About Viet Startup Contest

Take your chance to participate in Viet Startup Contest (VSC) 2019!

The program welcomes all innovative ideas to solve critical problems of Vietnam and to build a sustainable future for the country. VSC 2019 is organized by VANJ (Vietnamese Academic Network in Japan), VPJ (Vietnamese Professionals in Japan) and Vingroup Japan – a Japanese subsidiary of Vingroup in Vietnam.

Participate VSC 2019 to get a chance to win the first prize of 1,000,000 JPY! Furthermore, attendants will receive guidance and advice from experienced advisors and judges to develop and expand their ideas!


Please download the program details here


VSC welcomes all business ideas coming from individuals and groups of all ages and nationalities, residing inside or outside Japan. However, we encourage ideas contributing to the development of Vietnam, and it will be one of the important judging criteria.

Applicants outside of Japan can participate in the Monthly hearing online. However, if selected for the Final Contest, they must come to Japan to attend the event. VSC organizer does not cover travel expenses to Japan.


Application period: July 1, 2019 to September 30, 2019 by online application. Apply early to earn a chance to a closed dinner with our special advisors - famous investors!

Please download the application form from the following link: http://tiny.cc/rz508y

Upon filling the application form, please upload your file via the following link: https://forms.gle/YuVqmf8duux3yQSD8

1st Prize ¥1,000,000
2nd Prize ¥500,000
3rd Prize ¥300,000


From 1st July 2019 to 30th September 2019

Application and Screening

August, September, October 2019

Hearing and Advising

8th December 2019 (Tentative)

Final contest

Frequent Asked Questions

Please see the program explanation as well as Frequently Asked Questions about VSC in the file below:



For more information, visit us at our Facebook fan page: Viet Startup Contest in Japan. If you have any further inquiries, feel free to drop us an email at vscontest2019@gmail.com

: vscontest2019@gmail.com