Start-up competition for students held in Da Nang
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Start-up competition for students held in Da Nang

Economy, Vietnam, Vietnam Finance News

VNA
Sunday, June 18, 2017 – 15:13:00 Print

A photo of the event (Source: VNA)

Da Nang (VNA) – The final round of the Da Nang Startup Runway 2017 took place in the
central city on June 17 with the participation of 10 outstanding teams.

The competition,
which jointly held by the University of Economics – the Da Nang University and
Cork Academy of Ireland as part of a project sponsored by the Irish Aid, drew
more than 80 teams in the qualifying round.

The C-Tek group
won the first prize with the combination of a coat and a sleeping bag. The team
received a cash prize worth 10 million VND (440 USD) and a training course at
the Rubicon start-ups centre of the Cork Academy.

TOMATO group
came in second with online fashion shopping app EZCLO and WHATEVER group
finished third with pet care app Petla.

All the three
teams come from the University of Economics – the Da Nang University.

Assoc. Prof. Dr Nguyen
Manh Toan, Rector of the University of Economics, said the competition offered
opportunities for students to sharpen their skills and practice foreign
languages. It also enhance the start-up spirit among university students in Da
Nang in particular and Vietnam’s central region in general.-VNA 

QBCA

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