The Embassy of Israel in Vietnam organized the Startup Hunt 2019 at the Business Startup Support Center in Hanoi yesterday.
Both young Vietnamese and foreigners living, studying and working in Vietnam with startup idea or projects in the field of tourism can apply individually or in group.
There are three rounds including preliminary, the finals and grand final. A council will be set up to select 20 out of the total number of national entries for the finals.
In the finals, candidates will receive online counseling from experts within two weeks to perfect their projects. The remaining 20 candidates have to prepare a video presenting their projects to the council through Youtube before August 29.
Having been looked over and graded, the best 5 will be chosen for the grand final.
The grand final’s candidates will work with experts to complete their presentation and will be presenting their work before the council in two days August 28 and 29.
Prizes will be given on the same day as follow: VND200 million ($8,603) and a certificate for the first place; VND100 million and a certificate for the second place; VND 50 million and a certificate for the third place; VND10 million for consolation prize.
The contest generalizes the youth startup program of the Central Executive Committee on October 4, 2019, to promote the 2019 association service and youth organization program, respond to the “ I love my Country “ movement and practically welcome the eighth Vietnam national delegate congress and youth federation 2019-2024.