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Congratulations

Regional Champions of ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2019

ASEAN’s Best e-Commerce & Supply Chain Startup

EasyParcel

Online booking platform for parcel delivery

MALAYSIA

ASEAN’s Best AI/ Machine Learning Startup

Kata.ai

INDONESIA

ASEAN’s Best Coworking Space

Common Ground

Malaysia’s largest Coworking community and leading Coworking space

MALAYSIA

ASEAN’s Best Fintech Startup

YouTrip

A multi-currency mobile wallet with a prepaid Mastercard that offers zero transaction fees across 150+ currencies at wholesale exchange rates

SINGAPORE

ASEAN’s Best FoodTech/ AgriTech Startup

Village Link

The leading agriculture technology company in Myanmar that prides itself in enabling Myanmar’s agricultural and rural communities through the use of mobile technology

MYANMAR

ASEAN’s Best IoT Startup

Qlue

A Smart City Ecosystem Company with a mission to accelerate positive changes worldwide focusing on safety and security issues.

INDONESIA

ASEAN’s Best Life Helper

Fixzy

A platform that covers all services for repair, maintenance, installation, and full house cleaning

THAILAND

ASEAN’s People’s Choice Award

BIG Agent

An on-demand business platform, empowering people and business with the best technology

INDONESIA

ASEAN’s Best Newcomer

TEKY

VIETNAM

ASEAN’s Best Accelerator or Incubator Program

1337 Ventures

A technology accelerator and early stage venture capital focused on doing pre-seed and seed stage investments in Malaysia as well as South East Asia.

MALAYSIA

ASEAN’s Founder of the Year

Kengo Kitaura

AGRIBUDDY

A startup focusing on Farming Services management

CAMBODIA

ASEAN’s Investor of the Year

Gobi Partners

One of the first venture capital firms with a regional presence across China, Hong Kong, and ASEAN with over US$1.1 billion in assets under management (AUM)

MALAYSIA

ASEAN’s Startup of the Year

YouTrip

A multi-currency mobile wallet with a prepaid Mastercard that offers zero transaction fees across 150+ currencies at wholesale exchange rates

SINGAPORE

The ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards currently enters its fifth year with the objective to increase the region’s visibility as a vibrant global hub for innovation and to celebrate the startup ecosystem instrumental in driving the progress.

ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2019 will be held in Sasana Kijang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on January 15 and 16, 2020. It is expected to be attended by 400 startup founders, media, investors, startup eco-system communities and relevant government officials from across Southeast Asia.

In conjunction with ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2019, the 2-day Summit comprise of talks, panel discussions and sharing sessions from the best of what the ASEAN startup ecosystem can offer. Other activities includes Investor Matching Sessions, Business Clinics, Business Matching and media interviews with the 2019 finalists and alumni of Rice Bowl.

The Summit will then be proceeded by the ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2019 Award Ceremony, where the 2019 regional winners of the prestigious awards will be announced. This year, we have had online nominations culminating to over 3000 nominations all across ASEAN.

Global Partner

Content Collaborator

Partner

Partner

Cloud Partner

News Release Distribution Partner

Digital Learning Partner

Media Partners

Country Partners & Event Partners

Rice Bowl Summit Speakers & Business Coach

Kamarul Bahrin Haron

Editor-In-Chief of Astro AWANI 

Surina Shukri

CEO of Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Field Pickering

Managing Partner & Founder of Seed Myanmar

James Lette

Executive Director of Manila Angel Investors Network

Drew Calin

CEO of Greenhouse

Zac Liew

Co-Founder & CEO of Curlec

Zhafri Zainudin

Co-Founder & CEO of Stixfresh

Kengo Kitaura

CEO of Agribuddy

Amir Fazwan

Co-founder & COO of RunClound

Nadhir Ashafiq

Executive Director of TheLorry

Sully Bholat

Founder & CEO of Flexible Pass

Annie Vu

CEO of Tubudd

Cindy Kua

CEO & Co-Founder Sunday Ins

Norhizam Abdul Kadir

Vice President of Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Navin Danapal

SEA Director of SOSV

Jamaludin Bujang

Managing Director of Gobi Partners

Jeevan Kumar

Co-Founder & Group CEO of Zoom

Syazwani Ismail

Programme Director of  Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Center (MaGIC)

