Ngoc Nguyen

@ DealStreetAsia, Senior Writer, Private Equity and Venture Capital

Nguyen has had almost a decade working in the media and communications field with top
agencies and companies which have presence in Vietnam. Nguyen was DealStreetAsia’s
Vietnam-based reporter during the 2015-2017 period, when she was a frequent moderator for
local startup events. Nguyen also worked for Mekong Capital, Vietnam’s earliest private
equity firm, as the company’s corporate communications officer, before she returned to
DealStreetAsia in September 2018.
DealStreetAsia is Asia’s go-to news platform that tracks the private equity and venture capital
as well as financial investment activities with a focus on Southeast Asia. Media powerhouse
Nikkei Inc. picked a majority interest in the firm in 2019. Nguyen, based in Vietnam, is now a
senior correspondent for DealStreetAsia.
Prior to DealStreetAsia and Mekong Capital, Nguyen was a financial markets reporter at
Vietnam News, the first English-language publication in Vietnam. Nguyen was awarded
Vietnam Startup Journalist of the Year 2016 by the ASEAN Ricebowl Startup Awards.