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500 Startups VN x Kafnu: Secrets to a Great Growth Funnel

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Kafnu Ho Chi Minh City

92A Nguyễn Hữu Cảnh

Hochiminh City, Hochiminh City 700000

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Saalim Chowdhury, Partner at 500 Startups and Director of Saola Accelerator, will be talking about the secrets to a great growth funnel.

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Growth hacking has been a buzzword within the startup community. That said, the team at 500 Startups—the renowned global venture capital firm and accelerator headquartered in Silicon Valley—argue that there's no such thing as growth hacking, only a growth mindset, and the core driver behind delivering growth to a startup is a rigorous growth funnel. In this event, we'll be covering:

- Why is a growth funnel important

- What makes a good growth funnel

- and What makes a *GREAT* growth funnel

WHO SHOULD JOIN THE EVENT

Startup founders, growth managers, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs who would like to understand the elements of a growth mindset and network with like-minded founders from 500's Saola Accelerator Program.

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6:30PM-8:00PM: Presentation & Q&A

8:00PM-9:00PM: Networking

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Saalim is a Partner at 500 Startups who specializes in advising on growth strategies and running global founder programs, sharing his experience having been a successful founder himself.

He has led and architected 500’s flagship global programs for startups as well as working with 500’s strategic and limited partners to develop startup-like transformation in their organizations. In the past 4 years, he has worked hands on with over 250 startups from 25 countries across 4 continents, and keynoted at major conferences including Web Summit and Slush.

A startup veteran, notable exits he has been part of include Internet Security firm ScanSafe to Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) for $183m and Machine-Learning Talent Platform Skillbridge to Toptal (An A16z Unicorn). Outside of entrepreneurship he has held, he has also held senior leadership positions at News Corporation (NYSE:NWS) and Trinity Mirror Group (LON:TNI). His career started at the Boston Consulting Group. He was educated at Oxford, Cambridge and the London School of Economics.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS

This event is co-hosted by 500 Startups Vietnam and Kafnu HCMC.

500 Startups Vietnam is a US$14 million fund to invest in promising Vietnam-connected startups. We provide finance, mentorship, and connections to both global and regional startups. Our startups have gone on to raise capital from such renowned investors as Sequoia, Social Capital, Stanford StartX, Google Launchpad, and more.

The Saola Accelerator, named after the rare Vietnamese deer also known as the “Asian unicorn”, is 500 Startups VN's latest initiative to back Vietnam's next great startups. Saola offers each startup US$100,000 net investment as well as programmatic support for growth. In addition, each participating company will receive access to more than US$500,000 worth of perks from 20 partners including Amazon Web Services, Google, and Microsoft.

For more information, please visit https://500startups.com.vn/ or https://www.facebook.com/500vietnam/.

Kafnu HCMC is part of the international hospitality company the Next Story Group. It is the fifth Kafnu property to open globally, following launches in Taipei, Bengaluru, and Sydney since its debut in Hong Kong in late 2017. The co-working space spanning 2,440 square meters is located at Saigon Pearl in Binh Thanh District. Members enjoy round-the-clock access and their productivity is assured with a range of work spaces including hot desks and private offices, high-speed internet, a soundproof phone booth, and five meeting rooms with video conferencing capabilities. There are also eight en-suite hotel rooms that ensure members from out of town get a good night’s rest and wake up to views of the city skyline. Members can also keep fit at the Virtual Fitness Studio which offers over 1,500 classes, socialize at Habitat Cocktail Bar, and enjoy modern Asian cuisine at Soy Restaurant.

For more information, please visit https://www.kafnu.com/ho-chi-minh-city/ or https://www.facebook.com/kafnuhcmc/.

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92A Nguyễn Hữu Cảnh

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