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Reality TV programme for start-ups begins in November
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Reality TV programme for start-ups begins in November

Shark Tank, a new reality television programme for start-ups will begin on November 4 at VTV3 of Vietnamese Television.

Online portal launched for Vietnamese start-ups
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Online portal launched for Vietnamese start-ups

The municipal People’s Committee on Tuesday officially launched StartupCity.vn - a start-up ecosystem, which is...

Workshop updates start-ups on new tech trends
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Workshop updates start-ups on new tech trends

Start-ups in Viet Nam can now seek opportunities to apply the latest technologies to reform their business models.

Hanoi launches start-up ecosystem portal
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Hanoi launches start-up ecosystem portal

NDO - The Hanoi municipal People's Committee in coordination with VPBank held a launching ceremony for the city's start-up ecosystem portal and a large-scale co-working space in support of the

Start Jerusalem 2017: Drop Deck wins VN challenge
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Start Jerusalem 2017: Drop Deck wins VN challenge

Drop Deck, a platform supporting startups in finding and evaluating venture capital opportunities, won the “Start Jerusalem 2017” startup challenge.

Fintech start-ups poised to develop in Viet Nam
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Fintech start-ups poised to develop in Viet Nam

Toong, the first professional large-scale co-working space in Viet Nam, and the United Overseas Bank in Việt Nam are joining forces to support businesses, especially those involved in financial

Honouring innovative climate ideas of Vietnamese start-ups
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Honouring innovative climate ideas of Vietnamese start-ups

NDO - The Vietnam Climate Innovation Centre (VCIC) honoured the leading Vietnamese start-up businesses on September 20 for employing innovative approaches to addressing climate-related challenges in

Vietnam crude oil imports to hit record as refinery gets ready to start
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Vietnam crude oil imports to hit record as refinery gets ready to start

August will mark the first month on record in which Vietnam is a net importer of crude oil.

Macron's strong start impresses the French. But will it launch his party?
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Macron's strong start impresses the French. But will it launch his party?

Yahoo News No sooner had Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency that doubts about his ability to govern clouded the victory. The real race would come in June, when a man without a political party

Deputy PM Hue vows to promote formation of start-up ecosystem
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Deputy PM Hue vows to promote formation of start-up ecosystem

Nhan dan - NDO - The government will work to advance the formation of a start-up ecosystem in Vietnam, said Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue during discussions with representatives of the start-up companies

Start-up contest for young people kicks off nationwide
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Start-up contest for young people kicks off nationwide

Nhan dan - NDO/ VNA – The annual contest Startup Wheel 2017 was launched on May 16, in Ho Chi Minh City, to encourage a start-up spirit among students and youth aged between 18 and 35 years across

APEC representatives talk start-ups for youth, women and athletes
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APEC representatives talk start-ups for youth, women and athletes

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – Representatives from APEC member economies met in Hanoi on May 13 to discuss education and start-ups for youth, women and athletes.

Covered warrants trading to start in September
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Covered warrants trading to start in September

Vietnamnet - Covered warrants, a new investment tool, will be allowed to start trading on the HCM Stock Exchange this September. The launch of this product is considered the first step to

Challenges facing e-commerce start-ups in Vietnam
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Challenges facing e-commerce start-ups in Vietnam

Vietnamnet - The recent economic growth rates in Vietnam and the rising young middle income class have garnered much interest among entrepreneurs looking for potential e-commerce opportunities.

First VN tourism start-up programme begins
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First VN tourism start-up programme begins

Vietnamnet - VietNamNet Bridge – The central city’s Song Han Incubator has launched the first ever tourism start-up programme.

Formosa’s $10.5 billion Ha Tinh steel complex meets requirement to start blast furnace
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Formosa’s $10.5 billion Ha Tinh steel complex meets requirement to start blast furnace

Vietnamnet - The working group from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment complemented by a body of other scientists have concluded that Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co., Ltd. meets

Vietnamese start-up secures funding from RoK investment funds
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Vietnamese start-up secures funding from RoK investment funds

Nhan dan - NDO - Vietnam-based mobile platform provider, Appota, announced on April 5 that it has successfully raised an undisclosed funding for its series C round from two investment funds from the

Vietnamese start-ups attract over US$200 million in 2016
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Vietnamese start-ups attract over US$200 million in 2016

Nhan dan - NDO - According to a report released by Topica Founder Institute (TFI), Vietnamese start-ups attracted approximately US$205 million in 2016.

Vietnamese start-ups receive support from Google Launchpad Accelerator
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Vietnamese start-ups receive support from Google Launchpad Accelerator

Nhan dan - NDO—Two Vietnamese technology start-ups, namely Haravan and ELSA Speak, were selected to participate in the Google Launched Accelerator programme and given US$50,000 in financial support

Da Nang to start first solar power project
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Da Nang to start first solar power project

Vietnamnet - Da Nang has announced its first solar power project, funded with $415,000 from the European Commission (EC) and $75,000 from the city’s counter fund.

Farming start-ups need more help
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Farming start-ups need more help

Vietnamnet - Pragmatic policies are needed for the Government to realise its goal of promoting start-ups in the agriculture sector.

Southeast Asian security on surer footing, In defense of referendums – but reformed, The misconception of lone wolf far-right terrorists, A fresh start for Somalia?, The resonance of Obama's farewell speech
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Southeast Asian security on surer footing, In defense of referendums – but reformed, The misconception of lone wolf far-right terrorists, A fresh start for Somalia?, The resonance of Obama's farewell speech

Yahoo News “[Japanese] Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s summit with U.S. President Donald Trump reinforced the security guarantees iterated by U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis on his visit to Japan and

For this Palestinian educator, the Global Teacher Prize was just the start
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For this Palestinian educator, the Global Teacher Prize was just the start

Yahoo News When a Palestinian teacher won the prestigious Global Teacher Prize last year, she won more than the $1 million prize. The international recognition gave Hanan al-Hroub a platform for her

Once in search of life-long jobs, Spaniards begin to catch start-up spirit
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Once in search of life-long jobs, Spaniards begin to catch start-up spirit

Yahoo News Landing a dream job in the United States often implies a path of trial and error, fraught with peril before triumph is reached. But in Spain, the employment ideal starts with a job for