Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Entrepreneurs For Good 2014 Awards Ceremony @The Tavern, Guinness Anchor Berhad

The search for Malaysia brightest social entrepreneurs via The Arthur Guinness Projects Wave 2 which Kicked Off @ Publika Solaris Dutamas few months ago has finally come to an end with six Malaysian social enterprises received financial and business support up to the value of RM 240,000 from the Entrepreneurs For Good 2014. b^^d

Guests of the Arthur Guinness Projects in partnership with British Council’s Entrepreneurs For Good Awards Ceremony paying a visit to the exhibition booths by the programme finalists.

The six awardees will receive between RM 20,000 and RM 40,000 each as part of this year long program organized by the Arthur Guinness Projects in partnership with the British Council, as well as training, mentoring and other assistance to help them reach their objectives.

After getting through the primary stage where 20 semi-finalists were shortlisted from the nationwide search road shows and were given business mentoring and training over the last 6 months. The top 12 social ventures out of that were then selected to go into the final stages of the program. At a public pitch held in April 2014, the finalist then pitched their winning social business ideas in front of an expert panel of judges comprising of industry leaders and leading social enterprises out of which the final 6 awardees were chosen.

Guests at the awards ceremony and winners announcement

So without further ado ladies & gentlemen let gives a round of a-paws for the winners of the Arthur Guinness Projects Entrepreneurs For Good 2014! *clapclapclap*

AND The six winning social enterprises are:
1.            The MAD Experience
2.            CleanBites
3.            Catama Craft Enterprise
4.            BYOB Green Concepts
5.            Ecocentric Transitions
6.            Shuttle GO

Bruce Dallas (2nd row L, Marketing Director of GAB), Gavin Anderson (2nd row R, Country Director of British Council) & winners of the Entrepreneurs For Good 2014 Awards. 

In addition, one of the remaining six Social Enterprises was awarded the ‘People’s Choice Award’ following a public vote on www.arthurguinnessprojects.com.my. The winning social enterprise for the “People’s Choice Award”, Tanoti, will receive training and mentorship from the Arthur Guinness projects and British Council.

Guests enjoying a pint of Guinness @The Tavern, Guinness Anchor Berhad :)

For more information on The Arthur Guinness Projects Malaysia or our Malaysia Social Entrepreneurs from Wave 1 and Wave 2, please visit www.arthurguinnessprojects.com.my.   

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