Ms. Hien Tu – Founder & CEO of WISE is honored to be the Vietnam Chapter Leader of WiSE24, to showcase amazing Vietnamese female founders to the world and connecting the world’s investors to promising startups in Vietnam.
Hanoi, Vietnam, June 10, 2020 / — Women’s Startup Lab (WSLab), a Silicon Valley-based accelerator for women-led startups, will host its second annual WiSE24, “Women’s International Showcase of Entrepreneurs,” on June 18, 2020.
The event, which will take place over 24 hours, will live stream startup pitches from 50 early-stage, women-led ventures in 10 regions around the world, including San Francisco, New York, Taipei, Tokyo, Seoul, Vietnam, São Paulo and Ukraine.
The theme of the event — “Rise Locally, Empower Globally” — calls on technology and innovation leaders, both domestic and international, to look beyond their borders for new markets, talent and investment opportunities. WiSE24 will gather 1,000+ global investors, policymakers and business leaders to discuss opportunities to accelerate innovation and build economic growth worldwide.
In addition to financial tech, biotech, consumer tech and social impact businesses, this year’s event will feature startups working on innovative solutions to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
“It’s an honor to be the Vietnam Chapter Leader of WiSE24, which shares the same mission with WISE of promoting women startups globally,” said Hien Tu, Founder and CEO of WISE – the Women’s Initiative for Startups and Entrepreneurship. “Through WiSE24, I am proud to showcase amazing Vietnamese female founders to the world and connecting the world’s investors to promising startups in Vietnam.”
Speakers include Reid Hoffman, Co-Founder of LinkedIn and Partner at Greylock Ventures, Pascal Finette, Singularity University’s Chair for Entrepreneurship & Open Innovation and Venture Partner at BOLD Capital Partners, Audrey Tang, Digital Minister of Taiwan, and Victor Hwang, Founder and CEO of Right to Start and Former Vice President of Entrepreneurship at the Kauffman Foundation.
WiSE24 will be available online all day Pacific Time (PT) on June 18, starting in Brazil and ending in Asia on June 19.
If you’re interested in showcasing your local startup or initiative through Women’s Startup Lab’s WiSE24 event, send an email to [email protected].
About Women’s Startup Lab
Women’s Startup Lab is a leading tech startup accelerator for women entrepreneurs around the world. Its corporate innovation program serves Fortune 100 executives and their entrepreneurial leadership.
👉 See www.womenstartuplab.com.