Hanoi: June 15-16,2019 | Ho Chi Minh: June 22-23, 2019

Hà Nội: BKHUP – 17A Tạ Quang Bửu, Bách Khoa, Hai Bà Trưng, Hà Nội 100000
HCMC: 105 Tôn Dật Tiên, Tân Phú, Quận 7, Hồ Chí Minh

AngelHack Vietnam Hackathon 2019

Innovators Are Rising

What is AngelHack?

AngelHack’s Global Hackathon Series is a global innovative competition that have been held in 106 cities in 65 countries and created startup more than 115 companies around the world. Angelhack gathers the eager groups of people who are CODERS, BUSINESS, and DESIGNERS to invent the new and make change happen, together. Each group contains specialized in each fields and they will be provided only two days to make their wish innovation happen. Within these two days, there will be plenty of knowledge pooling-, real business model and strategies, and actual creations of minimal viable product (MVP). Finally, all candidates pitch their innovations to expert and specialized judges.

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Challenges & Prizes

We offer our own Grand Prize AND team up with awesome sponsors who have their own challenges and prizes you can go after. Aiming for the HACKcelerator invite? Only in it for some cool hardware? Good news, you can go for as many challenges as you want!

Who Can Participate

One principle that has guided this community since its first Hackathon is that everyone is welcome. Great ideas stem from discussion, and we believe the best discussions start by talking to someone whose background or experiences might differ from your own. With this in mind, we invite all startups, developers, entrepreneurs, and designers who are passionate about creating to join regardless of experience level, geographic location, or similar factors. And if you’re under 18 we ask that you bring along a parent or guardian when you check-in so they can sign a participation waiver.


Challenges & Prizes

We offer our own Grand Prize AND team up with awesome sponsors who have their own challenges and prizes you can go after. Aiming for the HACKcelerator invite? Only in it for some cool hardware? Good news, you can go for as many challenges as you want!


AngelHack Challenge: Challenge yourself and your entrepreneurial spirit. Make something innovative without limits, something that brings positive change to the world, even something that solves a small problem. It’s that simple.

AngelHack Prize: The winning team from each hackathon will receive $500and an invite into AngelHack’s HACKcelerator program.

Challenge: Use AWS Amplify to build a mobile or web application that connects to at least one AWS service. To get started with AWS Amplify and for a curated list of tools, tutorials, and example projects, check out Awesome AWS Amplify. For a list of resources to get started with AWS, check out our AWS Hackathon Guide.

Prize: The best working mobile or web app that connects to at least one AWS service will win one (1) custom AWS-branded mechanical keyboard (104-key, Cherry MX Browns!) per team member and $1,000 in AWS credits for the team.

All attendees will also receive $100 in AWS credits during the Hackathon

Challenge: Use one or more IBM Cloud services (for example, web, mobile, data, analytics, AI, IoT, or weather) to build an application that improves disaster preparedness, response, or recovery with a focus on the health and well-being of individuals and communities.

Accept the Call for Code Challenge to sign up an IBM Cloud account then start building with the visual recognition drone lab. You can also explore other sample code on the Call for Code site.

Prize:  One winning submitted project will receive $1k per team and $500/month IBM Cloud credits per team member for 6 months.
Improve what you build after this hackathon and submit it for the Call for Code 2019 Global Challenge by July 29th for a shot at $200,000 and open source deployment support from the IBM Code and Response initiative.

Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh

Challenge: Vietnam Post has been the leading postal service in Vietnam since 2005. Their outstanding services are post & delivery, postal financial services and communication and distribution.

Imagine your team is the innovation center of Vietnam Post. Keeping pace with the beat of 4.0 revolution, challenge yourself and create a tech solution that revolutionizes their operation and/or accelerate business growth.

Some example keywords include but not limited to: smart verification, point 2 point logistics, transaction time optimization, smart locker, drone, robot, order categorization and merging.

Prize: Each city winner receive $1,000 cash and opportunity to develop your idea sponsored by VN Post.

Ho Chi Minh

FE CREDIT has many channels today to communicate, engage and serve our customers in both traditional channels ( Telephone hotline, SMS and customer Service desk) and Digital channels (website, Facebook, Zalo). Despite the introduction of digital service platforms, we see customer utilisation being slow as they still show a bias to talk to us via physical channels.

Also, FE CREDIT has a data ecosystem of over 30 million of customer records, which can be leveraged to reach out, build and maintain close engagement with customers. In addition to our own databases, we also have access to social data based on customer behaviours, and other 3rd party data.

As the world is entering 4.0 era, FE CREDIT’s objective era is to simplify, automate and digitize our customer journey.

Joining AngelHack Hackathon 2019, FE Credit opens not only one but TWO challenges to invite even more break-through ideas from you!

