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Nexia TS Congratulates Mrs Tjendri Anastasia Liew of Bengawan Solo for Being Conferred the SOE-Nexia TS Entrepreneurship Award 2020/2021

(L-R) Ms Rachel Wong, President, Spirit of Enterprise (SOE) | Award Presenter, Ms Grace Lui, Director, Valuation & Transaction Services, Nexia TS | SOE-Nexia TS Entrepreneurship Award Winner, Mrs Tjendri Anastasia Liew, Founder and Managing Director, Bengawan Solo | Guest-of-Honour, Ms Low Yen Ling, Minister of State for Trade and Industry, and Culture, Community and Youth.

Singapore, 9 June 2022 – Nexia TS congratulates all 44 entrepreneurs awarded at the Spirit of Enterprise (SOE) Awards 2020/2021. This year’s awards recognised many Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) for their resilience and growth amid the pandemic.

SOE is a non-profit charity organisation that Nexia TS has been supporting its commendable mission, to honour and inspire excellence in business entrepreneurship with its SOE-Nexia TS Entrepreneurship Award.

“Nexia TS has been a long-time partner of Spirit of Enterprise; their generous sponsorship and continuous support are integral to SOE’s ability to fulfil our mission of honouring entrepreneurs and inspiring youth. We are incredibly grateful for this support and remain committed to growing this partnership while honouring the achievements of deserving local entrepreneurs with the SOE-Nexia TS Entrepreneurship Award.” said Ms Rachel Wong, President, Spirit of Enterprise (SOE).

After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Awards Ceremony was held on 25 May 2022 at The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore to honour and recognise local entrepreneurs’ achievements.

This year, the highest accolade achievement went to Mrs Tjendri Anastasia Liew, Founder and Managing Director of bakery chain Bengawan Solo. SOE-Nexia TS Entrepreneurship Award recognises past honouree of the SOE Awards for their ability to have taken their business to new heights.

“Congratulations to Mrs Tjendri Anastasia Liew for receiving the SOE-Nexia TS Entrepreneurship Award. We are pleased to present the award to Mrs Tjendri Anastasia Liew as she has clearly demonstrated how she helmed the firm to greater heights with the many successful ideas to revolutionise the bakery chain’s business. Her efforts in building an enterprising and sustainable business model will motivate aspiring entrepreneurs to always innovate and yet stay relevant.” said Mr Henry Tan, Group CEO & Chief Innovation Officer, Nexia TS.

“Thank you Spirit of Enterprise and Nexia TS for recognising us with this award. We are very honoured to receive this and are encouraged to continue our efforts to improve and innovate while preserving tradition and constantly improving the taste and quality of our products.” said Mrs Tjendri Anastasia Liew, Founder & Managing Director, Bengawan Solo.

In addition to supporting the SOE Awards, Nexia TS collaborates with SOE to run the annual ‘Nexia TS Business Plan Challenge’. In its 5th year running, the challenge aims to nurture local entrepreneurs by supporting aspiring students in their entrepreneurship journey through mentorship and peer learning. Students who have participated in the past from local universities have benefited by gathering feedback from successful entrepreneurs, industry experts and leading business professionals. It provides the students a head start on their career and entrepreneurship journey. The winning team will walk away with $500 cash prize. Participating students are also welcomed to explore possible internship or employment with the firm. More information on the Nexia TS Business Plan challenge can be found at www.nexiats.com.sg/nexia-ts-business-plan-challenge.


Nexia TS Continues Support for SOE:
Since 2007, Nexia TS Public Accounting Corporation has been actively supporting the SOE in its mission to promote, advance and inspire the local business community in their journey of entrepreneurship. As part of the firm’s dedication and ongoing support, Ms Grace Lui, Director, Valuation & Transaction Services is currently serving as part of the Executive Committee in her capacity as Treasurer.

About the SOE Awards:
The Spirit of Enterprise Awards platform is an annual award conferred to deserving business entrepreneurs to honour their outstanding achievements. It aims to recognise our local entrepreneurs’ courage, perseverance, and innovation in their journey of entrepreneurship. These local entrepreneurs serve to become role models for our young Singaporeans to emulate and to inspire the youths to take the bold step in becoming enterprising entrepreneurs. All nominees are interviewed by SOE’s appointed Student Interviewers who will prepare interview transcripts, together with supporting documents, for submission to SOE Judging Panel, comprising the SOE Board of Governors. The Judging Panel will review the submissions and select the honourees based on the selection criteria established.
For more information, please refer to https://soe.org.sg/soe-awards/.

About Nexia TS: 
Founded in 1993, Nexia TS today is recognised as an established mid-tier local accounting firm. Headquartered in Singapore, the firm has strong presence in various countries across the region. Nexia TS Shanghai is a one-stop centre providing advisory services for foreign-invested enterprises in China. NTS Malaysia and NTS Myanmar provide a full suite of corporate advisory services for clientele with operations and new foreign investments in the respective countries. Being an independent member firm of Nexia International also means that we have more than 32,000 staff serving clients at 727 offices in 122 countries. It is ranked as the top 10 largest international accounting and consulting network.

For more information, please visit www.nexiats.com.sg.


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