Techfest Vietnam 2020 is expected to attract hundreds of domestic and international investors to attend
VietReader 2-10-2020, 00:18

This year’s National Innovation Start-up Festival will take place at the end of November, in the form of live and online.

Techfest Vietnam is the largest annual event for the creative startup community in Vietnam, chaired by the Ministry of Science and Technology (S&T).

Techfest Vietnam 2020 will be held from November 27-29 at the National Economics University, Hanoi. This year’s event is designed to include 11 Tech Villages with expected at least 200 booths from potential startups attracting nearly 300 domestic and international investors; about 150 large enterprises, economic groups and start-up support organizations participate directly and through online platforms.

In addition to the Techfest Modeled Villages in the past, this year, Techfest added the Pioneering Tech Village (Frontier Tech), including technologies such as new materials technology, biotechnology, intelligent robots, online platforms. These are areas where Vietnamese innovation startups have successfully raised capital, consistent with international trends and domestic practice.

Along with that, large-scale seminars and forums with nearly 5,000 participants will also be held in parallel with technology demonstrations and competitions.

Techfest Vietnam 2020 is expected to attract hundreds of domestic and international investors to attend

Techfest Vietnam is the biggest annual event for the creative startup community in Vietnam. Photo: Techfest

Before the official national Techfest festival, the Red River Delta Techfest events in Hai Phong from 25 to 27 September, the South Central Coast in Phu Yen on October 1 and Da Nang on October 9 , the Mekong Delta region took place in Ben Tre from 8 to 9 October and Techfest in the Southeast took place in Ho Chi Minh City from November 24 to 26.

In 2019, for the first time, Techfest was held on an international scale in three development ecosystems, the US, South Korea and Singapore, creating opportunities for 20 prominent Vietnamese startups to access the market and more than 100 homes. After organizing periods, Techfest has the participation of more than 500 domestic and international investors and funds with nearly 700 investment connections with a total committed investment value of nearly 20 million USD. Including the champion Techfest 2018 – startup Abivin was introduced to attend and won at the world playground – Startup World Cup.

Source: ndh.vn – Translated by fintel.vn

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