Outside and Ai4Growth Host Impact Hackathon with Rs. 25,000 Prize

June 12, 2024 04:22
June 20, 2024 12:15
Outside and Ai4Growth Host Impact Hackathon with Rs. 25,000 Prize

Two technology-focused organizations have launched a challenge to coders across Nepal: harness the power of AI to tackle some of the nation's most pressing social issues.

From today (June 12) until June 18, tech enthusiasts can register for the month-long Impact Hack. This event, a hybrid of virtual and in-person participation, is presented by Outside, a mission-driven design and technology studio based in Kathmandu, and Ai4Growth, an AI-centric educational initiative spearheaded by King's College and NAAMII.


  • Cultural preservation
  • Online threat protection
  • Education for people with disabilities
  • Public transportation

Important Dates

  • Registration Open: June 12 - June 18, 2024
  • Hackathon Kickoff: June 20, 2024
  • Submission Deadline: July 20, 2024
  • Presentation to Jury: July 30, 2024

Participation Details

  • Team Size: 4 members per team
  • Mentorship: Each team will be paired with an experienced mentor

Prizes and Benefits

  • Winning Prize: Rs. 25,000
  • Additional Benefits: Mentorship and guidance throughout the hackathon

While the winning team will receive a prize of 25,000 Rs., the organizers emphasize the broader benefits of participation. Every participant will be matched with an experienced mentor who will guide them through the development process and help with brainstorming innovative ideas.

The competition kicks off on June 20. Teams of four will have one month to create and refine their solutions, which they will present to a jury on July 30.

Registration Now Open

Teams of four can register now through this form. For more details about the hackathon, including eligibility criteria and the event timeline, visit this link.

About Outside

Outside is an impact-driven design and technology studio born in Nepal with a global reach. The studio specializes in designing and building websites and apps for mission-driven businesses and nonprofits, alongside providing branding, strategy, and copy solutions. Outside's mission is to build ethical, sustainable, and fulfilling communities by supporting diverse organizations driving positive change. Committed to its roots, Outside donates a portion of its profits to initiatives in Kathmandu, where two of its three founders were born and raised.

To learn more, visit Outside.studio.

About Ai4Growth

Ai4Growth is an educational initiative dedicated to helping individuals leverage artificial intelligence for professional growth. Led by King's College Nepal and NAAMII, this digital community promotes a mindset of continuous learning and growth, embracing diversity and inclusivity for all participants.

For more information, visit the Ai4Growth website.