17-18.10.2020 (Completely Online)

Online Startup Bootcamp

What is SWITCH?

WHAT: SWITCH is a 2-day online tech startup bootcamp that provides participants with education and insider access to the world of entrepreneurship. 

WHEN: SWITCH takes place completely online on 17 October (10.00–14.00) and 18 October (10.00–12.30)

WHERE: The whole event will be held on Zoom, so you can take part in from any part of the world.

WHO: Professionals from all types of backgrounds who are genuinely interested in innovation, startups, and entrepreneurship. 

Why do you join SWITCH?


Finnish/Vietnam startup ecosystem, ideation, leadership, fundraising from Kiuas, Junction Hanoi, Futurice, Integrify, Wave Ventures, and more. 


1-1 networking opportunities in breakout rooms during the event




Saturday, 17 October 2020

10:00-11:00 Keynote #1: Finnish Startup Ecosystem | An introduction to Finnish startup ecosystem | Patrik – CEO of Kiuas.

11:15-12:15 Keynote #2: Vietnam Startup Ecosystem | Venturing in Vietnam’s tech ecosystem | Trang Nguyen – Founder & Head of Partnership of JunctionX Hanoi, Partner Community Manager at KONE Corporation.

13:00-14:00 Workshop #1: Ideation | Using Lean Service Creation for ideation | Loan Le – Designer at Futurice.

Sunday, 18 October 2020

10:00-11:00 Panel Discussion: Leadership |  Daniel Rahman – CEO of Integrify and Mariam Hakobyan – CEO of Softr.

11:15-12:15 Workshop #2: Fundraising 101 | Camille Zivré – Investment Analyst at Inventure.

Review session and wrap up.

Sponsors & Partners



Are you ready?

Yes, I want to join SWITCH


SWITCH takes place on 17 Oct (10.00–14.00) and 18 Oct (10.00–12.30).

No. It is entirely free of charge.

Not only learn, network, practice within 2 days but also grow your ideas with VietES mentoring package which we will accompany you to nurture and turn your ideas into a real business.

The program is open to anyone, regardless of nationality and background. 

You have to register in our Luma link.

The event is entirely in English. All the participants are required to speak English even if they are speaking with someone from the same country.

Yes, you can. It is not necessary to have a background in tech. Whether you are a techie, a designer or a business guru, you’re welcome to join the program.

Yes you can. In fact, you can choose which session you’d like to participate. Crawl up to Program to find inspiration.  

If you wish to continue to grow your ideas, we will help you make it happen through a fellowship after SWITCH. More information about it will be revealed soon.