Mentoring

KISSTARTUP'S TWO NEW WEBSITES INTRODUCTION

Dear alls,

Starting from the needs of your startup, in August 2016, KisStartup introduces you two websites we developed to better companion with you.


ZHOST.TOP: For startup in information technology or e-commerce. ZHOST.TOP you will be consulted  the best, safest, and most cost-effective solution in cloud-hosting for storing your data.

COVANKHOINGHIEP.COM: Are you looking for a mentor? Do you want to be a mentor? Sign up with us on KisStartup's official website: covankhoinghiep.com. Also on the page, you will find partners who are offering mentoring support across Vietnam. On the whole story with startup, it is together to build a mentoring culture.




 

KISSTARTUP'S PLAN 2016

What does KisStartup 2016 have?

If you are planning for 2016, take your time for our activities:

1. Training of Innovation Coach: Following the success of the TOT1 - IPP, we - the first seeds of the program are desiring  open Extensive network of innovative coaches and startups across Vietnam. In 2016, we expect to develop this program in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang. If you are Interested in the program, please contact us.

2. Community Activity: Startup Square Startup Playground: A dynamic, impressive and vibrant space

 

- Mindset Playground: 1 time / month: Learn and practice through games in the series. Here you will experience the startup game to learn for yourself, your team and bring new tools for your business.

- Startup Book: 2 times / month. Introduce important books for startup and how to apply them.

3. Training and Sharing - Community Workshop: Weekly: Needed topics such as marketing, finance, investment, human resources, law, intellectual property, etc. will be introduced with our experts

4Mentoring Netwwork: With the success of the very first mentors and mentees in 2015, we keep going on developing a mentoring-1 to 1 in Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi.

Innovation is a process of learning, sharing, exploring and practicing continuously, so with these activities, in 2016, we hope to be with you  experience,

KisStartup.



 

 
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BUSINESS ENGLISH FOR STARTUP

HAVE YOU EVER MEET A FOREIGN INVESTOR BUT CANNOT SPEAK IN ENGLISH EVEN A WORD?

English is one of the biggest weaknesses of many startups in Vietnam. Wishing to support young people to improve their English language skills, KisStartup builds the Business English Mentoring Program (English for Startup).

The program is the result of serious observations and work by KisStartup. It provides practical and useful content to help business owners confidently enter the workforce.

We start with Level 1, which focuses on improving confidence with the basic, practical communication with startups.

- A modern learning style that enhances your initiative in learning;

- You will be taught, tutoring, editing and training directly;

- Our faculty is not only a teacher but also a mentor to you;

- Each day during the course you will have 5 minutes of speaking in English with mentor with a topic;

- To make sure the effectiveness, the class is limited to 4-10 students;

- Every week, you will be able to participate in ENGLISH ENGLISH at a KisStartup startup event.

 

Time: 04 weeks, 02 times/ week, 02 hours/ day, from 18h-20h.
Location: P209, 18T1 building, Le Van Luong street, Cau Giay district, Hanoi.
Tuition fee: 2,000,000 VND / student / course.
Fee for English Networking Night (optional): VND 100,000 / person.

IF YOU AGREE TO IMPROVE ENGLISH IN ONE MONTH, JOIN US!

Register at HERE.

KisStartup


 

Launching Mentoring 1-1 2016

After the first Mentoring presentation in April, we officially invite you to join Mentoring 1-1 with KisStartup. The program lasts until May 2017

Please follow 4 steps at www.mentoring1on1.com/about to prepare your application


Share with us who you are and what our 1-1 mentoring program can help you in your personal development and career development in an A-4 page (see example here: http: // www.mentoring1on1.com/mentees-mentors/)
Create linkedin account
Submit your linkedin and article to hello@kisstartup.com

Please keep the following timeline:

April 22: deadline application.All required document can be submitted to: hello@kisstartup.com
April 25: Informing the results
April 28: Orienting & training for new mentee
May 7: Deadline to Pay Membership Fee
May 14: Orienting & training for new mentors; Informing new mentor & mentee matching results.


 

About us

KisStartup was established in 2015 with the mission to accompany entrepreneurs and startups in enhancing their innovation capacity, to support them to innovate more effectively and bring more practical benefits to the community.

Our vision is to become a flourishing community of innovators, rooted in Vietnam and acting globally, that creates long lasting impact.

To realize our vision, we nurture the following values:

(1) Empathetic: Always starting a business, always empathize. We constanly nurture our entrepreneurial experience to have the deepest understanding of innovative people/organizations

(2) Trusted supporter: Always a good support partner for start-up projects, partners and customers

(3) Innovative: Continuously innovate to create new values

(4) Get it done: To us, simplicity is intelligence

(5) Learning: At KisStartup, no one is not learning something. 

(6) Challenge accepted: Setting up your own challenges is how our team matures

 

(7) Constantly curious:  Make us maintain motivation and excitement every day

 

(8) Transparency:  Make us always confident in our activities and values

 

We carry out our mission through a series of activities: 

  • Training

Lean Startup for Startups: provide knowledge and tools to validate ideas and business model, complete business model, and market products.

Lean Startup for Enterprises: provide leaders with right mindset and tools to innovate, develop products/services/project in the spirit of Lean Startup.

