Vietnam’s fintech trade, although nonetheless nascent, has witnessed important development over the previous couple of years. As of mid-2019, the nation was dwelling to 154 fintech corporations which had attracted a complete of US$1.1 billion in funding, in line with Lam Nguyen Hai Lengthy, chairman of the HCM Metropolis Pc Affiliation.
Fintech funding noticed a pointy enhance in 2019, with Vietnamese fintechs elevating US$420 million between January and September, or 36% of all fintech funding in Southeast Asia throughout that interval, in line with a report by UOB, PwC, and the Singapore Fintech Affiliation. The determine made Vietnam second amongst ASEAN members by way of fintech funding.
With the fintech trade quickly increasing, we glance at this time on the prime 5 coworking areas in Vietnam that can permit fintech entrepreneurs and startups to fulfill and join with like-minded people, forge strategic relationships, and most significantly, minimize bills dramatically.
CirCO gives versatile workplaces and shared working house for startups, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and freelancers in Ho Chi Minh Metropolis (HCMC) the place it operates three areas.
The CirCO areas mix good designs and totally practical areas that permit startups to work in a extra inspiring, collaborative work setting. Services are tailor-made to fulfill their working wants, together with totally outfitted convention rooms and personal workplaces for companies, devoted and versatile desk for people. The coolness-out locations with leather-based couch, self-service tea and occasional stand areas, kitchen services, and lunch tables can be found on-site.
CirCO has additionally constructed a powerful ecosystem between younger, passionate and gifted startups. The neighborhood consists of various, inventive freelancers and like-minded people.
Dreamplex is among the first and main coworking areas in Vietnam, providing contains non-public workplaces, scorching desks/devoted desks, digital workplaces, convention and assembly rooms, in addition to occasion areas of as much as 300 pax.
Dreamplex members get to be a part of a thriving neighborhood, supporting one another, working arduous, and on the similar time, having enjoyable. The neighborhood consists of creatives, consultants, tech wizards, entrepreneurs, authorized specialists, accountants, and plenty of, from all corners of the world.
Dreamplex additionally curates occasions round what its members inform them on what they’d like to see and listen to extra about. From business-related occasions to productiveness workshops and TEDx talks, these occasions are organized frequently in any respect the facilities. Dreamplex has three areas in HCMC and one location in Hanoi.
Based in 2015 in Hanoi, Toong claims to be the primary work setting developer in Indochina. Toongs creates and operates a sequence of collaborative workspaces, which offer and customise full-cycled, versatile, human-centric workplace options for each unbiased staff and companies of all sizes.
Toong gives a variety of versatile workspace options for people or small and medium corporations. Its areas are designed to assist entrepreneurs and startups minimize bills to the bone. Prospects have full management and most flexibility of time and house such that it finest match the character of their work.
Toong at present has 5 areas in Hanoi, six areas in HCMC and three coming quickly, one in Nha Trang, one in Vientiane, and one in Phnom Penh. It operates a mixed 20,000m2 space, and has organized over 1,000 occasions assembling roughly 85,000 attendees.
WeWork is an American business actual property firm offering members with house, neighborhood, and providers by means of bodily and digital choices.
In Vietnam, WeWork has three areas, all in HCMC. WeWork’s shared workplaces in HCMC goal to supply the perfect setting for startups to jumpstart their enterprise.
WeWork’s HCMC areas welcome an inflow of worldwide expertise and host members throughout a variety of industries, together with IT, training, actual property, and finance. The workplaces are strategically positioned within the metropolis heart, offering prospects with direct entry to public transportation and making it simple to remain related and energized.
As of 2019 fourth-quarter shut, WeWork had 739 areas throughout 140 cities and 37 international locations, in addition to 662,000+ whole memberships, together with international enterprises.
Based in 2012 in Hong Kong, The Hive has designed, opened and now operates 21 areas in 7 international locations throughout Asia Pacific, from Australia to Japan.
The Hive focuses on delivering an “distinctive” expertise by means of best-in-class occasions, its Hivers App, and its quite a few neighborhood engagement initiatives which goal to empower members with community results.
The Hive expanded to HCMC 2017 the place it at present operates three areas.
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