Vietnam venture capital – potential unlocked

VC Cafe

Vietnam’s Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has shared a circular (a regulatory document, in Vietnam speak) for improving the legal environment for venture capital investing in the Socialist state. Vietnam’s promising start-up ecosystem.

What This Legendary Stanford Professor Learned from Serving in the Vietnam War

Inc Startups

Renowned serial entrepreneur and professor Steve Blank made a name for himself in Silicon Valley--but he learned an unforgettable lesson serving in Vietnam.

Optimism In The Face Of Current Reality

Feld Thoughts

” For the past week, Amy and I have been watching the Ken Burns documentary The Vietnam War. Government optimism vietnamLet’s start with an awesome dog taking himself sledding.

Vietnam veterans' service honored during ceremony in Kernersville

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

KERNERSVILLE — Nearly 400 people attended a commemoration Tuesday of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, a conflict that deeply divided the United States

Would love a good bowl of pho right about now. kingdumplr: “The.

Mark Birch

kingdumplr : “ The Best Pho in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam " via The Wall Street Journal. But really, you would be in Vietnam and it’s really hard to go wrong. pho Vietnam vietnamese food noodle soup Ho Chi Minh City Would love a good bowl of pho right about now.

Vietnam War veteran remembers Coast Guard service

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Here's something you don't see often: A retired Coast Guardsman who was in the Vietnam War and who is a recipient of the Purple Heart ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP)

Brothers search for photos of NC casualties in Vietnam

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Jim and Tom Reece, brothers from Wilmington, have spent more than a decade seeking out photos of people from North Carolina who were killed during the war in Vietnam RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

Vietnam vet who refused to leave Durham VA hospital allow to stay

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

DURHAM — On Monday, officials at the Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center discharged a double-amputee who lost his legs after being stricken by the effects of Agent Orange-related diabetes that he contracted while fighting in Vietnam

[Review] Startup Asia

YoungUpstarts

Asia – especially in countries such as India, China, Vietnam – is fast becoming the place where many entrepreneurs, whether locally born or lured back from Silicon Valley, are setting up shop.

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Preparing for Chaos – the Life of a Startup « Steve Blank

Steve Blank

This book may be the Iraq war equivalent of “ Dispatches &# which defined Vietnam for my generation.

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Museum to mark Vietnam Veterans Day with play, other events

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Museum of History is marking Vietnam Veterans Day with a program that includes a play, a chance to meet the people who fought in the war and personal memorabilia that inc RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — The N.C.

Thirty-Six Years Later

Steve Blank

Medal of Honor recipient, Vietnam vets honored in ceremony

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Dozens of old soldiers are remembering the first member of the Army's 82nd Airborne Division to receive the military's highest honor

The Southeast Asian Country That Google's CEO Thinks Will Be Home to the Next Big Startup Scene

Inc Startups

On Tuesday, Sundar Pichai spoke to entrepreneurs in Hanoi, Vietnam about how the local entrepreneurial community can succeed globally

How a Hungry Childhood Led This Founder to Rethink How the World Eats

Inc Startups

Munchery's Tri Tran drew on his experience growing up in Vietnam--and his escape from the country--to develop the food-delivery business

Franchises Finding International Niches

The Entrepreneurial Mind

ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : Tony Chew: KFC Vietnam. Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei, Cambodia and Laos are all seeing rapid growth in American franchise restaurants.

Life Lessons from GoDaddy's Bob Parsons @burthelm

Inc Startups

Before he founded GoDaddy, Bob Parsons was a restless accountant, a terrified rifleman in Vietnam, and a disobedient kid in Catholic school

Remains of a Vietnam veteran return to NC 45 years later

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) AP) — The remains of an Army veteran killed 45 years ago in Cambodia have returned to North Carolina

Snapshot of Vietnamese dong exchange rates in the official and unofficial markets - NEWSWIRE

