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Yayasan Usahawan Malaysia | MyPreneurship will be running it’s 5th SME and Entrepreneurs Business Award | SEBA in 2020. SEBA is an annual recognition programme that has uncovered and recognised deserving small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), Enterprises and Entrepreneurs in South East Asia. 


SEBA is an annual initiative organised by Yayasan Usahawan Malaysia, and curated by Xhale Asia (M) Sdn Bhd. It is an impartial, independent and objective business recognition.

SEBA aims to provide entrepreneurs with a solid platform for recognition, networking and continious growth. The award show seeks out exemplary companies that excel in their industry in the area of business strategy, growth metrics and best practices. 

The SME and Entrepreneurs Business Awards is under the mandate of the Advisory Board, pooling together individuals renowned for their business acumen and authority in their respective fields. Past winners included luminaries from the industry such as Dato’ Sri Siti Nurhaliza (Celebrity Entrepreneur of The Year 2017/2018), Tan Sri Lee Kim Yew (Lifetime Achievement Award 2018), and Datuk Ramli Ibrahim (Performing Art Entrepreneur of The Year 2018).

Fastest moving businesses and creditable entrepreneurs from Singapore, China and Malaysia have been accorded based on an intricate qualitative and quantitative scoring. The qualitative and quantitative criterions that are looked into are audited financial report, brochures, interview performance, financial sustainability, market share and more. To aid the judging process are the SEBA research team, the board of advisors and our official auditor partner, Cheng & Co. This meticulous judging phase ensure only the crème de le crème are selected, making SEBA a premier and prestigious regional award.

More than just an award, SEBA provides a platform of opportunity and exposure during and post annual gala dinner. Awardees are featured in our reputable commemorative book, that will be presented to respected government bodies and investing parties.

In 2020, the award gala dinner will be digitalised to increase the visibility of awardees and reach a higher audience. Thus, making the outreach of the awardee to a global level. This movement will connect, communicate and share the awardees, live experience on an international stage. Stay tuned to see SEBA taking the annual gala dinner to a higher digital level like no other.

SEBA 2020 welcome all businesses and entrepreneurs to cast in nomination and be part of this program. A SEBA winner will be the pinnacle of commandment and a benchmark in their industry.