After careful consideration and discussions of the risk and uncertainty related to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak (the social distancing is encouraged to continue), the EFIS Organizers have made the difficult decision to postpone this year's Symposium, originally scheduled on 13-14 July 2020 to June /July 2021. The detail of next year's conference later will be updated in the coming days.


You are cordially invited to submit your research papers (English only and in PDF files) for presentation consideration at the 1st Entrepreneurship, Finance and Innovation Symposium (EFIS-2020) that will take place on 13-14 July 2020 in Hanoi, Vietnam.

EFIS-2020 is co-organized by the International School, Vietnam National University (VNU-IS) and Association of Vietnamese Scientists and Experts (AVSE Global) will take place on 13-14 July 2020, in Hanoi, Vietnam. It aims at providing academics, doctoral students, and practitioners with a forum for presenting their research findings and discussing current and challenging issues in innovation, entrepreneurship and finance. The Conference is also an ideal occasion for Vietnamese scholars to exchange research experiences and develop research projects with their international colleagues.


The scientific and organizing committee welcomes submissions in all areas of innovation, entrepreneurship and finance. The main topics of the conference include, but not limited to:

  • Corporate Digital Transformation
  • Innovation Growth Strategies
  • Innovation Management
  • Business Model and Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship/ Intrapreneurship and Innovation
  • Digital Innovation and Knowledge Management
  • Digital Human Resources, Financing of Digital Innovation
  • Electronic Markets and Trading Platform
  • FinTech and Alternative Finance
  • Crowdfunding
  • P2P Lending
  • Governance and Financing of High-Tech Firms
  • Crypto Assets
  • Digital Finance and Banking
  • Sustainability in Digital World



For this first edition, we are honored to welcome following keynote speakers: 

Distinguished Professor, Ameritech Chair of Economic Development, Director, Institute for Development Strategies, Indiana University, United States & Co-Editor-in-Chief of Small Business Economics.

Honorary Professor, University of Sydney Business School, Australia & Editor-in-Chief of Emerging Markets Review, and Journal of International Financial Markets and Institutions

Associate Professor, Head of MS in Finance, and Head of FinTech Section, CEU InnovationsLab, Central European University, Hungary & Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Multinational Financial Management



Authors are invited to submit their papers in PDF files, no later than April 30, 2020 through the conference websitehttps://efis.sciencesconf.org/user/submit. Early submission is highly encouraged and the decision is made as soon as the peer-review is completed. No submission fee is required.



Submission deadline:
                               April 30, 2020
Notification of review results:
                               May 20, 2020
Registration deadline:
                              June 15, 2020
Conference event:
                          July 13-14, 2020


Trung Thanh Le, Dean of VNU International School, Vietnam

Duc Khuong Nguyen, Deputy Director for Research, IPAG Business School, France & VNU International School, Vietnam


Stephane GoutteUVSQ, Paris-Saclay University, France & VNU International School, Vietnam

Thu Phuong PhamUniversity of Adelaide, Australia & AVSE Global


International Journal of Emerging Markets

International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (IJESB)

  • An edited book “Advances in Entrepreneurship, Finance and Innovation” (Springer’s Contributions to Management Science Series, Scopus)
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