Author Archives: Trang Phan

Ecomobi Won The SK Startup Fellowship 2020

After multiple vigorous selection rounds, Ecomobi won over 30 startups participating in the SK Startup Fellowship Program to receive 50,000 USD in sponsorship. Other notable startups participating in the program included Cooky.vn, Logivan, mindX, Luxstay etc The SK Startup Fellowship Program is organized by SK Group – the second largest conglomerate in South Korea. The…

NextPay – Vietnam’s Newest Endeavor Entrepreneur

NextPay was selected into the Endeavor network at the Ninth Virtual International Selection Panel (VISP) held November 23-24, 2020. Congratulation to Co-founder & CEO Nguyen Huu Tuat! Endeavor selected two entrepreneurs leading two companies, NextPay and ShopFully, at the Ninth Virtual International Selection Panel (VISP) held November 23-24, 2020. Endeavor now supports 2,109 entrepreneurs leading…

APAC Regional Selection Panel

On November 11-12, Endeavor APAC (Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Japan) conducted its first Regional Selection Panel. This is the first time Endeavor offices in the APAC region joined hands and brought the Local Selection Panel (LSP) to the next level. Candidates had the opportunities to meet with panelists from other countries and received valuable feedback…

Talent Wanted: Account Manager – Entrepreneur Selection and Growth

About Endeavor Endeavor is a mission-driven, global organization leading the high-impact entrepreneurship movement. Endeavor was founded on the belief that job creation, innovation, and overall prosperity flourish where there is robust support for high-impact entrepreneurs. Launched in 1997, Endeavor has established a presence in nearly 40 markets across Latin America, Asia, Africa, Middle East, and…

Global Network Brings Together Top Investors and Entrepreneurs in Asia Pacific for Virtual “Speed-dating”

16 investors and 16 entrepreneurs from around the Asia Pacific region participated in a round of virtual “speed-dating” meetings as part of MatchCAP, an investor network event hosted by Endeavor, a global network leading the high-impact entrepreneurship movement. MatchCAP, held on August 6, 2020, was co-organized by the Endeavor offices across Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines,…

[Webinar] Strategy for Growth

  The novel health crisis has caused fundamental changes in consumer behavior, supply chains and routes to market. As traditional benchmarks and insights used to manage the business are becoming obsolete, it’s a big challenge for business leaders to forecast and analyze trends. The actions they take now are critical for their companies’ future success….

Endeavor Vietnam Sponsors 3,000 Sars-Cov-2 Test Kits

In light of the complicated situation related to the second surge of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Endeavor Vietnam has promptly sponsored The Quang Nam Province Centre for Disease Control (CDC) 2,000 SARS-COV-2 test kits. These test kits have been timely supportive for the province of Quang Nam, which was in urgent need to test a series…

Endeavor Stories: Shaping Corporate Culture

Brought to audience after several months due to the restrictions of Covid-19, the Endeavor Stories series organized by Endeavor Vietnam came back this July with the topic “Shaping Corporate Culture.” Our star speakers inlude: Nguyen Thanh Nam – President FUNiX (Chairman of Endeavor Vietnam), Truong Cong Thanh – CEO of Ecomobi (Endeavor Entrepreneur) and Nguyen…

Welcome ELSA To The Endeavor Network

Together with five entrepreneurs from five different countries around the world, Van Dinh Hong Vu (Founder & CEO – ELSA) officially became Endeavor Entrepreneur in the 5th Virtual International Selection Panel (ISP). Endeavor currently supports 2,083 entrepreneurs leading 1,300 companies in 37 markets worldwide. ELSA (English Language Speech Assistant) is a mobile application for English…

Impact Report: Endeavor APAC Crisis Response & Ecosystem Giveback

The unprecedented crisis has shifted the world to a new order as consumer and business need to shift abruptly and sail into an uncertain future. Since early March, Endeavor has stepped up, extending and accelerating its entrepreneur support to entrepreneurs within the Endeavor network and also the public. Endeavor APAC has released a new report…

Trusting Social: Vietnam’s Newest Endeavor Entrepreneur

We are thrilled to announce that Trusting Social has become the latest Endeavor Entrepreneur from Vietnam! Congratulations to CEO Nguyen An Nguyen and welcome to the extraordinary Endeavor network! Trusting Social uses proprietary AI solutions to enable financial institutions to accurately assess the creditworthiness of overlooked individuals, both with and without an existing credit histories….

