Does your startup have clear recent growth results? Has it positively impacted the Cambodian community? Are you seeking an opportunity to scale up your business?

The ASEAN Rice Bowl Startups Award is back for its 4th year, and aims to celebrate the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship in the Southeast Asia startup ecosystem.

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then continue reading to find out why you should apply for the award!

As the official Southeast Asia circuit to the Global Startup Awards, the awards will be divided into several rounds. Eighteen winners from each category will be selected at the national level, with one country winner advancing to the regionals and representing Southeast Asia at the prestigious Global Startup Awards 2018 Grand Finale. Here are the categories:

Award Categories

  1. Startup of the Year

  2. Internet of Things

  3. Fintech

  4. Health Tech

  5. Food / Agri Tech

  6. AI / Machine Learning

  7. E-commerce

  8. Business Automation Tool

  9. Logistics & Supply Chain

  10. Life Helper

  11. Digital Marketing

  12. Newcomer

  13. Investor

Individual Award Categories

  1. Founder of the Year

Ecosystem Supporters

  1. Accelerator Programme

  2. Coworking space

Most Votes

  1. People’s Choice

Special Mention

  1. Startup Ecosystem Initiative

Winners of the ASEAN Rice Bowl 2018 can look forward to an array of benefits consisting of funding opportunities via the investor-matching scheme with partners and investors; valuable connections made with regional and international startups; extensive media coverage; and free flight tickets to Bali to attend the Gala Night in November.

Opportunities like these are difficult to come by, so find the category that best suits your startup and nominate now or read more about ASEAN Rice Bowl Startups Award 2018.

PS: Don’t have a startup? You can nominate your favourite one too, and help support the Cambodian startup scene at the same time!