Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested ministries, ministerial-level agencies, localities, and associations promote the effective implementation of the law on supporting small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Local tech platforms and startups aim to take on the world but doing so won't be easy.
The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has set a target of earning 3.4 billion USD in export turnover in 2020, a year-on-year rise of 9.8 percent.
Vietnam’s startup ecosystem could develop strongly over the next five years with venture capital and government assistance, Eddie Thai, general partner of the venture capital firm 500 Startups Vietnam, said at a Startup Viet Summit held on December 2 in HCM City.
Startups require special assistance when it comes to making it big in any field, even after a sharp influx of funds.
A technology and equipment fair and a fest for innovative startups in the Mekong Delta (Techmart-Techfest Mekong 2019) opened in Can Tho city on October 22, bringing together nearly 200 participants.
Startups, R&D projects, fintechs and e-hailing firms are all on the hunt for workers.
Experience from Australia in innovation-based socio-economic development, and the difficulties in building an innovative ecosystem were shared at a workshop in Hanoi on October 8.
Co-working spaces have become the choice of many startups and small and medium sized businesses.
VOV.VN - The national start-up day, Techfest Vietnam 2019 was held recently in California’s Silicon Valley in the US, drawing over 200 intellectuals, experts, investors, six Vietnamese startups, and major representatives of the innovative startup ecosystem from both Vietnam and the US.
Six Vietnamese start-up firms have raised at least 50,000 USD each from the Singaporean investor Insignia Ventures at the seed funding round.
The fifth Vietnam International Conference and Exhibition on Control and Automation (VCCA 2019) opened in Hanoi on September 4.
The regulation on the private placement shares of a start-up company is sparking opposing public opinions as it can pose potential risks and create overlaps with other laws.
Vietnamese start-ups that wish to go global must have a “global mindset” and “decision-making power” and be willing to “take risks” to capitalise on the opportunities for success in the digital economy, experts have said.
The National Committee on Youth of Vietnam and the Russian Federal Agency for Youth Affairs on July 23 signed a cooperation agreement for the 2019-2022 period.
A typical characteristic of the 4.0 industry revolution is the faster diffusion and larger coverage of new technologies, as well as the higher speed in realizing innovative ideas.
VOV.VN - The first Vietnam Venture Summit held in Hanoi recently saw venture capital funds commit millions of USD to Vietnamese startups, illustrating the confidence foreign investors have in the Vietnamese market.
Vietnam’s bustling startup scene has just one unicorn, defined as a privately-owned startup company worth at least $1 billion.
An event was held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 3 to help start-ups from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to seek investment opportunities in Vietnam.
Vietnamese startups need to pay attention to their branding strategy if the aim is to "go global".