FAQs

Exhibition

Booth’s benefits

Your benefits:

– Introduced the start-up project information on SURF’s social and event platforms: website, fanpage, youtube, etc.
– Introduced the start-up project information on 2000 brochures released at SURF
– Mentioned in SURF Magazine 2018.
– Opportunity to promote and introduce the brand name / company services to more than 2,000 potential customers at the event.
– Opportunity to update new technologies and learn innovative models.
– Opportunity to connect and cooperate with domestic and foreign businesses.
– Recruitment and talent hunt.
– Learning from over 50 experts and speakers around the world on outstanding technology and business topics.

Does a startup booth itself include any tickets?

Startup booths allowing access to the rest of the event. 

How much is a booth?

Sign in free at link: http://bit.ly/surfgianhang2019

What are the dimensions of the booths?

 SURF will have 78 exhibition booths on the 2nd floor of Da Nang City Administrative Center. Booths’ specification Booth’s size: 2m x 1.5m Desk: 1.8×0.8m; Quantity: 01 Chair: 02 01 name table, 01 power outlet

When we can receive our booth?

We will keep you updated about the staus of your registration. If there are any questions please contact 0236 353 9966 – Hotline: 01203.195.430  (Ms. Van Anh)

Link: http://bit.ly/surfbooth2018

General Information

How can I support SURF?

We would like to request your support for any of the following:

1. Sending a speaker to our event:

We would love to have someone over as a keynote speaker to share about [COMPANY] new products or resources to startup communities. On our website, you can see past speakers for last year’s event. We are currently updating the speaker list this year and will keep you posted soon.

2. Joining our judging panel and sponsoring a prize in our pitching competition:

If this is something of interest to you, our team will send you pitch packs prior to the competition day. You are then invited to join our judging panel and give a prize to a startup of your preference. Prizes in cash or in-kind donations are all welcome!

3. Becoming one of our key sponsors:

Attached you can find more information about the options for your sponsorship. Our diamond sponsors now are Da Nang People’s Committee and Sun Group.

Thank you for your consideration. Please feel free to contact us for more information or to discuss your involvement in this event.

How to contact organizer?

 

Surf Contact Information: Sponsor: Ticket and Booth: Media and Pr Marketing: Pitching Competition Agenda &Speaker
Email: info@dnes.vn
Phone: 0236 353 9966
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/surfstartupwave/
Website: surfstartupwave.vn
Email: sponsor@dnes.vn Phone: 0236 353 9966 Email: ticket.dnes@gmail.com Phone: 0236 353 9966 Hotline: 01203.195.430 (Ms. Van Anh) Email: nhi.nguyen@dnes.vn
Phone: 0938 275699
Email: lien.pham@

dnes.vn
Phone: 0165 399 6091

Email: yen.le@dnes.vn Phone: 0905 136 390
What are the topics and the highlights of SURF?

SURF 2019 IS BACK! Here are 7 reasons why you should not miss this event!
1.SURF 2019 is honored to be selected by the city to be the most important annual event of the Danang Startups Community.
2. The biggest Startup event of 2019 in the central coast with 2.000 participants.
3. With the participation of world-leading Startup ecosystems, especially the attendance of the Finnish Startups billionaire – Mr. Peter Vesterbecka – the founder of SLUSH, “Mighty Eagle” of the famous Angry Birds game development team.
4. Start-up Exhibition: 70 booths introducing products and projects from all over the country and around the world.
5.Be Amazed by the amazing pitching of the candidates from the SURF pitching competition 2019.
6. Nearly 10 captivating pre-SURF events, such as DevFest 2019, Startup Weekend 2019; Co-working Space Summit;..
7. Completely FREE-OF-CHARGE ticket, thanks to the support from authorities!

What is SURF about?

SURF, our annual startup conference and exhibition, featuring businesses and startups in Da Nang, Vietnam and other emerging communities. The event is hosted by Da Nang Business Incubator (DNES) as part of our effort to build a stronger startup community here and elevate ourselves to the upper echelons of tech hubs.

