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100 projects to showcase at Ho Chi Minh City Startup Day

Friday, August 26, 2016, 14:11 GMT+7

More than 100 startup projects across Vietnam will be introduced at an annual startup event that kicks off in Ho Chi Minh City this Saturday, August 27.

The Startup Day 2016, taking place at the Riverside Palace Convention Center in District 4, is expected to attract some 3,000 visitors including investors, incubators, businesspeople, and entrepreneurial organizations.

Running from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm, the event will see participants showcase their projects to investors; learn and share business experiences; and connect with relevant units for further cooperation in the future.

Startup Day 2016 will also feature the finale and award ceremony of Startup Wheel 2016, a six-month contest to choose Vietnam’s top ten startup projects.

Startup Day is organized annually by the municipal Business Startup Support Center under the leadership of the Vietnam Youth Federation and the Vietnam Student Association.

This year’s event was supported by the municipal Department of Science and Technology and the Ho Chi Minh City Energy Saving Center.

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