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Trước khi đưa ra quyết định đầu tư, các nhà đầu tư mạo hiểm (venture capital / venture capitalist, viết tắt là VC) luôn đặt câu hỏi “Liệu startup này có thể tăng trưởng 30–50 lần trong vòng 5–10 năm tới?”. …


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1. Stable political environment

Vietnam elected an all new class of General Secretary, President and Prime Minister in April 2016, which leaves people wondering in which direction the new leaders will take. So far, we’ve seen a surprisingly determined push towards a more pro-business, pro-investment government. While corruption remains an issue, Vietnam has a fairly stable political environment, ideal for sustainable economic growth. This stability is especially valued, in light of the political tumult in other Southeast Asian countries such as Thailand or the Philippines.

2. Impressive GDP growth

When most of the developed economies are still in recovery mode, Vietnam stands out as an out-performer with 6.4% GDP growth in 2016. This growth has been attributed to strong performance in manufacturing, exports, and agriculture. Forecasts point to similarly stellar performance in 2017–2020 period. …


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This is one of my favorite books that I frequently revisit. As I grow older and as my career develops, life continues to present a flux of possible choices and opportunities. This is mostly a good and fortunate thing (not many people have the luxury to choose). But clearly, too many choices can be paralyzing.

To solve that problem, Greg Mckeown proposes a somewhat radical approach: eliminate most and pursue few. …

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Nick Hoang

Startup/product fanatic, Venture Partner @FEBEVentures, formerly hustler at Tinder, Misfit, Partech.