TIMELINE

The entry period takes place from March 1, 2019 to May 31, 2019. All applicants must fill in the online Application form describing their business along with a two-minute video. Entry must reflect the judging criteria and adhere to the entry requirements as defined below. The Competition will include a round of judging to determine fifty (50) finalists who will advance to pitch at Vietnam Startup Day 2019 at Riverside Palace HCMC on August 23-24, 2019.

March 1 – May 31: Application submission

June 1-15: Preliminary selection: to select top 50 international start-ups pitching at the final round.

Jun 16 – July 7: Top 50 finalists announcement & confirmation.

August 20-22: Side events

  • Private pitch (to be announced soon)
  • Fundraising workshop & Treasure hunt tour (to be announced soon)

August 23-24: Vietnam Startup Day 2019 – final round of “Vietnam Startup Wheel 2019” and “Startup Exchange” event

  • 2-day exhibition
  • Crowd-based pitching: Top 45 international startups, Top 100 national startups
  • Semi-final competition-based pitching: Top 60 national startups
  • Final competition-based pitching: top 5 international startups and top 10 national startups pitch for the final prize.
  • Award Ceremony