FIVE entrepreneurs have been named winners of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) 2019 Singapore awards.

EY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR - EDUCATION: NG GIM CHOO

PRE-SCHOOL operator EtonHouse International Education Group founder and managing director Ng Gim Choo has led the business for the past 24 years but is now happy to pass the baton to her son.

EY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR - MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT: RON TAN

CITYNEON Holdings executive chairman and group CEO Ron Tan now runs a company worth some S$700 million but it might have never been.

EY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR - FINANCIAL SERVICES: YEAH HIANG NAM

LIKE most entrepreneurs, Yeah Hiang Nam prioritises a quality customer experience to help his brand stand out from the crowd.

EY ASEAN ENTREPRENEURIAL EXCELLENCE AWARD: DENNIS UY

WHEN it comes to entrepreneurship, it always helps to have the backing of one's family. And what better foundation is there than a family of successful entrepreneurs?

EY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR - WORKSPACE SOLUTIONS: KONG WAN SING

KONG Wan Sing, founder and CEO of co-working space provider JustCo, may not have come from rags to riches, but he did not take his privilege for granted.