SURF PITCHING COMPETITION within the framework of SURF 2019 – Danang Startup and Innovation Festival, assembles start-up projects, investors, entrepreneurs, partners and domestic and foreign start-up supporting organizations.
Ever since the global economic crisis in 2009, the world’s economy – in which Vietnam is no exception – started to be unstable, risky, complicated and unclarified. In this situation, the creative business models began to appear and quickly expanded, became a motivation boosting the economy. Followed that, central and local governments also began to move from perfecting the business environment to building an innovative, creative entrepreneurial ecosystem.
SURF 2019 includes more than 80 exhibition booths from various fields such as tourism, agriculture, commerce, technology, services, ... With the purpose of exhibiting and introducing products closer to customers and community, the exhibition activities at SURF 2019 promise to bring joyful and exciting atmosphere, as well as expand opportunities for connection, investment and trade for all attendees.
On October 19, 2019, the SURF Pitching Competition organized by DNES – Danang Business Incubator officially “named” the 8 best startups to win tickets to compete in the final night on November 1, 2019.
SURF Pitching Competition 2019 – The largest startup presentation contest in the Central region is back this year
1. Coordinating department:
Danang People’s committee
Surf the wave is definitely the way to describe the start-up sector in Vietnam. Every day another journalist discovers the vibrant Vietnamese start-up sector. The headline in a recent article … “From regional laggard to leader” … accurately summarises this phenomenal change. The rapid growth in 3 – 5 years can be attributed to many factors, including a stable government, rapidly growing economy and middle class, openness to foreign investment, and a burgeoning, well- educated young population.
On October 15, 2019, DNES – DaNang Incubator announced 20 best projects out of 50 applications at SURF Pitching Competition 2019. The teams will enter the semi-finals from the October 15th – October 19th to compete together, participate in the SURF Pitching Competition 2019 finale.
SURF 2019 – The biggest Start-up and Innovation Festival in Central Vietnam is an important annual event of the startup community of Danang city. Organized by the Department of Science and Technology of Da Nang City, the Coordinating Council of Danang Business Incubator and Business Incubator – DNES.
SURF Pitching Competition is the place for startup projects to connect and seek for investment opportunities, business co-operations, and talented personnels