Singapore Youth Award (SYA) Entrepreneurship Category, 2010 (Leonard Tan, Founder & CEO)

   PurpleClick's CEO - Mr. Leonard Tan conferred Highest National Youth Accolade

Singapore, 4 July 2010 – Mr. Leonard Tan, CEO of PurpleClick Media, has been awarded the Singapore Youth Award (SYA) 2010 in the Entrepreneurship category.The SYA is the highest national honour conferred on youths in Singapore who have significantly contributed to the society and achieved excellence in entrepreneurship.

Leonard received the award from Mr Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence, at the Singapore Youth Award (SYA) 2010 Presentation Ceremony yesterday, 4 July 2010 at *SCAPE Building.

About Mr. Leonard Tan
At 32, Mr. Leonard Tan is already a veteran of online marketing in the Singapore and Southeast Asian markets. He is the first and only individual to be recognised by Yahoo! As its Certified Search Ambassador. Leonard's passion for and talent in the online industry have also earned him the Rotary-ASME's Entrepreneur of the Year award and recognition as one of Asia's Top 25 Best Young Entrepreneurs by BusinessWeek.

"Entrepreneurship is about having a positive mindset. Do not focus on the problems - focus on the solutions!" says Leonard.


Mr. Teo Chee Hean (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence) presenting the award to Mr. Leonard Tan (CEO of PurpleClick Media)

Mr.Teo Ser Luck (Mayor, North East District, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports & Ministry of Transpot, Chairman of National Youth Council) with Mr. Leonard Tan (CEO of PurpleClick Media)

The other winners are film director Royston Tan, 33, Dr Loh Yuin Han, 33, for his contributions to science and technology, Dr Ng Huck Hui, 38 with medal of commendation and Para- lympic swimmer Yip Pin Xiu, 18.

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