August 2019. Selex Motors, the Hanoi-based smart mobility startup, has been selected by the UNIDO-hosted Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) as one of Asia-Pacific’s 10 showcase projects at the Asia Forum for Climate and Clean Energy Financing (AFCCEF) 2019, held in Singapore in early November.
Selex Motors is founded in Jan 6th 2018 by a team of top engineers with international experience who want to drive Vietnam and part of the world toward a future of smart and sustainable mobility by developing next-generation two-wheelers and innovative battery solutions.
This year, PFAN partners with the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) to hold the Asia Forum for Climate and Clean Energy Financing (AFCCEF) 2019 as part of Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW). AFCCEF is the regional investor forum organized annually by PFAN.This year, the AFCCEF event will showcase to investors 10 investment-ready projects from across Asia (Selex Motors being one of them), covering a range of innovative clean energy technologies and business models.
Speaking on behalf of Selex Motors about the company’s selection to AFCCEF 2019, Dr Nguyen Huu Phuoc Nguyen, founder and CEO of Selex Motors, thanks PFAN for “actively and intensively helping Selex Motors in boosting our business acumen and investment readiness through coaching and investment matching. We were among 20 teams selected by PFAN from Asia Pacific region in February 2019; the coaching program commenced soon after that, with workshop in Thailand 2 months later and regular one-on-one coaching. We are proud, privileged and honored to showcase our smart mobility technologies and represent Vietnam at AFCCEF 2019”.
“Selex Motor is an ambitious startup in Vietnam focusing on smart electric vehicles, which involve many deep technologies. Utilizing IoT, big data and other advanced technologies, Selex is developing a new generation of motorcycle that is uniquely positioned to both address the current challenges in transportation and become a pioneer in the approaching future of smart mobility. I believe that Selex Motor will perform well at the AFCCEF2019 organized Private Financing Advisory Network. I also hope that, in the future, more projects in clean energy and climate change from Vietnam will get support from PFAN”, says Mr. Pham Hong Quat,Director General of The National Agency for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization, MOST.
About Selex Motors: Selex Motors (http://selex.vn) is a pioneering Vietnamese startup that develops, from the ground up, better choice for the people: a new generation of two-wheeler that is clean, convenient and empowering people with smart mobility. The company aims to become leading company in future technologies, accelerating Vietnam and the world to smart and sustainable mobility.
In June 2019, Selex was the only representative in two-wheeler industry in Asia Pacific invited by Schaeffler Group (http://www.schaeffler.com/) to attend Schaeffler Technology Partnering Asia/Pacific 2019 event in Japan on the theme of “Robotics meets urban mobility” and discuss with Schaeffler about potential partnership. Recently the company has had overseas customer orders of motor controllers and received interest on pre-order with a top e-hailing company. Selex Motors is also finding ways to work with municipalities in Vietnam to promote clean transportation through the use of Selex’s clean, smart scooters for visitors/tourists transportation in the inner cities.
About PFAN: The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) is a global network of finance and energy experts focused on scaling up investment into clean energy. The PFAN network is hosted by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP), with its Secretariat in Vienna, Austria. To learn more about PFAN and its services, please visit: https://pfan.net/