For two consecutive years, SURF has been attracting more than 2000 participants over a two-day event. Startups, VCs, corporates, international development donors and media from across Vietnam and in the region get to connect with one another, attend talks by influential minds of the industry and unwind jam-packed days with after beach parties.

This year, SURF is coming back as an official startup event of Da Nang, with top-notch speakers discussing topics on startup capitals. Please refer to our website here for more information – http://surfstartupwave.vn/

What languages will be spoken at the event?

For sessions in the Exhibition Hall and Pitching Contest: Bilingual.
For discussion sessions: Bilingual.

When does SURF start?

29th June 2018

Da Nang City Administrative Center – 24 Tran Phu Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City – Viet Nam

Who can attend SURF?

Everyone is welcome at the event! – Entrepreneurs & Enterprises – Investors & Funds – Donors, Sponsors & Media – Students, Developers, Designers, Freelancers or anyone else interested in startups.

Organizers

What about Surf organizers?

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.

Address: 31 Tran Phu Street, Hai Chau District, Danang City.

Phone number: 0236 353 6699

Website: http://surfstartupwave.vn

Email: info@dnes.vn

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/surfstartupwave/


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

 

Who are sponsors for SURF?

Diamond Sponsor: Sun World

Gold Sponsor:  EVN

Silver Sponsor: Embassy of Ireland, Vietjet Air, Duc Manh Corporation

Bronze Sponsor: Eden Plaza, Deal Room

Crowdfunding Sponsor: Mintown Coffee, LovePop, Inc., ABBANK, Inteltech, D Soft, Vissan, Cocacola, HGPT Mechanical, DaNang Port, DDIF, Petrolimex Danang

Media Sponsor: Danang TV

Partner: C.A.T.I, ISEV

 

Pitching Competition

How many startups can join the SURF Pitching Competition?

50 startups have registered for the Pitching Competition and 07 of them have been selected to make presentations at the event.

How to attend the SURF Pitching Competition?

Register here: http://bit.ly/surfpitching2018

We will announce a list of those selected for the competition after conducting our review process.

For more information, please contact: Ms Lien – lien.pham@dnes.vn

Top 07 finalists to join SURF PITCHING COMPETITION 2018
  1. Camera 360 for cars – A safety equipment to help drivers observe blind spots around their cars.
  2. BGift – Bringing customers good deals and gifts from beauty brand for women along with making appointment feature.
  3. AN VUI – The overall management solution for traveling bus lines.
  4. ikkai Inc – ikkai developed its own system and platform for helping solve two of the biggest bottlenecks for employers: posting jobs easily and making it even easier to find the best candidates through data aggregation and A.I.
  5. TOB – a combination of a cradle, a crib with a walker in one single product that integrates with TOB technology
  6. EduSi: Project utilizes simulation and AI technologies to support teachers and students in their teaching and learning activities respectively through 3 steps: (1) learning by experimenting (2) learning by sharing (3) learning by collaborating with a virtual assistant.
  7. Xedike – Xedike focuses on making use of empty seats on a vehicle less than 9 seats in an attempt to reduce emissions, traffic and increase income for empty vehicles.
When will I know if I have been chosen for the SURF Pitching Competition?

After registration the contest organizers will contact you with specific guidelines and timelines. Contact Organizer Pitching contests via email lien.pham@dnes.vn

Ticket

Sự kiện SURF 2019 là miễn phí hay bán vé?

SURF 2019 là sự kiện hoàn toàn miễn phí.
Đăng ký tham gia tại link: http://bit.ly/sukiensurf2019
E: surfstartupwave@gmail.com – P: (0236) 353 9966

How can I register a ticket?

Register to take part in the event: http://bit.ly/eventsurf2019
E: surfstartupwave@gmail.com – P: (0236) 353 9966

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