12 Aug '13, 2pm

"Startup Investing in Vietnam 2012-2013: 5 Trends from Pham Tuan" - 13 deals in 2013, compared to 24 in 2012

Share this: Vietnam Startup Investment is Not Slowing Down, but Japanese Strategic Investors are Eating VCs’ Lunch August 12, 2013 by Guest Contributor By Dr. Pham Minh Tuan, Founder and CEO of Topica Education Group , a company offering online-offline Bachelor degrees in partnership with universities. Topica is also behind the Vietnam outfit of Founder Institute . Photo credit: Topica It is widely believed that the Vietnamese tech startup community is cooling down, and many founders complain about a lack of funding. At a recent presentation I made at the ConnectingBusiness2.0 conference in Singapore two weeks ago, I had shown the contrary based on a set of data I had compiled on startup investment deals in Vietnam over the last 18 months. Deals Not Slowing Down, But Deal Sizes Are Getting Smaller A quick overview: There were 13 deals closed in the first half of 2013, comp...

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