We’re thrilled to present an event that’s not just another Biz Talk, but a compass for your business’s future-proof success through economic fluctuations!

Topic:  Business Planning – Essential to Anticipate & Adjust with Economic Situations


  • Mr. Harold de Walque | Founder & Former CEO of Darts-ip (now part of Clarivate)
  • Mr. Hoang Anh Le | Founder & CEO EcoTruck – Ecosystem for Trucking

🔶Time: 18:30 – 20:00 | Thursday, September 21st

🔶Venue: NEST by AIA | 67A Trương Định, District 3, HCM city

🔶Language: English

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🔶Expected Key Talking Points: 

Speaker 1: Prof. Harold de Walque 

Challenge your perspective on business plans as Prof. Harold resets the definition, with the following insightful key talking points:

– Reset the definition of a Business plan, insisting on its main engine: assumptions/hypothesis

– Business planning is everywhere: Budget, Raising funds (from start-up launch to IPO)

– How to anticipate uncertain economic times (current situation in Vietnam)?

– Do and Don’t in Business planning

NOTE: His sharing will only be concrete examples, no theory. Based on his 13 years of EMBA teaching business planning in Vietnam, managing his own companies, and investing in Vietnam.

Speaker 2: Mr. Hoang-Anh Le 

Mr. Hoang-Anh will share his practical & effective strategies for coping with the COVID and economic & financial crises, with the following:

– Growth scenarios 

– Cost management (Opex control) 

– Cash flow management 

– Working cap and fundraising 


About Speakers

*** Professor Harold de Walque 

Harold de Walque is a born entrepreneur. He has rich working experience globally, especially in South-East Asia including Vietnam for more than 20 years. He was at the head of three successful companies in Information Technology and Services: Transwide, Bancam International Ltd, and Darts-ip.

Currently, he is the founder and CEO of Darts-ip, a unique international service provider for Intellectual Property (IP), active in more than 50 countries. Being a very social and dynamic entrepreneur, he is also a board member of a large number of companies and institutions.

For more than 10 years, he has been teaching the “Business and Financial Planning” course in the EMBA Program at Solvay Brussels School Vietnam.

*** About Mr. Hoang-Anh Le 

Mr. Hoang-Anh is a talented entrepreneur who has worked in various fields, from information technology to financial technology to logistics. He has a Ph.D. in information technology from New York University, where he received a full scholarship. 

He was also a co-founder and CEO of Sentifi Vietnam, a financial technology company that operated mainly in the US and EU markets. About 5 years ago, he returned to Vietnam and started EcoTruck, a company that operates in the transportation and logistics industry. He chose this challenging field because he saw the problems of Vietnam’s logistics industry and wanted to solve them. 



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