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A start-up festival for students to take place in Hanoi

Updated at Thursday, 23 Mar 2017, 15:23
The Hanoitimes - A press conference was held in Hanoi on March 21 to announce a start-up festival for students which is scheduled to take place in the capital city on March 25.
Various activities continue to be organised across the country to mark the 2017 Youth Month and the 86th anniversary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (March 26, 1931-2017).
In Hanoi, an online dialogue took place on March 21 between First Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMCYU) Central Committee Le Quoc Phong and young people at home and abroad.
During the event, the First Secretary discussed the role of the HCMCYU in protecting the rights of the youth working at industrial zones and in protecting children from being abused.
The youth also talked about the meanings of voluntary movements, the support of the HCMCYU for start-ups by young people, the operations of the HCMCYU abroad, job settlement for the youth after returning from military service, among others.
A start-up space at BKHUP.
A start-up space at BKHUP.
The HCMCYU Centre Committee also signed a 2017-2019 co-ordination programme with the Ex-Youth Volunteers' Association of Vietnam on March 21 to promote the role of the youth in national construction and defence.
The HCMCYU of Hanoi Police also organised a ceremony on March 21 to honour ten outstanding young policemen from Hanoi in 2016 in recognition of their contributions to maintaining social order and safety.
Particularly, a press conference was held in Hanoi on March 21 to unveil a start-up festival for students which is scheduled  to take place in the capital city on March 25.
Deputy Secretary of Hanoi's HCMCYU and Chairman of the Hanoi Student Association Tran Anh Tuan said that the festival aims to encourage and support students with their start-ups and connect student's scientific research with start-up projects and enterprises.
The start-up festival for students will attract the participation of around 500 students, 20 outstanding start-up enterprises and 20 investors and representatives from venture capital funds who are expected to offer jobs and capital for start-up projects by students.
 According to the Deputy Secretary of Hanoi's HCMCYU, the festival aims to assist start-up enterprises to solve difficulties in capital and human resources.
At the upcoming festival, investors and venture capital funds will approach start-ups to consider their investments.
At the same time, businesses can also access high-quality human resources during the festival.
In 2017, the Hanoi's HCMCYU and the Hanoi Student Association is planning to organise an array of more than 30 activities to support start-ups in various fields. 
Translated by Nguyen Phuong
Source: Ha Linh-Kinhtedothi.vn
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