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Recognizing innovation, excellence, and best practice in the startup ecosystem across Southeast Asia since 2015.

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The next season of Rice Bowl will commence in January 2021.

Be the first to be notified of the opening of our nomination period by clicking the button below

Partner With Us

We are committed to growing the startup ecosystem in Southeast Asia. We believe in working together with ecosystem partners with similar values and goals.

We are open to have Rice Bowl Ambassadors, Country Partners and Sponsors to work together with us across the region.


About Rice Bowl


Rice Bowl Awards celebrates the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship in the Southeast Asian startup ecosystem. It is organised by the New Entrepreneurs Foundation. 


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, policymakers, and diverse mentors in tech innovation.


 Since 2015 Rice Bowl has been showcasing Southeast Asian skills in business innovation, where featured startups provide the benchmark, inspiration, and example to aspiring startups. 

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The Organiser

New Entrepreneurs Foundation (myNEF) is a non-profit organization established in 2012 that focuses on creating and developing sustainable entrepreneurs via strategic developmental programs.

myNEF plays an instrumental role in bridging industry players with the Government and related agencies, both locally and in the Southeast Asian region.


Get in Contact

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New Entrepreneurs Foundation (1023132-X)

C-11-03, Sunway Nexis Biz Suite
No 1, Jalan PJU 5/1
Kota Damansara
47810 Petaling Jaya Selangor,


Telephone //
+603 6145 0937