GBA Monthly Business Meeting: Private Investing Into Vietnam’s Economic Growth


The GBA Monthly Business Meeting on 9 May with the topic ‘Private Investing Into Vietnam’s Economic Growth’ provided GBA members expertise insights about the overview of Vietnam’s outstanding economic prospect with the current increasing volume in the private and foreign direct investment as it optimistically looks to bounce back from the negative effects of the pandemic and slowdown in its economy, along with a sharing about the angel investment opportunities and startup landscape in Vietnam by our insightful line-up of speakers: Dominic Scriven, Founder/ CEO of Dragon Capital Group Limited and Hao Tran, Founder/ CEO of Vietcetera Media

Mr. Horst J. Geicke, Chairman, CEO and Investor at Deutsches Haus HCMC | GBA Board Member hosted the event at Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City. The meeting had the participation of German Consul General Dr. Josefine Wallat, GBA Board members and another  70 on-site and virtual guests.

The presentations then triggered lively discussions with a panel of experts from startup/ early stage investment funds to Vietnam’s veterans in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) principles moderated by Cuong Dang, Founder/ CEO of Forbes Vietnam and the panel list: Binh Tran, General Partner of Ascend Vietnam Ventures, Craig Martin, Chairman of Dynam Capital Limited, Kartick Narayan, Founder/ CEO of Kilo, Oscar Jesionek, Co-Founder/ CEO of Fonos, and Zean Vo, Co-Founder/ CEO of Browzzin | Forbes Under30.

The meeting concluded with a dinner where networking and discussions continued. We would like to thank Deutsches Haus for hosting this event.

The GBA Monthly Business Meeting is a business-oriented platform happening every first Monday of the month. The next meeting will be hosted by our Board Member Mr. Christoph Andermann on 6 June 2022 at Le Meridien Saigon.

See you again at the GBA Monthly Business Meeting in June!