In contrast to Tyvid-19, many Vietnamese start-ups still successfully call capital flows of millions of dollars from foreign funds, confidently exploding when the storm cleared.

Tram Ho

Sieu Viet Group

Investment value: 34 million USD

In February this year, Affirma Capital announced its investment of US $ 34 million (about VND 790 billion) in Sieu Viet Human Resources Company (Sieu Viet Group), which owns TimViecNhanh, Vieclam24h, MyWork and ViecTotNhat.

Ngược bão Covid-19, nhiều startup Việt vẫn gọi thành công dòng vốn hàng triệu đô từ quỹ ngoại, tự tin bùng nổ khi bão tan - Ảnh 1.

Sieu Viet’s founders include Mr. Phan Minh Tam, Chairman of STI’s Board of Directors – the unit that invests in the 30Shine male hair shop chain, Anycar, … and Mr. Xuan Minh – Super Viet Director. Currently, Mr. Tam is also the Chairman of Sieu Viet Board of Directors.

The company said it will use the investment to expand market share as well as deploy value-added services to customers. Sieu Viet is the fifth investment of Affirma Capital in Vietnam since 2014, after N Kid Corporation, Online Mobile, Loc Troi Group and Golden Gate.


Investment value: 2.5 million USD

In February, DealStreetAsia reported that Go2Joy, a short-term booking startup in Vietnam, had successfully raised capital within Series A with a value of $ 2.5 million from STIC Ventures and many other investors.

Startups that received support from STIC Ventures before include: Tiki, Cammsys Vietnam, Nanogen Pharmaceutical …

Launched in 2017, Go2Joy (formerly Appro Mobile) was founded and run by CEO Simon Byun. Go2Joy helps to book hotels by the hour, overnight, short quickly and privately.


Investment value: 1.2 million USD

Also in February, Waves – audio content platform founded by Kevin Cao and Ben Minh Le last year – announced a successful $ 1.2 million funding round in seed from Singapore partner, Insignia Ventures Partners . Other investors include Hustle Fund and Skystar Capital.

Waves now provides professional recording, video and audio services, including modern equipment, studio, editing, marketing … This startup aims to become one of the leading platforms in Southeast Asia on podcast and recording content.


Investment value: million USD

On February 17, in Ho Chi Minh City, IT recruiting platform TopDev officially received a strategic investment from Korean employment agency SaraminHR. The deal is part of SaraminHR’s global development strategy, the amount of investment is not disclosed by the two sides, but falls to about 7 numbers (in US dollars).

TopDev is a recruiting and employment platform dedicated to the IT industry that owns about 300,000 developer profiles, with 5,000 regular customers being technology companies in Vietnam and the region.


Investment value: million USD

In early March, Tech in Asia reported that STI had just completed a strategic investment in JupViec startup. No specific figures were disclosed, but Mr. Tran Tuan Tai – STI Investment Director said that the investment amount is up to millions of USD. After the STI deal, JupViec became the largest shareholder of JupViec.

Founded in 2012, JupViec is the platform that helps connect people in need with help to households. Prior to STI, this startup had successfully raised capital from US investment fund Patamar Capital (2018) and CyberAgent Ventures (2015).


Investment value: 1.2 million USD

At the end of March, the startup providing health services and healthcare using mobile technology eDoctor has officially announced to be funded from 4 major investment funds: CyberAgent Capital, Genesia Ventures (Japan), Bon Angels. and Nextrans (Korea).

The total investment is 1.2 million USD, including 500,000 USD of eDoctor calling for success from Shark Dzung Nguyen – Director of CyberAgent Investment Fund Vietnam and Thailand (CAC) through Shark Tank Season 3 program, in September 2019.

eDoctor said it will use the new investment to continue building a remote health counseling system and bring medical services to people’s homes through mobile apps. Telemedicine, home healthcare and preventive healthcare are major orientations and service models that eDoctor will perfect in the future. near the.

Up to now, eDoctor is working with more than 500 nurses, more than 400 doctors, 80 clinics and hospitals across the country, has served nearly 100,000 health checks for individuals, families and businesses. .

Earlier, the two founders Vu Thanh Long – Huynh Phuoc Tho of eDoctor had boarded Shark Tank Vietnam and called for US $ 500,000 for a 10% stake, hoping to have the capital to scale up (expand) faster. At the program, 3 sharks agreed to invest in this startup.


Investment value: million dollars

In early April, Finhay, a fintech startup announced that it has received investment from foreign investor Jeffrey Cruttenden – Cofounder Acorns and domestic investment fund from Thien Viet Securities. Although the amount was not disclosed in detail, but was revealed to be worth millions of dollars.

This investment will help Finhay expand the market, optimize the information technology system and recruit more people. At the same time, part of this investment is intended to continue educating users about managing smart property.

Finhay, founded in 2017, is an application born as a digital finance coach that helps users build habits of accumulating, building and protecting their property in a smart way. Finhay’s platform allows users to invest in the portfolio to be allocated according to the risk appetite of only VND 50,000.

In 2019, Finhay is one of only two fintechs in Vietnam in the Top 100 Fintech World according to the KPMG report.

Founder of Finhay – Nghiem Xuan Huy is also one of 100 overseas Vietnamese who are called by the government to contribute to the country through the Innovation Network Program and has just been named 30 Under 30 Asia by Forbes. .

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Source : Genk