- Entrepreneurship Program

We research and apply Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and we focus on deep-tech startups.

The Entrepreneurship program has been launched with a desire to help AI startups whose competitive advantage and success critically depend on their technological innovation. As an AI research & applied product leader , VinAI desires to assist AI startups with technology consultant, financial support & go to market channel.

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Community: connect with AI residency talents, 50+ leading AI research mentors, A.I. coaches and advisors

Consulted by word-class experts on AI: develop certain models/algorithms, evaluate ideas, prototype & products

Access to computing resources & data sets

Financial support for the team

Connect within the Vingroup ecosystem.

Founded in 2019, VinAI Research is the first and leading AI research lab, headquarted in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Funded by Vingroup, the largest enterprise in Vietnam by capitalization, our mission is to conduct high-impact research that pushes the knowledge frontier in AI and to accelerate applications of AI in Vietnam, the Asia Pacific region, and beyond.

Who are
we looking for?

Individuals or startups of 3-5 members who are serious & passionate with their idea/product, which focuses on AI technology as its core.

The startup in Pre-seed or Seed stage, has been developing the idea/product for at least 6 months.

What do we expect
from a startup?

Solving a critical issue in society, creating value and having high practical applicability.

Startup founders dedicatedly work full time toward project.

Startup members have the ability to develop products.

What we do

Engaging mentors in reverse engineering of the product in order to steer it in the right direction.

Advising on action plan while VinAI mentors are able work with the startup on specific issues.

Not only building potential Startups from the pre-seed stages.

Startup Journey

We research and apply Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and we focus on Deep-tech startups

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Round 1

Application & Interview

Round 2

Pitching & Technical Review

Round 3

Deal Room

Round 4




Round 1.1 : Application

• Startup fill out application form or send proposal to email

• Submit Pitch desk

Round 1.2 : Interview

• Interview meeting with program coordinator



Round 2.1 : Pitching

• Pitching with VinAI Research leadership

Round 2.2 : Technical review

• Technical presentation for all startups with AI experts



Round 3.1 : Deal Room

• Exchange details & complete the sponsorship contracts



Round 4.1 : Mentor

• Startups received weekly & monthly counseling in specific issues

Round 4.2 : Financial Support

• Monthly financial support for full time members

Round 4.3 : Review once every 4 months

• The startup must have the first Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and be evaluated for the next step