Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam and leaders of departments, ministries and sectors visit the exhibition at the National Youth Entrepreneurship Forum 2022
On the afternoon of October 1, more than 500 delegates gathered at the National Youth Entrepreneurship Forum 2022 with the theme “Youth start-ups and the country recover and develop after the pandemic”.
Attending the forum were Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan and leaders of departments, ministries, branches and localities.
Speaking at the opening of the forum, Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Luong – permanent secretary of the Central Committee of the Youth Union, chairman of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Youth Union – said that our country is still in the process of recovering from the comprehensive effects of the pandemic. extensively from the pandemic.
In that context, the Youth Entrepreneurship Forum organized by the Central Youth Union and the Central Committee of the Vietnam Youth Union wishes to play the role of connecting and creating so that we can find solutions together. creative and breakthrough to accelerate the process of socio-economic recovery in Vietnam”, Mr. Luong said.
Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Luong – Standing Secretary of the Central Committee of the Youth Union, Chairman of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Youth Union
The spirit of “squeeze oranges”
Citing the story “Crushing an orange” by young teenager Tran Quoc Toan, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan emphasized the “start-up spirit” in young people.
“Perhaps when organizing the forum, the Central Youth Union should give each person an orange, stand outside the door “crush” and then enter” – the minister stated the situation. That is the driving force and entrepreneurial spirit of young people, he said.
Given that entrepreneurship is not just capital, it is a market, the Minister emphasized that the first thing must be “start-up spirit”, the national spirit of entrepreneurship.
Minister Le Minh Hoan shared at the forum about entrepreneurship
He gives advice to young entrepreneurs who also need to have connections, create a circle of relationships to start a business together and create success.
Citing the start-up story of the Japanese “father of Sony”, Minister Le Minh Hoan sent a message to young people: “Have you ever thought that you will be a part of Vietnam in the future? “
At the forum, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Duy Dong assessed that innovative start-up activities in Vietnam have intertwined advantages and challenges.
In particular, the advantage is that Vietnam has a stable socio-political background, the investment and business environment is highly appreciated and continuously improved, the global competitiveness is increased each year, ensuring Macroeconomics well done. Along with that, the Party and Government create favorable conditions and environment for innovative start-ups, Vietnam has a golden population structure, with 70% of the population is of working age… is the foundation for development, promote activities, invest in innovative start-ups
Regarding the issue of foreign workers working in Vietnam, Deputy Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs Le Tan Dung expressed that Vietnam appreciates and welcomes foreign workers to Vietnam to work and contribute. labor and expertise in the development of the country.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam shared at the forum
Suggestions for Vietnamese startups
Toni Eliasz, a senior expert from the World Bank, sent to the forum suggestions for Vietnam to promote innovative start-ups.
He assessed that, with the number of businesses, start-up is increasing with thousands of startups, including 4 unicorns with a valuation of more than 1 billion USD. This “supply” tends to focus on digital, consumer-oriented solutions such as e-commerce, Fintech financial technology.
He suggested that Vietnam needs to make more efforts to bring digital solutions based on data such as medical technology, bigdata data analysis, web services, security technology…
Speaking at the conclusion of the forum, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam highly appreciated the ideas and solutions proposed by the delegates in order to continue to contribute to improving the environment and promoting the completion of the startup ecosystem. innovation in Vietnam, promoting the youth startup community to accompany the country to overcome challenges after the pandemic.
Faced with the challenges posed, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam emphasized to continue the process of economic recovery and development of the country, striving to turn Vietnam into a high-middle-income country. forces that play an important role.
Therefore, it is necessary to continue to nurture and promote the spirit of legitimate enrichment in each young person in particular as well as the Vietnamese people in general and create the most favorable conditions for entrepreneurship and innovation activities.
The Deputy Prime Minister noted that the start-up process always has potential difficulties and high risks. He said that from the very beginning of the creative start-up process, young people need to focus on sustainable development criteria such as “green”, “clean”, “safe” and give priority to developing models that have a wide spread. spread, contribute to the development of the community and maintain a sense of responsibility towards society.