Mediacorp’s ex-vice president made a start up in Vietnam’s proptech

HomeSyte’s information platform

HomeSyte brings transparency to Vietnam’s real estate market. This startup guides people to find real estate agents and where to buy and rent a home. HomeSyte also provides detailed information on home and land prices by county in major cities. Accordingly, users can start comparing prices, offers, and affordability. HomeSyte offers two sets of reliable, professional dealer search datasets. The location is also reasonable to buy and rent real estate based on the actual house prices.

Citics raised successfully $1.3 million

Tran Minh Long, CEO of Citics

Citics is a real estate technology platform in Vietnam. This platform successfully raised $1.3 million in the Bridge Pre-Series A round. Investors Vietnam Investments Group, Vuples Investment Management, BHS Group participated in this round. Citics combines Big Data Analysis with asset pricing algorithms that secure bank loans. This investment will drive growth and investment in the platform. New technology will set the stage for the Series A funding round in 2022.

Vietnam’s edtech made a good start with Japan’s education investment

Kynaforkids’ app interface

Dream Viet Education is an edtech company in Vietnam. Kynaforkids’ management company successfully raised a capital from RareJob. This is the largest online English training company listed in Japan. With this funding round, Dream Viet Education will continue to invest in curriculum and systems; attract more students; and launch an online study group program.

Sipher raised successfully $6.8 million

World of Sipheria, the World of Blocks and Chains

Sipher is a blockchain technology game application studio in Vietnam. This studio completed a $6.8-million funding round. Investors Arrington Capital, Hashed, Konvoy Ventures led this seed round. This funding will promote game development, creating engaging experiences based on blockchain technology.

Seedcom raised successfully $5 million

Seedcom owns the coffee chain The Coffee House

Seedcom is the company that owns the retail ecosystem including Scommerce, The Coffee House, Haravan, Juno, Hnoss. This company successfully raised capital from KVision. KVision is an investment company in the Thai banking ecosystem of Kasikornbank. This $5 million is invested through Ficus Asia. 

Sources of information include DealstreetAsia, e27, and TechInAsia.