You can apply now for the opportunity to showcase your innovation at the 2020 Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum) at UN Headquarters in New York on 12-13 May, 2020.
Act quickly, because time is short: the deadline to submit your innovation is next Tuesday, 3 March.
Selected innovators will be invited to participate in the 2020 STI Forum at UN Headquarters in New York. At the Forum, you will have the chance to present your innovation and connect with a valuable network — other innovators, those who can support or scale up your innovations, and those seeking to utilize such innovations.
Additionally, all innovators who respond to the Call will be automatically featured on Global Innovation Exchange (GIE), which brings benefits including:
Who can apply?
Submit your innovation if it is generating concrete results for sustainable development — particularly through one or more of the six “entry points” identified in the Global Sustainable Development Report:
This is an opportunity to get your innovation in front of other innovators, funders, and ecosystem supporters — and get all the benefits of a profile on GIE.
Innovations can be submitted before 9 March 2020 via Global Innovation Exchange at https://stiforum4sdgs.globalinnovationexchange.org.
STARTUP COMPETITION IS NOW OPEN
Any country, any industry, any stage
We are glad to announce South Summit opening their 2020's Startup Competition call.
South Summit is the leading Innovation Global Platform which connects top innovators to the world's most powerful investors, and corporations, who are searching for the next big thing.
The call is addressed to all startups (any development stage, any country and any industry) providing the opportunity of introducing their projects in front of a large audience, composed by business leaders, the biggest players within the field, experts and investors. This will also represent a unique chance to gain visibility and meet potential supporters.
The Rise of the South Summit Finalists
South Summit has become a benchmark for innovation, looking for 100 really promising projects.
These are some South Summit's startup finalists relevant figures:
You may have heard about some of them...
Cabify, 2014 Finalist (Raised $466M) - First Spanish Unicorn
Glovo, 2014 Finalist (Raised $506M) - Spanish Unicorn
Spotahome, 2016 Winner (Raised $57M)
Bnext, 2017-18 Finalist (Raised $30M)
Do you want to become one of them?
Now you have the chance to apply to the competitions:
REPOST - GIST TechConnect: Startups and Corporations - Strategic Partnership and Investments
Large corporations play an integral part in the startup ecosystem. For newly launched startups, corporations can be potential customers, R&D partners, manufacturers, investors, competitors, and of course, acquirers. Strategic partnerships and investments by corporations can help provide startups with the capital, infrastructure, networks, and resources they need to take their venture to the next level. Understanding how startups should engage corporations, what will capture their interests, and how they define success is critical to ensuring the relationship is mutually beneficial.
Join our expert panel as they discuss best practices for startups engaging with corporations, through fundraising, strategic partnerships, or as customers.
Join the expert panel on 19 February 7:00 am UTC+7 as they discuss best practices for startups engaging with corporations, through fundraising, strategic partnerships, or as customers.
NOTE: This TechConnect will be rebroadcast 19 February 11:00 am ET. An industry expert will be live chatting during the rebroadcast to take your questions.
Learn best-practices for managing your Angel Network, with experts' perspectives from Southeast Asia and the United States.
For angel investors interested in investing in early-stage startups, membership in an angel network can provide access to quality deal flow, opportunities to learn, and connections to like-minded individuals.
Managing an angel network requires skills, like identifying and vetting investments; gathering angels for pitch presentations by entrepreneurs; and maintaining and expanding memberships within the organization.
Expert panelists Murali Prasad, CEO, SIZZLESCIENCE, a commercialization consulting company with offices in Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo; and, Juliana Garaizar, Board Member, Angel Capital Association, the official industry alliance of over 100 of the largest angel investor groups in the United States.
The webinar will be moderated by Aaron Everhart, CEO of HATCH! Ventures, working to support science and technology innovation enterprises with cross-border market access, and to help angel investors gain access to better deal-flow through connected networks.
Listen to the webinar in English here.
Murali Prasad, CEO, Sizzlescience
Juliana Garaizar, Board Member, Angel Capital Association
Aaron Everhart, Founder, Hatch! Ventures
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EduTECH Asia 2020 will take in Singapore on 11-12 November.
Discus, debate, and engage on the impact of technology on how, where, and what people teach.
