|PLDT SME Nation and Smart Enterprise Launched The Bozz Awards for Techie Entrepreneurs|
PLDT SME Nation and Smart Enterprise in partnership with Rappler launched the first ever Bozz Awards for tech-savvy entrepreneurs.
The Bozz Awards aim to recognize and honor the new generation of entrepreneurs that are not afraid to go beyond traditional tools, these are the people that harness the power of digital technology to skyrocket the growth of their businesses.
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The systematic processes will be handled by Rappler in a crowdsourcing manner wherein they will open a microsite this coming August 10 to cast all nominations. The site can be found at http://www.rappler.com/betheboss. The netizens also have the option to nominate their own bozz via Twitter using the hashtag #BeTheBoss.
|The Bozz Awards Schedules|
To qualify the entrepreneur must be 45 years old or below, based in the Philippines and his/her business must be operational for at least two years. There are five categories, namely The Bozz for Customer Service, The Bozz for E-Commerce, The Bozz for Mobile Readiness, The Bozz for Social Media and The Bozz for Social Responsibility and Entrepreneurship.
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After the nomination period, there will be 15 shortlisted nominees, 3 for each category. Out of these finalists, the public votes together with the panel deliberation will determine a total of five winners, one for each category. The winners will be awarded in a grand celebration to be held on October 28. Each Bozz Awardee will receive a full-packed Smart Enterprise BizKit, which includes gadgets, business-enhancing tools and one-year.