From 23 to 25 July, the 3-day Acceleration Bootcamp has been held in the American Center Hanoi of U.S. Embassy. The bootcamp, which is an important milestone for WISE Women Innovation Challenge, was tailored made for 12 female startups, which are shortlisted from over 200 pitch decks in the application round.

With the participation of experts, coaches and mentors, the event is aimed at offering further knowledge relating to business management in startups. Positive enhancement is also provided for participants, in order to accelerate their growth.

After 3 days of intensive bootcamp, the startups will receive continued support from mentors and the Challenge Organization Board in the next three months, before entering the final round  in October 2018.

WISE sends its most sincere thanks to the U.S. Embassy,  ADB, Australian Government,  Swiss EP, Spring and other partners for being supportive companions during the bootcamp, and also the WISE challenge as a whole, to offer a substantive opportunity for women’s startups in Mekong region to acquire knowledge, expand their network and compete for valuable prizes.