Vietnam Innovative Startups Accelerator (VIISA) commemorates one and a half years in action as well as the graduation of the Acceleration Program Batch 3 with the 3rd Investment Day on July 3rd, 2018. Held at the Atrium Lounge in Renaissance Riverside Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, the event comprised of 6 startup pitches, drawing the attendance of over 100 investors, corporate partners and mentors.
Investment Day is an opportunity for startup community to meetup, discuss and seek opportunities to call from leading regional investors. The 3 best startups in the Acceleration Program Batch 3 in various fields such as smart farming, digital, software services, etc had a presentation on products and strategies to the investors in and outside the country to call for investment. Promising teams will also get up to $200,000 in further investment funding.
Over the last three months, the startups from Acceleration Program Batch 3 were invested US$15.000 cash and undisclosed amount of in-kind services, heavily involved in various activities, ranging from one-on-one sessions with seasonal investors, to dedicated workshops with experts in growth hacking, data analytics, and storytelling, including but not limited to mentors and partners from Vietnam and beyond. In addition, the startups each company were provided technical resources, office accommodation and accessed to world-class mentors and suitable investors. Investment Day is a chance for startups to demonstrate the skills they have been trained and to call for investment.