10 billion VND for VNUHCM Start-up Fund

In the signing ceremony of cooperation to operate the Start-up program 2016-2020 in VNUHCM-Information Technology Park in the morning of 17 October, Hoa Sen Group (HSG) sponsored 10 billion VND for VNUHCM Start-up Fund.

Attending the ceremony were Prof.Dr. Huynh Thanh Dat, Prof.Dr. Duong Anh Duc and Prof.Dr. Nguyen Hoi Nghia – representatives of VNUHCM Board of President, together with representatives of member universities, affiliated units and more than 300 students of VNUHCM.

From the partner were Mr. Le Phuoc Vu – Chairman of Board of Directors of HSG and Mr. Tran Ngoc Chu – Vice Chairman of Board of Directors, General Director of HSG.

In the opening speech, Prof.Dr. Huynh Thanh Dat – VNUHCM Permanent Vice President called upon students to be aware of the role of start-up as a foundation for strong economic development in the global integration context.

“For students, university is the best period to prepare ourselves knowledge and skills, ability and spirit to start up. Besides study, students should participate in community activities to learn more about the society. You can be voluntary activities or internships in a business environment. So that after graduation, you will not be at fault. Equip yourselves with best foundations so that every step of your start-up can be very firm” – Prof.Dr. Huynh Thanh Dat emphasized.

According to Mr. Le Phuoc Vu – Chairman of Board of Directors of HSG, success or failure of an individual or enterprise nowadays depends a lot on innovative ability. To have innovative ability, more than ever we need a start-up spirit encouraging environment where there are supportive policies and beneficial institutions for start-up business, sharing learning forums. The VNUHCM Start-up is established to serve that purpose.

“You students all need to remember that achieving goals of individuals and enterprises must be in harmonious with common benefit and not harmful to the country. That is the significant meaning of start-up”. – Mr. Le Phuoc Vu shared.

The agreement of start-up support between VNUHCM and HSG includes these terms: investing facilities for start-up activities; start-up media programs and conference; overseas training, visit, experience learning programs for managing officers of both Parties; sponsoring and investing start-up projects and business, especially prioritizing projects and business related to business activities of HSG.

Mr. Tran Ngoc Chu and Prof.Dr. Duong Anh Duc exchange agreements.

Taking group photos

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