Global entrepreneurship competition for Vietnamese opens

The kick-off event of VietChallenge 2019, a global entrepreneurship competition for Vietnamese, was held by the Association of Vietnamese Students and Professionals and the Hanoi Youth Union on Wednesday evening.

The competition's first 3 seasons drew more than 500 entrants from 21 countries. This year, the contest will award a first prize of 25,000 USD, a second prize of 5,000 USD, and four third prizes of 2,000 USD each.

VietChallenge's mission is to empower Vietnamese entrepreneurs to realize their ideas and take these ideas to the next stage of development. The contest helps startups break through to an international market and become major contributors to Vietnam's economy. The competition fosters ideas that address Vietnam's development needs and the challenges of the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Source: VOV5