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Top 3 Factors That Make or Break Startups

Hosted by Yi Jun Phung & Iterative
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Iterative is hosting a meetup in Ho Chi Minh!

Together with CoderSchool, we are excited to announce our first in-person event in Saigon. Join Charles Lee, founder of CoderSchool, and Hsu Ken Ooi, Managing Partner at Iterative, as they discuss 3 key differences between successful and unsuccessful startups. There will be time for audience Q&A and networking. Light refreshments will be served.

If you're a founder or simply curious about startups or accelerators, this event is for you!


For the first 40 minutes, Charles and Hsu Ken will discuss the top factors that make or break startups. The remaining time will be for audience Q&A and networking.

Event Details

  • Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2023

  • Time: 6-8:30pm ICT

  • Location: Dreamplex, District 1

About Iterative

Iterative was founded for founders, by founders. Iterative's mission is to increase the GDP of Southeast Asia through entrepreneurship. To do that, we need to (1) make entrepreneurship more accessible to more people and (2) give founders the tools and support to be successful. As part of this mission, we run events like this to help founders solve their biggest problems.

Since Iterative started in March 2020, we have raised $163M across two funds, invested in 65+ companies, 120+ founders and the total value of Iterative companies is now worth $1.2 billion.

Iterative is actively accepting applications to our accelerator program. No fees, an upfront investment of USD $150,000 or $500,000, and 3 months of targeted support from experts and visiting partners. Join our event to learn more!

About CoderSchool

CoderSchool is the top coding school in Vietnam. They provide coding courses in Web Development and Data Science - with 100% job guarantees for learners. Since 2015, CoderSchool has helped learners from all walks of life learn the top skills to launch their tech career journeys, people who were once: students, marketers, accountants, teachers, creatives, and even a former yoga instructor!

About Speakers

Hsu Ken Ooi is a Managing Partner at Iterative. He was previously the Chief Product Officer of Workmate, an on-demand blue collar staffing platform in Southeast Asia. In 2014, he was VP of Product at Weave (YCS14). In 2009, he started an early machine learning company that predicted the future price of consumer goods. It was acquired by eBay in 2013.

Charles Lee co-founded CoderSchool in Vietnam in 2015 after spending a decade in Silicon Valley consulting for Walmart Labs, designing courses for CodePath, and mentoring for Bloc. From teaching iOS classes for free, Charles has built CoderSchool into Vietnam’s largest Silicon Valley-style technical school with 2000 alumni to date. CoderSchool has recently raised $2.6 million in pre-Series A funding in September 2021 to invest in its online coding platform.

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Quận 1, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh