FutureU, initiated by Arkki Institute of Creativity,
is a social innovation challenge that engage students in addressing
real-world challenges in order to nurture their innovation & 21st century skills.
Are you aspired to:
» Register what you want to change in your community, and get support to realize a project making that happened?
» Expand your network and directly work with mentors, experts, customers, users, partners, etc. in the field that you care about, as well as in the field of startup and innovation?
» Be trained with Design Thinking, entrepreneurial and creative problem-solving skills, crowd-funding, project development and management, marketing & sales, and practice other working skills, such as presentation, collaboration, communication, influence, etc.
» Explore your potentials and qualities, and build a portfolio with real-world experience, and connect to international opportunities for further working and scholarship opportunities?
» Explore your strengths and capabilities, working styles, and preferences through a highly intensive project working environment?
Whatever is your reason, we would like to invite you to join hands together to address the social challenges that we are facing in our society today!
OUR MENTORS AND HONORARY JUDGES
When participating in the program, each team will be matched with a mentor from the startup & innovation ecosystem and an Arkki mentor. As well as consult with other experts and mentors whilst working on the projects for support.
FUTURE-U 2020 RESULTS
2020 in Numbers:
» 42 Teams from 4 Cities
» 20+ Fieldtrips
» 300+ Interviews
» 4000+ Survey Results
Top 5 Teams:
» US $6,500 crowd-funded
» 15+ product testing rounds
» 5 teams invited to pitch at TECHFEST 2020
» 2 teams with commercialized products
"TRASH MONSTER, DISAPPEAR!"
» Author: Phạm Ngân Hà, Dương Quỳnh Hương
» Illustrator: Nguyễn Cao Nhân
» Book Series: An Earth Hero Diary
» Publisher: Saigon Books
"Through FutureU, Huong has had many exciting experiences and met many great people. To me, no matter how young or old you are, if you have faith, grit, and persistence, your well-deserved results would come. Therefore, let's be a CHANGEMAKER, dare to think and take action, date to dream and make changes!
- Duong Quynh Huong, P.O.P Team Leader
Grade 9, Dinh Thien Ly Secondary & Highschool
FutureU 2020 Alumni