The Vietnam Startup Day 2019 kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on August 23-24, gathered startup communities from around the world.
The event attracted nearly 200 projects and hundreds of domestic and foreign investors from the US, Canada, Australia, the UK, Singapore, the Republic of Korea, Thailand, Malaysia and Nepal.
The event features interactive technological demonstrations, displays of outstanding start-up models, a start-ups transaction platform, semi-final and final rounds of the Vietnam Startup Wheel 2019 competition. Vietnam News Agency reports.
The eSpeaking at the opening ceremony, Vice Secretary of the municipal Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Ngo Minh Hai said the event enables start-ups to share knowledge and experience, as well as attract investors.
At the event, 200 start-up projects will call for capital from 150 leading Vietnamese and foreign enterprises.
Ken Kyunam–choi, Executive Vice President of the RoK’s SK Supex Council Group, said the group plans to invest in Vietnam via start-up projects, especially those at the event.
The Vietnam Startup Day is an annual event, organised by the Vietnam Youth Federation, the Business Startup Support Centre of the HCM City Department of Science and Technology, and the HCM City Young Business Association.