Ho Chi Minh City Tech Startup Conference 2012
HCMC Tech Startup Conference is hold on January, 26th, 2013 by TOPICAL Founder institute, Action.vn, Viet Youth Entrepreneurs, Startup Weekend, Barcamp Saigon, Keewi, Launch, Open Consultant, Mobile Monday, Westart.vn, gik.vn, Evecoo, and F-Event. The event is the gathering chance for top tech minds, venture capitalists, other amazing entrepreneurs in Vietnam and more than 200 participants.
Some of the people to grace the event included:
- Mr. Nguyen Manh Dung - Chief Representative, CyberAgent Ventures Vietnam
- Mr. Pham Minh Tuan - Chairman, TOPICA Education Group
- Mr. Le Tran Bao Duy - General Partner, Vietnam Prosperous Investment Corporation
- Mr.Phan Sao Nam - Chairman, VTC Online
- Mr. Pham Hop Pho - Senior Associate, IDG Ventures Vietnam
This competition is organized only for tech startups which have products or services younger than three years old. This is the first event in year 2013 for the startup community in Vietnam to honor the young tech businesses. 23 startups were nominated, 11 among them were made to the semi-final round, and fours were pitched at the final round facing a panel of judges. Based on the specific criteria, the judgers chose the best startup.
Appota was honored as the most potential startup. It is a mobile content market platform that distributes applications, films, e-books and games from developers and content providers to mobile users. The second, third and fourth prizes were given to Yton, Imap, Hoayeuthuong. Two other businesses, Hellochao and Canbannhanh, received the most votes from IT business startup community.
Taking part in this event, PVNi Corporation not only judges and honors Statup Tech but also looks forward to invest in highly potential startup tech in Viet Nam.
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