Construction Starts On Djibouti Logistics Hub For Humanitarian Operations In Horn Of Africa

In a “ground-breaking” ceremony yesterday, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) – with the generous support of the Government of Djibouti, the Government of Canada and the Government of Finland – officially launched the first phase of building a humanitarian logistics base that will improve storage and transport of humanitarian assistance across the Horn of Africa.

Two new ride-hailing apps prepare Vietnam launch

Local startups Unicar and ZuumViet are preparing to launch ride-hailing apps alongside delivery and other logistics. Unicar, a start-up based in Vietnam’s central Nghe An province, is currently testing out its services in the province’s capital, Vinh Town. Services on the Unicar app includes Uni Car (car ride-hailing), Uni Bike (motorbike ride-hailing), Uni Fast (express delivery service), Uni Truck (logistics […]

The first information security ecosystem built by Vietnamese

Viettel Cyber Security Company, a member Viettel Group, launched a Managed Security Operation Center (SOC) service on a global scale capable of detecting, analyzing, responding, preventing and investigating traceability of information security incidents and ensuring security for IT systems. In Vietnam, VCS is the first information security company in Vietnam to have a complete security ecosystem researched and […]

Grab Ventures bets on Vietnam with launch of accelerator

In 2018, armed with dry powder from its record Series H fundraising round, Southeast Asian ride-hailing giant Grab launched its own investment arm, Grab Ventures. The plan was to invest in and partner with tech startups in the region. Since then, Grab Ventures has been making investments in three ways: venture building such as with […]