TECHFEST VIETNAM 2019: “ MODEL  OF CONNECTING GLOBAL START-UP RESOURCES IN THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION 4.0” SEMINAR

TECHFEST VIETNAM 2019: “ MODEL  OF CONNECTING GLOBAL START-UP RESOURCES IN THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION 4.0” SEMINAR

On the morning of December 5, the seminar "Model of connecting global start-up resources in the industrial revolution 4.0" took place with the participation of more than 100 experts, business representatives in and abroad.

As part of the series of Techfest Vietnam 2019, the seminar "Model of connecting global start-up resources in the industrial revolution 4.0" was organized by National Investment Village, which took place in the Ha Long city aims to discuss and share international experiences on mobilizing as well as connecting creative start-up resources

Participants at the seminar "Model of connecting global startup resources in the industrial revolution 4.0"

The event welcomed the appearances of Mr. Pham Thien Nghia, Vice Chairman of Dong Thap People's Committee; Mr. Ta Ngoc Dung, Vice-Rector of Hanoi University of Technology; Mr. Nobuo Sayama, founder of Integral PE; Mr. Lee June, manager at Lotte Accelerator; Eddie Thai from 500 startups; Ms. Cerella Quynh Huong, General Director of the National Startup Fund - Head of the International Investment Village and numerous guests.

At the seminar, Mr. Nobuo Sayama shared about how to attract capital from investors and how to penetrate the Japanese market. According to him, the Japanese market is not very fastidious but is always open to potential products from Vietnam. Being a country that attaches great importance to cooperation, Japanese investors in particular and Japan in general pay special attention to investing in Vietnamese startups. In addition, he also emphasized the three most important factors when calling for capital from Japanese investors: Ability; technological potential and social values.

Mr. Nobuo Sayama spoke at the conference

Following the seminar was Mr. Cris D. Tran's speech from Infinity BlockChain Ventures on the topic of startup model Connecting global startup resources in the 4.0 revolution. According to him, start-up resources in the age of technology not only stop at national borders but also possess global resources such as: international investment funds, foreign enterprises, inventions and foreign trends. Currently, the national innovation system in Vietnam has been put into stable operation and had initial success, but it will be further developed under the interaction among Vietnam with foreign organizations.

Also within the framework of the conference, the panel session on the biggest concerns of the startup today, especially Vietnamese startups with the participation of speakers: Mr. Will Klippgen; Mr. Lee June; Mr. Christian Wolfgang Oertel; Mr. Minh Mac; Mr. Eddie Thai. The parties discussed about aspects from support services, capital to stages of the startup, and the need to receive support at each stage. They found out what the startup's requires professional support, strategy development strategy, operational space, and especially capital.

In addition, there were investment matching sessions among startups and investors during the conference.

Despite being the first year to attend Techfest, International investment village has been very successful in bringing professional perspectives and aspects of international cooperation in start-up activities, especially in the industrial age 4.0.

Thu Huong

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