VINASA, VDI Club awarded 03 Prizes for Startup Pitching in the conference “Startup with Smart City”
The Top 3 Startups applied new technologies: AI, Big Data, IoT won the prizes in the Startup Pitching competition organized by VINASA and Vietnam Digital Investment Club (VDI) associated with the Project 844 Office (Ministry of Science and Technology), TECHFEST 2021 on November 6, 2021.

Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) has just announced the Top 3 of the Startup Pitching program, which is a part of the conference “Startup with Smart City” which took place on November 6, 2021 on the Zoom platform. The conference is within the framework of TECHFEST 2021, organized by VINASA, Vietnam Digital Investment Club (VDI) associated with the Office 844 (Ministry of Science and Technology) to encourage Startups with solutions applied technologies for smart cities as well as strongly promoting the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation in Vietnam.

The Board of Judges decided that the highest prize belonged to VIoT Technology Joint Stock Company (VIoT) established by a group of young Vietnamese experts with extensive experience in the field of Telecommunication and IoT in the world, together share the same vision and desire to realize the IoT market potential and practical applications of this technology in the field of Smart Cities development.

The second prize belongs to STVG Co. Ltd., which applies AI technology in all social fields. STVG is the leading artificial intelligence researcher and developer in Vietnam with comprehensive artificial intelligence application solutions and camera systems, temperature measurement kiosks for the prevention and control of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Board of Judges selected TUBUDD for the third prize of the Startup Pitching program to encourage Vietnamese technology startups to bring Vietnam's images to the world through the Tubudd application. The application was formed with the desire to improve the ability and working quality of local guides in each region of Vietnam and help them have more income. Tubudd is the portal to help local guides connect directly with international clients making their work more transparent and easier.

Top 3 of Startup Pitching were awarded with the first prize: 10,000,000 VND, the second prize: 6,000,000 VND and the third prize: 4,000,000 VND. In addition, Startups also received big incentives:

• Free VINASA membership fee for 2 years if join VINASA membership

• Directly matched with investors

• Opportunity to introduce services, solutions, brand promotion

• Updating digital technology startup trends

• Exchange and connect with Investment Funds, Investors, Mentors, Technology Startups

• Free connection with investors in VDI Club

• Gifts from sponsors

Through this program, the Organizing Committee hopes to help spread useful content, strongly promote the entrepreneurial spirit of innovation of Startups, especially looking for Startups with smart solutions for the city to build Vietnam to be more and more developed, sustainable and prosperous.

In the context of the COVID-19 in the past 2 years, it has been promoting more strongly the process of building and developing a smart city with many problems of data collection, management, and solutions for prevention and control anti-epidemic, planning, operation and management for provinces and cities, especially in the period of recovery and development economy in Vietnam. This is not only an inevitable trend but also an urgent need for cities in Vietnam and around the world. Therefore, this is also an opportunity for Vietnamese startups to become unicorns in the future.

With the desire to promote the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation, VINASA and Vietnam Digital Investment Club (VDI) will continue to organize Startup Pitching and Matching programs to connect investors and Startups at the end of November, 2021 with the topic “Cloud Native - Trend for Startup’s Success". For more information, please contact Ms. Manh: 0937 688 958, Email: or follow us:

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