500 Startups Vietnam is a US$14 million fund to invest in promising Vietnam-connected startups.We provide finance, mentorship, and connections to both global and regional startups. Our startups have gone on to raise capital from such renowned investors as Sequoia, Social Capital, Stanford StartX, Google Launchpad, and more.
We believe Vietnam can become a technology hub not just for Southeast Asia but across the emerging world. We’re working hard – like the talented entrepreneurs we support – to help make that happen. We look forward to working with you.
About 500 Startups: 500 Startups is a venture capital firm on a mission to discover and back the world’s most talented entrepreneurs, help them create successful companies at scale, and build thriving global ecosystems. Since its inception in 2010, 500 has provided hundreds of millions of investment dollars, acceleration programs, and support services to thousands of entrepreneurs in over 60 countries. Notable portfolio companies include: Twilio (NYSE: TWLO), SendGrid (NASDAQ: SEND), Credit Karma, Grab, Carousell, Udemy, Kudo (acquired by Grab), Talkdesk, Makerbot (acquired by SSYS), Wildfire (acquired by GOOG), and Viki (acquired by Rakuten).
Tezos Southeast Asia (“TSA”) is an independent non-profit organization based in Singaporededicated to promoting Tezos blockchain in Southeast Asia. Tezos is a world-leadingblockchain technology which offers a platform for smart contracts and decentralisedapplications. TSA seeks to empower individuals and entities within the region to create adecentralised digital commonwealth. TSA has dedicated itself to further develop the regionalTezos community and advance the project globally through education, R&D and partnerships.