Work, Network, Learn and Enjoy yourself in paradise
Network with fellow entrepreneurs from different countries, startup mentors and regional speakers
Attend keynotes and learning sessions from top entrepreneurs and advisors, while enjoying the full-service seaview luxury villa!
Discover the bustling startup ecosystems and business opportunities in the fast-growing Southeast Asia

What is

VentureCamp Asia?

VCA is a temporary retreat in a luxury seaview villa, launched to bring startups and entrepreneurs together in a suggestive beach location in Phuket, Thailand.

Attend with your team and fellow entrepreneurs workshops, mentoring sessions and keynote speeches to discover business opportunities in Southeast Asia.

VCA is a unique opportunity to build your startup network and learn more how you could launch, grow or expand your business in the region.


Learn about business in Asia from experienced entrepreneurs, investors and venture advisors

Build your network

Network with other startups, entrepreneurs, and speakers from different countries, share ideas and experiences

Explore new markets

Discover growing startup ecosystems and business opportunities in different countries and cities in Asia

Have fun

Explore amazing Phuket, enjoy the weather and plenty of leisure and sports activities during free time!

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Venue and location

The villa

The house is located in Rawai, Phuket, a beautiful beach destination and excellent place to experience some real Thai culture.

Our modern villa is situated on the hillside overlooking the beach and the outlaying Islands visible across the Andaman Sea.

The infinity edge swimming pool has an integrated Jacuzzi which offers a breath-taking venue to enjoy the astonishing 180° ocean views.

Learning and networking

Speakers, Entrepreneurs & Mentors

  • Adrian Latortue
    Adrian LatortueInternational Launcher @ Uber

    Adrian is an International Launcher with Uber and has been launching new Uber cities in Southeast Asia for 2 years, with focus on Vietnam and Bali, as well as Hong Kong. Prior to Uber Adrian was a Managing Director at Easy Taxi and Business Development Associate at Zalora. Adrian completed his bachelors in Architecture at Yale University and has lived in Vietnam for 5 years. Read more

  • Jeffrey Paine
    Jeffrey PaineFounding Partner @ Golden Gate Ventures

    Jeffrey Paine is the founding partner of Golden Gate Ventures, one of the most active early stage technology seed fund in Asia. Jeffrey also started and manages the Founder Institute in Singapore overseeing its expansion in Southeast Asia. Jeffrey is currently an investor/advisor (among others) to Redmart, Tradegecko, Lenddo, and Angellist Read more

  • Rodrigo Martinez
    Rodrigo MartinezCo-founder @ FYI.TO

    Rodrigo is a Chilean internet pioneer that founded and successfully sold two of the world’s largest tech startups: STI Internet (Brazil’s 4th largest ISP) and hpG without a single dollar from investors. Rodrigo moved to Singapore in 2012 and was early investor in JFDI accelerator as well as funding member of Impact Hub Singapore. Read more

  • Brian Ng
    Brian NgPartner @ Rajah & Tann

    Brian’s core areas of practice are in private mergers and acquisitions and banking and finance in Southeast Asia. Among others, Brian Advised Happyfresh group and Paktor on their Series A round of financing and Grabtaxi Singapore on the setting-up and consolidation of operations in Vietnam. Read more

  • Christian Mischler
    Christian MischlerCo-Founder @ HotelQuickly

    Christian was COO of Rocket Internet’s, splitting his time between Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Portugal, and Colombia. His passion for travel led him to co-found Asia-Pacific’s leading last-minute hotel booking app HotelQuickly. Read more

  • Anna Rehermann
    Anna RehermannFounder @ Growth Hacking Asia

    Anna is a passionate serial entrepreneur with a strong background in Digital Marketing and Growth Hacking. After working at Rocket Internet and Team Europe Ventures, Anna is now founder of her latest venture called Growth Hacking Asia, which goal is to flip the success rate of Asian startups from 1/10 to 9/10. Read more

