• December 4th


  • December 4th to 6th, QUANG NINH


  • November 8th South Korea


    Breakthrough with global scale
  • November 11th - 13th Singapore


  • October 31th




TECHFEST VIETNAM is the BIGGEST annual event for the innovative startup community Vietnam, organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology in coordination with Ministries, Agencies and socio-political organizations. TECHFEST VIETNAM 2019 will be held in Quang Ninh city in December. The highlight of this year’s event will be the participation of our partners from the region and from around the globe such as Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea, etc.

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Attracting the interest and participation of the international startup community


Connecting investment, creating opportunities for Vietnamese innovative startups to expand into the international stage


Becoming an effective platform for policy discussion and recommendations and building legal frameworks, mechanisms and policies to support innovative startups for Vietnam









Event Schedule

Event Schedule

2019-09-07 14:00 - 2019-09-14 19:00


  • Location : San Francisco, USA

TECHFEST VIETNAM is the BIGGEST annual event for the innovative startup community Vietnam, organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology in coordination with Ministries, Agencies and socio-political organizations. TECHFEST 2019 will presnt the overall picture of the innovative startup ecosystem in Vietnamese through a series of exciting events.

Time Content
14:00 - 14:30 Registration
14:30 - 14:45

Opening Remarks
By H.E Tran Van Tung, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology of Vietnam

14:45 - 14:50

Welcome Remarks
Consul General of Vietnam in San Francisco Nguyen Trac Toan

14:50 - 15:00 TBD
15:10 - 16:15

Panel on Connecting Silicon Valley – Vietnam

  • Representative of Vietnamese Startup - Abivin
  • Representative of Vietnamese Government - Mr Pham Hong Quat
  • Representative of US investors - Mr Binh Tran
  • Representative of Vietnamese Startup in the US
  • Vietnamese Expert in the US - Nguyễn Việt Hùng
16:15 - 18:00

Startup Networking Pitch event 
On stage: 
Startup groups present their entrepreneurial ideas to foreign investors and VCs

Startup Networking Pitch event 
Startups exchange information and connect with interested investors

18:00 - 19:00 Finger food dinner for the delegates.

2019-10-15 08:00 - 2019-10-15 17:00

Local Techfest in Mekong Delta area

  • Location : Can Tho

Held in mid-October, 2019

2019-10-17 09:30 - 2019-10-17 17:00

Local Techfest in the Red River Delta, Northern Midland, and Moutainous Area

  • Location : Hanoi

October 17, 2019

2019-10-23 09:30 - 2019-10-24 17:30

Local Techfest in South East Area

  • Location : Ba Ria - Vung Tau

Hosted by Ba Ria - Vung Tau's Department of Science and Technology

2019-10-31 08:00 - 2019-10-31 17:00

Local Techfest in Central Highlands Area

  • Location : Lam Dong

Held in 31th October

2019-11-08 08:00 - 2019-11-08 17:00


  • Location : Seoul, South Korea

A leading event about start-up and technology of Vietnam in Korea, opening up the chance for start-ups to aproach potential customers, investors, experts, supporting start-up and media agency - the press at home and abroad

2019-12-02 08:00 - 2019-12-02 18:00

Training For Startups Participating In The Innovative Technoprenuer Contest

Providing participants with the knowledge and skills for teams when participating in the Innovative Technopreneur Contest at TECHFEST VIETNAM 2019.

08:30 - 12:00

Creative start-up forum in e-commerce and logistics

  • Location : Large conference room- Quang Ninh Exhibition of planning and expo center

Content for discussion:

- Discuss the challenges, advantages and development trends of enterprises in the field of E-commerce and Logistics in Vietnam;

- Links for e-commerce and logistics businesses to develop together;

- Promote investment and trade cooperation and find solutions to attract domestic and international investment resources to promote startups in the field of e-commerce and logistics.

08:30 - 12:00

Innovative Technopreneur Contest Semifinal

  • Location : Quang Ninh Exhibition of planning and expo center

+ Pitching startup projects participating in the Semifinals;
+ Evaluate and select the top 10 to participate in the final of the national innovation and entrepreneurship search contest 2019.
+ Direct advice for creative startups

13:30 - 16:00

Digital Entrepreneurship Forum: "Digital transformation, opportunities and challenges for creative startups"

  • Location : Large conference room- Quang Ninh Exhibition of planning and expo center

Content for discussion:

+ Starting a business: the legal framework to support digital startups.