Chaganomics

NOTES: State Bank of Vietnam rules allow dollar/dong transactions to move in a band of +/- 1 percent around the mid point set daily. For Vietnam market overview click on: VNDVIEW Vietnams bonds market auctions: HNGBAUCSCH01 Bonds auction results: HNGBAUCRES01 (Compiled by Hanoi Newsroom) ((hanoi.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +844 3825 9623 )) Keywords: MARKETS VIETNAM/RATES

After Escaping Communism and Pirates, Now This Entrepreneur Has Google-Sized Ambitions

Inc Startups

In 1978, Christopher Nguyen escaped Vietnam on a refugee boat. Today, he's the founder of Adatao, a red-hot big data startup. Here's how he got from here to there

Tune into Inc. Uncensored Ep. 33: Fantasy Sports, Gourmet Food Delivery, and Lovable Robots

Inc Startups

editors and writers talk about the alleged "insider trading" at daily fantasy sports sites, a successful entrepreneur who fled Vietnam as a child, and a robot that teaches kids how to code This week, Inc.

Are You From Where Your Were Born?

Feld Thoughts

My dad was in the Air Force for several years during the Vietnam War after being drafted. In the article The biggest tech company founders from every state I win the callout for Arkansas. “Arkansas: Brad Feld has bounced around a lot: born in Arkansas, raised in Dallas, then lived in Boston for over a decade before moving to Boulder, Colorado.

Entrepreneurship is hard but you can’t die

Steve Blank

was fully engaged in the war in Vietnam. While we were living the good life in Thailand, the Army and Marines were pounding the jungle every day in Vietnam. During the Vietnam War ~ 9,000 aircraft and helicopters were destroyed.

What Robin Williams Taught Us About Business (and Life) [Slideshare]

Up and Running

Featuring images and quotes from Hook, Dead Poets Society, Mrs. Doubtfire, Good Morning, Vietnam, Jumanji, Aladdin, Patch Adams, Good Will Hunting, Bicentennial Man, and Jakob the Liar. Robin Williams died on Monday August 11, 2014.

My Favorite Entrepreneur Story in a Long Time

Both Sides of the Table

It was about the founder of Sriracha sauce, David Tran, displaced from Vietnam when the North’s communists took power. Turns out it is a family-owned business started by a refugee from Vietnam and named after a small village in Thailand Si Racha.

Book: Armada

Feld Thoughts

We were too young for free love and Vietnam. Ernst Cline’s second book, Armada , is almost as wonderful as his first book, Ready Player One. While plenty of folks on Amazon are giving it mediocre ratings, I think it’s because they don’t understand what Cline really did here.

Local surgeon retires after 40 years of service to community

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A traumatic event in his own life set Dr. Ed Gallagher on a path of medical service that included time as a medic in Vietnam and spanned 40 years as a surgeon in Onslow County JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP)

My Perfect Saturday of Fire and Fury

Feld Thoughts

We then went downstairs and finished off the Burns/Novick The Vietnam War. We talked about the great work he was doing at Room to Read , being in our 50’s, the Vietnam War, and Fire and Fury, which John hadn’t started reading yet. Yesterday was a perfect Saturday. I decided to do a digital sabbath so on Friday night at 5 pm I shut down my computer. Amy made a nice small dinner of leftover cauliflower soup with farfalle pasta.

Product Management Opportunities Around the World!

The Product Guy

VP, Product Manager (Seller Experience) @ Lazada (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) Keywords: ecommerce , Product Management, seller experience, user experience, UX [link]. SVP, Product Manager (Buyer Experience) @ Lazada (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) Keywords: ecommerce , Product Management, user experience, UX [link]. If you are a great product person looking for a great product job, or vice versa, check out our job board.

Product Management Opportunities Around the World!

The Product Guy

VP, Product Manager (Seller Experience) @ Lazada (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) Keywords: ecommerce , Product Management, seller experience, user experience, UX [link]. SVP, Product Manager (Buyer Experience) @ Lazada (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) Keywords: ecommerce , Product Management, user experience, UX [link]. If you are a great product person looking for a great product job, or vice versa, check out our job board.

