VNG Corporation (VNG) is a Vietnamese technology company, specializing in digital content and online entertainment, social networking, and e-commerce. The company has about 100 million online users.
VNG was founded on 9 September 2004 under the name of VinaGame. From the first contract signed with Kingsoft, “Vo Lam Truyen Ky” became the first MMORPG in Vietnam. Within one month of operations, the game Võ Lâm Truyền Kỳ had 200,000 CCU.
- 2006-2007: The company focused on developing software products for internet users like “Internet Cyber Station Manager” (CSM), 123mua.com.vn (e-commerce). The company also develop web products under Zing Brand – comprehensive platform covering information, connection and entertainment for users and ranked by Alexa in August 2008 as ZingMP3 the most popular listening and searching tool for online music in Vietnam.
- 2008-2009: Under the name of VNG Corporation.
- 2010-2011: developed an online game which was called Thuận Thiên Kiếm which won “Sao Khue” award in 2010 in the category of Products/Gaming Solutions and Electronic Entertainment. Not only successfully developing an online game in Vietnam, but the company also exporting “Un In” online game to Japan.
- 2012-2013: VNG caught mobile trend by focusing on developing many products on this platform. The most outstanding one was Zalo which is a mobile application for free calls and texting. It reached 10 million users in only 1.5 years.