ABOUT

Mr. Hoang Minh Duc (黃明德) is a special counsel of Duane Morris Vietnam, the Vietnamese subsidiary of Duane Morris LLP (US).

Mr. Hoang Minh Duc has worked intensively on corporate & M&A matters for the last 15 years. A strong relationship and effective communication with the startup community in Vietnam ranging from policy makers, venture capitalists, founders to startups, etc. and, most importantly, experience in cross-border startup funding deals have given him an insight about the niche market.

Mr. Hoang Minh Duc joined  a group of leading startup and VC experts who unofficially consults in-charge State bodies of Vietnam on designing a startup and VC-friendly environment. He has been also appointed as an adviser in the biggest Government-funded startup development program – ‘Supporting the National Innovation Startup Ecosystem by 2025’ under the coordination of the Ministry of Science and Technology (commonly known as Project #844).

On the entrepreneurs’ side, Mr. Hoang Minh Duc has mentored local founders in ‘Viet Challenges’, having regarded as the most prestigious contest for Vietnamese startups on a global scale.

Languages: Vietnamese (mother-tongue), English (fluent) and Chinese (communication).

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黄明德先生在企业重组、收购与兼并等领域拥有15年多的从业经验。

与立法者、风险投资者和创业者等越南初创社区人员建立了密切的关系及有效的合作,而特别是对跨国融资交易的丰富经验让本人对国际市场的独特性具有了深刻了解。

黄明德先生是创业者和风险投资领域顶级专家团队的一员,为一些越南相关领域的国企提供非正式咨询服务,从此为创业者和风险投资者营造了良好的商业环境。黄先生本人也曾在由政府资助的、全越南规模最大的“支持和协助创业计划”中担任咨询专家。该计划是由国家科学技术部承办的“至2025年国家创新创业生态系统协办方案”(又称844方案)。

黄先生在协助和支持企业创业和经营方面贡献突出,他曾为参与Viet Challenges比赛的国内创业者担任导师。而Viet Challenges是越南初创社区中信用度最高、规模最大的全球性赛事之一。

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In addition to this blog, Mr. Hoang Minh Duc has created another set of in-depth comments on corporate issues in Vietnam on a sister blog. Because it aims at providing local startups with practical and in-depth knowledge, the blog is in Vietnamese language only. Here is the link: https://vietnamlawgate.wordpress.com/.

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