SAVE THE DATE

01st November 2019

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INVESTORS

44

SPEAKERS

83

BOOTHS

2500

ATTENDEES

Start your creation journey

SURF is the largest annual International Startup Conference and Exhibition in Central Vietnam including Conference, Exhibition, Business, Investment Connection Program, Startups Pitching Competition, Networking Night and many other connection activities.

Conference

Exhibition

Networking Night

Pitching Competition

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SURF PITCHING COMPETITION 2019

SURF Pitching Competition 2019 is looking for potential start-ups to take part in our Qualifying Round. The 06 Finalists would grab a chance to present their official businesses to the Board of Judges, Experts and more than 2.000 participants who will be future promising customers and stakeholders.

SPEAKERS

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Tran Van Tung

Ministry of Science and Technology

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Le Trung Chinh

City People's Committee Vice Chairman

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H.E Nadav Eshcar

Ambassador, Embassy of Israel to Viet Nam

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Elisa Cavacece

Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Ireland to Viet Nam

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Peter Vesterbacka

Founder of SLUSH, Co-founder MobileMonday, Co-founder at Lightneer, Fun Academy Advisor to Edunation, Former Mighty Eagle of Rovio’s Angry Birds

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Tran Du Lich

Member of Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Group - Leader of Consultancy Group for collaboration in Central Vietnam

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Jan Lederman

President, Valhalla Private Capital, Inc. | Director, Genome Canada Inc

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Harri Ketamo

Founder/Chairman Headai

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Nguyen Hoa Binh

Chairman & Founder Next Tech Group

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Vu Kim Hanh

Chairwoman - Business Association of High-Quality Vietnamese Products - Director of Business Studies and Assistance Center (BSA)

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Tran Quoc Thanh

Director, Nghe An DOST

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Tran Van Hoang

Deputy of Da Nang Department of Science and Technology Vice Chairman of Danang Startup Council

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Tran Vu Nguyen

Phó Chủ tịch Hội đồng cố vấn SIHUB | Chủ tịch AI Education

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Bobby Liu

Senior Director, Topica Edtech Group

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Dominic Mellor

ADB Ventures, Senior Investment Specialist | MBI Project Lead Asian Development Bank

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Thach Le Anh

CEO & Founder tại Vietnam Silicon Valley - VSV Startup Ecosystem

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Pham Duy Hieu

Phó chủ tịch Quỹ Khởi nghiệp Doanh nghiệp Khoa học và Công nghệ Việt Nam - SVF - Tổng giám đốc Ngân hàng TMCP An Bình

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Eric Yeo

Country General Manager - Amazon Web Service Vietnam

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Catherine Phuong

Assistant Resident Representative – Governance and Participation United Nations Development Programme Viet Nam

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Nguyen Viet Duc

Tổng giám đốc, Innovation Capital Management - ICM

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Ha Thanh An

Deputy CEO Vintech City - Vingroup

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Prof. Kim Yong Whan

PhD | University-Industry cooperation, College of Agriculture and Life Science, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea | Chairman POOMASY

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Vu Tran

Director, Strategic Accounts at AWS Vietnam

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Ho Viet Hai

Founder Triip

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Tim Cheng

CEO & Founder, FlyingV

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Giuseppe Iamele

2Click Solutions Co-founder

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Nguyen Viet An

Văn phòng Đề án 844

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Csaba Bundik

Viet Accelerator European Innovation Council's Jury member Founder and CEO at CETA Consulting

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Hoang Thi Kim Dung

Representative of Genesia Ventures

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Viet Ho

CEO DailyOpt

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Ngoc Nguyen

DealStreetAsia, Senior Writer, Private Equity and Venture Capital

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Pham Hoang Ngan

CEO INARI

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Nguyen Tien Anh

Nexttech Group Strategic Director

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Nguyen Van Cong

CEO & Founder Wellbeing JSC

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Nguyen Khac Minh Tri

CEO MimosaTEK

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Nguyen Xuan Hoang

ELINKGATE CEO

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Thai Chuong

CEO & Founder COHOTA

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Luong Ngoc Tuan

Founder and CEO of V-SYS

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Trang Tran

Co-Founder & Director Enouvo IT Solutions & Enouvo Space

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Donald Nguyen

Regional Manager, South East Asia – Oksidia Oy Expert on education operation & education technology.