Pratap Biswas

Sr. Business Development Representative of Digital Ocean

Khalek Awang

Lawyer and Corporate Secretarial & Advisory

Nuraizah Shamsul Baharin

Managing Director, Madcat World

Al Jazzura Khan

Founder, POPCONFest

Khairul Anwar Mohamad Zaki

Director, Aidan Group

Yan Lim

CEO, IOLI Communications

Amir Haris Ahmad

Director, DNSVault 

Nazroof Hakim

CEO, Billplz 

Ahmad Amran Kapi

CTO, Wahdah Technologies

Ann Li Tza

Image And Personal Brand Expert, Makeover Maestra

Farid Nor

Founder, Cloudapps Technologies

Mohd Izzairi Yamin

CEO & Founder,  ZeptoExpress

Silmyi M.Sadek

Chief Geek, Brand Geeks

Yusno Yunos

CEO & Founder Evenesis – Y Us

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ASEAN RICE BOWL STARTUP AWARDS 2019

Regional Finalists

Best e-Commerce & Supply Chain Startup

Regional Nominees for 2019

Apstrofi

Connects people with selected emerging local brands & boutiques and help them get a recommended fit for any piece of clothing that they prefer

INDONESIA

EasyParcel

Online booking platform for parcel delivery

MALAYSIA

Kargo Myanmar

First online marketplace in Myanmar to connect truck drivers with businesses and individuals to rent a truck, space on a truck and/or provide services

MYANMAR

Monde B2B

B2B Transactional Marketplace that connects exporters, importers and business partners from all APEC economies

BRUNEI

MyCloudFulfillment

One-stop order fulfillment solution for eCommerce and omnichannel businesses

THAILAND

Phzar

Cambodia-based largest online shopping destination

CAMBODIA

VDES

VIETNAM

Zeemart

Singapore’s first B2B platform for the Horeca industry, with a single-minded mission to enable businesses to make smarter purchasing decisions

SINGAPORE

Zeend

A platform for digitally transforming brick-and-mortar Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) all over the Philippines

PHILIPPINES

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Best AI / Machine Learning Startup

Regional Nominees for 2019

Clik

CAMBODIA

Engage Blink

A digital loyalty program pioneering a low-cost tool that helps in managing personalized loyalty campaign

MALAYSIA

EngageRocket

A cloud-based software that helps leaders and organisations make better people decisions using real-time data

SINGAPORE

EyeQ Tech

Bringing applications of advanced Computer Vision – Recognition researches to solve real businesses’ problems

VIETNAM

Flipidea

Using machine learning to predict failure & discover insights from startup failures & business closures

BRUNEI

HYBrain

Provides hospital information systems such as patient care, inventory, accounting, HR software, PhilHealth eclaims, EHR, clinics, fixed assets

PHILIPPINES

Kata.ai

INDONESIA

ZWIZ.AI

AI Chatbots and Analytics Tools For Businesses

THAILAND

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Best Fintech Startup

Regional Nominees for 2019

Near Me (2C2P)

Offers comprehensive payment processing solutions for e-commerce and m-commerce businesses

MYANMAR

BruPay

Brunei based e-wallet and fintech company, specialising in online payment solutions

BRUNEI

Cashalo

A mobile-app that provides millions of underserved and underbanked Filipinos with access to fast, transparent and secure access to credit

PHILIPPINES

Compliy

Simplified, automated regulatory compliance for finance companies in APAC, through collaboration, AI & centralized data

VIETNAM

Curlec

A bank to bank payment system that brings Direct Debit into the digital age, making it accessible to companies of all sizes

MALAYSIA

KODI

A Community Banking CO-OP platform that empowers community-driven financial institution to do collective investment, loan and savings, where everything is run and owned by the community member

INDONESIA

Sunday

THAILAND

YouAdME

A self-serve Word-of-Mouth Marketing Solution that instantly connects brands to thousands of consumers and content creators

CAMBODIA

YouTrip

A multi-currency mobile wallet with a prepaid Mastercard that offers zero transaction fees across 150+ currencies at wholesale exchange rates

SINGAPORE

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Best IoT Startup

Regional Nominees for 2019

ArrowDot

CAMBODIA

FAVORIOT

Focusing on providing a peace of mind solution called Raqib for the pilgrims and their family members during performing their Hajj

MALAYSIA

Mahkota Design BN

Specializes in making gorgeous scarf and shawl and making it to cater to every individual

BRUNEI

Overdrive IOT

Specialises in Fleet Management, Assets Monitoring, Environmental Sensing, Vehicles Monitoring,Real Time Location System

SINGAPORE

Qlue

A Smart City Ecosystem Company with a mission to accelerate positive changes worldwide focusing on safety and security issues.

