Youngsters seek start-up opportunities (Illustrative image. Source: internet)

Hanoi (VNA) –
Start-up enterprises could seek a number of opportunities to apply latest technologies to reform their business models at a workshop held in Hanoi on October 10 as part of the TECHFEST 2017.

The workshop aims to connect experts, small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups to create sustainable value chains.

Chief executive officers (CEOs) of start-up firms as well as investors and young tech enthusiasts had a chance to talk with leading experts and update information in new tech trends.

The workshop is also intended to raise local investors’ awareness about high technology and help CEOs from various fields realise the likelihood of the application of technology in their spheres.

It was also an ideal opportunity for CEOs, investors, start-ups, and experts to network, share and learn from others’ experiences.

The Techfest Vietnam 2017 is scheduled to take place in Hanoi in mid-November to promote the start-up ecosystem in Vietnam and link domestic and international start-ups via luring investment for start-up firms, providing policy consultancy on innovation, honouring start-ups and organisations for active contributions to the start-up community.

 

The 2016 Techfest attracted nearly 170 investors and more than 3,000 visitors.

With young population, Vietnam is working towards becoming a start-up nation in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). The Government targets to have one million effective enterprises by 2020.-VNA