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Vu Xuan Truong

CEO Flying Fish Investment JSC | Founder Incubation Program - Finc.

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Thong Le Anh Tuan

CEO & Founder Cashbag

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Duc Nguyen

CEO & Founder Hekate

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Giang Pham

CEO & Founder bePrana Wellness

AGENDA 2019

Speakers:

Ms. Jan Lederman - President, Valhalla Private Capital, Inc./ Director, Genome Canada Inc.

Speakers:

Mr. Dominic Mellor - ADB Ventures Lead

Speakers:

Ms. Elisa Cavacece - Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Ireland in Vietnam (Phó Đại sứ Ireland)

Speakers:

Ms. Catherine Phương - Assistant Resident Representative – Governance and Participation - United Nations Development Programme Viet Nam

Speakers:

1.Thứ trưởng Bộ KHCN Trần Văn Tùng - Deputy Minister, MOST Tran Van Tung 2. PCT Lê Trung Chinh - City People's Committee Vice Chairman Le Trung Chinh 3. Dr. Trần Du Lịch - Member of Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Group

Moderator:

1. Thứ trưởng Bộ KHCN Trần Văn Tùng - Deputy Minister, MOST Tran Van Tung 2. H.E. Nadav Eshcar - Đại sứ Israel - Ambassador of Israel to Vietnam 3. PCT Lê Trung Chinh - City People's Committee Vice Chairman Le Trung Chinh 4. Dr. Trần Du Lịch - Member of Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Group 5. Shark Nguyễn Hoà Bình - Chairman of NextTech

Speakers:

Mr. Phạm Duy Hiếu - Vice Chairman, Startup Vietnam Foundation General Manager, AB Bank

Speakers:

Mr. Nguyễn Việt An - Văn phòng Đề án 844, Bộ KHCN

Moderator:

1. Mr. Trần Văn Hoàng - Phó giám đốc Sở KH-CN Đà Nẵng - Vice Director, Da Nang DOST 2. Mr. Trần Quốc Thành - Giám đốc Sở KH-CN Nghệ An - Director, Nghe An DOST 3. Ms. Thạch Lê Anh - CEO & Founder Vietnam Silicon Valley - VSV Startup Ecosystem 4. Mr. Phạm Duy Hiếu - Vice Chairman, Startup Vietnam Foundation, General Manager, AB Bank 5. Mr. Nguyễn Việt Đức - Tổng giám đốc, Innovation Capital Management - ICM

Speakers:

Mr. Nguyễn Hòa Bình - Chủ tịch Tập đoàn NextTech

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Mr. Bobby Liu - Senior Director, Topica Edtech Group

Speakers:

1. Mr. Tim Cheng - CEO & Founder Flying V 2. Mr. Dominic Mellor - ADB Ventures Lead 3. Ms. Hoàng Thị Kim Dung - Representative of Genesia Ventures

Moderator:

Ngọc Nguyễn - DealStreetAsia, Senior Writer, Private Equity and Venture Capital

Speakers:

Mr. Peter Vesterbacka - Founder SLUSH Co-founder Lightneer and MobileMonday

Speakers:

1. Mr. Trần Nguyên Vũ - Director, Strategic Accounts Amazon Web Service 2. Mr. Việt Hồ - CEO DailyOpt 3. Mr. Giuseppe Iamele - Co-founder 2Click Solutions

Moderator:

Ms. Trang Tran - Founder & CEO, Enouvo

Speakers:

Mr. Bung Trần, Mr. Eric Yeo

Speakers:

Mr. Harri Ketamo - Founder/ Chairman Headai

Speakers:

Mr. Csaba Bundik - Viet Accelerator European Innovation Council's Jury member Founder & CEO, CETA Consulting

Speakers:

Mr. Nguyễn Tiến Anh - CSO, NextTech

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Prof. Kim Yong Whan, PhD - University-Industry cooperation, College of Agriculture and Life Science, Seoul National University

Speakers:

Ms. Vũ Kim Hạnh - Chairwoman, Business Association of High-Quality Vietnamese Products Director, Business Studies and Assistance Center (BSA)

Speakers:

Mr. Nguyễn Khắc Minh Trí - CEO, MimosaTek

Speakers:

