Eat, Pray, Love isn’t a e book (or film) that’s typically talked about in expertise occasions. However for Jimmy Nguyen, the theme of continued self-discovery within the Elizabeth Gilbert masterpiece rings true in the present day. In his presentation on the Digital Nigeria International Conference 2023, Nguyen talked about his adventures worldwide and what he’s discovered. He additionally formally introduced the launch of his new enterprise: New Win World.
Titled “Empowering Potential to WIN,” Nguyen’s presentation delved into his journey internationally as a tech and blockchain chief. He narrowed down the three key classes he has discovered from three nations: Vietnam, Pakistan, and Nigeria.
“My lesson for you in the present day isn’t Eat, Pray and Love, however as an alternative, it’s Study, Join and Synthesize.”
Study, join, synthesize
For ‘Study,’ Nguyen tapped on his delivery nation of Vietnam. Whereas his household moved to California whereas he was nonetheless younger, he was vastly influenced by Vietnam’s ever-growing starvation for information.
“Training has all the time been vital for Vietnamese folks,” he advised the 1000’s of attendees on the third day of the occasion.
The Southeast Asian nation now ranks within the prime 10 for science, above giants equivalent to the UK and america. One report dubbed this phenomenon “the Vietnam impact,” which is “a nation’s capability to advance a high-quality schooling even when it’s economically weaker than its rivals.”
Digital studying has boomed in Vietnam, the place a number of the world’s fastest-growing ed-tech startups are actually primarily based. Armed with digital expertise, younger Vietnamese folks are actually taking on senior positions in a number of the world’s largest companies.
The second lesson—join—borrows from Pakistan. Nguyen introduced that he had assumed the function of chairman at InvoiceMate, a startup that leverages the BSV blockchain to digitize the invoicing course of. Based by Pakistani nationwide Muhammad Anjum, the startup has recorded important new partnerships with main establishments in latest occasions, Nguyen revealed.
InvoiceMate now affords bill financing, a problem that inhibits the expansion of 92% of SMEs. It has partnered with 9 monetary establishments to lend cash to those SMEs, leveraging the blockchain information the startup collects.
‘Synthesize’ is a lesson Nguyen has discovered in Nigeria, he advised the viewers.
“Synthesize means taking many parts and mixing them. We now have quite a lot of expertise, enterprise companions and concepts, however it’s the flexibility to mix them comprehensively that’s probably the most highly effective.”
Nguyen acknowledged a number of the companies making a optimistic influence in Nigeria and past by combining varied applied sciences and customizing them to suit the restrictions of the goal market.
These included Paycode, an organization that solves the connection and id problem within the funds sector. The corporate targets rural areas in Africa, amassing biometric information and issuing good playing cards and PoS machines that don’t require an web connection.
New WIN World
Nguyen concluded his presentation by saying his latest enterprise—New WIN World.
Introducing my new enterprise model @NewWinGlobal
— Jimmy Nguyen (@iamJimmyWIN) October 26, 2023
The brand new enterprise brings collectively gamers from totally different fields in blockchain and different rising expertise. It contains Nigeria’s Domineum, U.S.-based stablecoin issuer Change Digital Commerce, Norwegian provide chain agency UNISOT, U.Okay.-based Seventy7 Ventures, Pakistani tech occasions powerhouse Nutshell, and extra.
“It takes lots of people to ship these new wins to the world,” Nguyen concluded.
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