IIF wants to double
Infrastructure financing next year

IIF already agreed to a financing commitment of Rp 5 trillion
in late November, Sukatmo Padmosukarso, IIF president director,
said in a statement on Friday.

Workshop updates start-ups on new tech trends

Start-ups in Việt Nam can now seek opportunities to apply the latest technologies to reform their business models. This was discussed at a workshop held in Hà Nội on Tuesday as part of the Techfest 2017. The workshop aimed to connect experts, small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups to create sustainable value chains. Chief executive […]

Vietnamese women in fascinating start-up culture

Research used to support the “Gender Mainstreaming Strategy” launched by the World Bank in 2001 highlighted that societies that discriminate by gender tend to experience slower economic growth and poverty reduction than societies that treat males and females more equally. “Constraints on access to financial services for women lead to constrains on economic activity – […]

Vietnam aims to become startup destination in APEC

The Vietnamese Government has set a target of having one million effective enterprises by 2020. Adrian Tan, Programme Director of the Vietnam Innovative Startup Accelerator (VIISA), said “The Vietnamese Government has been visionary in setting such an ambitious goal. It certainly has encouraged Vietnamese people to look to creating startups.” The country’s Ministry of Science […]