The organizers are looking for startups across Asia to Exhibit @ EduTECH Asia
At the 2020 show they will select 70 of Asia’s most exciting edtech startups, especially young companies who will shape the future of education in Asia. Selected start-ups could be offered marketing and business development opportunities including:
The organizers are looking for speakers across Asia to "Spark Something" @ EduTECH Asia
The event is all about insights, tools and techniques with a wide ranging audience of educators, technology providers and policymakers in themes such as: New Pedagogies | Leadership | Professional Development | STEAM | IT Leaders Insights | School of the future | Tech in SEN | Tech in ECE | Tech in Admissions and marketing | Classroom of the future | Maker spaces | Collaborative Spaces | Classroom Tech | Personalized Learning | Emerging Tech | HE Leaders Insights | Campus of the future | Connected Campus | Tech in TVET | Emerging Technology | Digital Assessments | The MBA of the future | Active Learning Spaces | Entrepreneurship | Visual Arts | Music
28 February - Deadline for Spark Something (speaker) Submission
3 May – First Speakers Announced
[Note EduTech Asia 2020 is not the same as EdTech Asia Summit.]
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This may vary from bank to bank, but you should be prepared for 23 January 2020 to be the last day you can do banking in Vietnam before the lunar new year holiday period, which lasts until it banking and business re-starts on 30 January.
Expect business to be slow, and clients / vendors to appreciate new year greetings and not business discussions from now, Saturday, 18th January all the way until Monday, 3rd February.
Happy New Year!
Dĩ nhiên nghỉ Tết của các ngân hàng có thể khác nhau, nhưng bạn nên chuẩn bị cho ngày 23 tháng 1 sẽ là ngày cuối cùng mà các ngân hàng tại Việt Nam còn làm việc trước khi đóng cửa cho kỳ nghỉ Tết nguyên đán đến khi tất cả quay trở lại làm việc vào ngày 30 tháng 1.
Đừng kỳ vọng quá nhiều vì vào thời gian này mọi thứ đều rất chậm, khách hàng, nhà cung cấp và đa số đều mong muốn dành thời gian chào đón năm mới hơn là là trao đổi về công việc, thứ Bảy ngày 18 tháng 1 cho đến tận thứ Hai ngày 3 tháng 2.
Chúc mừng năm mới!
Vietnam Ecommerce (EC) retail grew twice that that of the offline retail market. Q&Me's latest report shows consumer behaviors in online shopping as well as their preference of the channels. Download the full report.
Thị trường thương mại điện tử Việt Nam tăng trưởng gấp đôi so với sự tăng trưởng của thị trường bán lẻ truyền thống. Báo cáo này sẽ làm rõ các hành vi tiêu dùng mới nhất cho việc mua sắm trực tuyến. TẢI BẢN BÁO CÁO ĐẦY ĐỦ.
With your words.
With your actions.
With your thoughts.
With your time.
With your career.
With your life.
Because if you’re not changing, you’re choosing.
– Amy Blashka, Writer
Amy helps leaders craft their stories to communicate and connect better. Visit amyblashka.com.
Hãy lưu ý ...
Với những phát ngôn của bạn.
Với hành động của bạn.
Với suy nghĩ của bạn.
Với thời gian của bạn.
Với sự nghiệp cuả bạn.
Với cuộc đời của bạn.
Bởi vì bạn nếu bạn không thay đổi, bạn sẽ chọn lựa.
Hãy chọn một cách khôn ngoan.
– Amy Blashka, Nhà văn
Amy helps leaders craft their stories to communicate and connect better. Visit amyblashka.com.
In 2019, the Vietnam economy expanded: World Bank. — Nền Kinh tế Việt Nam được mở ra trong năm 2019, theo một báo cáo của Ngân hàng Thế Giới.
Collected data on Vietnam's positive economic results through 2019, in an article posted by Urbanist Hanoi, indicate Vietnam completes the 2010's decade on a positive note.
Highlights from the article:
Read the complete article here.
Nền Kinh tế Việt Nam được mở ra trong năm 2019, theo một báo cáo của Ngân hàng Thế Giới.
Thu thập các dữ liệu về kết quả kinh tế của Việt Nam trong suốt năm 2019, trong một bài báo được đăng bởi Urbanist Hanoi, chỉ ra rằng, Việt Nam đã trả qua một thập kỷ với những chỉ số kinh tế đầy ấn tượng.
Một số điểm nổi bật từ bài báo có:
GDP tăng trưởng 6.8% (Theo Ngân Hàng Thế Giới)
Tổng giá trị kiều hối chuyển về Việt Nam đạt 16.7 Tỉ USD (Theo BIDV)
Nền kinh tế Việt Nam có thể vượt kinh tế Singapore trong vòng 10 năm nữa (DBS)
Đọc toàn bộ bài báo tại đây.