Together,

We build the next Unicorns!

THE STORY OF           

Entrepreneurs & Early Stage Partner

​ESP Capital is an Early stage Venture Fund with the mission to support tech startup companies in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. We aim to invest in companies that can create profound impact to improve life qualities.

​Our strategy is to develop a complete ecosystem around our customer’s lives, including real-estate, career development, healthcare, education, commerce, transportation, entertainment, hospitality, etc.

Our portfolio companies effectively utilize human talents and technological innovations to disrupt the market with the goal of becoming the next Unicorns in Asia.

 

Deal sourcing 

Connect with prominent start-ups in the region thanks to our extensive network of business partners and mentors in various fields.

Strategic planning

Refine founders’ strategic direction and vision to take the companies to the next level.

Competency building

Enhance our portfolio company’s competencies through various activities, including talent acquisition, capability based training, operation optimization, etc.

FUND RAISING

Facilitate next round financing for portfolio companies by advising fundraising strategy and matching with suitable partner funds.

Investment Strategy

ESP seeks to invest in potential startups to create
an ecosystem dedicated to millennials.

Southeast Asia is one of fastest growing markets thanks to the increasing number of young customers (median age in ASEAN countries is 28.8 years old), and the rise of middle class (estimated to reach 400 million by 2020.) Among those, millennials are considered the key driver of the economic growth in this region, due to their increasing purchasing power and tech savviness.

Millennials have a variety of needs in their life, ranging from working, housing, shopping, healthcare, education, entertainment, and travelling. ESP’s strategy is to invest in potential startups with products and services that facilitate millennials’ life.

After investing in these startups, ESP helps the teams to leverage each other’s advantages, so that they could bring about ultimate values to customers. Once customers are acquired by any portfolio company into the ecosystem, ESP would encourage all the startups in the ecosystem to offer every user suitable services, which helps to retain and maximize customer lifetime value. Besides, customers would be able to enjoy more benefits from the startups, indulging in a more comfortable lifestyle.

 

Portfolio

Vietnam's leading platform for

short & medium term stays

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The leading Edtech startup in Vietnam that focuses on training skills needed for the new 4.0 era

Social selling platform revolutionizes the way everyone sells online

Vietnam's largest social community for

cooking lovers

Vietnam's leading real estate portal 

Vietnam's best job matching platform for women

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The leading healthcare platform in Vietnam, focusing on O2O booking to build moats.

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Southeast Asia's first startup to provide Video and Livestream cloud API platform

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A travel tech startup that aims to create a modern travel experience for millennial travelers 

 

Team

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Nam Nguyen

General Partner

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Cuong Vong

Partner

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Huong Duong

Advisor

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Luan Nhan

Advisor

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Son Tran

Advisor

 Recent news

Vietnam Tech Investment Report

August 20, 2019

ESP Capital and Cento Ventures are excited to announce the 2019 Vietnam Tech Investment Report, covering up to the first half of the year.

Ecomobi wins runner-up prize at Echelon Asia Summit 2019

June 03, 2019

Social retail platform Ecomobi was one of two winners at the recent Echelon Asia Summit 2019, a technology event held in Singapore. With an innovative idea and a revolutionary platform, Ecomobi successfully overcame more than 1,700 competitors to win the $36,500 prize.

Serial Entrepreneur and CEO of Boomerang officially became the Venture Partner of ESP Capital

May 27, 2018

Serial Entrepreneur and CEO of Boomerang, Mr. Vong Thanh Cuong officially became the Venture Partner of ESP Capital since March 2018

ESP Capital, Nextrans invest in social selling platform Ecomobi

December 26, 2018

Vietnamese venture capital firm ESP Capital and South Korean investor Nextrans on Thursday announced an unspecified investment in social selling platform Ecomobi.

Vietnam's Uiza wins Tech In Asia Jakarta 2018 ARENA Pitch Battle

October 23, 2018

Uiza, a Vietnam-based video and livestream cloud API platform, has been crowned as the winner of Tech In Asia Jakarta 2018 ARENA Pitch Battle today in Central Jakarta.

VC-backed Luxstay, Rakuten Lifull partner for vacation rental business

September 29, 2018

VC-backed rental sharing startup Luxstay and Japan’s Rakuten LIFULL STAY have entered into a partnership in the vacation rental business as part of their expansion plans.

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How startups get funded?

Submit 

pitch deck

Submit

your company's

pitch deck to ESP

Week 1

Pitch 

1st round

Present your

business plan to

ESP's Associates

Week 2-3

Pitch 

2nd round

Present your

business plan to ESP's Partner

 

 

 

 

Week 4-5

Undergo 

due dilligence

Submit  documents

for due diligence process

Week 6-10

Review 

term sheet

Receive an offer

and review

legal documents

Week 11-12

Get funded

Finish legal process and receive fund

from ESP Capital

Week 13-14

Week 1

Week 2-3

Week 4-5

Week 6-10

Week 13-14

Get in touch

Leave us a message if you find yourself belong to one of the followings:

 

  1. Startup entrepreneurs seeking funding
     

  2. Talented wannabe entrepreneurs seeking mentors
     

  3. Investors seeking co-investment or networking opportunities
     

  4. Startup ecosystem creators seeking partners
     

  5. Others believing that we should meet and share information

Vietnam:     

Floor 2, 253 Dien Bien Phu, ward 7, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City

 

Singapore:  

33 Jurong West St 41, S649413

 

USA:            

16192 Coastal Highway, Lewes, County of Sussex, Delaware 19958

Email:             contact@espcapital.net

Phone:            +84 34 9431 725