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.

[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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Thirty-Six Years Later

Steve Blank

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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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.

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.

These Are The Most Exciting FinTechs To Emerge In Southeast Asia

YoungUpstarts

The countries are Singapore (490 FinTechs), Indonesia (262 FinTechs), Malaysia (196 FinTechs), Thailand (128 FinTechs), Philippines (115 FinTechs), and Vietnam (77 FinTechs). Quoine is a cryptocurrency company based in Singapore, with operations in Vietnam and Japan.

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When Your Boss Is… Your Dad: 6 Tips For Navigating Fine Line Between Personal & Professional Life In Family Business

YoungUpstarts

My dad and mom built our family’s company, Tan Hiep Phat (THP), from a mom-and-pop yeast business my father ran in the 1970s out of a tiny room at home into Vietnam’s largest privately-owned beverage company that recently turned down a $2.5

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.

The Six Questions Young Leaders Need To Ask Themselves

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.

6 Realities To Evaluate Your Outsourcing Alternatives

Startup Professionals Musings

For example, it is no secret that software pirating is still very common in China, Vietnam, and other cultures. If you have a software development background like mine, I’m sure you often get questions about when to outsource, versus building the solution in-house.

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.

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.

Why The Government is Isn’t a Bigger Version of a Startup

Steve Blank

In the middle of the Vietnam War, student riots protesting military research forced the end of classified work on most college campuses. This article previously appeared in War On The Rocks. There was a time when much of U.S.

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.

[Malaysia] Startups Unite To Form Launchpad, An Intern Matching Platform

YoungUpstarts

The startup scenes in Southeast Asia – Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, among others – have been thriving, attracting scores of students and young graduates who want to be part of their local startup movement.

Paul Herdsman Of NICE Global: The Benefits Of Utilizing Nearshore Outsourcing For Your Business

YoungUpstarts

Usually, these offshore suppliers are in Asia, (India, Afghanistan, Malaysia, China, Vietnam and the Philippines), Eastern Europe (Russia, Romania, Bulgaria, Armenia), or Africa (Morocco, Kenya and South Africa).

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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.

Cynicism in Silicon Valley

Feld Thoughts

It has a politics—this Vietnam-era rejection of the military-industrial complex, rejection of the mainframe, Big Business, Big Government, big universities.” As I was reading The Atlantic article Silicon Valley Abandons the Culture That Made It the Envy of the World I kept flashing to the end of Anna Wiener’s awesome memoir Uncanny Valley. And it was no surprise to see this article in the Boulder Daily Camera titled Big tech in hot seat at congressional hearing at CU Boulder.

Remittance Cash Pickup Not Possible During Lockdown? There’s Another Way.

YoungUpstarts

Ria will also continue to provide cash home delivery services in Armenia, the Dominican Republic, Hungary, Morocco, Nicaragua, Peru, the Philippines, and Vietnam. The coronavirus infection has spread to more than 175 countries and territories.

Do right and do better in business

NZ Entrepreneur

That’s why I started Student Magazine at the height of the Vietnam War, and it’s also why we launched Mates Condoms in the UK.

JFDI.Asia Announces 2013 Startup Lineup

YoungUpstarts

Referoll , from Singapore and Vietnam, have a business that recruits participants for research studies.

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.

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.

Is Outsourcing The Key to Better Productivity?

YoungUpstarts

Doesn’t that mean laying off half the workforce and sending all your core activities to manufacturing sweat shops in Vietnam and telephone call centres in New Delhi? Mention the word “outsourcing” and some people immediately curl up into a defensive posture.

Why You Might Consider Moving Abroad to Start Your Business

The Startup Magazine

As of 2019, the lowest labor costs currently stood in Vietnam, India, and Indonesia. When you take a step back and look at many successful companies, you often find out that they have started their businesses overseas.

Asian Exporters Drive e-Commerce Growth: eBay

YoungUpstarts

These businesses are exporters from around Asia including China, Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand, South Korea, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam.

