Business & Economy Startups Vietnamese SaaS platform Base raises US$1.3M in pre-Series A funding round

Vietnamese SaaS platform Base raises US$1.3M in pre-Series A funding round




- Advertisement -

For Alpha JWC Ventures, the investment into Base marks the Jakarta-based venture capital firm’s entry to Vietnam


Base Co-Founder and CEO Hung Pham

Vietnamese software-as-a-service (SaaS) startup Base has raised a US$1.3 million pre-Series A funding round co-led by Alpha JWC Ventures and Beenext.

Existing investors 500 Startups and VIISA also participated in the funding round, which the startup said is the “biggest ever” raised by a B2B startup in the country.

In a press statement, Base said that the new funding will be used to support its regional expansion plan.

- Advertisement -

“Our first priority within this funding is to acquire more talents for product development and build a solid pedestal for our strategic expansion in Southeast Asia in mid-2019,” said Base Co-Founder and CEO Hung Pham.

“With our products, solid team, and strategic investors, we are positive that we can be the leading SaaS platform in the region in the near future,” he stressed.

Also Read: Vietnam inks agreement with Ericsson to open IoT innovation hub

The company has developed over 20 apps that cover two verticals: human resources and productivity.

Its apps include job application tracking system Base E-Hiring, task and project management platform Base Wework, and internal request management platform Base Request.

While each application on Base platform can work separately on a standalone basis, they can also communicate freely with each other via internal APIs.

“We spend the last two years building a special model capable of integrating various apps into a centralised place. Each app will be the best solution for a single business function, and blended together to become a powerful workplace for enterprises,” Hung Pham said.

The company named VIB Bank, VP Bank, McDonald’s, MK Group, The Coffee House, and VinCommerce as their users.

Also Read: Vietnam-based edtech startup Topica raises US$50M in Series D

For Jakarta-based venture capital firm Alpha JWC Ventures, the investment into Base marks its first entry to Vietnam.

“With our second fund, we want to make a bigger impact in the regional tech scene, while also maintaining our influence in Indonesia. After Indonesia, Singapore, and Malaysia, we believe Vietnam can be the next up and coming tech giant in the region, and Base is at the forefront of the country’s tech revolution,” said Alpha JWC Co-Founder and Managing Partner Chandra Tjan.

Image Credit: Alpha JWC Ventures

The post Vietnamese SaaS platform Base raises US$1.3M in pre-Series A funding round appeared first on e27.

Source: E27Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to 

- Advertisement -

Van beats traffic light and almost hits a woman pushing a baby in a stroller

Singapore - A Toyota Hiace van beat the traffic light and almost hit a woman who was crossing the road, pushing a baby in a stroller. Camera footage from another car showed that the Toyota Hiace driver picked up speed instead of...

Man stages Crazy Rich Asian-like mahjong scene to propose to girlfriend

Singapore—Proposal stories are always heartwarming if the other party responds with an ecstatic “yes!” But they’re pretty run-of-the-mill, as people have been coupling up since Adam and Eve. And there are proposals that are so OTT, we just have to write about them—and...

A room in Khatib advertised for S$550/month turns out to be a partitioned space

  Singapore – A member of the public took to social media to inquire if it was reasonable to pay S$550 a month for a partitioned space advertised as a room for rent in Singapore. One Fvyn Hedkandee took to Facebook on May...
Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to