100 young entrepreneurs honored for excellent starting business

The Vietnam Young Entrepreneurs Association in coordination with the Vietnam Youth Federation awarded 100 young entrepreneurs for their excellent starting a business in Hanoi on Sunday.

The awarding ceremony (Photo: SGGP)

The awards were granted for the first time this year to encourage the young businessmen with good performances in starting a business, create an emulation movement among them, and contribute in boosting production and trading.

Right after being launched, the awards had attracted attention of nationwide young entrepreneurs. The organization board selected 100 most outstanding ones out of 250 nominations.

The awardees yielded a revenue of nearly VND9 trillion (US$413 million) in 2014, submitted the state budget VND225 billion, and provided jobs to 16,000 workers.

The top ten entrepreneurs posted a revenue of VND2,150 billion (US$98.56 million) and created 1,500 jobs.

By Bich Quyen – Translated by Hai Mien

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