Shark Louis Nguyen
Shark Louis Nguyen real name is Nguyen The Lu, born in 1963 in Hanoi. He currently holds the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors and General Director of Saigon Investment Fund Management Company (SAM). With experience working in the United States and Vietnam, Louis Nguyen is known as an adept investor in the financial world.
Living, studying and working in Silicon Valley for more than 30 years, he was influenced by American thought. Moreover, he has held many important positions in large corporations such as KPMG, Apple, Investment Bank Intelligent Capital, etc. Therefore, his way of working and decision making is extremely decisive. Most of the time is spent at work, but Shark Louis Nguyen still maintains a healthy and independent lifestyle. The wish of this “shark” is encapsulated in two words “Legacy” that he wants to pass on to the younger generation.
SAM specializes in investing in private companies in Vietnam, investment sectors include real estate, technology, healthcare, education and food & beverage. Moreover, Shark Louis Nguyen also spent a lot of money to invest in famous businesses such as Vinamilk, FPT, Sacombank, Vietcombank, Meey Land Group, etc., with a figure of up to 300 million USD.
Joining Shark Tank Vietnam, he wants to help start-ups see the best of their products and reach out to the big world. Louis Nguyen appreciates the honesty and enthusiasm of start-ups when calling for investment because he thinks that the relationship in cooperation is extremely important.
- Home town: Hà Nội
- Position: Chairman and CEO of Saigon Investment Fund Management Company (SAM)
Nguyen Ngoc Thuy
Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Thuy is one of the Guest Sharks of Billion dollar deal He is also an impressive investor because he chose to save results at the university to start a business and succeed at a very young age in many fields such as investment such as education, information technology and health. strong. Come to Billion dollar deal Of course, Shark Ngoc Thuy does not advise young people to follow his path, what he hopes in Startups is passion, clearly defining what he wants to do and being willing to trade-off, accepting many challenges to accomplish. and take responsibility for your own choices.
Currently, Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Thuy is the Chairman of Egroup Group, General Director of Apax English Joint Stock Company, but he continues to start a business with new plans to accompany Startups, supplementing the existing plans. business of young people starting up. “I want to find startups with strong aspirations, expressing that desire with action” – Shark Ngoc Thuy shared.
- Home town: Hà Nội
- Position: Chairman of Egroup Group
General Director of Apax English Joint Stock Company
Tran Anh Vuong
Mr. Tran Anh Vuong graduated with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Business Administration from National Economics University – Hanoi. He has been involved in the market for more than 20 years in many different business fields such as import and export, production, financial investment and has achieved remarkable achievements. Since April 4, Mr. Tran Anh Vuong has assumed the role of direct executive officer and General Director – SAM Holdings Joint Stock Company.
In addition to being a businessman and talented leader, Mr. Vuong is also very interested in developing the young generation and actively contributes to community activities. He is currently Vice Chairman of Vietnam Young Entrepreneurs Association and Chairman of Hanoi Young Business Association. At SAM Holdings Joint Stock Company, in addition to the executive and leadership role, Mr. Vuong also participates in the development orientation of many different businesses as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
- Home town: peaceful
- Position: General Director – SAM HOLDINGS JOINT STOCK COMPANY
Chairman of the Board of Directors of BVG . Investment Joint Stock Company
Chairman of the Board of General Import-Export Joint Stock Company
Shark Nguyen Hoa Binh
Starting a business while in college sophomore year, Shark Nguyen Hoa Binh is the trump card of NextTech Group. He was born in 1981 and currently holds the position of Chairman of NextTech Group – a corporation that owns many famous technology brands such as mPoS, VIMO, Boxme, FastGo, Ngan Luong, etc. To achieve the success today. Entrepreneur Nguyen Hoa Binh has had to go through many ups and downs in his career. Having to constantly fail with business models has helped him gain many more lessons.
Shark Binh NextTech has built an ecosystem with 20 electronic services operating in Vietnam and 8 other markets in Southeast Asia and China. His main areas of focus include: e-commerce, electronic payments, financial technology, logistics and education.
