Founders Drinks is an e27 regional network of events that helps share information about the different markets, opportunities and opinions in the regional tech startup ecosystem. e27’s Vietnam partner,, will be holding the second Founders Drinks Vietnam with Otohiko Kozutsumi of Mediba Inc.

Southeast Asia has been receiving strong attention from Japanese companies especially those in the gaming and mobile advertising industry. For the second session of e27’s Founders Drinks Vietnam together with local partner, Otohiko Kozutsumi from Mediba Inc. Otohiko will share his views on how the Lean Startup concept is practiced in Japan as well as providing an overview of the digital advertising market in Japan. He will also share his opinions on the opportunities that the digital advertising industry has for Vietnamese startups.

Otohiko is the Asia Pacific Regional Manager for Mediba Inc, which acquired Nobot Inc. last year. Mediba currently has representative offices in Singapore and Korea and is interested to establish branches in other Asian countries, especially Vietnam.

Event Details:

Date: 24 March, 2012 (Saturday)

Time: 5:00pm (GMT +07:00)

Venue: Vietnam News Agency, 116-118 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, Ward 6, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City

Ticket prices (For food and drinks):

Early bird – 150,000d (Normal, 250,000d)

Students – 100,000d (120 free tickets for the 6 Universities in Ho Chi Minh City)


4:30 – 5:00 : Welcome speech by

5:00 – 5:15 : Insights into the Lean Startup concept in Japan and Singapore’s tech startup ecosystem

5:16 – 5:30 : Lean Startup in Vietnam by Quang Nguyen

5:30 – 5:45 : Panel discussion

5:45 – 6:00 : Break time & Networking

6:00 – 6:20 : Market overview of digital advertising in Japan & opportunities for Vietnamese startups

6:20 – 6:40 : Q&A session

6:40 – 7:00 : Startup Pitch

Register here.