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Startup of the Year


AkaBot is the leading RPA company in Vietnam with nearly 30+ big corporation – clients. We provide trusted & seamless experience through up to 3,000 business automation bots and owning the best RPA experts nationwide.


Teky is the first professional STEM training academy for Kids in Vietnam. Our mission is to empower the next generations in digital literacy and computational thinking skills in Southeast Asia and facilitate necessary skills in the 4.0 industry.


Vietnam Blockchain Corporation (VBC) is a leading Blockchain technology company in Vietnam. VBC specializes in providing Blockchain services and software solutions in many fields.

Founder of the Year

Phillip An

I’m a global finance and investment professional with deep experience in technology companies. Previously, I served as an Investment Banker at Goldman Sachs where I advised M&A, IPOs and debt structuring of Fortune 500 companies, as well as in Management Consulting at McKinsey and Company’s Digital Practice in New York. I also has experience as a venture capital investor at Lumia Capital and Focus Ventures, investing in growth-stage technology companies across global emerging markets. I hold a BA in Computer Science from the California Institute of Technology and was admitted directly post-undergraduate to Harvard Business School.

Thanh Le

I am the Founder & CEO of Phenikaa MaaS Technology JSC (which previous name is BusMap JSC). Currently I am taking role as a CEO and CTO of the company. Some of the Awards that I receive: – Second Runner Up Qualcomm Innovation Challenge 2021 – ITU Award 2020 – Vietnam-Japan Startup Contest 2019 – Young Awards for Innovative Education Solutions 2018 – Young Vietnamese Representative Award in 2015 – Ho Chi Minh City IT Award 2014 – Vietnam ICT Award 2015 – Gold Medal in ACM/ICPC Asean Regional 2012-2016 – First Prize in Vietnam Olympiad of Informatics 2013-2016.

Vu Trong Nghia (Vince)

Vu Trong Nghia (Vince) is currently CEO and co-founder of Bizzi, a VC- backed startup providing intelligent accounts payable & receivable automation platform. Before his MBA in the US, Nghia had an established career with different positions at multinational companies, including brand manager at GlaxoSmithKline and Unilever, and marketing manager at Dairy Queen where he successfully led the launch of Warren Buffetts brand in Vietnam. He also has a passion to work with early-stage innovative startups as an angel investor and mentor. Vince holds an MBA (with Honor) from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, where, as a Thunderbird SHARE Fellow, he was proudly funded by the Fulbright scholarship program.

Best Newcomer


Founded in 2019 in Singapore, Homebase is one of Southeast Asias leading Proptech companies. Homebase provides revolutionary products made accessible that empower homeowners to buy, sell, and own homes in ways that work best for themselves.


Umbalena – a digital library of 1,000+ educational books and video books in English and Vietnamese for kids ages 0-8+, with a focus on learning and reading.

Best VC


Viet Valley Ventures (“VVV”) was established in 2019 by senior technological experts from US Silicon Valley. VVV aims to provide financial and technological support for startups in Vietnam, working to turn Vietnam into a Silicon Valley of Southeast Asia.

Best Co-working Space


Dreamplex designs & delivers “workplace experience as a service” – employee-centric workspaces for companies of 1-hundreds in Ho Chi Minh City.


DNES Business Incubator is a public private partnership incubator operating under a sustainable orientation, which aims to enhance business growth through innovation and entrepreneurship.

Best Accelerator/Incubator Program


ThinkZone Accelerator is an accelerator program with the largest investment and support in Vietnam. Through the accelerator, ThinkZone Ventures evaluates, supports, and accelerates startups to scale and dominate their market.


DNES Business Incubator is a public private partnership incubator operating under a sustainable orientation, which aims to enhance business growth through innovation and entrepreneurship.

Zone Startups Vietnam

Zone Startups Vietnam, a Canadian Startups accelerator. Zone Startups Vietnam is part of the Zones Startups Global network including multiple programs in Canada and India. Companies across these programs have raised more than $400 MM USD.