He is not only known for his role as an investor in Shark Tank Vietnam but is also considered a “soulmate” of Vietnamese startups with more than 20 years of successful startup experience. Coming to the Shark Tank program, Nguyen Hoa Binh became one of the famous names with many interesting nicknames such as Shark “soul”, “east wind”, “cheap”, Binh “ke”, … Also from In this program, the way to call Shark Binh was born and widely used when referring to him.
- Home town: Hà Nội
- Position: President of NextTech Corporation
Shark Nguyen Manh Dung
Shark Dung (Shark Dzung Nguyen) real name is Nguyen Manh Dung, born in 1980, native in Nghe An. He is living in Japan and working in Vietnam. Currently, Shark Dung is holding the position of Director of CyberAgent Vietnam & Thailand investment fund. Co-founder and shareholder of many famous applications such as Tiki, Vatgia, Foody, Jamja, NhacCuaTui, Batdongsan, Vicare, Jupviec, Topica, Vexere, CleverAds and Luxstay,… With many years of experience in the field of venture investment In terms of risk and technology, Shark Dung has led nearly 30 successful start-ups and is considered a sponsor and inspiration for many famous start-ups and brands.
Shark Dung As a talented, successful and wealthy businessman, especially interested in new “taste”, this “shark” has created many surprises for the program. Making many viewers “favorite” at Shark Dung is the humble way of talking but sharp and enthusiastic arguments with young people starting a business.
In addition to being a successful business investor, what the audience likes most about Shark Dung is probably his open, sincere, cheerful personality and always gives useful advice to start-ups. After each broadcast, he often reads and responds to the audience’s comments with witty and humorous comments. He is also known for his excellent foreign language skills.
- Home town: Nghe An
- Position: Director of CyberAgent Vietnam & Thailand Investment Fund
Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phu
He Nguyen Xuan Phu is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sunhouse, who is known as the “king of pans” because Sunhouse pans are accounting for about 40% – 50% of the market share in Vietnam. Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phu was born into a family that was not well off, but from a young age he showed his bravery and studious spirit. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the National Economics University. And it is from here that the fate brought Nguyen Xuan Phu to become the leader of a well-known enterprise not only in the field of household appliances production but also in the business community in general as today.
With the constant “tightening” question: “If it fails, how can I pay you back?”, Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phu is one of the most discerning and fastidious Sharks of Vietnam. Billion dollar deal. Mr. Xuan Phu remembers that the most important quality of a Startup is to persevere in pursuing goals and many times he refuses to invest because he finds startups very easily discouraged. He often gives the worst conditions, so that Startup can see that if they run out of money, they will have to suffer hardships, or have to pay the price, to test their patience.
- Home town: Nghe An
- Position: Founder – Chairman of the Board of Directors of SUNHOUSE Corporation
Pham Thanh Hung
Pham Thanh Hung is one of the few real estate entrepreneurs trained in Japan, the US, Korea, India, Singapore and some European countries in the fields of organizational management and e-commerce. It can be said that he is a formidable “shark” with very high standards for “prey” and especially limited investment.
Famous for the saying “Working hard is not enough, mastering must be smart”, Pham Thanh Hung, Vice Chairman of CEN Group and Chairman of the Board of Directors of CEN Invest always highly appreciates innovative and creative startups. “I appreciate the passion, the fierceness with the new, different nature. These startups will do things that are not there, different products. I will choose applications that change old products by making new ones.” To prove this statement, Mr. Thanh Hung has flatly rejected many positive and highly appreciated projects for not looking at them. see something new worth exploiting in Startups.
In addition, Pham Thanh Hung also keeps in mind that each person only has certain abilities, must understand the strengths of individuals and businesses from there to develop, so he highly appreciates young startups. seeing and promoting their true strengths.
- Home town: Hà Nội
- Position: Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Century Corporation CEN GROUP
Chairman of Century Real Estate Investment and Development Joint Stock Company CEN INVEST
Shark Do Thi Kim Lien
Shark Lien whose real name is Do Thi Kim Lien, also known as “Madam Lien”, is a businesswoman and Honorary Consul of the Republic of South Africa in Vietnam, besides she also holds important positions. in large corporations. She came from a family of teachers, it is because of this tradition that she also followed her family’s career and passed the exam and entered the Literature Department of Hanoi National University of Education II.
