Quest Ventures is Enterprise Singapore’s Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) partner in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
It is a leading venture fund for companies that have scalability and replicability in large Internet communities. Established in 2011, Quest Ventures’ focus is on an overarching "digital commerce" strategy across Asia. They are one of the largest early-stage technology investors in artificial intelligence (AI), e-commerce and marketplaces, entertainment, finance, food, insurance, logistics, media, property, sports and the Islamic digital economy.
By the end of 2018, Quest Ventures’ portfolio of over 40 venture-backed companies operate in more than 150 cities across Asia, creating employment and advancement opportunities for more than 4,400 employees.
Saigon Innovation Hub (SIHUB) is Enterprise Singapore’s GIA partner in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
It is a government-backed agency under the Department of Science and Technology of Ho Chi Minh City. SIHUB focuses on supporting the entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem in Ho Chi Minh City, with the aim of establishing the city as a leading startup and innovation hub in Southeast Asia.
Since its launch in 2016, SIHUB has supported more than 958 startup projects, 15 incubators, 100 startup consultants and 115 tertiary teachers.
SIHUB provides mentors and co-working spaces for incoming foreign startups and conducts workshops that acclimatises startups to the local environment.
Quest Ventures and SIHUB are partnering Enterprise Singapore to run a GIA Acceleration Programme to support Singapore-based technology startups and SMEs in entering Vietnam. The programme is curated for high-potential startups across all sectors and will include rigorous growth training, market immersion and ongoing mentorship.
As a result of the situation brought about by COVID-19, the Vietnam GIA Acceleration Programme has been revised to the following:
The total programme fees are $499 for Stage 1 and $1,101 for Stage 2.
For more programme information, dates and application deadlines, please visit: www.questventures.com/businesses/accelerate/vietnam-global-innovation.
The programme is split into three stages:
Singapore-based technology startups and SMEs.
Interested applicants can find out more information about the programme at Quest Ventures’ website, or contact the key personnel below.
Quest Ventures can connect Singapore SMEs and startups to professional service providers in the Vietnam ecosystem. These professional services include co-working spaces, corporate secretarial, accounting and legal services. Please reach out directly to firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more about their service offerings.
For more information about Quest Ventures and its programmes, please visit www.questventures.com.