Training of the trainers (ToT)

Training of Innovation Coach

Training of Ecosystem player >> View details

  • Coaching

We adopt Lean Startup – mindset and tools – to support startups in finding, identifying, discovering customer and working out a sustainable business model.

Duration: Coaching 1:1 once per week for 03 – 06 months (or by request) is advised. >> View details

  • Mentoring

SME Mentoring is our not-for-profit activity as a part of SME Mentoring 1on1, first introduced in 2011 in HCMC. SME Mentoring helps to get community members closer and establish a mentoring culture, making it our feature activity. In 2015, KisStartup Cofounder and Manager Nguyen Dang Tuan Minh becam Manager of SME Mentoring & Networking Hanoi.

Find out more about SME Mentoring 1:1 in Vietnam in general and HCMC, Hanoi in particular here: http://www.mentoring1on1.com >> View details

  • Research

KisStartup conducts researches related to innovation and entrepreneurship that are practical and useful for businesses, investors, domestic and international support organizations, and other stakeholders. Our research helps enhance the efficiency of the decision-making process.

Learn more about our research capacity >> Click here

Learn more about our research team >> Click here

Learn more about our research case studies  >> Click here

  • Content Development

Enabling innovative projects to validate their business models via innovative content development and management. >> View details

  • Knowledge-sharing Channels Development

Visit our LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/kisstartupvietnam/

Visit our Youtube Channel at: https://kisstartup.com/en/youtube

 

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KisStartup

EVENTS in JUNE 2017

June is coming with the theme of MENTORING to bring the Mentoring culture closer to the startup community. Mentoring plays an important role in the success of startups. We are eagerly awaiting the Mentor-mentee couples in the second season in Hanoi of SME Mentoring 1on1.

In this June, we will continue introducing you to our core activities: Training, Coaching, Mentoring. With the new generation of KisStartup, they will bring to the community a series of workshops.

Please follow us on Facebook and website to update our activities.

Thank you,

 

TRAINNING
 

Training for SMEs & Startup  - Course 8
Training of Trainer - Course 7
Training of Ecosystem Player  - Course 3
Trainning  for Tourism students

 

OPEN STARTUP DOORS

KisStartup Community Workshop: Where does business start?
Launching the first traning program for Startups Mums Community

TRAINING, INCUBATOR & ACCELERATOR

Peer to peer coaching - Every Tuesday (10.30am-11.30am)
Opening the application form of  the Innovation Land of Tourism (1.6.2017-20.62017)
Lauching Cafe Mechanics - Space for technical startup

Lauching Space & Program for Startups at KisStartup Gardens
 

MENTORING - SME MENTORING 1ON1

June 3: Close the form

June 6: Announce the preliminary results

June 13: Interview

June - Orientation

June 30: Matching day










 

Mentoring

SME Mentoring is our not-for-profit activity as a part of SME Mentoring 1on1, first introduced in 2011 in HCMC. SME Mentoring helps to get community members closer and establish a mentoring culture, making it our feature activity. In 2015, KisStartup Cofounder and Manager Nguyen Dang Tuan Minh becam Manager of SME Mentoring & Networking Hanoi.

Find out more about SME Mentoring 1:1 in Vietnam in general and HCMC, Hanoi in particular here: http://www.mentoring1on1.com 

Find out more about startup mentoring  (in Vietnamese) here: http://www.covankhoinghiep.com 

Join SME Mentoring in Hanoi and HCMC to learn and share with other mentors and mentees here: http://facebook.com/groups/smehanoigroup/ and  https://www.facebook.com/groups/smesaigongroup/ 

Mentoring Application Guide for Mentor and Mentee:

A.    For Mentor

Step 1: Submit your LinkedIn CV. If you haven’t created yet, create one to enable mentee to know more about you.

Step 2: In Personal Statement, you need to clarify:

  • Why do you want to be a mentor?
  • What do you do for mentee?
  • What do you expect from the mentoring program?

Step 3: After your application form is verified, we will hold an orientation day to instruct and match mentors with mentees.

Step 4: Mentor meets mentee at least once per month for at least 1 hour. If relationship breaks, mentor or mentee may be asked to leave the program.

Step 5: In case of unsuitability, in the first 03 months each party can stop mentoring.

B.    For Mentee

Step 1: Submit your LinkedIn CV. If you haven’t created yet, create one so that mentor can know more about you.

Step 2: In Personal Statement, you need to clarify:

  • Why do you need a mentor?
  • What do you expect from your mentor?
  • What do you expect from the mentoring program?

Step 3: After your application form is verified, we will hold an orientation day for both mentors and mentees.

Step 4: You meet your mentor at least once per month for at least 1 hour. If relationship breaks, mentor or mentee may be asked to leave the program.

Step 5: In case of unsuitability, in the first 03 months each party can stop mentoring.

Besides, according to regulations of SME Mentoring Hanoi, both mentor and mentee have to pay a fee of 1.200.000 dongs/individual/year (one million two hundred thousand dongs per individual per year) to increase commitment and make mentoring a part of learning and growing up together.

Photo: SME Mentoring Hanoi mentors-mentees 2016

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