As Vietnam’s leading innovation contest, #Hack4Growth aims to unite, inspire and empower innovators and innovation stakeholders from all walks of life to resolve burning issues to Vietnam’s national socio-economic development.
Fabulous cash prizes, private dinners with international and local thought leaders and incubation support await those who dare to challenge innovation boundaries!
#Hack4Growth is the key sideline event to Vietnam Innovation Links 2020 conference (VI-Links 2020) – one of the most expected innovation conferences in 2020.
Finalist teams to travel to Finale event at Quang Ninh province, Vietnam. Finalist teams will be entitled to half day physical coaching with international and local coaches in the morning and spend the other second half day pitching with the Finale jury in the afternoon
Vice Chairman at CENGROUP, Vietnam
Pham Thanh Hung, born in 1972, is currently Vice Chairman of Century Real Estate Corporation (Cenland), one of the largest real estate brokers in the real estate market. He also holds the position of Chairman of the Rising star media, JSC.
Before Cenland, Mr.Hung played important roles as managers at many companies including: Son Tra Joint Stock Company, EPIC, Toyota Vietnam… Mr.Hung has a master’s degree in business administration. He is also well-known as a “shark” in Shark Tank Vietnam, a famous reality TV show.
Professor of Aerospace Engineering, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Director, Air Traffic Management Research Institute, Singapore
CEO GotIt, USA
Dr. Hung Tran is the founder of Got It, Inc., an AI tech startup developing the world’s first Knowledge as a Service (KaaS) platform to instantly connect a knowledge seeker with a vetted expert for an interactive and personalized explanation. Got It is led by an experienced executive team including former executives from tech giants like Google, Lyft, Oracle, Rakuten, etc., and is headquartered in Silicon Valley with an engineering office in Hanoi, Vietnam. The company has raised over $20M in funding from well-known investors in Silicon Valley like Capricorn Investment Group who is also an early investor of SpaceX, Tesla, and PlanetLabs.
Dr. Hung Tran received the U.S. Government's VEF Fellowship in 2007 and obtained his Ph.D. in computer science focusing on AI/data mining and big data analytics from the University of Iowa. Prior to the Fellowship, he served as the leader of Vietnam OpenCourseWare Project working with MIT and Rice University to build a national scale open courseware program from inception to launch serving millions of college students in Vietnam. Currently, Dr. Tran serves as a member of the Advisory Group for Vietnam Prime Minister's National Committee for Education and Training Reform, and as a member of the Council of School of Information and Communication Technology, Hanoi University of Science and Technology where he got his bachelor of engineering in information technology. Dr. Tran is a recipient of numerous national and international technology and entrepreneurship awards.
President & CEO AVSE Global; Deputy Director for Research, IPAG Business School, France
Dr. Duc Khuong Nguyen holds a MSc and a PhD in Finance from the University of Grenoble Alpes (France) and obtains his HDR (Habilitation for Supervising Doctoral Research) in Management Sciences in June 2009. He also completed the “Leaders in Development” program at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Executive Education (2013).
In January 2013, he joined IPAG Business School as Professor of Finance and Deputy Director for Research. Previously, he served as Professor of Finance and Head of the Department of Finance and Information Systems at ISC Paris Business School, as Lecturer at Grenoble Graduate Institute of Business, and as Research and Teaching Assistant at EM Lyon Business School.
Dr. Nguyen is also a Non-Resident Research Fellow at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, a Visiting Professor at Vietnam National University, Hanoi – International School and was a Research Associate at the Department of Finance, Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne (CES), University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (2011-2015). His principal research areas concern emerging markets finance, energy finance, volatility modeling and risk management in international capital markets.
His most recent articles are forthcoming and published in refereed journals such as European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Forecasting, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Macroeconomics, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Review of International Economics, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, and World Economy.
THIS HACK4GROWTH IS ORGANIZED BY
Vietnam Global Science and Experts Association (AVSE Global) was established on May 21, 2011 in France. AVSE unites prestigious scientists and senior experts of various fields across over 20 countries to contribute to Vietnam’s development.