INDONESIA

Vietnam Blockchain Corporation

A technology company providing blockchain solutions and services in Agriculture, Manufacture, Supply Chain, Logistics, E-Commerce, Fintech, Sharing Economy, Public Services, and Smart City

VIETNAM

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Best Life Helper

Regional Nominees for 2019

AEvice Health

A healthcare start-up that develops smart wearable devices, mobile platforms and analytics to improve the lives of patients suffering from chronic respiratory conditions

SINGAPORE

AIDE

The first home care platform in the Philippines with the widest reach in Quezon City and the rest of Metro Manila

PHILIPPINES

Fixzy

A platform that covers all services for repair, maintenance, installation, and full house cleaning

THAILAND

Medkad

A platform that provides a fairer, more efficient, transparent & technology-enabled health benefits ecosystem

MALAYSIA

Memori

BRUNEI

OnDoctor

A free-to-use online Healthcare Provider in Myanmar, focusing on Health Company offering integrated Mobile and Web App based personal Healthcare Service

MYANMAR

ProSehat

A virtual health assistant App that help modern family easily get trusted home health care and product at their place with online doctor Q&A

INDONESIA

TUBUDD

VIETNAM

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Best Foodtech / Agritech Startup

Regional Nominees for 2019

AGRIBUDDY

CAMBODIA

Alchemy Foodtech

Provide diabetics with better disease management and also the general public with diabetes prevention by combining disruptive food, bio and medical technologies

SINGAPORE

FOODMAP.ASIA

An e-commerce platform for agricultural products that bring food from good producers for the true health of consumers

VIETNAM

Fuel'd

 Brunei’s first healthy fast food. Building healthier communities by revolutionising healthy eating.

BRUNEI

Neurafarm

A precision farming company with a singular mission: to end world hunger by increasing productivity and efficiency through precision farming. 

INDONESIA

Stixfresh

Making innovation in lengthening the shelf life of fruits, using Stixfresh Stickers

MALAYSIA

Village Link

The leading agriculture technology company in Myanmar that prides itself in enabling Myanmar’s agricultural and rural communities through the use of mobile technology

MYANMAR

UPROOT Urban Farms

Develops Urban Farms AKA “Grow Hubs” that grows a huge diversity of specialty crops for the finest restaurants & hotels.

PHILIPPINES

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Best Coworking Space

Regional Nominees for 2019

933 Coworking MNL

PHILIPPINES

Common Ground

Malaysia’s largest Coworking community and leading Coworking space

MALAYSIA

Found8

Builds supportive environments that create change, advance communities and accelerate growth

SINGAPORE

Greenhouse

One-stop-shop to source services ranging from business registration, immigration, payroll, recruitment, registered business address, workspaces

INDONESIA

Maven's Hive

A social learning hub and inspired in becoming the platform for knowledge sharing.

BRUNEI

Seedspace Yangon

A collaborative learning platform, startup hub and coworking space

MYANMAR

The Urban Office

Seeks to redefine the modern working experience by offering mindfully designed and cost-effective coworking and flexi-work spaces.

THAILAND

UPGen

VIETNAM

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Best Accelerator or Incubator Program

Regional Nominees for 2019

1337 Ventures

A technology accelerator and early stage venture capital focused on doing pre-seed and seed stage investments in Malaysia as well as South East Asia.

MALAYSIA

Accelerating Asia

A regional network of startup programs and an early-stage venture capital fund headquartered in Singapore.

