Pham Hung Phong (first, right), CEO of Vietnam’s Cyfeer, has been named one of the 10 finalists at the Elevator Pitch Competition Hong Kong 2018 (Photo: VNA)

Hong Kong (VNA) - Pham Hung Phong, CEO of Vietnam’s Cyfeer, has been named one of the 10 finalists at the Elevator Pitch Competition Hong Kong 2018, an international start-up pitch competition hosted by the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation.

The Ho-Chi Minh City-based Cyfeer provides a resident-friendly apartment management system which gives managers and investors an overview of their apartments so that they can improve service quality and save cost.

The competition’s final round saw 100 high potential start-ups around the world.  The winner would receive an investment prize worth up to 120,000 USD.

Three Vietnamese entrepreneurs joined this year’s competition, who said this was a good opportunity for young start-ups in Vietnam to obtain more practical experiences and have an insight into the start-up environment.

They added this was also a chance for them to bring the image of Vietnamese young entrepreneurs to their peers around the world and learn start-up exprience, thereby creating a healthy start-up community in Vietnam.

The annual competition also included a series of seminars and forums to help the 100 qualifying competitors improve their presentation and communication skills as well as boost connectivity in the international economic environment. - VNA