Digital Media Startup Raises Another $2.7 Mln – VnExpress International

By Thanh Duong   September 8, 2021 | 11:33 am GMT+7    

Hao Tran (left) and Man Truong, Vietcetera co-founders. Photograph courtesy of Vietcetera    

Vietcetera, a digital media startup, raised $2.7 million in a pre-series A spherical final month after earlier elevating $700,000 in March.

The pre-series A spherical was attended by U.S. enterprise capital agency North Base Media, Indonesian funding firm Go-Ventures and early stage enterprise capital agency East Ventures, Philippine digital way of life community Summit Media, Japanese enterprise capital companies Genesia Ventures and Z Enterprise Company.

Vietcetera plans to make use of the cash to broaden its content material catalog by including new reveals and podcasts, and additional growing its cellular app.

In March, Genesia Ventures had led the seed funding spherical with the funding of $700,000.

Established in 2016, Vietcetera produces content material in Vietnamese and English, starting from articles about enterprise and tales about life to podcasts.

Vietcetera mentioned it has over 20 million customers a month, principally from Vietnam, of whom 60 % are ladies. It additionally mentioned it has witnessed "speedy viewers and income progress" as customers in Vietnam, particularly from Gen Z (these born in 1996 or later), demand high-quality multimedia content material.

One among Vietcetera’s most viral content material is a rap music video that includes former U.S. ambassador to Vietnam, David Kritenbrink. The video was launched in February to welcome the Lunar New Yr.

In line with a report by Google,

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