3 Strategies For Millennials Battling ‘Boardroom Sexism’

YoungUpstarts

Phuong Uyen Tran, author of “ Competing With Giants: How One Family-Owned Company Took on the Multinationals and Won ” is deputy CEO of the THP Beverage Group, a leading beverage company in Vietnam that was founded by her father.

Gathering of Angels Anniversary Sets New Standards in 'Pay-to-Pitch'

EIN News

Army Intelligence Officer in Vietnam. Georgia State University, Bryant served as a U.S. Prior to. club management, as a partner in a venture capital fund and with the AEDC. He currently. audiences are comprised of accredited angel investors, venture capitalists and investment bankers who make their investments

The Path of Our Lives

Steve Blank

At 19 I joined the Air Force during the Vietnam War. Yet when the Vietnam War wound down, we were both sent to bases in different parts of the U.S. “ Some men see things as they are and say, why; I dream things that never were and say, why not ?”. Robert Kennedy/George Bernard Shaw.

Mexican Peso Slide Will Continue

Chaganomics

agreement and Mexico stands to benefit heavily from the 12-country deal, comprising the United States, Singapore, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, and Vietnam.

Are you measuring the wrong stats?

Cloud Marketing Lab Blog

The other night I was watching a documentary on the Vietnam War. On the other hand, Vietnam commanders watched an entirely different number. Here’s what I found interesting. American commanders determined the success of a battle on whether or not the kill ration was in their favor. In other words, if they suffered more fatalities than we did, then the battle was successful.

Man pleads guilty to breaking 78-year-old veteran's jaw

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to breaking the jaw of a 78-year-old Vietnam War veteran HICKORY, N.C. (AP)

[Singapore][Event] ad:tech Singapore 2012 Shows Digital Future For Asia

YoungUpstarts

Regional Insights into Markets of Vietnam and Thailand. Local video websites fall far behind YouTube; and. · Like China, blogs, BBS and forums are poised to proliferate in Vietnam.

Bridge dedication honors fallen Marine from West Virginia

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A bridge dedication ceremony has been held for a fallen Marine who had walked 400 miles to re-enlist in the Vietnam War WELCH, W.Va. (AP)

Clusters, Class, Culture and Unfair Advantages

Steve Blank

The Vietnam War was raging, but going to college gave you a draft deferment.). So I enlisted in the Air Force during the Vietnam War to learn how to repair electronics. While we were living the good life in Thailand, the Army and Marines were pounding the jungle every day in Vietnam.

Clusters, Class, Culture and Unfair Advantages

Steve Blank

The Vietnam War was raging, but going to college gave you a draft deferment.). So I enlisted in the Air Force during the Vietnam War to learn how to repair electronics. While we were living the good life in Thailand, the Army and Marines were pounding the jungle every day in Vietnam.

Inaugural John E. Martin Fellowship Awarded

UC Berkeley

Martin returned from Vietnam with what we now recognize as PTSD, and like many vets past and present he developed concurrent issues with substance abuse. John E. Mid-life, however, he conquered both, and he returned to school to become a substance abuse counselor before his life tragically ended. . His dream of improving access to and the quality of mental healthcare for all lives on in the form of the John E. Martin Memorial Fellowship established by his family, including Michael P.

"[Space exploration] is in financial trouble. Yet by many standards, such missions are inexpensive."

Mark Birch

Mariner Jupiter/Saturn costs about the same as the American aircraft shot down in Vietnam in the week in which I am writing these words (Christmas 1972). The Viking mission itself costs about a fortnight of the Vietnam war. “ [Space exploration] is in financial trouble. Yet by many standards, such missions are inexpensive. I find these comparisons particularly poignant: life versus death, hope versus fear.

Following The Trends. What Generations Matter

Chaganomics

It includes some who fought in World War II, most of those who fought the Korean War and many during the Vietnam War. * This is an opinionated blog post. Statistics and demographic research has been applied to this analysis. - CH Following The Trends What generation(s) matter?