An intensive 7- day entrepreneurship course, which is dicrectly taught by professor Tom Kosnik of Stanford University and 20 passionate mentors through many interactive activities such as Workshops, Talkshows, Panel, Team Building, etc...


-Age from 18 to 35
-Have interesting ideas, projects or new startups that have been running for under 2 years
-Have basic English skills
-Commit to participate in 7 days of VYE Bootcamp in Hochiminh city.

Lecturer: Professor Tom Kosnik of Stanford University

Professor Tom Kosnik is the world renowned entrepreneurial lecturer of Stanford University. He has been working as the lecturer for the Stanford Technology Ventures Program since 1990.

He is also the Consulting Professor for National University of Singapore: NUS Enterprise and the project counselors of many other enterprises, such as American Management Systems, Apple Computers, China Mobile Communications Corporation, Clean Tech Open, Ernst & Young, IBM, Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, Plug and Play Tech Centers, Novellus…

During 7 days of this year VYE Bootcamp, professor Tom Kosnik will be teaching his well-known topic “Gear up: Test your Business Model Potential and Plan Your Path to Success”.

Our Speakers & Mentors

What else we provide?


A networking event for VYE Bootcamp’s campers, guests, mentors and supporting media. There will also be a Panel Discussion about Vietnam’s Economic Outlook.


Every year, VYE Bootcamp is pleased to have many sucessful people as our mentors. Some of our previous mentors include: Mr. Le Hong Minh – Founder and CEO of VNG; Mrs. Dang My Chau – Director of TOPICA, South dividsion; Mr. James Vuong – Vice President of IDG Ventures Vietnam; Ms. Rena Bitter – American Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City; Mr. Khailee Nguyen – Managing Partner of 500 Startups, etc.


Being delivered by Vietnamese and international experts in specific fields. Workshops are especially designed to help you to find solutions for your concerns during your start-up journey, ranging from Product design, Marketing, Sales, to Cashflow or HR management.


Pitching your Startup at VYE Bootcamp 2017 is as valuable as it can be, since you gain both exposure and constructive feedbacks from great investors, such as IDG Ventures Vietnam, Dragon Capital, Dream Incubator, IPP, Angel4us, 500 Startups, SSI, Seedfund, etc.


providing big pictures and in-depth perspectives of major guests from Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Silicon Valley, USA.


The classes are organized based on the Gear Up curriculum, which is currently being taught at Stanford University, USA and Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden.



 VYE Bootcamp 2017 Trailer



Contact details are listed within the contact information.You will also receive a confirmation email with location map.
This year, 2017, the fee to join VYE Bootcamp is 2,000,000 VND / person. This fee include
  • 1 Ticket to VIP Networking Dinner
  • Freelunch during the 7-day-camp
  • GearUp Book
  • Marterials
  • Certificate
  • USB Ebook & Slides
All passes are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by us, in which case we will always make a full refund.
The cost of the hotel accommodation and travel is not included in the event fee.
All payments are processed via Bank Transfer.




I have been a sidekick to the leaders of VYE (Huong, XT, Ngoc, Linh, and many more) since the very first year. I am proud of the VYE volunteer team, as well as all the amazing boot campers from 2011 to 2016. Can’t wait to see who comes in 2017!

Tom Kosnik Professor

VYE Bootcamp 2013 is a great experience I had during my summer. It’s not only startup and prof Tom but also about talented and energetic campers I had chance to meet and work in 7 days.

Lan Phuong Chau Nguyen Camper

About VYE Bootcamp

Organized in collaboration with Stanford Technology Venture Program (STVP) and Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM), VYE Bootcamp desires to bring world-class entrepreneurship education, global mentorship, and a tight-knit supporting community to Vietnamese young entrepreneurs.

At the core of VYE Bootcamp is a seven-day course taught by Professor Tom Kosnik from Stanford University. This course follows a globally recognized entrepreneurship curriculum called Gear Up, co-authored by Professor Tom Kosnik, Lena Ramfelt, and Jonas Kjellberg – the co-founder of Skype. Alongside this course, campers also attend talks and panel discussions by renowned regional and global entrepreneurs/investors, a startup business plan competition, and various networking events. Upon completion of VYE Bootcamp, campers receive certifcates from VYE, Stanford University, and VNU-HCM.