Consumer goods, health care, energy, construction materials, infrastructure, and technology are among the sectors with enormous potential for investment in Vietnam once the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, an expert has said.
The Government will waive business licence fees for a number of companies to improve the business climate and promote entrepreneurship.
Ho Chi Minh City is implementing programmes meant to create a launch pad for start-ups and offer favourable conditions for new companies to develop.
The 6th edition of VietChallenge, a competition for Vietnamese startups around the world, was launched in Hanoi on February 29.
Investment in Vietnam-based start-ups grew sharply in 2019, according to Singapore-headquartered venture capital firm Cento Ventures.
Leading speakers from home and abroad will address the fourth Da Nang Start-up Innovation Festival on November 1.
“Vietnam is shaping up to be Southeast Asia’s next hottest startup ecosystem” is the title of an article recently posted on the website of TechinAsia – the largest English-language technology media company in Singapore that focuses on Asia.
The Ministry of Science and Technology in cooperation with Nexus FrontierTech Company has officially launched a new portal for tech start-ups – vntechpedia.com.
VOV.VN - Vietnam remains an attractive destination for private equity investment flow in Southeast Asia, according to the latest issue of Vietnam Private Equity Investment Outlook 2019 released by Grant Thornton.
Vietnam is among the most dynamic start-up hubs in the world and well-educated, young entrepreneurs are expected to improve the country’s position on the global start-up map.
The Ho Chi Minh City Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs held a local dialogue between overseas Vietnamese firms and leaders of municipal departments and agencies on December 12 to discuss opportunities and challenges in starting companies in the city.
In Ho Chi Minh City and the south-western region, individuals set up 75 percent of all start-ups and organisations established the rest, according to the Ministry of Science and Technology Office in the southern region.
VietChallenge, a global entrepreneurship competition for Vietnamese, was launched in Hanoi on November 14.
Seven start-ups competed in the final round of the Internet of Things (IoT) Start-up Competition in Ho Chi Minh City on October 16.
A team from the Foreign Trade University in Hanoi won the first prize at the “Start-up Francophone 2018” competition for Asian – Pacific students at its finale in Hanoi on September 28.
The central city of Da Nang aims to become a destination for startups and innovation in Southeast Asia by 2030, according to Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Ho Ky Minh.
Young people from Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand are invited to take part in the “Start-up Francophone 2018” competition, which is open from March to September.
The innovative start-up conference and technology expo held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 27-28 is expected to create new opportunities for Vietnamese and Finnish businesses, investors and universities in the fields of education and training.
The Embassy of Australia in Vietnam and HATCH! VENTURES – a social enterprise and startup incubator, jointly held a conference to boost startups in the central city of Da Nang on October 7.
Empowering women by giving them control over their finances is not just smart economics but also key to ending poverty and supporting women to start and run businesses contributes directly to this objective, Country Director for the World Bank in Vietnam Ousmane Dione said.