PetFinder.my Wins Top DiGi WWWoW Award!


PetFinder.my is extremely fortunate to have won Google’s Most Inspiring Internet For Good Award, and the Best of the Best Award in the recent DiGi WWWoW Awards 2012, which attracted more than 1,700 entries and 170,600 votes.

Speaking during the awards ceremony on 9 June 2012, DiGi head of marketing services Sulin Lau said that PetFinder.my was deemed ‘the best of the best’ and most inspirational entry among the 14 category winners by the judges.

“We have been truly touched and inspired by the Malaysian netizens this year,” said Lau. “For the DiGi WWWOW Internet for All Awards 2012, we wanted to find special people who were using the power of the Internet to do special things, and from what we have seen, we are more convinced than ever how talented Malaysians are. With the expanded range of categories this year, we are also fortunate to see the breadth of Malaysian life, covering everything from fashion to food, comedy to culture, and commerce to social causes.”

She said that to complement public voting, entries with the most votes in each category were evaluated by the judges, based on originality, relevance, execution and impact they have made on others.

In addition to celebrity judges such as actresses Lisa Surihani and Sharifah Sofia, TV chef Anis Nabillah and rapper Altimet, the expert judging panel included senior personnel from partners like Air AsiaX, Google Malaysia, Yahoo! Malaysia, Catcha Digital, Nuffnang, Malaysiakini, Says.my as well as from DiGi and prominent online media content producers.

The DiGi WWWOW Internet For All Awards Event Finale saw 16 awards presented as follows:

  • ASTRO Top Online Over-Achiever Under 15 – ImanSyippo
  • Nuffnang Fave Makan-Makan Expert 2012 – Fried Chillis
  • Nuffnang Fave Kay Poh 2012 – Rotikaya
  • Lowyat.net Fave Tech Head 2012 – keiths.blog
  • Says.my Online Shop of the Year 2012 – friendlyfashion
  • Nuffnang Blogger of The Year 2012 – Bro, Don’t Like That La, Bro
  • Google Most Inspiring Internet for Good Award 2012 – PetFinder.my
  • Innity Funniest Video of The Year 2012 – My Generasi
  • InMobi Mobile Short Film of The Year 2012 – Terima Kasih Malaysia: Belacan
  • Malaysiakini PhotoJournalist of The Year 2012 – Sea Gypsies
  • MSN Breakthrough Star Performer of The Year 2012 – Talents of SMK Seafield
  • Yahoo! Social Media Gathering of The Year 2012 – Tweet-Up Kaseh
  • Mudah.my Most Promising Webpreneur of the Year 2012 – Christy Ng Shoes
  • Samsung App of the Year Award 2012 – First Words for Geeks
  • DiGi WWWOW People’s Choice of The Year Award 2012 (by popular vote) – MyHazman.com
  • DiGi WWWOW Of The Year 2012 (The Best of The Best) – PetFinder.my

We at PetFinder.my wish to sincerely thank DiGi, judges, voters and the public for their kind and generous support. Our awards belong to all the animal lovers and rescuers that have helped turn PetFinder.my’s dream of helping homeless animals into reality.

Thank you very much, and we will continue to work hard and do our best for the animals!



Andy Koh

Founder of PetFinder.my. A left-brained wired dude by day, and a right-brained music producer by night. Strongly believes in leveraging technology to enhance the lives and welfare of animals. Loves animals more than humans. Most of his communications are between him, computers and furry creatures. And perhaps a few monosyllable caveman grunts with Homo sapiens.

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