WHAT IS VIETCHALLENGE?
The first global entrepreneurship competition for Vietnamese
Empower Vietnamese entrepreneurs to gravitate their innovative business ideas and early tractions towards scalable and high-growth startups
We focus on business ideas in Technology, Agriculture, Healthcare and Clean Energy
The Association of Vietnamese Students and Professionals in the United States of America
Within 2 months from Oct. 1 to Nov. 30, VietChallenge 2017 has received 176 applications from 23 countries all over the world. The 16 Semi-Finalists are from 5 countries: United States , Vietnam, Australia, Japan and Germany. They will be advised by a Mentor from December to February. The Final Round expect Dr. Kerry Healey - President of Babson College - as Honored Speaker. Our Guests of Honored include Ambassador Pham Quang Vinh, Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, numerous successful businesspeople and potential investors
Team ScholarJet - Winner Award of VietChallenge 2017
... with expertise in Law, Business, Entrepreneur, Investment, and Government
Vietnam News Agency, Vietnam National Broadcast, VTC, Tuoi Tre, Thanh Nien, etc.
BOARD OF JUDGES 2017
Dang Duc Thanh
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VietChallenge – The First Global Startup Competition for Vietnamese Entrepreneurs Kick-starts its 3rd Season and Begins Acceptance of Online Submissions
VietChallenge 2018 officially begins its new season with a press conference in New York City on August 20, 2017 and accepts online submissions starting September 1, 2017.
Boston, MA – 07/20/2017 – After a successful 2017 season, VietChallenge and the Association of Vietnamese Students and Professional in the United States will hold two press conferences in Hanoi and New York City, respectively, to officially kick-off the 2018 season. On August 9, 2017, the first press conference will take place in Hanoi during the event “Innovation in the 4.0 revolutionary era.” The second conference in New York City will be held on August 20, 2017 at the gala of Vong Tay Nuoc My. Online submission for VietChallenge 2018 season begins on September 1, 2017 at the official website www.vietchallenge.org Read more about VietChallenge – The First Global Startup Competition for Vietnamese Entrepreneurs Kick-starts its 3rd Season and Begins Acceptance of Online Submissions
Về việc: Cuộc Thi Ý Tưởng Kinh Doanh Thử Thách Việt (VietChallenge) Khởi Động Và Nhận Hồ Sơ Cho Mùa Giải 2018
Boston, MA – 07/20/2017 – Sau một mùa 2017 đầy thành công của Cuộc thi Khởi nghiệp Toàn cầu Thử Thách Việt (VietChallenge), Hội Thanh Niên & Sinh Viên Việt Nam tại Hoa Kỳ sẽ chính thức khởi động cuộc thi VietChallenge 2018 với hai buổi họp báo tại Việt Nam và Hoa Kỳ. Vào ngày 9/8/2017, họp báo của VietChallenge tại Việt Nam sẽ diễn ra tại Hà Nội trong diễn đàn “Sáng tạo trong kỷ nguyên cách mạng 4.0” tại Hà Nội. Buổi họp báo tại Hoa Kỳ sẽ diễn ra tại thành phố New York trong khuôn khổ chương trình “Vòng Tay Nước Mỹ” vào ngày 20/08/2018. Read more about Thông Cáo Báo Chí
Vòng chung kết VietChallenge mùa 2017 đã đi qua được 3 tháng. Với khí thế sục sôi để khởi nghiệp, các đội chơi vẫn dốc hết tâm huyết để phát triển sản phẩm và lên kế hoạch dài hơi cho dự án của mình. Tận dụng tốt lời khuyên của đội ngũ cố vấn chuyên gia từ chương trình, nhiều dự án đã đạt được những bước nhảy vọt nổi bật. Đáng chú ý nhất phải kể tới ScholarJet, SumoPromo hay Alobase. Hãy cùng điểm qua một số nét chính trong quá trình phát triển của các đội.
Of course we are amazed!!! After two months from October 1 to November 30, VietChallenge has received more than what we had expected. As you might already know, this year we doubled up the prizes but also require more in terms of commitment and quality. It would be understandable if there had been fewer applications sent to our database.
One day, you decided to start working on your brilliant business idea, launch a small startup, and participate in the first entrepreneurship competition for Vietnamese (which is VietChallenge, btw). Suddenly you realized you needed to hire a designer, a video maker, a writer,… basically everyone and everything.
Saigon Securities Inc. has just confirmed to be the PLATINUM SPONSOR of VietChallenge 2017.