They will compete in the National Competition on June 14.

This year’s Ambassador’s Entrepreneurship Challenge includes three categories: social entrepreneurship, idea stage, and startup stage. 

Teams presenting to the judges and audience 
The goal of this US Embassy initiative is to help Vietnam expand its entrepreneurial ecosystem and encourage innovation.

Counselor for Public Affairs Molly Stephenson opened the pitch competition, expressing gratitude for the many Challenge sponsors. She also recognized many individuals serving as judges and trainers in support of this three-month initiative.

The leaders of the startup semifinalists come from diverse backgrounds: the Green Tea Pork team is a group of high school students from Thai Nguyen province and the AliceNote team includes seasoned software developers.  The vast majority of the teams include young professionals and entrepreneurs working to develop and lead a successful business.

Thu Hang