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TechFest Vietnam 2016 winners receive Silicon Valley trip

Update: November, 16/2016 - 09:00
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Two start-ups, HACHI and Táy Máy Tò Mò, won prizes at TechFest Việt Nam 2016, getting the chance to visit Silicon Valley in the US.

Of these, HACHI is a start-up group with a high-tech application project in agriculture, while Táy Máy Tò Mò is a project focussing on creative technology.

The two-day startup festival that concluded in Hà Nội on Sunday attracted nearly 170 investors and more than 3,000 visitors, according to the organisers.

Speaking at the closing ceremony, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Trần Văn Tùng said that the event helps in developing a startup ecosystem in Việt Nam.

Participants discussed issues hindering the growth of the startup community, following suggestions made by Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam. Also, seminars and conferences were held, while international programmes and projects sponsoring startups and investment funds in Việt Nam were also honoured. — VNS



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