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1. What do you consider the largest Risk for your company?

2. What are the Risk Mitigation Strategies you apply?



This event is open for all professionals interested or currently working in Starups in Hanoi, or supply chai professionals in Hanoi, or who are interested in looking for business collaboration for U.S. market through meeting with a delegation of Baylor University (U.S.), Executive Master Program.



Manage DC daily operation activities at warehouse facility. To ensure strict execution of the SOP and meet KPIs.


Establish close relationships with regional/country BPs to ensure actual / future knowledge of demand and service quality; build and maintain solid understanding of respective business needs


Involved in carry out, application and maintenance of the company processing system.

Starting Up Sai Gon

Fri - 4/12/2015 @ 13:15

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The Event for Start Up and SME's

Friday, 4th December 2015 I 13:15 - 20:00

At MOB BC, 152 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia , district 1, HCM city



Vietnam is a land of opportunity, the question is: how do we grasp the opportunities at hand? 
Starting Up Saigon is THE event for Startups & SMEs in Vietnam featuring number of experienced speakers from different industries who have all built up successful organizations in Vietnam. 
Attend one or more of our seminars, learn how to build the business of your dreams by learning how these entrepreneurs did it several times over. Let the experts show you how to apply the lessons they have learned into a business that intersects their passion with their skill for product innovation. 
Challenge yourself by listening to fresh ideas, hands-on tools, powerful insights and strategies that work. Plus, get in on the conversation with how-to sessions and workshops with professionals in their fields. 
Explore powerful pathways for using small breakthroughs to make big changes in your life and business. Meet, network and collaborate with the entrepreneurial business community as you learn.
Come to be inspired, learn product innovation strategies, and cultivate partnerships with bold new thinkers in your area to reach your goals this year and not the next! 



Eddie Thai, 500 Startups - Venture Partner (14:00 - 14:45)

Eddie focuses on startups targeting or entering the Vietnam market and leveraging great Vietnamese talent. His company 500 start ups has a special focus on Vietnam and can’t wait to support promising startups to reach the next step. 
Thue Thomasen, Epinion - Head of Group Solutions & Marketing (14:00 - 14:45)
Born in the digital era, Generation Z is fearless when it comes to experiencing new things, they have access to almost any information they might be interested in. Join our workshop to get the do’s and don’ts to make sure your brands appear in the right way at the right place for them
Loek Hopstaken, International Business & Law - Director of Training (14:00 - 14:45)
Loek Hopstaken is a Dutchman who believes the people make the business. Join Loek in his search for all-inclusive solutions to human resource problems to create more productive, cost-efficient & stable organizations, where staff joyfully cooperates to meet customers' demands.
Chad Ovel, Mekong Capital - Partner  (15:00 - 15:45)
Chad has 17 years experience leading value growth in Vietnam. Having transformed several businesses in different industries from medium- to large in size as CEO, Chad decided to give growing promising businesses his full attention when he a became a partner of Mekong Capital in 2013.
Sesto Vecchi, Russin & Vecchi - Managing Partner (15:00 - 15:45)
Sesto Vecchi brings an incredible amount of experience. Mr. Vecchi opened his firm in Vietnam in 1966 and has more than 30 years of legal experience in the Vietnamese market. He manages the Vietnam practice group of the law firm of Russin & Vecchi. The firm is active in the practice of law in developing countries, if Mr. Vecchi can’t answer your questions, who can?
Edwin van der Sloot, ScanCom Vietnam - Managing Director (15:00 - 15:45)
Sesto Vecchi brings an incredible amount of experience. Mr. Vecchi opened his firm in Vietnam in 1966 and has more than 30 years of legal experience in the Vietnamese market. He manages the Vietnam practice group of the law firm of Russin & Vecchi. The firm is active in the practice of law in developing countries, if Mr. Vecchi can’t answer your questions, who can?
Jochem Lisser, Vietnammm.com - Founder (15:00 - 15:45)
Jochem tried to order a dinner for home delivery during an internship in 2010 in Hanoi and found no one offered this service online. He finished his masters packed his bags and built the largest food delivery website in Vietnam.
Jonah Levey, Angel Investor, Ex-founder of Vietnamworks/Navigos (16:00 - 16:45)
Jonah is an angel investor in Vietnam and Myanmar. He previously founded VietnamWorks.com, Vietnam's #1 job website, and Navigos Search, Vietnam’s largest executive search firm where he was Chairman/CEO until late 2014 when the company was acquired by en-japan. At the time of acquisition VietnamWorks/Navigos Search had over 300 employees, 9,000 corporate clients, and supported millions of jobseekers. 
Siebe van Wijk, Fresh Studio - Co-Founder (16:00 - 16:45)
Siebe has a passion for sustainable food and agriculture in emerging markets. In the past seven years he founded and developed two companies in Vietnam. First, Fresh Studio was developed into the leading consulting firm for the sourcing and marketing of food in Southeast Asia. Second, Fruit Republic, which has become the leading citrus exporter (pomelo and lime) of Vietnam.
Gabor Fluit, De Heus Vietnam - Director (16:00 - 16:45)
In 2008 Gabor made the switch from finance in Holland to agriculture (animal feed) in Vietnam. He initiated business for De Heus which in the past seven years developed into a leading animal feed company with 5 factories in Vietnam.
Germ Doornbos, Noir - Co-Founder/Director  (17:00 - 17:45) 
After working for large hotel chains for more than a decade Germ decided to build his dream. He combined his strengths in F&B, his passion for social responsibility and his entrepreneurial side and found Noir Dining in the Dark, Saigon’s # 1 restaurant on trip advisor predominantly employing blind people. 
Andre van de Pol, NedViet - Manager (17:00 - 17:45)
During the past 20 years, Andre worked for leading 5 star hotel brands and fine dining restaurants around the world. He gained his experience working in countries on three continents, and is now using the acquired experience to bring the hospitality industry in Vietnam to a higher level.




Networking Drink 

5pm - 8pm


One of the most important things about doing business is to build and maintain a solid network of peers and advisors. Therefore we offer you a fantastic networking opportunity; get to know your peers and advisors while sipping on some different locally brewed craft beers and having a bite of Quan Ut Ut’s barbeque or some more traditional Vietnamese Baguettes! The networking will take place in the very beautiful garden behind the venue. 


Join us for the networking session after the workshops in the beautiful
garden behind the venue. Talk to your peers and the inspiring guests 
while sipping on some locally brewed beers and get some delicious 
bites from several local restaurants.




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Hotline: +84 (0) 8 3822 4119


Email: info@startingupsaigon.com


Website: http://www.startingupsaigon.com/

December 4th 2015