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YellowBlocks x VTC10  –  Doan Kieu My (Kimiko) on her mission as a super-connector

20 May, 2020

Our founder Doan Kieu My was honored to be featured on VTC10  - one of the biggest national portals, sharing about her own entrepreneurial journey and the vision of YellowBlocks as an emerging tech super-connector. https://youtu.be/-kKafRkcUzg “I came back to Vietnam nearly 10 years ago. I feel so proud of what our team has obtained so far [..] to do what we really enjoy and create value for the community.” — She said. “In the future, YellowBlocks will remain as a truste [...]

Doan Kieu My – The rise of the super-connector in Vietnam Tech ecosystem

18 May, 2020

Though the startup ecosystem in Vietnam is flourishing to folks outside, it's quite fragmented and lacks the super-connectors to connect the dots. Super-connectors know everyone and everyone knows them. "Super-connectors are invaluable people" - Said The Entrepreneurs - “They match people with opportunities and, in doing so, they leave their connections with a positive opinion of them and their abilities.” In an emerging startup country like Vietnam whose components of the ecosystem a [...]

CALL OUT CONTESTANTS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BLOCKCHAIN OLYMPIAD (IBCOL) 2020 – VIETNAM SELECTION ROUND

14 May, 2020

The International Blockchain Olympiad (IBCOL) is a prestigious international competition founded by Hong Kong Blockchain Association in 2017, held annually to gather global blockchain experts and young talents around the world. In partnership with Hong Kong Blockchain Association, YellowBlocks is honored to be nominated as the Organizing Partner of IBCOL 2020 - marking the first time Vietnam has participated in an international blockchain olympiad along with over 15 countries from Americ [...]

Here’s how the emerging tech ecosystem is combating the COVID-19

16 April, 2020

The COVID-19 has changed almost everything in our lives and nothing is going back to normal after this. Amid the crisis, having people informed is the most important thing YellowBlocks can do. We realize that you have already swamped by coronavirus coverage and it’s making you feel stressed. That’s why we will only focus on two main things: The stakeholders’ movements, and Tech initiatives that might help win the fight against the virus. We have curated from the best sources to [...]

THE STORY BEHIND A NATIONAL HIT SONG DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

14 April, 2020

Businesses forced closed during COVID-19, we turned around to release the national hit song to fight back the pandemic Viet Nam Oi is the flagship uplifting song in Vietnam for national occasions. Minh Beta - its songwriter and singer - collaborated with YellowBlocks to rewrite the lyrics to encourage nationalism and people's unity to overcome the pandemic. Starting with a man’s passion, a team’s creativity, the government’s endorsement, and the whole public’s support, with z [...]

Jerry Watkins: Insights on the Industry 4.0 Landscape in Vietnam

14 April, 2020

Today, YellowBlocks sat down with Associate Professor Jerry Watkins, Head of RMIT CODE to discover more about the collaboration between RMIT and YellowBlocks and to gain expert insights about the Industry 4.0 landscape in Vietnam. RMIT University’s Centre of Digital Excellence (CODE) is dedicated to digitally driven innovation in training and education for business and government projects. CODE and YellowBlocks have worked closely on multiple projects to accomplish the shared ambition [...]

Covid-19 outbreak – Insights on the opportunities for change in terms of Smart City

13 March, 2020

In the series of articles about the impact of emerging tech on the world's socio-economic during the COVID19 outbreak, YellowBlocks would take you to a brighter outlook when Smart city is seizing its moments perfectly and bringing superior perceived-value to the human race. The global outbreak of COVID-19 has rattled industries in every sector across the world. The impact is wide-ranging, from office closing and production delays to high-profile event cancellations. However, the coronavirus [...]

YellowBlocks x Global Victoria’s Women’s Business Summit

08 March, 2020

As International Women’s Day activities kick off globally, YellowBlocks as a women-lead business is proud to share the recent activities of our great female leader. Ms. Doan Kieu My - YellowBlocks’ Founder had the honor to receive the special invitation from Victoria's state government. As the only invited delegate in Vietnam, YellowBlocks is also proud to nominate two other influential women in STEM and International Business from Vietnam to join the GVw 2020 in Melbourne. About [...]

Women-led businesses have affirmed their prominent role in Vietnam startup ecosystem.

06 March, 2020

Female-founder startups generate 63% higher return on investment than all-male founding teams. Women-led teams earn twice as much as revenue per unit of dollar than all-male teams. This data was revealed by Ms. Tu Thu Hien - Founder/CEO of Women's Initiative For Startup And Entrepreneurship Social Joint Stock Company, at “Catalyzing Women’s Entrepreneurship: Creating a Gender-Responsive Entrepreneurial Ecosystem''. This project was conducted by the United Nations Economic and Social Comm [...]

Doan Kieu My, founder of YellowBlocks and Women in Tech Vietnam was featured on HEC for Women

04 March, 2020

Doan Kieu My, founder of YellowBlocks and Women in Tech Vietnam was featured on HEC for Women. She engaged in conversation about stereotypes of women leaders and the lack of diversity of role models for young women. https://www.facebook.com/hecforwomen/videos/192764111979005/?v=192764111979005 “We can not be someone that we never knew. If we cannot show more examples of successful women in different fields, especially those that were previously dominated by their male counterpart [...]