About Us

Transformational Business Network Asia (TBN Asia) is a not-for-profit organisation that focuses on using businesses with social impact to alleviate poverty in Southeast Asia.

As an affiliate of Transformational Business Network UK (http://www.tbnetwork.org), it is registered as a company limited by guarantee in 2014.

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Fighting Poverty through Enterprise


To build a platform for foundations, philanthropists, impact funds, corporations, entrepreneurs and professionals to invest and resource sustainable social impact businesses to uplift the poor and marginalised in Southeast Asia.

Our Values

We value integrity, transparency, professionalism, creativity and diversity.

We seek SMEs that are sustainable, catalytic and replicable.

We are relationship led, service oriented and holistic in outlook.

We are founded on Christian values and we welcome participants of any or no faith.

What We Do


Encourage more people to get involved, especially through inspiring conferences, events, networking, social impact workshops and cafe sessions.


Use participants’ professional skills and experience to make a difference through ‘Impact Trips’, both locally and in the South East Asian nations.


Seek to train social entrepreneurs through business mentoring and coaching, incubating and seed funding promising startups, introducing them to investors networks by match making and other efforts.


On behalf of Transformational Business Network (TBN) Asia, I am pleased to announce the approval of funding grant from the respected John Templeton Foundation for our project – Creating Jobs and Alleviating Poverty Through Business Support in Indonesia.

TBN Asia will launch a Social Entrepreneurship Training Hub (SETH) to support and mentor growth-stage Social Enterprises and work with them to secure investment. Over the next two years it will create over 500 new jobs & help lift 100,000 people out of poverty.

Email info@tbn.asia to learn more about participating in the programme or partnering with us.

Melvyn Mak
TBN Asia Ltd

Fighting Poverty Through Enterprise.

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