  • Frank M. Saviane
    Frank M. SavianeCEO @ Fast Forward Advisors

    Frank is Founder & CEO of Fast Forward Advisors (FFA), an EU-based boutique consulting firm focused on innovation.
    Since 2011 Frank was directly involved with 30+ European and Asian startups and accelerators, lots of them raised seed and series A rounds and were featured in international media. Read more

What you will learn

Mentoring, workshops and keynotes showing strategies, case studies and operational activities on following topics:

International fundraising
Market entry strategies
Business culture in Asia
Product / Service Strategy
Markets overview
Marketing channels and consumer habits
Legal frameworks and geo-arbitrage
Focus topics (e-commerce, online payments, logistics)

more to be announced..

Pricing and Booking


starting from €1200

What you get


  • 10 relaxing days in our luxury sea-view villa in Phuket. Choose from different room options and prices
  • 3 delicious meals per day prepared by our own chefs in the villa, thai and western cousines will be served
  • Airport transfer from / to Phuket international airport


  • Mentoring session from our international advisors
  • Workshops and keynote speeches from regional entrepreneurs, investors and key ecosystem players


  • A full day snorkeling excursion, let’s have fun together!



  • We are planning roadshows to major cities in Southeast Asia for both business development, networking and leisure
  • Share with us your specific cities of interests and we’ll plan the trip for you


  • Get premium and dedicated support on multi-channel growth, internationalization and international fundraising for your startup or business


  • Hey, we are in Thailand! Ride the next wave with a surf , enjoy diving classes or expeditions, get rid of your stress at a Muai Thai class – let’s have fun!


We provide a flexible choice of accommodations in the villa. The price starts at €1200 for a shared bunk bedroom. Upgrade to semi private or private room.

Private king bedroom (€1800)
Twin shared bedroom (€1500)
Bunk bedroom (€1200)
bunk beds room


You will pay 20% deposit at sign-up to reserve your spot. The remaining 80% of the amount will be collected 2 months before the starting date. Payments to be performed securely via bank transfer or credit card.


16-26 NOVEMBER, 2016

Available spots: 18 / 18


Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the price?

Included in the price:

  • 11 relaxing days / 10 nights in our luxury sea-view villa in Phuket
  • 3 delicious meals per day prepared by our own chefs in the villa, thai and western cuisine will be served
  • Airport transfer from / to Phuket international airport
  • Snorkeling group excursion
  • All workshops and speakers


Not included in the price:

  • Flight to Phuket
  • Visa or airport fee
  • Health insurance
Why are there different prices?

We have 3 tiers pricing based on the type of room.
You can opt for a shared bed in bunk bedroom for €1200, a shared bed in twin bed room for €1500,or have your own private king bedroom for €1800.

Can I get discounts for my team?

You can contact us to discuss any group discount

Can I come alone or do I need to come in a team?

Sure, you can come alone and you are welcome! You will have the chance to network with other entrepreneurs and business partners and benefit from our mentoring and workshops. You can also join our roadshows and travel together with VCA participants to hot destinations in Asia.

Where is the camp located?

The camp is located in Rawai, Phuket, Thailand. You can reach Phuket easily thanks to its international airport. Phuket is a wonderful touristic destination.

What is the name and address of the venue?

The name and address of the venue will be shared with participants before departure.

How's the weather in Phuket?

Weather in Phuket in November:

November until March is the most comfortable times to visit, when the average high temperatures are 33°C, and there is little precipitation.

November is a shoulder season for Phuket, a good chance of nice weather without the overcrowding.

See more here.

Do I need a Visa?

Several nationalities do not require a visa to enter Thailand. Nevertheless you should check the regulation for yours.

Do I need an health / travel insurance?

Travel insurance is not mandatory to enter Thailand. We leave this at your own discretion.

Is the deposit refundable?

Deposit and remainder amount are subject to a no refund policy.

Can I extend my stay once I'm there?

Yes definitely, we know that our camps are addicting and you will definitely be able to extend your stay! We can support you in finding an accommodation after the event (for leisure) or help in doing roadshows for your company/activity (for business).

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