SINGAPORE

dtac accelerate

dtac accelerate is the No. 1 startup accelerator house in Thailand

THAILAND

Ikigai Lounge

A co-working space that believes in the power of building a cohesive and vibrant community to promote creativity, innovation and collaboration between teams and individuals

BRUNEI

Impact Hub Phnom Penh

A Community of Social Entrepreneurs, Creatives and Changemakers in Cambodia

CAMBODIA

Phandeeyar Accelerator

A business accelerator for technology startups in Myanmar

MYANMAR

QBO Innovation Hub

A public-private partnership platform for Filipino startups created through the collaboration of IdeaSpace, J.P. Morgan, the Dept. of Science and Technology and the Dept. of Trade and Industry (DTI)

Philippines

SKALA

Indonesia’s first metrics-driven and growth focused pre-seed program for tech startup

INDONESIA

VIISA

A business accelerator and seed-stage fund, both focusing tech companies founded by Dragon Capital Group and FPT Corporation

VIETNAM

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Investor Of The Year

Regional Nominees for 2019

ANGIN

INDONESIA

Gobi Partners

One of the first venture capital firms with a regional presence across China, Hong Kong, and ASEAN with over US$1.1 billion in assets under management (AUM)

MALAYSIA

Insignia Ventures Partners

An early stage technology venture fund dedicated to growing the most influential companies in Southeast Asia

SINGAPORE

Manila Angel Investors Network

The largest committed private investors network in the Philippines

PHILIPPINES

Mekong Strategic Partners

An investment, corporate advisory, and risk management firm covering the Greater Mekong Region countries of Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam

VIETNAM

Seed Myanmar Ventures

MYANMAR

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Best Newcomer

Regional Nominees for 2019

BLOC

CAMBODIA

BruPay

Brunei based e-wallet and fintech company, specialising in online payment solutions

BRUNEI

Cocotel

A chain of 1-3-star hotels, resorts, and beach front properties that provides quality rooms at a fraction of the cost

PHILIPPINES

FROGS

An industry of various type of drones, established by UMG

INDONESIA

HandiGo

A concierge app providing hotel guests with a direct and fully customised platform to engage with hotel facilities, services and staff

THAILAND

Janio Asia

SINGAPORE

RECYGLO

The first innovative recycling service solution in Myanmar

MYANMAR

RunCloud

 A modern web server panel for cloud servers such as AWS, Digital Ocean, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud, and other cloud provider

MALAYSIA

TEKY

VIETNAM

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Founder Of The Year

Regional Nominees for 2019

Dao Lan Huong

VIETNAM

Jeevan Kumar

Zoom

A platform that connects businesses, online e-commerce and brick & mortar retailers to on demand same day delivery specialists, ensuring fast and seamless delivery

MALAYSIA

Kengo Kitaura

AGRIBUDDY

A startup focusing on Farming Services management

CAMBODIA

Queenie Chong

 Memori

A one-stop online platform providing affordable and accessible legacy planning solution

BRUNEI

Rama Raditya

Qlue

A Smart City Ecosystem Company with a mission to accelerate positive changes worldwide focusing on safety and security issues.

INDONESIA

Rey Edward Solicito

Kezar3D

PHILIPPINES

Rhonda Wong

Ohmyhome

Singapore’s leading property transaction ecosystem

SINGAPORE

Sully Bholat

 Flexible Pass

First ever fitness pass in Myanmar that gives you access to over 150 gyms, fitness centers and hotels in Myanmar

MYANMAR

Teera Kanokkanjanarat

Arincare

THAILAND

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Startup Of The Year

Regional Nominees for 2019

Abivin

VIETNAM

BIG Agent

An on-demand business platform, empowering people and business with the best technology

INDONESIA

Camboticket

Largest online booking portal for bus, ferry, and taxi online ticketing

CAMBODIA

Dart

Brunei’s no. 1 ride booking app

BRUNEI

Edukasyon

The leading education technology platform in the Philippines

PHILIPPINES

RunCloud

A modern web server panel for cloud servers such as AWS, Digital Ocean, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud, and other cloud provider

MALAYSIA

Tellscore

Influencing storytellers meet brands and products

THAILAND

Yangon Door2Door

Premier online food ordering and delivery service in Yangon

MYANMAR

YouTrip

Multi-currency travel wallet and money changer in app

SINGAPORE

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