Singapore Rice Bowl Startup Awards – Winners

Best Newcomer

Best Social Impact Startup

Best Smart City Solution

Best eCommerce / Supply Chain Startup

Best Healthy Lifestyle Tech Startup

Best Fintech Startup

Best DeepTech / AI / Big Data Startup

Founder of the Year
Anthony Tan

Startup of the Year

Singapore Rice Bowl Startup Awards

Venue: NUS Enterprise

Date: 1st November 2017

Time: 3.00pm

Country Host

At NUS Enterprise, we stoke the fires of those born with the entrepreneurial spirit and spark the flames of entrepreneurial passion in others. We offer a complete range of avenues and support to turn entrepreneurial dreams into reality.

Regional Strategic Partners

The ASEAN Centre of Entrepreneurship (ACE) is the first startup support services platform in ASEAN which provides these key services to help startups expand

Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd (Cradle) is Malaysia’s early stage start-up influencer, incorporated under the Ministry of Finance Malaysia (MOF) in 2003 with a mandate to fund potential and high-calibre tech start-ups.

Community Partners

Malaysian Jury

Dato' Ng Wan Peng

Dato' Ng Wan Peng

Chief Operating Officer at MDEC

Dato’ Ng Wan Peng is the COO of Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). MDEC is a government-owned agency to pioneer the transformation of Malaysia’s digital economy, responsible for the development, coordination, and promotion of Malaysia’s digital economy, information and communications technology (ICT) industry, and the extensive use of ICT in Malaysia.

Hamdi Mokhtar

Hamdi Mokhtar

Chairman of New Entrepreneurs Foundation

Spearheading the innovation and development of cutting-edge tools and platforms, Hamdi is leading the charge by focusing on the needs of future by fusing data and technology. With well over a decade of experience in the technology industry, he is opening new frontiers in consumer data by developing relevant and scalable tools that are pushing the limits of data integrity and creating unprecedented industry benchmarks.

Juliana Jan

Juliana Jan

Chief Investment Officer at Cradle

Juliana continues to be commited in building and developing strong growth potential start-ups in the country specifically in early stage through her work in Cradle. She played a major role as part of the working committee in the setting up of various products in Cradle and the development of processes, such as CIP Catalyst, CIP 500 as well as the Co-investment and DEQ800 initiatives in 2014 and 2016 respectively.

Nina Aziz

Nina Aziz & Advatar Asia Group (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Nina possesses almost 20 years of strong business experience, in corporates, SMEs and start-ups in over 40 countries. The founder of Riddhi Business Ventures and Advatar Asia, very soon she’ll launch her third venture 2100CQ, a platform for 21st Century cultural intelligence. In 2012, Nina was part of the Rockstart Accelerator in Amsterdam. To this day, Nina has continued to actively invest in and mentor young start-up founders in Europe and Malaysia.

Ehon Chan

Ehon Chan

Executive Director of ASEAN Centre of Entrepreneurship

Ehon has passion for creating opportunities through connecting people, capital, and ideas to solve our world’s most pressing social and environmental issues. He’s the brainchild behind the Malaysian Social Enterprise Blueprint launched by the Prime Minister of Malaysia in 2015, and has been instrumental in the incubation and growth of at least 70 social enterprises in Malaysia.

Firdaus Bin Azharuddin

Firdaus Bin Azharuddin

Executive Director of INSKEN

Encik Muhd Firdaus Bin Hj. Azharuddin was appointed as the Executive Director of INSKEN on 14 th August 2017 . He was tasked to spearhead and lead all INSKEN’s initiatives and its implementations, day to day operations, monitoring budget and expenses, business processes, human resources, administration and advise the top management and Board of Trustees on operational matters from time to time.