Golden Rice Bowl Startup of the Year

Best Startup Ecosystem Initiative

You are a startup ecosystem initiative (not including co-working spaces or accelerator programs) that can be an event, a program, a competition, a project, an agenda, a community, a grant or financial assistance etc. initiated by individuals, community building organisations, corporates and/or government that has proven to support entrepreneurs and tech startups.


Number of startups and businesses that credit the initiative for supporting entrepreneurs and tech startups in the past 5 years

Demonstrate strong adoption by your target market/audience

 Company Eligibility Criteria

Your company was incorporated (and ultimately paying corporate taxes) in any one, or more, ASEAN countries

Your company was incorporated or the nominated product, service, programme was launched on, or after, 1 Jan 2013

Past Winners of This Category

Winners from ASEAN Rice Bowl 2015 – 2017

NUS Entreprise

Best Startup Enabler of The Year 

ASEAN Rice Bowl Awards 2016