Vietnam has been the place of choice for manufacturing plants from the world’s top innovators like LG Electronics, Panasonic, and Toshiba and Samsung. Vietnam’s startup scene recently started attracting investment from across Asia and beyond. The country also the is a home of some of the highest-performing computer scientists in the world with a population that is very tech-savvy. With one of the fastest growing tech scenes in Asia, Vietnam’s startups in Vietnam are definitely not something you should overlook.
The top level domain extension for Vietnam is .vn. There are also second level domains like .com.vn, .biz.vn, .edu.vn and a few others, accommodating different areas of activity.
There are over 500,000 domain names with the .vn extension, making it a popular one in the Southeast Asia region. Some startups operating on .vn domains that are worth noting:
They offer creating and managing invoices for small enterprises. Interesting to note even though they operate on .vn, the site is only in English.
EF, or Education First, is a global education company that specializes in language training, educational travel, academic degree programs, and cultural exchange. They own EF.COM as their main domain and comes as no surprise they have the local extension too, as they do in many countries worldwide.
Tickets.vn is a platform for cheap flights, available in multiple languages.
Below is a list of funded startups from Vietnam, compiled by Angel List, and their choices for domain names. Let’s look at what extensions are popular on the startup scene in the country.
The most used extension is .com, followed by the country extensions .vn and .com.vn
Only 3 of the 196 startups used dash in their domain name.