The APEC Startup Forum is held on the sideline of SME Ministerial Meeting, hosted by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI). It aims to inspire entrepreneurship in APEC countries, support innovative business startup and enhance business ethics. About 300 Vietnamese and APEC delegates gather in this event. The forum is also a meeting place for startup entrepreneurs in the region and arouse entrepreneurship in Vietnam. Beside the workshops/seminars session focusing on APEC’s Startup ecosystem and Startup community development, The Ministry of Science and Technology take part in this event with 02 main activities on the 11th September: Start-up showcase and Business Matching between startups and investors / prospects.