3 Lessons from Vietnam’s First Female Billionaire | Vietnam Advisors

Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao made her first million when she was only 21 trading fax machines and latex rubber. She has since accumulated a variety of business interests, most notably VietJet – modern aviation’s bikini-fitted wild-child valued at approximately $1 billion. The airline had its first flight only five years ago, and is already flying 50 domestic and global routes. If its planned IPO takes place, which could be held as early as the 2nd quarter of this year, Thao’s 95% stake would make her $1.37 billion richer. Below, we discern three lessons global investors can learn from Vietnam’s first female billionaire. Below, we discern three lessons global investors can learn from Vietnam’s first female billionaire.

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