The competition of the 10 best teams on the finale of SURF Pitching Competition 2017 has become the highlight on the 2nd day at Da Nang International Startup Conference and Exhibition.

The top 10 teams in the finale all made the most of technology in their products, which are closed to the theme “Technology and Startup Ecosystem” and the vision to make Da Nang an Innovation Hub by the Sea.

Zody – a loyalty reward programme for end-users which also serves as a Customer Relations Management system for merchants

HOMECARES a home-based physician and nurse service through app/website/call center

After successful performances of the teams, the judge panel had come to the final decision on the winners to receive the appealing awards. The result was announced on the Networking Night of the event.

The first prize goes to Btaskee and Mojitok, the total award of up to 50 million VND in cash and 01 year to use the co-working space at Flying Fish Investment of 50 million VND.

Mr. Vo Duy Khuong (Chairman, DSC) and Mr. Tran Vu Nguyen (CEO DNES) award the winners of SURF Pitching 2017 – Btaskee and Mojitok

Besides the awards for the winners, there are also others gifts from SURF’s sponsors and partners.

Homecares received the award from SURF’s gold sponsor – MBI: One ticket to International Startup sponsored by MBI – ADB

HATCH! supports 03 tickets to Hatch! Fair taking place in Ho Chi Minh for Zody and Innaway.

Btaskee with its award of getting 01 booth on Hatch!Fair

A ticket to WOMAN IN TECH in Singapore goes to Ikids – a creative center to stimulate creative thinking of children by using STEAM, whose Pitching was highly evaluated by WISE.

SURF has successfully come to an end with lots of emotions. We would like to extend our heart-felt thanks to Gold Sponsors: Da Nang People’s Committee, Mekong Business Initiative (MBI); Silver Sponsor: Swiss Entrepreneurship Program – Swiss EP; Bronze Sponsors: Embassy of Ireland, The Vietnam – Finland Innovation Partnership Programme (IPP), VinaCapital Group, Grab Vietnam, Phu Nhuan Jewelry Joint Stock Company (PNJ), Saigon Joint Stock Commercial Bank (SCB), NALOD Conference Center, Flying Fish Investment; our Media Partners: Startup Viet belongs to VnExpress online newspaper, Finance Business News Corporation – FBNC, DID TV Corporation, DRT and so on.

Da Nang Business Incubator believes that with its own effort and the support from goverment, Da Nang will soon be a destination for startups, and an Innovation Hub by the Sea of ASEAN in the near future.