Interview with Selena Le, Founder & CEO of WSAFE Impact Venture - Investing In A More Sustainable Future in Vietnam And The World

By Hernaldo Turrillo - Jun 14, 2021

Selena Le is the Head of International Village; Executive Director of WSAFE - Science and Technology Incubator for the aim of long-lasting development and the Founder/Director at No Waste Vietnam - A Climate and Environment Organization.

 Selena Le Interview Questions

1. An introduction from you - background, overview, education... 

2. Career highlights

3. About WSAFE 

4. How do you see the Vietnam startup ecosystem?

5. How do you see ESG, Sustainability in the nature of your work with No Waist Vietnam?

6. Can you tell us some examples of startups from Vietnam?

7. What are your views on our investment and innovation on sustainability, society, technology and digital transformations?

8. With Covid-19 what ways do you envision to redesign our society with technology and social impact?

9. What are your visions for the present and future?


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Selena Le Biography

Selna Le has more than 10 years of startup experience and more than 15 years working with B2Bs, both domestically and internationally with leading brands. She has joined the Innovative Startup Ecosystem for more than 6 years since Vietnam officially joined in supporting startups along with the world.

She is also a Speaker/Judge/Coach/Mentor for Start-up Technologies/Entrepreneurs from pre-seed to Series B. In addition, she also assists businesses in scaling up tissue, internationalization, fundraising and increasing revenue. Her passion is working to promote sustainability that delivers sustainable solutions to the climate and the environment. Her background is Business Development, Economy, Language, Nutrition...

WSAFE

When Selena Le founded No Waste Vietnam, she aimed at reducing plastic waste, CO2 Emission, and the damage from negative climate impact. They built an Impact Venture Builder called WSAFE, to support, help, create the-stronger-the-better-solutions from these tech startups - from food, Agriculture, new material, medical, health care, education, energy, construction, fashion,.. ,scientific, NPO, NGO, social Enterprise together solving the existing problems. Her role in this organization is building a better team, strategy, investment for startups, finding the best and suitable partnership among the innovative startup Ecosystem.

“After 5 years, even though we are not as big as Silicon Valley but we know each other, we always try to be better than yesterday. The innovation ecosystem in Vietnam is growing and well connected. We are going through a time of great changes and opportunities,” she said.

About the importance of Techfest Vietnam. “Every year Vietnam has around 1000 more start-ups. Vietnam government is slowly becoming more open-minded and giving investors better opportunities to invest in and to establish start-ups.”

Selena Le Links And Resources:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/selenale/ 

https://medium.com/@pierre_43982/interview-with-selena-le-the-solution-comes-through-empowering-people-5447855ac897 

https://www.soulsofsociety.com/2017/02/15/selena-le/

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