Hanoi Innovation Summit is a brand new international event, held for the first time in Hanoi.
Co-created by Schoolab and Startup Sesame, the summit is co-hosted by the City of Hanoi and the
Ministry of Planning and Investment. Production partners include Hello Tomorrow and Chab events.
The event, taking place on August 29-30, 2019 at the National Convention Center, aims at attracting
3,000 attendees, from local tech talent to the leaders of ministries and departments in Vietnam. Hanoi
Innovation Summit has also attracted more than 100 international speakers, businesses and
investors, domestic and foreign startups, academia and major university representatives in Hanoi.
Major tech players are attending, such as AWS, Microsoft, IBM, TechCrunch, NBC News, Golden Gate
Venture, Click Ventures,…, to redefine the future of innovation and accelerate growth.
The Summit promotes and aims at fostering the entrepreneurial mindset of Vietnam’s innovation
ecosystems, especially within communities of students, local youth and intellectuals. It also plays a
role in connecting domestic and international resources. Hanoi Innovation Summit is an opportunity
to build synergies between local and international networks, to boost the growth of entrepreneurial
ecosystems, to cooperate and exchange best practices in the fields of science, and technology
application research, but also to promote trade and investment in the field of technology. The event is
structured around 6 global innovation theme tracks: Environment (GreenTech, CleanTech, Water,
Sustainability, …), Mobility & Logistics, Smart Cities (5G, IoT, Real Estate, GovTech), Life Sciences
(Food, AgTech, Health, Biotech), Future of Work (HRTech, EdTech, …) and Consumer Technologies
(Fintech, e-com, travel tech, …). Throughout the event, attendees and guests can also benefit from
inspiring insights delivered by our diverse panel of international speakers, such as Michael Lints,
Partner at Golden Gate Ventures, Amarit Charoenphan, Executive Chairman & Cofounder of Hubba/
Techsauce, Binh Tran, General Partner at 500 Startups and James Dong, Chief Executive Officer of
Lazada Vietnam & Thailand.
Innovation leaders are getting ready to join the first edition, several large corporations and startups
hold booths to exhibit their innovative products and services, allowing visitors to discover and
experiment with the goods of tomorrow and what the future holds!
Some Key Details:
● +70 top speakers from all around the world.
● +100 local and international startups competing and exhibiting in themes of global
● +3000 attendees including multinational governmental delegates, executives,
investors, startups and academia