Singapore and Vietnam – Best countries to invest in

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Singapore and Vietnam – Best countries to invest in

It can’t get better when Singapore and Vietnam are ranked the best countries to invest in according to a U.S.News article. In the “Best countries to invest in” ranking poll, Singapore is ranked #2 and Vietnam #3.  These are two of the countries we are going invest in during 2016 and we are very excited.

Not mentioning the article, these two bustling countries impressed me deeply when I first visited. While Singapore amazed me with its safety, cleanliness, efficiency, vibrant lifestyle, and it’s bustling shipping industry.  Vietnam caught my heart with hospitable people, affordability and breath-taking landscapes.  I must say the two are really splendid as paradises of food and places where diverse cultures meet.  Their population structures are appealing with young and dynamic people. They both have the advantage of being tech-ready countries; their citizens are well-updated with the latest technology.  Singapore and Vietnam are two popular emerging startup hubs, I believe the energy and passion there will keep building and the startup scene will continue to grow.

At the end of 2015, ASEAN Community (AC), including Singapore and Vietnam, was established. ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), which is one of three pillars of AC, will allow the free flow of goods, services, investments, skilled labor, and the freer movement of capital across the region.  ASEAN seems to be a promising emerging market for investors all over the world. Besides that, both countries are members of TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement). I am looking forward to the day when this agreement comes into effect.  This will hopefully bring many opportunities for ventures in Asia.


Modern city - Singapore

Modern city – Singapore

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First Visit to Vietnam

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I recently was offered the opportunity to celebrate New Years in Vietnam with one of my best friends, being the person I am I went. I found it to be one of the more interesting and exciting places I have been in a while.  On a personal level, the environment was great, lots of things to do, cheap and good food, and the party scene was great too.  Above all, from a business perspective the country was just plainly exciting. Everything is moving so fast, cool interesting cafes, pop up food events, creative art, cool tech companies, and so much more.

I was lucky enough to get invited to the Innovators’ Gala in Saigon where I was able to meet a lot of interesting people in the tech industry there.  You can tell Vietnam is changing rapidly and it will continue to be a larger player in the Asian market.  We will be keeping close on Vietnam in the near future and look to invest there before the end of 2016.