, seeks to up deal pace this year Eddie Thai (left) and Binh Tran, venture partners at 500 Startups Vietnam. Quynh Nguyen March 28, 2018 PremiumSilicon Valley-based venture capital fund 500 Startups recently closed its 20th deal from its $10-million Vietnam fund by backing a fintech blockchain startup. Continue reading this story with a subscription to DealStreetAsia. Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in Should your colleagues be reading this article too? Contact us for corporate subscriptions at email@example.com.