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Event Description

Organised by AmCham Vietnam, HCMC Chapter, with the aim of connecting university students and fresh graduate with our AmCham members/non-member companies, the Networking Night: Rise From Your Failure will be a once in a lifetime chance for university students/fresh graduate to truly connect and chat with our speakers, experienced employees as well as AmCham Scholar Alumni working in different organisations to widen your network and form a better career vision.

Throughout the event, our speakers, who are young successful business man and women, will be sharing their inspiring stories of how they found their passions, grasped the chances and run their own businesses. This will not be a focus on their achievement but their struggle on the journey to define themselves.

Who should attend this event?

If you are a university student or fresh graduate in the recent two year, who are finding your answers in career and/or life path and vague about what you are expected to learn to be competitive in a professional working environment. This networking night will not be another success-sharing event but an occasion where our successful young entrepreneurs will truly share with you difficulties and challenges they faced during their time in university and importantly how they overcame and turned it into their opportunities.

If you are already an employee, with working experiences and from any industries, interested in connecting with Vietnamese young people for fresh inspiration and would like to share your experiences as well as connect with our speakers and the community of talented AmCham Scholar Alumni, the event will be a great occasion for you.



17:30 Registration
18:00 Welcome remarks from AmCham
18:30 Topic: “Finding Your Answers in Career Path” by Eddie Thai, 500 Startups
19:00 Topic: TBD, by Tung Le, EyeQ Tech
19:45 Topic: “Women in Business” by Ha Lam,
20:15 Networking
21:00 Event ends

Note: All topics will be presented in English and tea break will be available during the event.


AmCham Scholar Alumni and ACWES Alumni: Free of charge. Please register HERE

University students/fresh graduate: VND 100,0000 per ticket.

Other participants: VND 250,000 per ticket.

Register Online

Note: Please register online by December 12, 2018. Cancellations must be received by 24 hours before the event, and must be made on-line, by email, or by fax. We are unable to accept reservations/cancellations by telephone. Should you have any difficulties registering, please contact +84 28 3824 3743 (Ms. Trang) or [email protected].



Mr. Eddie Thai

Partner, 500 Startups

Eddie Thai is a partner with 500 Startups, the global VC firm based in Silicon Valley. He is focused on supporting Vietnam’s next great tech startups, as well as helping develop 500’s offerings in corporate innovation and startup ecosystem development. His efforts have been covered by Bloomberg, BBC, the Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, and various regional outlets. In 2015 he was recognized as one of Forbes Vietnam’s 30 Under 30, and in 2016 he was invited to attend and speak at the World Economic Forum’s flagship conference in Davos. He received degrees from Harvard University and Yale University, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Harvard Alumni Association (2015-2018) and on the global Yale Assembly (2018-present).

Ms. Linh Pham

Founder and CEO, LOGIVAN

Linh grew up in Hanoi before moving to the UK to study Natural Sciences at Cambridge University. As a student, Linh started her first company Snappetite, winning the SVC2UK Hackathon to meet then Prime Minister David Cameron. After graduating in cognitive neuroscience, Linh worked as a technology analyst for Goldman Sachs in London before returning to Vietnam.

In a project at a Vietnamese manufacturing company, Linh noticed the low utilisation rate of trucks, inspiring her to start LOGIVAN in September 2017. LOGIVAN is Uber for trucks, enabling real-time tracking of trucks and connecting directly to the drivers. Within three months, LOGIVAN had won the Uber exchange programme and raised a $600k seed investment from Insignia Ventures.

Now after winning “Best Startup” at the prestigious RISE conference in Hong Kong, Linh is excited to announce LOGIVAN’s $1.75m Series A round led by ETHOS Partners to enable the next phase of its expansion.

Ms. Ha Lam

Co-Founder and COO, Triip

Ha Lam is Co-Founder and COO of Triip Pte.ldt – The Sustainable Travel Tech Company. is one of the key product of Triip, a sharing platform that connects people looking to experience the local culture with those who are looking to offer specially designed tours. Currently the platform has more than 1.9 million hotels, with over 6,000 hand-picked tours around the world and created jobs for locals in 100 countries. Ha is passionate about sustainable development, specifically the protection of each country’s natural, artistic, archaeological and cultural heritage. Ha Lam has received multiple awards, including being named a Forbes Asia’s ’30 under 30’, and a UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) ‘Celebrating Her’ award for Empowering Women in Tourism.”

Mr. Tung Le
Founder and CEO, EyeQ Tech
After 8 years living and working for startups in  Australia, Tung came back to Vietnam and started his startup journey. He is the founder and chairman of ShareCarForAds, a platform to connect between car owners and brands, the company hit 1 million revenue in the first year. He is also the founder and CEO of EyeQ Tech, an AI company focusing on visual intelligence which serves big clients in VNR 500 list. He earned his Ph.D degree in Computer Science from University Of New South Wales, Australia, so he knows a thing or two when talking about AI.


Mr. Tony (Linh) Duong

CEO, Career Pass Institute

Tony (Linh) Duong is CEO of Career Pass Institute, a New York based career coach institution provides global standard career training services to support international students with professional development and job search strategy. He has successfully coached many students to receive the job offers at prestigious organizations in the US such as PwC, Deloitte, EY, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Facebook, etc.

Before that, he also had management consulting experiences as a Senior Consultant with PwC Advisory Services in New York City. His experiences focus on business strategy, training, change management and M&A integration. Tony has served client engagements within financial services, life sciences, technology and media & entertainment industries, etc. Prior to joining PwC, he worked at Ernst & Young and BlackRock Investment Management Group.

In addition to his professional work, he also dedicates his time to serve as Leader of the Career & Professional Development Committee, Association of Vietnamese Student and Professional in the United States (AVSPUS). He has been recognized recently by General Ambassador of Vietnam to the US – Mr. Phạm Quang Vinh for his dedication to the organization and young Vietnamese community in the US.

While at school, he served as the President and Founder of Ascend-Pan Asian Leader at his university. Ascend is one of largest professional associations in the US and Canada that enables its members, corporate partners and the community to realize the leadership potential of Pan-Asian in global corporations. In the summer of 2011, Tony was awarded the Excellent Leadership Scholarship at Ascend National Convention in recognition of his contribution to the development of the Ascend chapter. He was also a scholar of Diversity Leadership Summit at Harvard Business School and participated as a Scholar of White House Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Youth Leadership.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Gold Sponsor – VND 15,000,000

  • 10 complimentary tickets
  • Company Logo on Backdrop and on website for the event as a Gold Sponsor
  • Company will receive a full list of participants and photo link after the event
  • 3 months Networking Online (advertising) on AmCham website

Silver Sponsor – VND 10,000,000

  • 5 complimentary tickets
  • Company Logo on Backdrop and on website for the event as a Silver Sponsor
  • Company will receive a full list of participants and photo link after the event
  • 2 months Networking Online (advertising) on AmCham website

Bronze Sponsor – VND 5,000,000

  • 2 complimentary tickets
  • Company Logo on backdrop and on website for the event as a Bronze Sponsor



Tel: +84 28 3824 3743 (Ms. Trang)

Email: [email protected] | [email protected]

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