MIST is the Mekong’s tourism and travel tech accelerator. MIST is two programs in one: the MIST Startup Accelerator and the MIST Market Access Program.

MIST is organized by Clickable Vietnam. Dulichable is the program’s official media partner. We offer extra information about the program, advise on how to write successful applications, and we have follow-ups with previous MIST participants and winners. 2018 MIST applications are now closed and will reopen in 2019.

MIST Startup Accelerator

 

Why Apply for the MIST Startup Accelerator?

If you’re a startup founder or small business owner operating in tourism, hospitality, or travel tech then this is the platform to propel your business. Reasons to apply include prize money of up to $10,000USD, intensive bootcamps and mentorship programs, and opportunities to network and seed investment.

For more details on why you should apply, click here.

Writing a Successful Startup Accelerator Application

Dulichable has written a full guide on how to apply successfully in 2018, as well as several blog articles. Do you want to get a head start on writing your application for 2019?

Click on the questions below or download the full guide for FREE here. Please note that criteria may change in 2019.

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MIST Market Access Program

 

Why Apply for the MIST Market Access Program?

Southeast Asia is the world’s fastest growing tourist region. In 2017, Vietnam saw a 31% increase in visitor numbers making it Asia’s fastest growing tourist destination. Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar also hold tremendous potential. The MIST Market Access Program is designed to bring innovative ideas and tested business models from other parts of the world to these four countries. But extraordinary potential also means new challenges.

 

What are the Opportunities for MIST Market Access Program Applicants?

Problems require solutions and solutions mean opportunities. But what are the opportunities in the Mekong region? What exactly is MIST looking for?

Click here to read about the areas of opportunity for MIST Market Access Program applicants and start thinking about your application for 2019.