Sub-challenge 1: FE CREDIT have portfolio of over 10 million customers with about 4 million active. Develop solutions to identify key elements in building credit history or credit profile for the customers to make decisions. That will allow us Identify and reach consecutive customers and/or predict collection ability

Sub-challenge 2: FE CREDIT currently has many customer service channels, both traditional (Telephone Hotline, SMS and Customer Service Desk) and digital (website, app, Zalo and Facebook). However most customers still prefer the high cost traditional channels than the low cost digital channels. Develop attractive, user friendly and easy to use chatbots for social platforms (Zalo and Facebook), web and app where customers interact with FEC more conveniently.

The prize, you ask? 30,000,000 VND cash and opportunity to develop your ideas, all sponsored by FE Credit!


Sun* Startups Award

  • 1,000USD and Mentoring Sessions
  • 3 more teams will receive mentoring sessions with Sun* Startups team to turn your idea into reality.


1. Idea

Start off by pitching ideas from every candidates; candidates are provided 30 seconds to share their ideas about invention. The interesting ideas will get people and forms groups to create a MVP.

2. Team

Each candidate has to vote interesting ideas, which can be from him/herself or other candidates, 6 to 8 ideas. The highest voted ideas will be contributed and deloped to be practical MVP within 2 days.

3. Coach

Right after the teams are formed, excitement is about to happen. The stimulation of creating a startup in order to product actual product and service requires marketing strategies. Therefore, there will be gurus an dexperts to advice and give feedback to candidates.

4. Pitch

On the final day at AngelHack, all candidates groups presents and show what innovative creations they have been works on the judges. Finally, the winner teams will get unexpected valuable prizes!


Day 1 – Saturday

09:00 AM: Doors Open to Attendess
10:00 AM: Start the event
10:30 AM: Sponsor Talks and Team Pitches
12:00 PM: Hackathon begins
02:00 PM: Lunch
02:00 PM: Sponsor breakout sessions
07:00 PM: Special Mentoring session

Day 2 – Sunday

08:00 AM : Breakfast
12:00 PM : Lunch
01:00 PM : Code Freeze & Submission Deadline on
01:30 PM : A/V Check
02:00 PM : Demos
04:00 PM : Winners are Announced / Prizes!


1. Idea

All candidates are given only 30 seconds to show their ideas to the judges and other candidates. Thus, a well preparation is needed! However, we do only support new ideas and innovations, not a copied one!

2. Team

AngelHack is a two-day event that candidates need to spend times working on their creation at the provided place. We allow candidates to go their homes at night and come back on the next day, but for whom who wants to stay over the night, there is no problem! We just want all candidate to spend their time efficiently in AngelHack.

3. Learn

The best part of this event is there will be gurus, experts and specialized who success in their business to be coaches and judges at AngelHack. Thus, this is a great opportunity for all candidates!

4. Make new friends

This is a very good opportunity to make new friends who probably be your future business partners. Every candidates in the AngelHack are skillful and capable, so please be oopen to make friends with other candidates.

Judging Criteria

Each submission will be scored in each round based on the following criteria with a minimum score of 0 and a maximum score of 25 points, with the final score being the average of the judges’ scores:

  • Fundability: How fundable is this idea? Is there potential for a sustainable business model? Is this scalable? (0-5 points)
  • Execution: How well was the project executed and explained? Did they add a demo video? (0-5 points)
  • UI/UX: Beyond design, was the end-to-end user experience for the solution considered? (0-5 points)
  • Originality: How original, creative or unique is the idea? Is there a competitive advantage? (0-5 points)
  • Team: Is there a diverse team presented? Do they have a range of complementary skill sets for the project? (0-5 points)

To see the full rules and eligibility criteria, please check out the Participation Agreement.

Ho Chi Minh Judges

  • Marcin Figlus
    Marcin Figlus Risk Management Division Director
  • Basker Rangachari
    Basker Rangachari Marketing Center Director
  • Zack YEO Developer Ecosystem & Business Development, IBM
  • Nguyễn Hoà Bình
    Nguyễn Hoà Bình Digital Transformation Specialist, VN Post
  • Nguyen Huu Binh
    Nguyen Huu Binh CEO, TopDev
  • Thao Nguyen
    Thao Nguyen Investment, 500 Start-up
  • Nguyen Tuan Quynh
    Nguyen Tuan Quynh CEO, Saigon Books
  • Bui Hai An
    Bui Hai An Founder, O2F
  • Luu Danh Anh Vu Partner Manager, Amazon Web Services

Hanoi Judges

  • Anh Ho Community Organizer, AWS Vietnam User Group
  • Hang Dinh Chief Financial Officer, Hatch! Ventures
  • Nguyen Ngoc Tuan
    Nguyen Ngoc Tuan Head, Sun* Startups, Sun* Inc.
  • Nguyễn Hoà Bình
    Nguyễn Hoà Bình Digital Transformation Specialist, VN Post
  • Pham Ngoc Huy
    Pham Ngoc Huy Accelerator Program Director & Startup coach, Vietnam Silicon Valley Accelerator
  • Angie Krackeler
    Angie Krackeler Manager, IBM's Developer Way & Advocacy Programs




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