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9/29/2018 7:58:54 PM

Vietnamese students win first prize of Francophone startup contest

A team from the Foreign Trade University won the first prize at the “Start-up Francophone 2018” contest for Asian – Pacific students at its finale in Hanoi on September 28.

The Vietnamese team receiving their award

The team, with their “Freem” project, which is a website connecting young freelancers with enterprises, was awarded EUR 1,000 (approximately VND 27 million).

The contest was jointly launched by the University of Hanoi and l’Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (Francophone University Association, AUF) in Asia-Pacific for under-35 youths, studying or having graduated from AUF member universities in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand.

The contest aims to create links between universities and socio-economic institutions in the region as well as to honor innovative business projects by French-speaking students./.

  ( VNF/PANO )
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