MIST Startup Accelerator Announces 19 Semi-Finalists

MIST Startup Accelerator Announces 19 Semi-Finalists

The Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) Startup Accelerator has announced that 19 startups have qualified to join its 2018 program. The 19 startups will join a MIST Travel Startups Fundamentals Bootcamp from May 17-22 in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. The five...

Creating an Effective Elevator Pitch

The art of crafting an elevator pitch could be closely compared to speed dating: courting interest, having a limited time window and leaving a lasting positive impression. Preparation is key. Ensure the pitch is presented with extensive knowledge and clarity of all...

Travel Tech Trends: What’s happening & who is profiting?

The global tourism sector is expanding rapidly, especially in the Asia Pacific. Against this backdrop, travel technology is playing an ever larger role in tourism value chains. It is changing how travelers seek inspiration for their trips, search, book, experience and...

How Vietnam Can Win the Tourism Game

With inbound tourism in Vietnam growing at almost twice the rate of the Asia Pacific region, it would seem like the ideal time for entrepreneurs to jump into the tourism market. Yet, imitation within the Vietnamese tourism industry is leaving innovators at a...

Tips and Tricks for a Winning Pitch Deck

Your pitch deck is your first chance to impress. Applying to the MIST accelerators? You know your business idea in and out. Its goals, its projected growth, its user problems – you eat, sleep, and breathe your business. You know that with the right advice, support and...