The biggest annual event for innovative start-ups - The 7th National festival for innovative startups, TECHFEST VIETNAM 2021 was officially launched. More than 50 events will be held throughout the country from September to December on online platforms, promising to bring together innovative start-ups, support units, experts and investors in 16 technology fields/aspects related to innovative start-ups domestically as well as internationally.
TECHFEST 2021 is held with the theme Embracing Innovation - Reshaping The Future. In 2021, the Covid-19 pandemic continues to be extremely complicated which makes the start-up path even more difficult. Innovating, changing the way of living, working and interacting is no longer an option, but has become a must. This year, TECHFEST aims to promote technology solutions of innovative start-ups, an "open" innovation platform in solving society's problems in the context of Covid-19 and recovering the post-Covid economy. It is about time when startups need to seize new opportunities to rise up, to "shape the future" through technology initiatives. At the same time, using intellectual power, innovation as the center to develop combined with the strength of national unity.
PROMOTE TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVES
Enhance the role of innovative solutions from innovative start-ups in responding to the pandemic and contributing to economic recovery.
Engaging experts, intellectuals, domestic entrepreneurs, overseas Vietnamese to support Vietnamese innovative start-ups.
Encourage developing the formation of open innovative thinking, solve problems and challenges posed in society, pandemic context and demands from large enterprises and corporations.
Together with the development of the innovative startup ecosystem, TECHFEST VIETNAM has been through 6 years of development and growth with the support of enthusiastic individuals, contributing to the good of the community. TECHFEST is an opportunity to gather and communicate the messages of the Government to the innovative startup ecosystem.
From 2015 until now, the event has attracted almost 27,000 in-person attendees, 37,000 online attendees, 2600 startups, and 1,000 domestic and international investors.
AND TECHNOLOGY FESTIVAL
TECHFEST VIETNAM 2015 is the starting point in the development of the innovative startup ecosystem, marking the first steps the government took, attracting over 1,000 visitors, including more than 50 investors, venture capital funds, domestic and international incubators, and more than 50 startups. TECHFEST 2015 is a "Start" of a festival, a playground for all organizations and individuals passionate about technology, where start-up groups learn from experience and advice from experts and world-famous startup supporters; where technology businesses share about outstanding technology trends of the year.
TECHFEST VIETNAM 2016
TECHFEST VIETNAM 2016 shines a light on the innovative startup ecosystem with the guidance and cooperation of the government through the National Program 844 (ISEV) with the participation of more than 100 startups/entrepreneurship projects, nearly 170 domestic and foreign investors/investment funds and over 3,000 attendees exchanging experiences and seeking cooperation opportunities. TECHFEST 2016 with the theme Empowering Connectivity to promote networking opportunities between startups and investment funds, angel investors and young people who are cherishing creative startup ideas; In addition, the event also aims to connect the Vietnamese startup ecosystem with the international startup ecosystem.
TECHFEST VIETNAM 2017
TECHFEST VIETNAM 2017 acknowledges the close linkages between the stakeholders of the ecosystem, from the local to the national levels, attracting nearly 4,500 attendees, 200 startups, 130 investors and international investment funds, 80 businesses, and large corporations and startup support organizations. TECHFEST 2017 - "Ecosystem Connect" hopes to be a leap forward for young Vietnamese generations who have the will and ambition to fly further on their entrepreneurial path, especially innovation start-ups.
TECHFEST VIETNAM 2018
TECHFEST VIETNAM 2018 marks the first steps into the international stage for Vietnamese entrepreneurship "From here to Global", attracting nearly 5,500 attendees, 250 startups participating in the exhibition, 250 investors, investment funds, speakers from Vietnam and from more than 20 countries around the world. Total value of potential investment up to 7.86 million USD - the largest ever for TECHFEST VIETNAM.
TECHFEST VIETNAM 2019
TECHFEST VIETNAM 2019 in Ha Long attracted over 6.500 attendees, 300 startups, 270 speakers, domestic and international investors/investment funds and 250 investment matching sessions, with a total investment interest of around 13.4 million USD. Themed "Globalize", TECHFEST VIETNAM 2019 creates opportunities for the ecosystem to focus on promoting the major pillars, which are also the development needs of innovative start-ups: human resources, finance and technology.
TECHFEST VIETNAM 2020
TECHFEST VIETNAM 2020 held in Hanoi attracted around 7,000 attendees and more than 35,000 online attendance with 300 startups participating, 550 news/releases in more than 25 countries, nearly 150 investors and investment funds; more than 120 investment connections in one event under TECHFEST and the total investment interest is up to 14 million USD. TECHFEST VIETNAM 2020 with the message "Respond - Transform - Breakthrough" in the context of the Covid -19 pandemic, many innovative businesses find solutions to be able to maintain their investment activities and start-up training, demonstrate the ability to adapt and make a breakthrough, also the ability to change in order to seize the opportunity and create valuable economic results for the country.