ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards Nominations Closing Soon!

ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards is returning once again for its fifth year to recognise startups that champion the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship! If you think your startup is up to the task, or you know of a startup that has what it takes to make a change in the community, nominations are still open until August 9!

“As Rice Bowl is now in its fifth year, we have grown to be recognized as one of the premier startup awards in this region,” said Hamdi Mokhtar, Chairman of New Entrepreneurs Foundation, the Brand Owner and Organiser of Rice Bowl.

Over 3000 startups from all over the region have been awarded for excellence in their industry, and the awards are looking to identify more Cambodian startups in the following 13 categories this year. The categories are:

Industry Award Categories

  • Best e-Commerce & Supply Chain Startup

  • Best Fintech Startup

  • Best Food Tech / Agri Tech Startup

  • Best Life Helper Startup

  • Best IoT Startup

  • Best AI/Machine Learning Startup

Ecosystem Awards

  • Best Co-Working Space

  • Best Accelerator or Incubator Program

  • Investor of the Year

Star Awards

  • Startup of the Year

  • Founder of the Year

  • Best Newcomer

  • People’s Choice

A national event will take place in each participating country once the nomination period ends, and the identified winners will battle it out at the grand finale in Kuala Lumpur to see who will come out on top. Furthermore, regional winners in certain categories will get to participate in the Global Startup Awards next year!

Nominations are open to all regional companies that have been established for no longer than 5 years. To nominate yourself or someone else for the programme, visit the Rice Bowl Awards website for more details as well! For more information, visit their Facebook page.