Go Global Talk Series

A series of online webinars to help international startups learn about the Vietnamese market, and help Vietnamese startups expand their business outside the country. The series is co-organized by BSSC, IBP – Investment and Business Partners, and Quest Ventures.

At the seminars, startups will be directly connected with speakers who are representatives from VCs, venture builders, and local startups to learn in-depth experience in the local market.

Season 1

1st seminar - Insights of the Vietnamese Market


10:00 am – 11:00 am (Vietnam time) on Tuesday, 29 September 2020

An overview of online food delivery market

  • By Mr. Mai Truong Giang – Chairman of Otoké Chicken Vietnam; Chairman of Chewy Chewy

An overview of the E-commerce market in Vietnam, some key opportunities and challenges for doing business in the E-commerce market in VN;

  • By Mr. Ta Xuan Hien – CEO & Founder of Joolux.com, an online marketplace for consigned and authentic preloved luxury products in Vietnam. 

How to access the local market as an international startup.

  • By Mr. Austin Carter – Founder, Chief Financial Officer of Edu2Review.

2nd seminar - Insights of the Singapore market


10:00 am – 11:15 am (Vietnam time) on 27/10/2020

Singapore Startup Ecosystem and Government support available for international startups

  • By Ms. Ang Yan Lin – Senior Manager, Risk Capital & International at Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE) 

Singapore Investment Landscape 

  • By Ms. Jaslyn Hooi – Analyst at Quest Ventures, an early VC firm known as the first investor of Carousell and 99.co

Sharing on how to tap into new markets as a startup owner

  • By Mr. Jinho Yang – COO at Toss Lab, the start-up providing enterprise communication and  collaboration tool called JANDI, simply known as ‘Asian Slack’.

3rd seminar - Key players in Vietnam startup ecosystem

Tentative Agenda

10:00 am – 11:15 am (Vietnam time) on 10/12/2020

Key players in Vietnam startup ecosystem

  • By Ms. Tu Thu Hien – Founder and CEO at WISE – Women’s Initiative for Startups and Entrepreneurship

Connecting Vietnam with the world and vice versa

  • By Mr. Hub Langstaff – Vietnam Country Director at J.E. Austin Associates’ SECO Entrepreneurship Program

 What does it take to succeed in Vietnam market for international startups?

  • By Mr. Son Nguyen – Managing Partner at Javis Ventures Co., Ltd