+ Success stories of domestic and foreign startups on digital transformation in some fields.

13:30 - 16:00

International connection forum for startup support services

  • Location : Quang Ninh Exhibition of planning and expo center

Content for discussion:

+ Connecting BS business promotion organizations (training, legal, market, IP, business model)

+ Connecting capital support services (angel, corporation, VCS fund, community)

15:00 - 16:00

Opening of Techfest 2019 Exhibition

  • Location : Quang Ninh Exhibition of planning and expo center

- Exhibition content: products of Vietnamese startups and international startups to exchange, introduce, introduce products and connect business.

- Participants: Domestic and foreign startups with products and technology on display; a number of Vietnamese and international technology groups.

- Scale: 250-300 booths.

- Number of visitors: 5000 - 6000 times.

- Display layout:

+ Central area: free presentation stage,

+ The surrounding area: booths of technology corporations, technology villages, local Techfest (Local Pavillon), international villages (International Pavillon), social impact startups, service providers, participate in building ecosystems.

+ The outer area: the area to meet for negotiation and investment promotion.

19:30 - 21:30

TECHFEST VIETNAM 2019 Opening Ceremony

  • Location : FLC Convention Center.

The opening ceremony consisted of Party and State leaders announcing the goal and direcion of development Vietnamese startups in the comingyear; Speechs about Vietnam's entrepreneurial startup ecosystem, ...


The event will be attended by about 1000 guests, including

  • Party and State leaders;
  • Foreign countries,
  • Representatives of Central government Ministries and Municipal departments,;
  • Pronvincial Leadership;
  • Representatives international embassies and organizations in Vietnam;
  • Representatives of Universities and Research Institutes,, Incubators, Investors, experts, startup community
  • Corporations, national and international press organiztions..

08:30 - 11:30

Forum high-level policy dialogue on ecosystem startup innovation

  • Location : FLC central hall

SCALE: 600 - 800 delegates

Leaders of the Government, Minister of Science and Technology, Chairman of Quang Ninh People's Committee, representatives of international organizations, representatives of the Government / Ministries of ASEAN countries attended the Forum.


Leaders of the Party, State and Government; Leaders of international and regional countries, representatives of ministries, departments, central and local branches; Leaders of provinces and cities; representatives of institutes, schools, incubators, creative start-up investment funds, creative start-up investors, technology experts, creative start-up
business community, economic corporations, agencies domestic and international press news.


CONTENT: Policy consultations of countries, lessons learned to support Vietnamese startup community with two main topics:
+ Policies to encourage technology experts and technology entrepreneurs abroad to
return home to support startups;
+ Policy to support startups to study abroad, develop markets, call for investment capital


08:30 - 16:30

Series of seminars on connecting resources in different economic sectors

  • Location : Conference rooms at FLC

- Series of seminars on connecting domestic and foreign resources in the context of the 4.0 revolution: technological resources, financial resources, human resources;

- Number of participants per seminar: 100 - 150 people

08:30 - 16:30

Open discussion and Thematic seminar content

  • Location : Quang Ninh Exhibition of planning and expo center

A series of seminars on data platforms in industry sectors; the series of talks opens about opportunities for startups; investor registration sessions by investors, startups; free connection;.... (Register online, open free)

08:30 - 16:30

Investment connection sessions

  • Location : Quang Ninh Exhibition of planning and expo center

Investment connection sessions:

+ Connecting startup investment with businesses;

+ Connecting businesses and large corporations with startups;

+ Connecting coaches, start-up advisers.

09:00 - 17:00

AWS AI And Machine Learning Contest DeepRacer

  • Location : Quang ninh Exhibition of planning and expo center

AWS DeepRacer is a racing car with a ratio of 1/18 realistic, fully automated control by artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (Machine Learning). This is the fastest method to get acquainted with Machine Learning literally.

AWS DeepRacer contest around the globe have been aimed at unlocking the creative potential of AI engineers and Machine Learning. These are both intellectual and entertaining events that engineers and technology lovers expect.

18:30 - 19:00


  • Location : Large conference room - Quang ninh Exhibition of planning and expo center

SUBJECTSATTENDED: Representativesand students/ studentsof Institutes,Schools, Incubators, creative start-up funds, creative startups, large corporations, startups, creative startups in the country and international.
CONTENT: Speeches about startups, inspirational technology of famous speakers from international successful countries, corporations, and startups.

