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WEF leader meets young Vietnamese

Update: April, 27/2016 - 10:42

Viet Nam News -HÀ NỘI – World Economic Forum (WEF) Managing Director Philipp Rösler met with young Vietnamese people and entrepreneurs in Hà Nội on Monday.

They discussed issues important to local youths, along with ways to create a national startup ecosystem.

Rösler shared his career development experiences and gave advice to those who want to set up their own startups.

Trần Thanh Huy, head of the Hà Nội Young Startups Club, said during the exchange he learned about incentives to boost startups used in other countries. He hopes that assistance would also be provided for young Vietnamese to run businesses.

Lê Vinh Sơn, Chairman of the Hà Nội Young Entrepreneurs Association, said the exchange with Philipp Rösler inspired the local youth’s startup spirit.

He noted that his association was planning a number of youth forums in the near future to support startup ideas. It would also sponsor feasible startup projects.

The association wants local authorities to take pragmatic actions so that more young people launch startups, he added. —VNS


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