Since 1996, she first joined the insurance field, after 8 years of enthusiastic attachment to Bao Minh, she has a lot of experience, along with her understanding and strong will, she founded Established AAA Insurance Joint Stock Company in 2005. Starting as a small insurance company, after many years of resilient operation, AAA soon had a revenue of 400 billion VND in 2011. However, in 2012, Do Lien announced her retirement from the insurance industry to experience new areas. Shortly after a year, she launched an auto insurance application called LIAN, first appearing in Vietnam, marking a new combination. between insurance and technology.
At the same time, she also co-runs many companies and corporations: AquaOne Group, Duong River Surface Water Company, Rector of Business Management Training School, Vietnam Environment Fund.
She is well known with the nickname Shark Lien when she participated in the show Shark Tank Vietnam season 3, season 4 as an investor. The business philosophy that needs to bring value to the community and society is once again reflected in the thoughts and actions of businesswoman Do Thi Kim Lien – Shark Lien – in the deals she invested in Shark. Tanks.
- Home town: Vinh Phuc
- Position: Founder of Insurance Technology LIAN
Shark Nguyen Thanh Viet
Shark Viet – real name is Nguyen Thanh Viet Born in 1963 in Huong Son, Ha Tinh. Currently, he is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and General Director of Infrastructure Investment and Construction Joint Stock Company (Intracom). As a Buddhist, he always lives and works according to the Buddhist philosophy of “Compassion – wisdom”. This is also the mode of operation of Intracom since its establishment. “Dedicating to the community, bringing happiness to others” is the goal that the Intracom team is aiming for – Shark Viet shared.
Shark Viet’s Intracom brand is associated with major projects of the country such as: Nam Pung Hydropower Project, Ta Loi 2 and 3 Hydropower Project, Cam Thuy 1 Hydropower Project. Apartment and hospital real estate project Oriental Institute. Up to now, Intracom has had more than tens of thousands of large and small projects. But the goal that Shark Viet and the Intracom team want to achieve is customer satisfaction, not the number of projects.
Coming to Shark Tank, Shark Nguyen Thanh Viet continues to invest in fields such as energy, real estate, and healthcare. Shark Viet said, he believes that if there are startups in these areas, he will better support. However, as an investor, he is ready to “pour money” if startups can convince him with a great ideal, potential and a big mind.
He also advises startups to find a good teacher to learn from, which will help reduce risks and save tuition, especially when coming to Shark Tank, you must prepare everything carefully, always keep a calm, bright mind. transparent to give a full plan to convince investors.
- Home town: Ha Tinh
- Position: Chairman of the Board of Directors cum General Director of Infrastructure Investment and Construction Joint Stock Company (Intracom)
Thai Van Linh
As one of the female Sharks of Billion dollar deal, Ms Thai Van Linh, , is often known for her realistic analysis and solid investment strategy, she is even famous for her extreme restriction of agreeing to “lower money” for startups, a constant saying of Ms. to be: “I do not invest“.
Shark Linh is really distinguished by her assertive, strict attitude and highly specialized and really difficult questions. Coming to the billion-dollar deal with the message: “Do what no one else does to have what no one has”, Mrs. Van Linh is not only a “shark” who hunts but also has a desire to help. The young startup community in the country realizes their dreams as well as inspires the fight and protection of women.
Looking at her current success, few people know that she had a difficult childhood and her entrepreneurial journey was no less difficult. Born in the city. Ho Chi Minh, but 2 years old Van Linh had to leave Vietnam with her family to the US to settle down, from a young age she had to help her family a lot. After graduating with a Master of Business Administration majoring in finance in the US, through many difficulties, she has held important positions in many multinational and multi-industry corporations with good salary. high. However, she did not accept her fate, because of her passion to explore and change her life, she decided to leave the US, give up a stable job to return to Vietnam to start a business in 2008 when she was 30 years old.
- Home town: City Ho Chi Minh
- Position: CEO of TVL Group, Senior Advisor of Openspace Ventures