Innovation: The Key To Entrepreneurial Success

YoungUpstarts

Based in Singapore, Dr Reddington leads the overall planning and implementation of corporate strategies and operations, and manages over 2,900 employees in Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Evernote Means Business In Asia Pacific, Rolls Out Evernote Business To More Countries

YoungUpstarts

Evernote launched Evernote Business back in December 2012, introducing a suite of tools and services that help organizations by more collaborative and effective through improved knowledge sharing and discovery between work teams.

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[Singapore] JFDI.Asia’s Second Accelerator Program This Year Receives Overwhelming Response

YoungUpstarts

Singapore-based accelerator Joyful Frog Digital Incubator ( JFDI Asia ) has revealed that over 300 digital startup teams have applied for its second accelerator program for this year, competing for just 12 places in this intake.

5 Ways Venture Capital Is Shaking Up The Tech Startup Landscape In Asia

YoungUpstarts

In Vietnam, a suitable climate for the startup landscape to thrive lies in state-owned enterprise reform. by Marek Danyluk, managing partner at Space Executive. There is a thin line between success and failure for startups, and that is usually determined by capital.

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Recent Gen-Y Startup Successes are an Emerging Era

Startup Professionals Musings

Gen-Y is now experiencing their wake-up call, just like previous generations did with Vietnam and the 1980 recession. The business world has been watching this emerging generation with trepidation, and a lot of people haven’t been sure who would be the winners, and who would be the losers.

How Innovation Can Help Frontier Markets

YoungUpstarts

Some countries known as frontier markets are Argentina, Lebanon, Vietnam, Nigeria, Oman, Bahrain, and Bangladesh. Frontier markets are developing countries that are still too small to be considered as emerging markets.

Yahoo! Launches Mobile Video, Smart And Targeted Ads Across Southeast Asia

YoungUpstarts

Mobile video ads, Smart Ads and audience segmented Targeted Ads have been launched in Singapore and will be carried across the Southeast Asian markets of Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam in the coming months.

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U.C. Santa Cruz Commencement Speech – 2019

Steve Blank

I left school and joined the Air Force during Vietnam, and Michael and I kept in touch via letters – me telling him about adventures in the military, fighter planes, electronics and foreign countries.

Debt Or Equity To Fund Your Start-up: Which Is Better?

YoungUpstarts

Ta is a seasoned entrepreneur with two successful ventures to her credit, and is an author whose book, Wall Street Cinderella, will launch in 2014 detailing her escape from Vietnam during the war and her path to success from welfare to Wall Street. By Jenny Q.

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The impact of Covid-19 on Livestreaming adoption

VC Cafe

Eating – when I was in Taiwan and Vietnam over the summer, I noticed several people livestreaming their meals (especially hot pot!). Humans are social creatures. We want to connect and communicate. In my previous post I looked at virtual events in the age of social distancing.

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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.

[Review] The Rise Of The New East

YoungUpstarts

Faced with the rising costs of labour, materials and land in Chinese cities, companies are increasingly sourcing from other Asian countries like Vietnam, Indonesia, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Beneficiaries include ASEAN mainland cities like Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam.

4 Ways Social Networks Can Boost A Company’s Reputation

YoungUpstarts

Ta is a seasoned entrepreneur with two successful ventures to her credit, and is an author whose book, Wall Street Cinderella, will launch in 2014 detailing her escape from Vietnam during the war and her path to success from welfare to Wall Street. By Jenny Q.

We Need More Gen-Y Entrepreneurs to Fuel the Wave

Startup Professionals Musings

Gen-Y is now experiencing their wake-up call, just like previous generations did with Vietnam and the 1980 recession. The business world has been watching this emerging generation with trepidation, and a lot of us haven’t been sure who would be the winners, and who would be the losers.

Want to Know How to Join One of the Country’s Most Successful VC Fund?

Both Sides of the Table

Matt’s father had medical difficulties due to his service in the Vietnam War and as a result for much of Matt’s later childhood he was raised and provided for by his mom, who worked hard to provide for her family. I recently interviewed Matt Mazzeo of Lowercase Capital. By now most of you know that Chris Sacca invested in what is now thought to be one of the best performing VC funds of all time having invested an $8.4