iEM Awards

The iEM Award is a bi-annual Entrepreneur Award conferred to deserving business entrepreneurs to honour their outstanding achievements. It aims to recognize an entrepreneurs’ courage, perseverance and innovation in their journey of entrepreneurship. These entrepreneurs serve to become role models for our young budding entrepreneurs to emulate and to inspire the youths to take the bold step in becoming enterprising entrepreneurs.

Since its inception in 2003, the Award has gained prestige and recognition at the national level and within the business community.

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AWARD CATEGORIES

START UP

- Registered and Incorporated for no more than 5 years

MOST PROMISING

- Registered and Incorporated for no more than 5 years

YOUNG ACHIEVER

- Recognise Youth Entrepreneurs no more than 35 years of age 

PHILANTROPHY

- Registered and Incorporated for no more than 5 years

Award Eligibility

The nominee and Company must meet the following criteria: Company must be registered in Singapore and must be in operations for the last 3 years and still in business operations. Company must have at least 30% local equity and the nominated entrepreneur must own at least 30% of the shares. Government investment programme should not be a principal shareholder of the company. Company is in good standing with whoever licenses the business and is not under any court, tax or police filing. Entrepreneur must be a Singapore Citizen or a Singapore Permanent Resident and who is above 21 years old. Company has to declare other awards (international, national or industry) received previously.

The Nominee and Company must meet the following criteria(s):

 

  • The Nominee is a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident

  • The Nominee is at least 21 years of age

  • The Nominee own at least 30% of the shares in the Nominated Company

  • The Nominee / Nominated Company is registered in Singapore and has been in operation for the past 3 years

  • The Nominee / Nominated Company is not involved in any current legal proceedings

  • Nominee have not been and/or is not currently the subject of legal proceedings or investigations in respect to any offence in any jurisdiction

  • The Nominee must have an office in the eligible region and work must have been carried out for a local and / or global market that includes at least one of the eligible countries.

  • The Nominee may submit entries across multiple categories but should outline how each fit the specific category at hand.

  • There is NO limit to the number of entries a Nominee may submit.

The nominee and Company must meet the following criteria: Company must be registered in Singapore and must be in operations for the last 3 years and still in business operations. Company must have at least 30% local equity and the nominated entrepreneur must own at least 30% of the shares. Government investment programme should not be a principal shareholder of the company. Company is in good standing with whoever licenses the business and is not under any court, tax or police filing. Entrepreneur must be a Singapore Citizen or a Singapore Permanent Resident and who is above 21 years old. Company has to declare other awards (international, national or industry) received previously.

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