Winners of the ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards (Rice Bowl) in the national and regional round will enjoy a lot of benefits. These include investor-matching opportunities, access to a robust regional and global network of startups, extensive media coverage on Rice Bowl’s social and online channels and free flight tickets to the next round of competition in the Global Startup Award circuit.

Rice Bowl past winners have received USD 108 mil of investor pledges since 2015. An estimated 40% of those pledges ends up closing on a deal.

The ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards, 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 since 2015.

Now in its fourth year, Rice Bowl has finally open up its nominations for the 2018 round. It will be conducted first on the national level. Winners will then compete in the regional round of the Awards in late October. Startups from all across the ASEAN region can start nominating at ricebowlawards.com