Laos-Japan Institute

ສະຖາບັນລາວ-ຍີ່ປຸ່ນ | ラオス日本センター

ກອງປະຊຸມຖະແຫຼງຂ່າວເປີດໂຄງການສົ່ງເສີມການພັດທະນາທຸລະກິດຂອງສະຖາບັນພັດທະນາຊັບພະຍາກອນມະນຸດ ລາວ-ຍີ່ປຸ່ນ ພາຍໃຕ້ຊື່ LJI SUSU (LJI StartUp and ScaleUp) ທີ່ໄດ້ຮັບການສະໜັບສະໜູນຈາກອົງການ JICA ແລະ ກົມສົ່ງເສີມວິສາຫະກິດຂະໜາດນ້ອຍແລະກາງ ໄດ້ຈັດຂຶ້ນໃນຕອນເຊົ້າວັນທີ 14/07/2021 ທີ່ສະຖາບັນລາວຍີ່ປຸ່ນ, ມຊ. ໂດຍການເປັນປະທານຂອງ ທ່ານ ຮສ. ປອ. ອຸດົມ ພອນຄໍາເພັງ, ວ່າການອະທິການບໍດີ ມະຫາວິທະຍາໄລແຫ່ງຊາດ ແລະ ທ່ານ ສາ ສີລິພົງ ຮອງຫົວໜ້າກົມສົ່ງເສີມວິສາຫະກິດຂະໜາດນ້ອຍ ແລະ ກາງ. ມີບັນດາແຂກທີ່ມີກຽດເຂົ້າຮ່ວມຈາກຫຼາຍພາກສ່ວນ ເຊິ່ງໄດ້ເຂົ້າຮ່ວມໃນພິທີ ໂດຍກົງ ແລະ ເຂົ້າຮ່ວມທາງ Online ໂດຍຜ່ານທາງ Zoom meeting.


On Wednesday 14 July 2021 Laos-Japan Institute, within the National University of Laos (NUOL), with supports of JICA and the Department of SME Promotion (DOSMEP) launched the "LJI SUSU" (LJI StartUp and ScaleUp) project, implemented under the Business Development Program.
LJI SUSU launching event was attended by Dr. Oudom Phonekhampheng President of NUOL, Mr. Sa Syliphong Deputy Director of DOSMEP, while other online participants are Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, SME Service Center, LICA (Lao ICT Commerce Association), Lao SME Association, various banks and so on.
Dr. Phonekeo Chanthamaly, Acting Director of LJI, said that: In response to recent changes in social needs and business environment, LJI developed the Business Development Program as a new service that supports existing companies, especially the SMEs, and the Start-Ups. This program aims to generate model companies and start-ups, which material their new, innovative business initiatives that develop Made-in-Laos products/services and/or to deal with social challenges.
With LJI SUSU, there will be two tracks of business support, one to support Startups and another one to support Scale-ups of the existing business. With the two tracks, LJI SUSU offers the following services.
  • Mentoring and advice: Project participants will receive practical advice and mentorship from experts in specific areas and general business strategies from startup and scaleup.
  • Learning, information, and networking: Learning and networking events will be organized among the fellow participants and with successful/front-runner entrepreneurs, which will enable great learning and motivational opportunities for all participants.
  • Opportunities in accessing finance and grants: Pitch events will be organized as opportunities to link with financiers and investors. Additional support for preparing documents required by financial institutions or grant supporters will also be extended.