Vietnamese Founder: My Mom Wouldn’t Speak to Me for 3 Months

By | Nov 22, 2011 at 9:14 am

BaoMoi, one of the top news sites in Vietnam, was inspired by Google News; its cofounder and CEO, Tuan Nguyen, was inspired by the Adam Sandler movie Mr. Deeds: He owned a company and said to the board members: ‘Did you have a dream…

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Local Social Network Tamtay Challenges Facebook in Vietnam

By | Nov 21, 2011 at 9:29 am

Facebook, intermittently blocked by the government in Vietnam, still boasts over 2.5 million users there. But Tamtay, a local social network started in 2007, has used its home-field advantage to gain a reported 4 million users. Inspired by Facebook, Tamtay features games, photo and…