What do Indonesia, Nepal, and the Philippines have in widespread? They’re house to the 4 winners of Google Business Group’s 2017 “Story Search” contest. Every yr, as part of our effort to highlight entrepreneurs who’ve taken their companies on-line, we invite 1000’s of our international Google Business Groups (GBG) members to take part in a storytelling competitors and share how the Internet and know-how empower them to do extraordinary issues.

This yr’s winners had been chosen from 9 international finalists. We’re particularly thrilled to see a standard theme uniting every of those companies: a socially-conscious mission. The winners encourage us all with how they run their companies for the advantage of others.

  • Cafe Yagam, Philippines

  • Khalti, Nepal (the People’s Choice Winner)

  • Riliv, Indonesia

  • Virtualahan, Philippines

These 4 companies stood out amongst submissions we acquired from GBG members and unbiased entrepreneurs throughout 17 nations.  All 4 could have the chance to  journey to our headquarters in Mountain View, California for Google I/O in 2018 the place they’ll get to fulfill tech thinkers, innovators, and enterprise leaders. They’ll even be spotlighted in movies that doc their tales, so keep tuned for these in an upcoming weblog publish.

Fadli Wilihandarwo

Fadli Wilihandarwo giving a lightning speak on the GBG Summit in Singapore

Previous winners have gone on to grow to be impactful leaders. Fadli Wilihandarwo is the founding father of Pasienia and was considered one of final yr’s finalists. Today he’s a GBG Manager for Jogjakarta, Indonesia and did a lightning discuss his chapter on the first-ever GBG Global Summit in Singapore this previous September.

Glorypearl Dy

Glorypearl shared insights about her journey as an entrepreneur with fellow GBGers, like Věrka Koukalová, GBG supervisor in Prague.

Glorypearl Dy was a finalist in 2014 and the founding father of Switotwins. She’s now a GBG Manager in Davao, Philippines. I’m proud they’re each sharing their data with others and empowering the subsequent technology of enterprise homeowners. We hope you are feeling as impressed as we’re by this yr’s winners and all the GBG leaders globally.

GBG at Marina Bay

We just lately hosted our first-ever worldwide GBG summit in Singapore. The summit included over 95 GBG members, representing 65 chapters from 27 nations around the globe. Here, GBGers are taking a break from the convention to discover Singapore’s iconic websites.

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