After three days of the event with the participation of numerous startups, experts, investors, representatives from investment funds, leading domestic and international startup support organizations and other young people who are interested in startups, Techfest Vietnam 2019 with the topic "Resources Converge" was ended on the morning of December 6th in Quang Ninh.

Speaking at the closing ceremony, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Mr.Tran Van Tung highly appreciated Techfest Vietnam 2019's operation chain and the positive contributions of 12 technology villages to this year's event. At the same time, the Deputy Minister also said that Techfest 2019 has paid the way for the sustainable development of the startup ecosystem and the country's economy. In addition, the Deputy Minister also said that the Ministry of Science and Technology would receive the guidance from the Government leaders in the opening ceremony, continue to implement the Project on supporting the national innovation start-up project. , actively coordinating with ministries, agencies, localities to create favorable conditions for startups, investors as well as international representatives to seek investment and business opportunities in Vietnam. .

Deputy Minister of Science and Technology-Mr.Tran Van Tung spoke at the closing ceremony

In general, the 2019 Innovative Startup Day has shown the overall picture of the startup innovation ecosystem that is gradually integrating with the startup ecosystem around the world. With the attention from Government Leaders, Ministries, sectors and localities, the support from units, organizations representing businesses, start-up support organizations and investors, Techfest 2019 took place more successful than expected, specifically recorded more than 8,000 participants, 250 connections and investment interest reached nearly 14 million USD and many other noticable results.

Techfest Vietnam 2019 Closing Ceremony

At the exhibition, attendees had the opportunity to witness experiences of products and support services coming from nearly 300 innovative start-ups as well as domestic and foreign start-up supporting organizations.

Photos at Techfest 2019

Photos at Techfest 2019

In addition, various seminars, forums and intensive talks were took place at technology villages such as: High-level policy dialogue forum and International Conference on connecting start-ups resources, Forum on Connecting Resources to develop Innovative Start-ups in the field of E-commerce and Logistics; Digital start-up forum; Seminar on Connecting Universities and Enterprises to promote startups in Vietnam, Workshop on Developing local innovative start-up ecosystems based on competitive advantages ... Thereby, the speakers, who are leaders, experts and investors had chance to discuss and share many useful and multidimensional ideas in each field, as well as propose policy solutions and recommendations to allow the Vietnamese start-up ecosystem to develop strongly and effectively in the future.

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Workshop on Future innovative ecosystems

In addition, at Techfest 2019, there was a Deep Racer league organized by Amazon Web Service Company; Inspiring presentations in TED @ Techfest; Conference of Southeast Asian Angel Investors Association; Free talk sessions, ...

Multi Glass team - the champion of the contest

In particular, within the framework of Techfest 2019, the top 10 best startups entered the final round of the contest ” FINDING STARTUPS TALENTS 2019”. With the excellent performance, Multi Glass team became the winner with the theme "Multimedia for the disabled". This will also be the representative of Vietnam to attend the Startup World Cup 2020 in San Francisco (USA).

The success of Techfest Vietnam 2019 significantly attributed to the participation of many units, in which Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) has accompanied Techfest for the past two years, sponsors for the competition, media broadcasters and other sponsors have supported the event such as: FLC Group, Nhaccuatui, VMED Group, BK Holdings, UP, SWC, Amazon Web Service Company, Samsung, Firecoals, SR, MASSCOM TECH FOR EVERYONE, Slimsoft ...

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