Start-up contest honours 11 outstanding projects

(VOV) – Hanoi has hosted its Start-Up Festival on January 11, a celebration aimed at promoting initiative and an entrepreneurial spirit in Vietnamese youth and students.

A ceremony honoured 11 outstanding projects chosen from 622 entries submitted to the festival’s start-up competition in 2013. The products of emerging start-ups were also on display, and attendees were invited to invest in a new selection of promising projects.


Under the start-up program, nine training courses were conducted for youth, students, and soldiers during 2013.

Over the past 10 years, its initiatives have been a major inspiration of the younger Vietnamese generations’ business ambitions.

BacA Bank, the program’s sponsor,will invest VND100 million in two advanced agricultural technology and rural development projects entered into this year’s contest.