Startup Commons supports TECHFEST Vietnam 2015, a tech startup event organised by the National Agency for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Development (NATEC), the Ministry of Science and Technology of Vietnam, in cooperation with hub.IT, Tech In Asia, Hatch! Program and the Founder Institute. We already introduced the event in one of our recent blog posts. This time we would like to present you some event investors hoping that this information could influence decisions of some of you to include this event on your May agendas.
Andrew Wong, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at MAD Incubator
Not only is Mr Wong Founder and Chief Executive Officer at MAD Incubator, Malaysia, but also holds other important positions. He is President of the National Incubator Network Association (NINA) of Malaysia, a Member of the Asian Association of Business Incubators (AABI) and a Member of the PEMANDU Committee on Incubator Development at Malaysia’s Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation (MOSTI). He is also the architect of Malaysia’s Incubator Development and one of the pioneers of the ICT Entrepreneur Cooperatives in the country. At the moment, he is Chairman of the Koperasi Jaringan Usahawan Teknologi (KeJUT) Wilayah Persekutuan. In his career, Mr Wong has started 6 incubators and 2 venture capital funds.
Jeffrey Paine, Cofounder of Golden Gate Ventures
Mr Paine’s company is an early-stage technology incubator in Singapore. He has also established there the Founder Institute. At the moment, he is working on expanding its activities in Southeast Asia. In addition, he is an investor and advisor to Redmart, Tradegecko, Coda Payments, AtticTV and Flutterscape / monoco.
Dmitry Amilov, Founder and Managing Partner of Frontier Ventures
Mr Amilov has 15 years of experience in private equity and venture capital investment in the Internet and media. His work profile is rich. He was Managing Partner of ru-Net Ltd, Manager Director of Amedia, Cofounder of ivi.ru Media Ltd, Head of Media Investments in Russia and the CIS at Access Industries, First Deputy General Director and a Member of the Board of Directors at TNT, a Member of Gazprom-Media Executive Committee and Vice President of the Sputnik Group, etc. At the moment, he is Managing Partner of Frontier Ventures and a Member of the Expert Panel of the IT Cluster at Skolkovo Fund.
Nguyen Hoang Ly, Founder and President of KOMTEK
KOMTEK is a technology consulting and e-commerce company in Vietnam. Mr Ly worked as Technical Director at SaigonTel and General Director at Vietunion. He is also Founder and a former Board Member at Vietunion Corporation. Here he developed Payoo e-wallet. He has established several companies in Vietnam and other countries. He knows the regulations of Vietnam well and has some contacts with the government.
More information on TECHFEST 2015 can be found on the official event website.
The author of this text is Birute Birgelyte, PR and Communications Trainee at Startup Commons. You are free to re-edit and repost this in your own blog or other use under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License terms by giving credit with a link to www.startupcommons.org and the original post. Photo credit: TECHFEST Vietnam 2015.
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