VGP - The Việt Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) has launched the 2012 Business Startup Festival in Hà Nội.
The program aims to honor young people who have developed the best business projects and call for investment in these projects.
The Business Startup Festival has helped promote creativity and awaken passion for business among young people in order to build a socially responsible and highly competitive business community, said VCCI President Vũ Tiến Lộc.
Việt Nam needs more new entrepreneurs to realize the target to convert itself into an industrial nation by 2020 and we have high hopes for university graduates who will have the chance to become successful entrepreneurs in the future, said Mr. Lộc.
The VCCI President hoped that the 2012 festival will attract more young people to show their passion, share ideas and stimulate their innovations to set up highly practical projects.
Over the past 9 years, the Business Startup Festival has attracted tens of thousands of students developing more than 1,700 projects.
At the ceremony, the organization board presented first, second, third and consolation prizes to 11 best projects in 2011.