National start-up initiative launched in March - Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
Da Nang (VNA) – The Da Nang Start-up Fair 2016 will be held on June 18, as part of a plan to make the locality a start-up city, Ly Dinh Quan, Vice Director of the Entrepreneurship Support Company Ltd., the organiser of the event, told the press on May 26.

The fair, the first of its kind held in the beach city, will see the participation of international partners, investment funds, entrepreneurs, investors, local firms, communication agencies and the start-up community as well as start-up business people from Vietnam, Germany and Singapore, Quan said.

Within the event, a series of conferences will be held, along with a start-up exhibition. The conferences will discuss the start-up ecosystem and Da Nang ’s support policies, along with a dialogue between the government and businesses, partners, investment funds and start-up business people.

Proposals and strategic orientations in developing start-ups in Da Nang and Vietnam in general are also expected to be gathered during the events.

Meanwhile, the exhibition will draw 26 start-up projects and 9 schools. Eight standout projects will be presented in front of Vietnamese and foreign investors. Two successful start-up projects from Germany and Singapore will also be introduced.

Participants to the fair will also enjoy a city tour to a number of local start-up projects and beauty spots.-VNA