The international forum Franconomics is scheduled to take place in Hanoi capital, northern Hung Yen province, and Hai Phong port city on October 22-23 with the topic “From start-up to smart-up”.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) on May 7 signed a cooperation agreement to support businesses after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Secretary of the Hanoi Municipal Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue has said that the city is willing to listen to enterprises’ feedback to untie “knots” regarding policies, site clearance and planning adjustments, as public and private investment is an economic lifesaver of the city's economy.
More than 3,000 overseas Vietnamese had invested 45 trillion VND (1.94 billion USD) as of the end of last year in HCM City, an official said at a recent meeting in the city.
An equity crowdfunding platform is being established to boost the development of start-up firms.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will hold a meeting with businesses at the National Convention Centre in Hanoi on December 23.
HCM City, the country’s commercial hub, has the potential to become a fintech hotspot of the country and region, according to experts.
A series of seminars and business-to-business matching events were held in Seoul and Busan port cities, the Republic of Korea (RoK) during November, within the framework of the Techfest Vietnam 2019.
Building the correct legal framework is one of the major challenges holding back start-up businesses and now the Government is looking at easing red-tape and giving an easier ride to both young companies and the private sector.
Ho Chi Minh City’s industrial production index in the first nine months of this year expanded 7.26 percent year-on-year, the municipal Department of Industry and Trade reported on October 1.
The Vietnam SDG Challenge 2019 competition, themed 'Innovative Solutions for Increasing Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities', has been launched by the National Startup Support Center under the Ministry of Science and Technology and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
GS Home Shopping, a leading shopping channel operator in the Republic of Korea, announced on May 26 that it has invested 1.2 million USD in Luxstay, a Vietnamese home-sharing platform.
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Companies interested in organic agriculture should engage in market research and brand building, and not just simply chase trends without having first identified buyers, experts have said.
The Vietnamese Government wishes to speed up the development of the start-up community and ecosystem, despite a number of difficulties facing the nation, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has affirmed.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the opening ceremony of the national start-up day ‘Techfest 2018’ in the central city of Da Nang on November 29, affirming the government’s support for young start-ups.
President of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Børge Brende has highlighted ASEAN’s recent technological achievements in an interview given to Vietnam News on the occasion of the WEF on ASEAN 2018 taking place in Hanoi on September 11-13.
Two founders of Vietnamese tech companies were listed in the Southeast Asia’s top 30 tech founders this year by technology and start-up platform techinasia.com.
The 2018 Vietnam Social Innovation Challenge (VSIC) was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on August 18, attracting many students across the country.
Young people, especially university students and youths working in businesses, should be supported to promote start-up and scientific research, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.