To ultilise the advantages of the fourth industrial revolution, citizens must quickly be equipped with knowledge, said Trần Văn Tùng, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology.
VietinBank Insurance (VBI) and PwC Việt Nam signed an agreement on strategic IT consulting.
Electronic wallet (e-wallet) services are becoming more popular in Việt Nam, with a number of new e-wallet services officially licensed in the last year and a half.
E-commerce businesses may have to accept card payments as a way to offering more options to pay when shopping online, an official from the Ministry of Industry and Trade said.
Despite a drop in total dealflow, 2016 was a vibrant investment year for Vietnamese startups, according to a recent Topica Founder Institute (TFI) report.
The governor of the State Bank of Việt Nam has set up a steering committee to boost financial technology, or fintech, in the country.
The United Overseas Bank (UOB) has launched an innovation accelerator programme for applicants in Viet Nam in an aim to encourage the growth of (FinTech) start-ups.
Tima, a Vietnamese peer-to-peer (P2P) lending tech platform, has successfully gathered Series A funds from a Singaporean investor.
Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam has said there is a need for all ministries and relevant agencies to co-ordinate and connect with specific policies to promote electronic payments.
Vietnam-based online video startup Big Cat Entertainment Co Ltd has sold a major stake to Asia Innovations Group (AIG), a Chinese mobile internet company developing social and entertainment products.