LAUNCH

Offers early stage incubation, events, hackathons and skills training for startups.

ACCELERATE

Supports later stage startups with matchmaking and commercial partnerships.

 

The Vietnam Energy Incubation Program provides in-depth business support services to up to 8 outstanding startup teams working on innovative energy sector ventures. The program will help entrepreneurs execute their go-to-market strategy with access to local and international networks, leading to potential funding from investors and business partnerships.

Startups support services

What do we offer?

1. Hands-on workshops and training programs customized to each business model.

2. Advice on product and market validation, business model, launch strategy & investment.

3. Prototype development support.

4. Community feedback and access to a network of mentors and experts.

5. Communication and advertising campaigns through our own channels and a network of supporting partners.

6. Potential funding through our network of investors and partners.

7. Potential opportunities to do pilot projects with potential customers.

The program will consist of some of the following modules:

Product Design & Prototype Development / Customer Discovery – Market Validation & User Experience Design / Business Model Development / Marketing & Communications Strategy / Team & Responsibilities / Partnership Building / Fundraising & Investment / Go to Market Strategy / Impact Evaluation / Potential Pilot Project Development

*Content will be customized according to the teams selected for the program.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for teams working on clean energy projects ranging from intelligent uses of renewable energy resources, efficient distribution and transmission, and optimization of energy use.

We are especially interested in projects which fit into one or more of the following categories:

Energy Categories

 

Selection criteria

Innovation: How innovative and original are the products or services offered by the startup?

Feasibility: Does the startup offer viable products or services, have a clear business model and serve an emerging market need?

Team: How good is the level of experience and qualification of startup founders and team members?

Impact: How significant is the impact that the startup can contribute to the industry, and the environment?

Application

Information will be posted on NEX website. Application platform – NEX to confirm later.

Application requirements: a PPT description of the projects/ business plans.

Intellectual property: We commit to maintain the confidentiality of all applications and only use them for our internal purposes.

  • Call for Applications

    July 1, 2019

  • Application Deadline

    August 15, 2019

  • Program Starts

    September 1, 2019

 

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It is a 24-hour problem-solving marathon where energy experts, software developers, business professionals and designers team up to tackle smart energy challenges head on with innovative software solutions.

We’ve got real challenges for you to hack and mentors to keep your wheels spinning. Bring yourself, your team and the best ideas.

  • Registration Opens

    May 1, 2019

  • Hackathon Starts

    June 1, 2019

Stay tuned for our series of Energy Meetups where we will invite friends and partners from the industry for networking events. We will be showcasing speakers working on the energy transition in VietNam as well as some of our startup teams!

 

  • Next Energy Meetup : The State of Smart Grid in VietNam

    Meetup Date to be Confirmed

TEAM

Stanley Ng
Regional Program Manager

Southeast Asia

Van Anh Do
Program Manager

Ho Chi Minh

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