NEU holds pitching event for Social Entrepreneurship Incubation Programme

On the afternoon of February 16, 2023, National Economics University (NEU), through the NEU Center for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship held the the final pitch event for its Social Entrepreneurship Incubation Program.

This program is part of the SILKEN Vietnam project, and was chaired by the National Economics University. A total of 15 start-up groups from the 6 Vietnamese partner universities participated in the incubation which ran from October 2022 to February 2023.

During the final event 13 groups participated. The online event was divided into two rooms with judges from Glasgow Caledonian University, Duy Tan University, and the social enterprises SHE+.

After nearly 3 hours of pitching and receiving feedback from the judges, the following student groups rated highest:

  1. Student Linked from University of Foreign Languages, Vietnam National University, Hanoi (ULIS)
  2. 5 Plus from School of Agriculture and Forestry, Thai Nguyen University (TUAF)
  3. BDNT from Duy Tan University (DTU)

Once again, congratulations to the project teams, mentors and schools that have completed the incubation program and have been evaluated for excellence by the project!