Taking place from November 29th until December 1st 2018 at Ariyana Convention Centre Danang, Techfest Vietnam 2018 has attracted nearly 5,500 attendants, 250 booths, 250 investors, investment funds, domestic and international speakers from 20 countries within the region and the world, together with representatives of creative start-up organizations, investors, typical innovative start-up businesses in ASEAN, who were representing the Global Startup Network (GEN).
During the event, the seminars and workshops were organized in 8 areas: agricultural technology, education technology, medical technology, tourism technology, technology 4.0, financial technology, Social influence and start-up support with practical content as well as the participation and discussion of successful managers, investors, successful start-ups, and experienced domestic and international experts.
Investment connection activity was one of the most important parts during the event. This activity attracted the attention of many investors and start-ups. The total number of connections was registered as 160; the amount of investment interest reached USD 7, 86 million.
In addition, the Innovative Technoentrepreneur Contest, ITC held within the framework of Techfest 2018 attracted more than 600 startups from the context of technology villages and contestants of Techfest region. The top 10 startup businesses were selected to participate in the final round.