Ms. Phạm Hoàng Ngân - CEO, INARI

Speakers:

Ms. Giang Pham - CEO, bePrana

Speakers:

Mr. Tim Cheng - CEO & Founder, Flying V

Speakers:

1. Mr. Đức Nguyễn - Founder & CEO, Hekate 2. Mr. Việt Hồ - CEO, DailyOpt (Moderator)

Speakers:

Mr. Hải Hồ - CEO - Founder, Triip

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Mr. Nguyễn Xuân Hoàng - CEO, E Link Gate

Speakers:

Ms. Giang Phạm - Founder, CEO bePrana Wellness

Speakers:

Thống Lê Anh Tuấn - CEO Cashbag

Speakers:

Mr. Nguyễn Văn Công - Founder & CEO, Wellbeing JSC

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Mr. Đức Nguyễn - Founder & CEO, Hekate

Speakers:

Mr. Thái Chương - Founder & CEO, COHOTA

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Mr. Nguyễn Việt Dũng - Regional Manager - South East Asia, Oksidia Oy

Venue Map 2019 is updating

HANDBOOK 2019 IS UPDATING

REGISTRATION

VENUE 2019

EDEN PLAZA DANANG

05 DUY TAN STREET, HAI CHAU DISTRICT DANANG CITY, VIET NAM

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ORGANIZERS

Da Nang Department Of Science And Technology

The Danang department of science and technology (DOST) is the specialized agency affiliated with the City People’s Committee

DOST acts as acts as an advisor, assisting the Danang City People’s Committee in the fields of science and technology; including, scientific and technological activities, developing the scientific and technological potential; intellectual property; radioactive isotope, application of radioactivity, radiation and nuclear security;

The department is organizing and managing public services in fields within the sphere of the Department in accordance with the laws.

Website: dost.danang.gov.vn

The Danang Startup Council

The Danang Startup Council was established in October 2015 with 59 members including leading thinkers, universities, institutes and businesses.

Website: khoinghiep.danang.vn

Da Nang Business Incubator - DNES

Da Nang Business Incubator – DNES is the first public priviate incubator in Viet Nam. Established in early 2016, DNES is an innovation platform that helps early-stage startups build their businesses fast. Located in Da Nang, a young vibrant city on the central coast of Vietnam, DNES offers a unique ecosystem of resources, inspiration, connections and community that drives you to work hard and make your goals a reality.

Website: dnes.vn

SUPPORTERS

DANANG DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES

  • Department of Industry and Trade

  • Danang Institute for Socio-Economic Development
  • Department of Foreign Affairs Department of Science and Technology
  • Department of Information and Communication Danang
  • Investment Promotion Centre – IPC Danang
  • Department of Planning and Investment
  • Department of Tourism Department of Culture & Sports

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

  • The University Of Danang

  • Duy Tan University
  • Danang Architecture University
  • Danang College of Information Technology
  • Danang College of Food
  • The VN-UK Institute for Research and Executive Education

LOCAL MEDIA

  • DRT

  • VTV8
  • Da Nang E-Potal
  • Danang Department of Information and Communication magazine – ICTNEWS
  • Vietnam Business Forum

MEDIA SPONSORS 2019

 
(Tiếng Việt) Đài Phát thanh – Truyền hình Đà Nẵng
 

SPONSORS 2019

DIAMOND SPONSORS

 
SunWorld Ba Na Hills
 

GOLD SPONSORS

 
EVN
 

SILVER SPONSORS

 
Duc Manh 579 Corporation
Vietjet
The Embassy of Ireland
 

BRONZE SPONSORS

 
Deal room
Eden Plaza
 

CROWDFUNDING

 
Mintown Coffee
Lovepop
ABBANK
Inteltech
D-SOFT
(Tiếng Việt) CN CÔNG TY CÔ PHẦN VIỆT NAM KỸ NGHỆ SÚC SẢN – VISSAN ĐÀ NẴNG
Coca-Cola
HGPT Mechanical
Da Nang Port
(Tiếng Việt) Quỹ đầu tư phát triển thành phố Đà Nẵng
(Tiếng Việt) Xăng dầu khu vực 5
 

PARTNERS

 
ISEV
(Tiếng Việt) Công ty C.A.T.I
 

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