Andrew Rowan

Author of 'Startup Vietnam' and Director, GKTA Group, Vietnam

Andrew Rowan is an American entrepreneur who has lived or worked in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and Da Nang since 2011. He is also the author of ‘Startup Vietnam: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Socialist Republic‘.

As Director of GKTA Group, he established a partnership with the €11 million Finland-Vietnam Innovation Partnership Program (IPP), which accelerates growth for startups originating from Vietnam and is supported by the governments of Vietnam and Finland until 2018.

Additionally, Andrew has collaborated on innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives in Vietnam with the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi, as well as with Vietnam’s Ministry of Science and Technology.


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