09:00 - 11:00

Awards Innovative Techonopreuner Contest and Closing Ceremony

  • Location : Quang Ninh Exhibition of planning and expo center

Awarding the final round of the 2019 Innovative Technopreneur Contest, honor the stakeholders of creative entrepreneurial ecosystems, and Closing Ceremony for TECHFEST VIETNAM 2019.

14:00 - 17:00


  • Location : Sân Gofl của FLC

Social gathering before the TECHFEST 2019 between VIP guests through a golf tournament, with the participation of leaders of some ministries, corporations, sponsors, domestic and foreign investment funds, and successful startups.



Mr. Axel Schultze

Founder of the World Innovation Forum Foundation

Ms. Bui Thi Cam Van


Mr Ngo Thanh Son

CEO of Imfomed Vietnam JSC & Deputy Director of VMED Group

Mr. Supreet Sethi

AWS Specialist Solution Architect

Mr. Bobby Liu

Senior Director - Topica Edtech Group/Co-Director - Topica Founder Institute

Mr. Jason Lusk

Founder of Clickable Vietnam

Mr. Do Nguyen Hung

Chairman of the BOD - Industrial Training and Supply Company (InHTC) & Master of Science - Hanoi University of Science and Technology

Mr. Dam Quang Thang

Chairman of Hanoi Agri-Chemicals Association (Hacas) - CEO of Agricare Vietnam

Mr. Ly Dinh Quan

Founder and CEO of SONGHAN Incubator

Ms. Nguyen Thy Nga

Director of V-Startup

Mr. Han Ngoc Tuan Linh

Co-Founder - Managing Director: Vietnam Silicon Valley Accelerator Joint Stock Company (Siliconvalley.com.vn)

Mr. Nguyễn Huy Minh

Director of Sunshine Holding Limited

Ms. Cerella Tran Quynh Huong

General director of National startup development and investment corporation joint stock company

Mr. Tu Minh Hieu

Representative of National Agency for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Development

Mr. Nguyen Tuan Hiep

Vice Incubator, BK-Holdings

Ms. Le Thi Thu Ha

Associate Professor - Dr. Le Thi Thu Ha: Director of Innovation and Incubation Center at Foreign Trade University (FIIS)

Mr. Le Hong Phuong

Chairman Le Gia & Master of Economics - Hanoi University of Science and Technology

Ms. Ly Thuy Duong

Masters & Professionals in training, organizing startup support programs.

Mr. Nguyen Van Cong

Chairman and Founder of JSC.

Ms. Nguyen Do Hang

Business Management Department Building Technology Co., Ltd. Siemens

Mr. Nguyen Quang Huy

Founding President: Viet Nam Innovation Startup Network (Vistartup.net) & VistartUp Fund

Ms. Tran Thi Hong Thuy

Advisor for iAngel

Mr. Bui Vinh Hieu

President of CAPITALINKS

Ms. Le Thu Huong

Ph.D - Academy of Science and Technology MBA - University of Social Sciences and Humanities, VNU Hanoi (Majored in Tourism)

Mr. Dinh Van Hien

Vice President of Vietnam Automation Association & General Director of DKNEC

Mr. Tran Van Truong

Co-founder - Director of Homefarm International Joint Stock Company (Homefarm.vn)

Ms. Nguyen Minh Ngoc

General Director - Sunshine Consulting and Training Company

Mr. Vu Manh Hung

Director of VuGia & Partners - VGP; Lawyer

Ms. Tran Ngan

General Director: MGC Communications Joint Stock Company; Vietsun Communication Joint Stock Company; Communication specialist.

Ms. Hồ Thu Lê

General Director of TomoChain Technology Joint Stock Company Viet Nam

Mr. Nguyen Tien Trung

Founder and Chairman of National Startup Consulting & Investment

Mr. Nguyen Francis Tuan Anh

Director, Critical Path’s Offshore Development Center Vietnam

Mr. Nguyen Tuan Anh

CEO of Ecomedic

Ms. Nguyen Nha Quyen

Director of Ecosystem Development

Mr. Tran Van Nam

Associate Professor ; Ph.D (Economics); Ph.D (Law)

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