Techstars Startup Weekend in Danang, 2017!



From 29th September to 1st October, the Techstars  Startup weekend was held in Danang, which is jointly organised by DINHUB. This is the third consecutive year that VNUK has been a partner of this event, acting as the leading institution in Danang in Entrepreneurship Education, building upon VNUK’s desire to contribute to the startup eco-system in Danang, Vietnam.

This annual event is designed to provide young people of start-up companies with an empowering educational program for an intense 54 hours. The first two days consisted of product testing, business model development and basic sample creation with feedback from mentors, to be followed by the participant teams to pitch their ideas to the entrepreneurs and loyal investors.

It was a very competitive few days, but the best teams had to be selected to win a prize of having the opportunity to attend training courses at DINHUB and the Da Nang Entrepreneurship Support Company. The winning team were Happy Mom, a consulting service for pregnant and post-natal mothers, with Job Now and Tibodal coming in second and third place. Job Now is a platform connecting employers and applicants for part-time jobs, and Tibodal is a company that provides a solution for Affiliate Marketing.

Congratulations to the winning teams!

The finalists of the Techstars Startup Weekend!