Dzung Nguyen (Nguyễn Mạnh Dũng)

Head of Vietnam & Thailand - CyberAgent Ventures, Inc.

(Trưởng đại diện kiêm Giám đốc đầu tư của CyberAgent Ventures, Inc. tại Việt Nam và Thái Lan)

Dung Nguyen

Message

I am a Venture Capitalist in CyberAgent Ventures, Inc., a Japan VC that focuses on seed-and-early-stages ventures across the internet & mobile business sectors. It is my ambition is to help day-and-night working entrepreneurs to make the world a better place by bringing plenty of products and services to serve users and customers using internet and mobile.

 Profile

I worked in a Japanese manufacturing company, in charge of import & export department. Later, I moved on to join the biggest software company in Vietnam and took part in several projects to help the company penetrate the Japanese market. Academic opportunity took me to Japan where I received MA of finance and economics. I joined CyberAgent Ventures, Inc. from February 2008 as a part-time assistant for oversea director to research Vietnam market's potential since I was a Master student. During my part-time job, I found my passionate in VC career so I officially joined CyberAgent Ventures, Inc. in April 2009 after graduated School of Economics in Hosei University.

 

As the Head of Vietnam & Thailand, I have made the investments to CleverAds (The biggest SEM agency of Google in Vietnam), Tiki (Leading E-commerce site), and founding investor of Foody (The biggest gourmet search & review site: foody.vn and operator of tablenow.vn, deliverynow.vn), Topica Education Group (Leading EdTech comapany in South East Asia), Dai Viet (The operator of the biggest property listing site in South East Asia: www.batdongsan.com.vn)...with total more than 20 investments into early-stage companies in Vietnam. From September 2013, I developed Thailand market successfully, with the first investment to Priceza Co., Ltd (The biggest price comparison site), and now total 8 investments. I have been also in charge of investment, incubating and supporting fund-raising for portfolio companies both in Vietnam and Thailand. I graduated from Foreign Trade University in Hanoi, Vietnam and graduted School of Economics in Hosei Univerisy in Tokyo, Japan.