January 25, 2020  |  ASEAN Today

Malaysia sees the digital economy as key to unlocking rural economic growth

Malaysia is making her mark as a Southeast Asian digital hub and serves as a strong case study on the promises and challenges the digital economy faces in bridging the urban-rural divide...


January 15, 2020. | The EDGE 

Southeast Asian startups should combine best practices to lure FDIs — Ong Kian Ming

Startups in Southeast Asia should combine their best practices and explore collaborations to be more viable in the international market.


Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry Dr Ong Kian Ming said the startups can cooperate to become more diverse in terms of offerings and attract ...

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Oct 11, 2019  |  Digital News Asia


The New Entrepreneurs Foundation (myNEF) yesterday successfully organised its first Malaysia Rice Bowl Conference and kicked off the ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards.  The events were officiated by Mohd Redzuan Yusof, Minister of Entrepreneur Development.


August 7, 2019  |  UIB

 “Digitizing Your Business with WhatsApp” 

Conversational AI company UIB — together with partners Rice Bowl Startup Awards (RBSA) and the New Entrepreneurs Foundation (myNEF) — held its first “Digitizing Your Business with WhatsApp” event in Kuala Lumpur ...


July 23, 2019  |  VN Express

Giải thưởng khởi nghiệp Đông Nam Á mở đơn đăng ký

Rice Bowl Startup Awards (RBSA) 2019 gồm 4 vòng diễn ra từ 15/7 đến 4/12 nhằm tôn vinh các startup sáng tạo, công nghệ đột phá tại Đông Nam Á. Vòng 1 của RBSA 2019 diễn ra từ ngày 15/7 đến 25/7, tiếp nhận đơn đề cử từ các startup trong khu vực. Vòng tiếp theo (25/7 - 27/7) nhằm chọn ra top 10 chung cuộc cho từng hạng mục. Các startup, cá nhân xuất sắc sẽ tranh tài tại 13 hạng mục như startup của năm, startup mới xuất sắc nhất trong các lĩnh vực như IoT, công nghệ nông nghiệp - thực phẩm, fintech, AI, thương mại điện tử...


October 25, 2018  |  About EVE

Women In Tech - Lilyana Latiff

Debuting Eve ‘Women In Tech’ is the outspoken Lilyana Latiff, present CEO of MyNEF (New Entrepreneur Foundation). A non-profit organization, MyNEF  mandate is to grow the tech industry in Malaysia and to continually cultivate new technopreneurs through collaborative programmes...

Dec 04, 2017  |  e27

ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2017 unveils 89 regional finalists

Malaysia’s New Entrepreneurs Foundation (myNEF) has announced the 89 startup finalists, which will be competing at the ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards finale in Kuala Lumpur on 13 December 2017.


January 20, 2020  |  Dart Brunei

Representing Brunei at the ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2019

Dart, Brunei’s No.1 ride hailing booking service was amongst the finalists for the ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2019. The ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards (Rice Bowl), organised by New ...


January 15, 2020  | Astro Awani

MITI terus komited bantu usahawan e-dagang

Kementerian Perdagangan Antarabangsa dan Industri (MITI) sentiasa komited dalam memperbanyakkan aktiviti berbentuk e-dagang terutama dalam memastikan wujudnya persaingan sihat dengan pemain industri dari luar.

Timbalan Menterinya, Ong Kian Min berkata, peranan besar akan terus dimainkan dengan memberi sokongan ...


Oct 11, 2019  |  Free Malaysia Today

Belanjawan 2020: Dana lebih besar perlu untuk usahawan tempatan

KUALA LUMPUR: Kementerian Pembangunan Usahawan berharap kementerian akan mendapat peruntukan yang lebih besar dalam Belanjawan 2020 yang akan dibentangkan hari ini bagi usaha membangunkan usahawan tempatan.


July 18, 2019  |  Khoa Hoc & Phattrien

Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2019 bắt đầu nhận đề cử

Văn phòng Đề án Hỗ trợ hệ sinh thái khởi nghiệp đổi mới sáng tạo quốc gia đến năm 2025 - ISEV, thuộc Bộ Khoa học Công nghệ, là Đại sứ tại Việt Nam của Rice Bowl Startup Awards 201 và sẽ đề cử các startup Việt xuất sắc tham gia giải thưởng này.

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June 24, 2019  |  SAIGON Online

Saigon Innovation Hub appointed into Asian startup building program

At the Malaysia Tech Week 2019, Malaysia New Entrepreneur Foundation has launched initiative to form the Asian startup community named Rice Bowl Republic in order to gather Southeast Asian outstanding startups to compete with “big 4” – the world startups comprising of the US, China, India and Europe.


August 14, 2018  |  Asian Entrepreneur

Lilyana Latif, CEO of The New Entrepreneurs Foundation

What’s your story?
I am the CEO of a private foundation based in Malaysia called “The New Entrepreneurs Foundation”. We have been around since 2012 and we help a lot of founders across South East Asia via programmes ...

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Dec 03, 2017  |  Market Insider

ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards Announces 2017 Regional Finalists

The New Entrepreneurs Foundation (myNEF) reveals eighty-nine finalists that will be competing at the ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards (Rice Bowl) finale in Kuala Lumpur on 13 December 2017. The shortlisted regional startups will have a chance to represent Southeast Asia at the upcoming Global Startup Awards next year.


January 16, 2020  |  Astro Awani

13 Southeast Asian startups receive accolades at the ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2019

THE ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards (Rice Bowl) has returned for another year of celebrating excellent start-ups within the ASEAN region. 13 leading ASEAN ...


November 3, 2019. |  Biz Brunei

Double win for BruPay, Dart and Memori at the Brunei Rice Bowl Startup Awards

Ride-hailing application Dart, eWallet BruPay and legacy planner Memori swept the third Brunei Rice Bowl Startup Awards (BRBSA) last evening, winning six of the newly expanded 12 award categories.

Dart took home the People’s Choice and Startup of the Year, while BruPay won Best Fintech Startup and Best Newcomer and Memori won Best Life Helper, ...


Oct 10, 2019  |  Astro Awani

Malaysia Rice Bowl Startup: Runcloud diumum Syarikat Permulaan Terbaik, 13 ke peringkat ASEAN

PETALING JAYA: Segala persoalan terjawab apabila 13 pemenang Anugerah Rice Bowl Startup 2019 Malaysia diumum sebagai pemenang dalam majlis yang berlangsung di Oasis Damansara, di sini, hari ini.


June 19, 2019  |  Yahoo Finance

The 5th Annual ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards Opens Nomination for 2019

The ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards (Rice Bowl) has returned for another year of celebrating excellent startup within the ASEAN region. It has opened its platform for nominations for the 5th year of the awards ..


Feb 25, 2019  |  TMC News

18 Regional Startups Win Accolades at the Asean Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2018

8 leading ASEAN startups were named category winners at the 4th ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards (Rice Bowl) ceremony today with Philipines startup Revolution Precrafted selected as the winner of Startup of the Year award. All selected regional winners will be representing Southeast Asia at the Global Startup Awards later this year.

Dec 14, 2017  |  Vulcan Post

Two months after the Malaysian Rice Bowl Awards 2017 transpired, the official South Asian circuit for the Global Startup Awards, ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2017 took place at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Ballroom on 13th December 2017.


May 4, 2015  |  Borneo Post Online

MyNEF programme expands opportunity for Teraju non-winners

KUCHING: Applicants who did not make the final cut for the Bumiputera New Entrepreneurs’ Start-Up Scheme (SUPERB) Programme can still pursue their business dreams thanks to a new venture with the New Entrepreneurs Foundation (MyNEF).