VSV Master Class and VSVA Summer 2015 DemoDay: Towards the development of sustainable startup ecosystem

SUNday - 28/08/2016 22:21     In

In the course of Vietnam Silicon Valley’s 2016 program (VSV) to support and link with the community of Angle investors and startup in Viet Nam, intensive training course, VSV Master Class and Investment Festival, VSVA Summer 2015 Demo Day organized from July 11 to 16, 2016 in VSV Corner and the office of Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).

VSV Master Class consists of a series of activities of discussions, interactions, one to one training which are carried out by Michelle E. Mesina, Executive Director of Explora International LLC, who has successfully consulted for more than 200 companies in the world and Jonathan C. Baer, Senior Director of Threshold Venture Risk Investment Fund, angle investor, advisor and manager of 240-milliion-USD Investment Fund in Silicon Valley.

The course is to support entrepreneurs, directors and managers of departments to open their view on ways of operation and design of business models as well as strategies to introduce their products into the market. At the same time, VSV Master Class also provides practical experience for investors in mobilizing investment capital for their businesses.

Understanding capacities as well as other concerns, the Program is divided into big components including designing businesses which are potential of development at multiple rate and assessment and management of potential investments.


My Startup Journey Program – an event in a series of activities to support and promote start-up of Vietnam Silicon Valley

Following that on July 16, VSV’s annual program – Investment festival, VSVA Summer 2015 Demo Day would take place in Meeting Hall 204, MOST’s Office.

After the success of VSVA Demo Day Summer 2014, Demo Day Summer 2015 would have the participation of 15 startups which have been in intensive training for 4 months and 1 month provided by VSV, that is Utimai, RegenSolution, KNOnline.biz, ECO Plus Vietnam, Vocab.vn, Social Resource Allocation (SORA), Torki Kebab, Booknhanh, TechBridge, Wassii, Gold processing technology, Smiley Mushroom, Schoolbus, Ez4home, Tuvanxaydung.

After 4-month training in Business Accelerators and 1-month training in Acceleration to Demo Day, the event is the time for startups to show their achieved results in idea completion, business model, products and market. Demo Day is as a milestone to mark outstanding growth and prove readiness to absorb funds to “speed up” the development of startups in VSVA.

In Demo Day, VSV would bring for investors startups which are potential and ready to develop. This would be attractive investment opportunities for investors and extend networks of relations.

author: Hạnh Nguyên, Center for S&T Communications

source: most.gov.vn

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