Recognising Innovation, Excellence, and Best Practices in Startups and Ecosystem Players Across ASEAN
The 2019 season of Rice Bowl is here!
Let your startup receive the recognition it deserves by joining the region’s premier startup awards programme.
Rice Bowl By The Numbers
Nominations From ASEAN Startups in 2018
Startups Recognised for Excellence in their Industry in 2018
Categories Contested Spanning Multiple Industries
Rice Bowl Alumnis since 2015
US Dollars Pledged to Rice Bowl Winners between 2015 – 2017
Partners and Ambassadors from all ASEAN Countries
ASEAN RICE BOWL STARTUP AWARDS
The ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards (Rice Bowl), organised by New Entrepreneurs Foundation, celebrates the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship in the Southeast Asian startup ecosystem.
The Awards reward innovation, excellence, and best practice in startups across the region. It also recognizes the excitement, risk and hard-work involved in developing a startup and the influence each person has on driving the success of their company.
Rice Bowl puts the spotlight on model entrepreneurship and inspires a dynamic community of startup enthusiasts, serial entrepreneurs, policy makers and diverse mentors in tech innovation.
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ASEAN RICE BOWL STARTUP AWARDS 2018
STARTUP OF THE YEAR
FOUNDER OF THE YEAR
Founder of LOGIVAN, Vietnam’s Uber B2B for trucks – seed-funded by Insignia Venture Partners in Mar 2018. LOGIVAN won UberExchange Startup Contest in 2017 and RISE Pitch Competition in Hong Kong 2018.
INVESTOR OF THE YEAR
Early Stage (Series A) Venture capital fund investing in the Southeast Asia region since 2011. Notable investments include Carousell, Moneysmart, Carro, Homage, Funding Societies, Omise, Alodokter, MyMusicTaste and Mapan (Previously named Ruma, Aquired by Go-Jek in 2017).
BEST ECOSYSTEM INITIATIVE
The leading agency in driving the digital economy in Malaysia. Their role is to build a vibrant digital economy and ensure that Malaysia plays a leading part in the global digital revolution.