Founder & CEO, Business Startup Support Center (BSSC)
Vietnam
Movers and Shakers
2018

The “Movers and Shakers” award recognises Truong Ly Hoang Phi for her contributions towards development and support in startup ecosystem in Vietnam.

Ms. Truong Ly Hoang Phi, a prominent influencer in Vietnam startup ecosystem, founded BSSC in 2010 even before the term “startup” became popular in Vietnam. After nearly a decade of growing the ecosystem, Ms. Phi Truong has grown BSSC into one of the top startup accelerators in Southeast Asia. Under the leadership of Ms. Phi, BSSC has consulted and nurtured 4,000+ startups & SMEs. Ms. Phi also Initiated Ho Chi Minh City Startup Innovation Fund, with committed capital of 100 bil VND, the first of its kind in Vietnam and “Startup City for the Youth” policy in Ho Chi Minh City.

The Asia HRD Award Committee is honored to bestow upon Mr Dinh Ba Thanh the “Movers & Shakers Award 2018” for moving and shaking old beliefs and creating new paradigms in the field of start-up ecosystem development and support.