US$14 Mln Investment for Startups

10:06:23 AM | 7/12/2020

“Mentors Forum: New thinking and Innovative collaborations” is the theme of the Innovative startup Consultation Forum 2020 organized in Hanoi by the Business Forum Magazine - VCCI, in collaboration with the Vietnam Startup Mentors Alliance (VSMA).

The forum was attended by VSMA members, the Vietnam Mentors Initiative (VMI), leaders of provinces and cities, representatives from local science and technology agencies, local business associations, and embassies of Singapore, Indonesia, the Francophone community, the overseas Vietnamese business community and a lot of students.

At the forum, speakers focused on exchanging new thinking about post-Covid-19 business; promotion of regional and international integration of startup mentors; introduction of mentor organizations in Vietnam in some other countries.

The forum was part of the TECHFEST 2020 themed “Adaptation - Transformation - Breakthrough” aimed to introduce and update activities of the Vietnamese innovative startup mentor community, share experience in organizing mentoring programs and developing the mentoring community, and promote collaborative ideas.

Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Tran Van Tung said, the Ministry of Science and Technology will continue to carry out the project to support the national innovative startup ecosystem and support localities to execute the project effectively and seriously. In the coming time, the ministry will work together with central and local agencies to create a favorable legal corridor for startups and investors and support innovative startups and international representatives seeking investment and business opportunities in Vietnam.

By Quynh Chi, Vietnam Business Forum