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Playing the global game, Sequoia can cut checks for up to $1 billion

As the shadow of SoftBank (and its $100 billion fund) looms large over the investment landscape, Sequoia Capital is pushing the upper limits of the checks it’s willing to write to global growth-stage companies up to $1 billion. With a B. That’s the word from Sequoia’s global managing partner Doug Leone speaking onstage at Disrupt ...

Korea’s Naver backs Southeast Asia-based e-commerce startup iPrice

iPrice, an e-commerce aggregation service in Southeast Asia, has landed a strategic investment from Naver, the Korean internet giant valued at over $21 billion, as part of a follow-on to the startup’s $4 million Series B from May. There’s actually a strong connection around that recent round. It was led by Line Ventures, the investment arm ...

Hot Travel Guide To Delightful Vietnam

09.23.2009 · Posted in Destinations Articles

Vietnam travel guide with information on activities and adventures. Guidance on things to do with plenty of travel tips and advice. Find out what you need to see, what you must to do whilst there and what's hot right now. This is a one stop travel destination guide so you can plan your visit with ...

Transferring Money to Vietnam – Things To Consider In Case Of An Emergency And Need Money

09.07.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

With Vietnam rapidly becoming a tourist hot spot, imagine what would happen if one of those travelers were to be stranded with no money and no way back home? Well right in the middle of one of my vacations to Southeast Asia I was forced to answer this very question. I hadnt a penny ...

The Vietnamese Wood Furnishings Industry — Will the U.S. Make Vietnam the New Taiwan?

08.23.2009 · Posted in Business News Article

As a child, I was taught that products marked "Made in Taiwan" were synonymous with cheap junk, and, more importantly, a sign of the theft of American jobs by cheap Asian labor markets. As American manufacturing grew and matured throughout the latter half of the 20th century, however, and our labor and facilities costs rose, ...

Exploring History at Vietnam’s Cu Chi Tunnels

08.08.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon. A destination known for its famous war with the Americans throughout the 1960's until 1975. Learn all about what life was like in the jungle with an interesting visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels, located 70 km from downtown. ...

Finding A Vietnamese Bride Online

07.24.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

You might have noticed a trend in Vietnam for quite a few years. A fad of Western fellows traveling to Vietnam and enrolling with dating companies to locate a Vietnamese bride. As European civilization alters and Western girls become increasingly liberated and increasingly like blokes, conventional Western guys are looking to Vietnam to locate a ...

Vietnam Top 10 Destinations for Trekking and Hiking

05.20.2009 · Posted in Outdoors Articles

Trekking in Vietnam is one of the prime attractions for those looking for active adventure holidays in Vietnam. Apart from the sheer thrill factor of exploring the many untouched territories and marveling at the wonderful beauty herein, these Vietnam treks will also familiarize you with the indigenous flora and fauna of the country. ...