Hanoi, Vietnam - Viettel Group and Vietnam’s Ministry of Information and Communications has launched the call for applications for Viet Solutions 2020 - an international competition to find products/solutions to accelerate the digital transformation progress. The competition is open to individuals/teams globally and has an application deadline of Friday 25 September 2020.
Viet Solutions is an annual competition that searches for practical digital products/solutions that help accelerating the digital transformation progress by solving problems in various fields: mobile application, healthcare, education, finance-banking, agriculture, transport and logistics, energy, resources and environment, and manufacturing.
By joining the competition, participants will have chances to connect with potential business partners and join training courses to solidify essential skills for a startup, including pitching, sales, and marketing. Viettel will also consider offering partnership opportunities to teams having applicable products/solutions. This partnership may include profit sharing up to 75% in the first year of the contract, access to Viettel’s customer base in 11 countries.
Viet Solutions 2020 winners, along with cash prizes, will be invited to join C1 Startup competition in the U.S. or Mobile World Congress in Spain (Barcelona).
In the previous version of the competition, Viettel Advanced Solutions Track 2019, there were 213 participants from 18 countries competing in the preliminary round, of which 25 participants decided to cooperate with Viettel with their products/solutions.
Viettel Group’s General Director, Le Dang Dzung said: “Viettel currently has operations in 11 markets with a population size of 330 million people. In Vietnam, Viettel has nation-wide 4G coverage and is also preparing to deploy an IoT-ready 5G network. Having had experience competing globally and currently serving more than 100 million customers worldwide, Viettel has a good foundation to help other businesses develop technology platforms.”