In honour of Cambodia’s growing entrepreneur scene, the Cambodia Young Entrepreneur Awards, organised by the Junior Chamber International Cambodia (JCI) and Young Entrepreneurs Association of Cambodia (YEAC), recognised the five outstanding entrepreneurs who embody the entrepreneurial spirit.

Diamond sponsored by ABC Extra Stout and Smart Axiata, here are the winners of the five different categories:

Start-up Entrepreneur Award: Mrs Ry Thany from Norea Angkor Handicrafts Co.

Norea Angkor Handicrafts was founded to focus on unique designs for items found in hotel rooms, and to give Cambodians the opportunity to work in a profession where they can be further trained.

Women Entrepreneur Award: Ms Thaung Thyda from Thaung Enterprises

Thaung Enterprises is a natural salt production company in Kampot province.

Information Technology Entrepreneur Award: Mr Kheng Vantha from Biz Solution

Biz Solution is a mobile app, web development and consultation company that aims to bring creative and innovative digital solutions to clients.

Outstanding Entrepreneur Award: Mrs Keat Aphivath from Hybrid Advertising Agency

Hybrid Advertising Agency is a full-service advertising agency with international experience and expertise.

Social Entrepreneur Award: Mr Phav Daroath from WaterShed Ventures

WaterShed Ventures design affordable water purifiers, toilet shelters and hand-washing devices to meet global needs.

Congratulations to all winners!

If you would like to learn more about the Young Entrepreneur Awards 2018 click here!