Ecomobi – The Only Vietnamese Startup in the Top 14 Facebook Accelerator Singapore

Competing against more than 2000 companies from Southeast Asia, Ecomobi became the only Vietnamese representative in the top 14 of the Facebook Accelerator Singapore accelerator program. Ecomobi Social Selling Platform is a pioneering platform for selling on social networks in Southeast Asia that connects brands with influencers/KOLs and helps brands increase their brand awareness and…

Vietnamese Entrepreneurs Joining Hands in Time of Crisis

When the government updated policies to support businesses to overcome difficulties, local business leaders also have immediate actions to help each other and advance consumer experience during the crisis. Kompa: Tracking the progress of Coronavirus Kompa, a technology start-up applied big data and AI, created a website to track the progress of the Corona epidemic…

The 12 Time After Time Proven Ways to Save Your Business During a Crisis.

This is the third major public emergency or crisis I have experienced in the past few years. Each is different, with lessons learned from the two earlier crises worth repeating. Forget about the usual income statement metrics of Net Income, EBITDA, Ordinary Income, and Operating Income. Cash flow is the only metric that matters. – John…

Tips for factories / physical production companies during the coronavirus outbreak

A compilation of tips that might be useful for factories / physical production companies that cannot completely rely on remote working from Raffaele Mauro – Managing Director from Endeavor Italy. Access to factories: –       Must be scattered in more than one slot to allow controls, avoid queues and avoid contacts in the common areas…

SoftBank Bets on Endeavor Endeavor Entrepreneurs with More than $1.2 Billion Invested in Rappi and Creditas

Japanese investment bank SoftBank has shown a vote of confidence in companies led by Endeavor Entrepreneurs through a combined more than $1.2 billion investment into Colombia’s Rappi and Brazil’s Creditas. The investments are drawn from SoftBank’s recently-launched $5 billion Innovation Fund, or what SoftBank has described as “the largest-ever technology fund focused exclusively on the fast-growing Latin American market.”…

Inc. Magazine Highlights Endeavor Companies in Miami Ecosystem Profile

Inc. Magazine highlighted three Endeavor companies, as well as the Endeavor Miami office as key players  in Miami’s transformation into an entrepreneurial destination. The article, published in the July/August issue, explores the growth of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Miami area over the past few years, the factors that have facilitated it, and some challenges…

HSBC Bank Announces $1.3 Million Grant to Endeavor

Funds will create new region in the U.S., extending Endeavor programs to entrepreneurs to Western New York region, and fund critical research 85% of existing programs focus on helping entrepreneurs of color with start-ups; HSBC-funded research from Endeavor shows critical need to emphasize scaling minority- and female-owned businesses NEW YORK — HSBC Bank USA (HSBC) today announced…

Careem Acquired by Uber in Milestone Deal

Ride-hailing giant Uber announced plans to acquire Middle East counterpart Careem for record $3.1 billion — the largest tech scale-up exit in the Middle East, and the largest for a ride-hailing company globally. Careem will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber, while continuing to operate independently with Mudassir Sheikha, an Endeavor Entrepreneur, remaining CEO. In…

Endeavor Selects 37 Entrepreneurs from 15 Markets at the 90th International Selection Panel in Atlanta

Endeavor selected 37 high-impact entrepreneurs leading 21 companies from 15 markets at the 90th International Selection Panel (ISP) in Atlanta, Georgia, held September 23-25, 2019, including the first company to join the network from Northwest Arkansas. Endeavor now supports 1,967 entrepreneurs leading 1,227 companies in 35 markets around the world. The ISP is the culmination…

Endeavor Selects 31 Entrepreneurs from 12 Markets at the 88th International Selection Panel in Tokyo

Endeavor selected 31 high-impact entrepreneurs leading 17 companies from 12 markets at the 88th International Selection Panel (ISP) in Tokyo, held July 1-3, 2019. Endeavor now supports 1,911 entrepreneurs leading 1,195 companies in 34 markets around the world. The ISP is the culmination of a rigorous multi-step selection process to identify high-impact entrepreneurs who demonstrate the potential to leverage Endeavor’s resources and…

Endeavor Selects 24 Entrepreneurs from 12 Markets at the 91st International Selection Panel in Istanbul

Endeavor selected 24 high-impact entrepreneurs leading 16 companies from 12 markets at the 91st International Selection Panel (ISP) in Istanbul, Turkey, held October 21-23, 2019. Endeavor now supports 1,992 entrepreneurs leading 1,243 companies in 35+ markets around the world. The ISP is the culmination of a rigorous multi-step selection process to identify high-impact entrepreneurs who…