Techfest Vietnam 2020: Heads of 12 Technology Villages Revealed

Techfest Vietnam 2020: Heads of 12 Technology Villages Revealed

In preparation for Techfest Vietnam 2020, the largest annual event for the Innovative startup Community in Vietnam which is scheduled to take place at the end of the year, Ministry of Science and Technology together with Techfest’s Organizing Committee held a meeting with their stakeholders and partners this week. According to the meeting output, it is expected that Techfest Vietnam 2020 will be structured into 3 committees performing coordinating role and 12 startup villages of different fields that will develop their own specialized programs to attract participants (startups, investors, speakers, consultants ...) to their village.

Below is preliminary information about the representatives of each committees and heads of startup villages:

03 Committees

1. Committee of investment Matching:
Mr. Pham Duy, National Startup Support Center (NSSC)

2. Committee of Competition:
Ms. Mandy Nguyen, Director of Ecosystem Development, Startup Vietnam Foundation (SVF)

3. Committee of Communications:
Mr. Nguyen Viet An, Representative of National Program 844 Office

12 start-up villages

1. Head of Medical Technology Village (MedTech):
Mr. Ngo Thanh Son, CEO of Imfomed Vietnam JSC & Deputy Director of VMED Group

2. Head of Agricultural Technology Village (AgriTech):
Mr. Dam Quang Thang, Chairman of Hanoi Agricultural Chemical Association (HACAS) - CEO of Agricare Vietnam
Mr. Le Hong Phuong, Chairman Le Gia Group & Master of Economics - Hanoi University of Science and Technology

3. Head of Educational Technology Village (EdTech):
Mr. Do Nguyen Hung, Chairman of the BOD - Industrial Training and Supply Company (InHTC) & Deputy Director of the Center for Business Cooperation, Hanoi University of Industry
Mr. Pham Tuan Hiep, Incubation Manager of BK Holdings

4. Head of Tourism and Food Technology Village:
Mr. Ly Dinh Quan, Founder & CEO of Song Han Incubator

5. Head of frontier technology village:
Ms. Doan Kieu My, Founder of YellowBlocks; Founders of ABCD Tech and Women In Tech Vietnam

6. Head of financial technology village (FinTech):
Ms. Nguyen Thi Xuyen, General Director of STI Company

7. Head of smart city technology village:
Mr. Tran Quang Hung - Deputy Secretary of Hanoi Youth Union
Mr. Cao Anh Tuan - Doctor of Computer Science at Cornell University – Co-Founder, CEO of Genetica
Mr. Nguyen Manh Tien - Qualcomm Vietnam

8. Head of Social Impact Technology Village:
Ms. Phan Hoang Lan, Accelerator Lab, UNDP Vietnam
Ms. Truong Thi Nam Thang, founder and director of the Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CSIE), National Economics University

9. Head of Student Startup village:
Mr. Bui Van Linh, General Director of Department of Political Education and Student Affairs, Ministry of Education and Training
Mr. Pham Xuan Khanh, President of Hanoi High-Tech Vocational College (HHT)

10. Head of Local startup village:
Mr. Nguyen Huy Minh - CEO of Sunshine Holding Limited

11. Head of Deep Technology Village / Deep Tech 4.0:
Ms. Nguyen Thy Nga, Director of V-Startup Program

12. Head of startup support services village:
Mr. Vu Manh Hung, Lawyer and Director of Vu Gia & Partners (VGP)

Heads of 12 startup villages are expected to complete the plan and ready for the launching of their specialized programs by November 1.

Let's all look forward to the comeback of Techfest Vietnam 2020, a much-awaited event for the startup community in the nation at the end of this year!

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