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Vietnam’s Start-Up Ecosystem: A Comprehensive Overview and Investment Opportunities



Vietnam has emerged as a thriving hub for start-ups in Southeast Asia, drawing the attention of foreign investors from across the globe. With its favorable government policies and influx of foreign venture capital, the country has become home to approximately 3,500 start-ups. This number is steadily increasing, driven by a highly educated and motivated workforce that excels in areas such as digitalization, fintech, services, sustainability, and environmental protection.

With deepening Australia- Vietnam bilateral investment and trade partnership, following the adoption of Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Australian investors are now well positioned to take advantage of this excellent opportunity. 

Australian investors seize opportunities in Vietnam's start-up scene

The deepening bilateral investment and trade partnership between Australia and Vietnam, facilitated by the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), positions Australian investors advantageously to tap into this exceptional opportunity. Foreign investors can not only access Vietnam's pool of innovative talent but also actively participate in the country's development through venture capital investment or acquisition.

Vietnam: An attractive destination for foreign start-ups

Vietnam's favorable and competitive business environment, coupled with its talented workforce, is increasingly attracting foreign start-ups seeking to outsource or expand their business ideas beyond their domestic markets. Discover the untapped potential of Vietnam for your start-up venture. Join Marco Foerster, Head of ASEAN Advisory at Dezan Shira & Associates, to learn more about Vietnam’s unique start-up environment.

Key topics:

  • Overview of Vietnam’s start-up ecosystem: Laws, organizations & institutions
  • Ways to invest in a start-up in Vietnam for FDI
  • Opportunities in the market for foreign start-ups
  • A case study by Code Leap AG
  • Q&A session

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