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News  8, Nov 2012

BTIC 2012 brings Silicon Valley to Vietnam

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BTIC 2012BTIC 2012 is a conference that brings Silicon Valley and Vietnamese innovators and entrepreneurs together.

With Silicon Valley being the the epicenter of tech startups, there is a lot that entrepreneurs around the world can learn from those that have made their mark in Silicon Valley. That is what BTIC 2012 is looking to bring to Vietnam.

Featuring key Silicon Valley innovators and entrepreneurs like Ed Fries, creator of xBox and founder of Funzio, Jamil Moledina, BTIC looks to impart local entrepreneurs with the knowledge from these experienced thought leaders. Adding some local flavor, BTIC will also feature some Vietnamese entrepreneurs who are building cool startups either locally or in the Valley. Get to hear from Silicon Valley-based Nam Do of Emotiv Systems Inc. and Le Hong Minh of VNG at the conference.

The one-day conference will also see six selected startups exhibit at the event. For startup interested to apply for BTIC 2012, head on over to their website to submit your application. Both Vietnamese and non-Vietnamese startups are eligible. The organizers will get in touch with the selected startups to provide them with more information.

BTIC 2012 will be held at the Eastern International University campus in Binh Duong. There will be transportation provided for the conference attendee coming in from Ho Chi Minh City.

BTIC is organized by the Technology & Innovation Center (TIC), which provides finance, facilities and expert advices for tech startups in Vietnam.

Working together with BTIC, e27′s readers are provided with 10 complimentary tickets to the event. For readers interested to attend the event, do fill up the form here and the organizers will get in touch with the successful applicants.

Event Details:

Date: 20 November, 2012 (Tuesday)

Time: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Venue: Becamex TIC, Eastern International University Campus, Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, Binh Duong New City, Binh Duong

10 complimentary tickets available for e27 readers apply here. Visit the BTIC 2012 official website here.

Joash Wee

Joash Wee

Joash is passionate about tech startups and building the technopreneur community. While completing his undergraduate business degree, he decided to take a programming class just for kicks. Fortunately for him, he managed to scrap a pass and it now helps him get by with the geek talk. When he is not discussing about startups or the latest technologies, you can find him reading off his Kindle or taking photos with silver halide salts, old school.

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