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Startup and Idea Fest 2023 - ICT Nepal

October 06, 2023 04:15
October 07, 2023 10:15
Baneshwor Banquet, Thapagaun
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Startup and Idea Fest 2023 - ICT Nepal

A STEM Camp is scheduled to take place concurrently with a Startup and Idea Fest, where digital startups from each of the seven provinces will participate in this event organized by Living with ICT. The fest will feature a multitude of digital startups and innovations.

This event serves as a preliminary campaign for the ICT Award 2023 and will be carried out in partnership with The Squad of Changemakers. The top 12 startups, products, and innovations selected from the ICT Award 2023 competition will also showcase their concepts and products at the fest. Additionally, over 30 startups, chosen by the organizers from all seven provinces, will actively participate in this program. Likewise, The Squad of Changemakers will present novel projects created by children, including robots, rockets, and 3D printing.

Key Details

  • Event Date: October 06, 2023 - October 07, 2023
  • Venue: Baneshwor Banquet, Thapagaun

Participation in the exhibition within this program is free of charge for both exhibitors and observers. In addition to the two-day exhibition, there will be mentoring and incubation sessions tailored for startups located outside of Kathmandu Valley. The organizers have also extended an invitation to potential investors interested in supporting startups and innovative ideas as part of this collaborative effort to strengthen the ecosystem.

The nomination and selection process for the ICT Award 2023 is currently in progress. Startups that successfully secure a place among the top 12, following a rigorous selection process, will have the opportunity to showcase their businesses through participation in this program. Viewers will also have the chance to vote for their favorite startups and products. The organizers have reported receiving over 500 online applications across the 13 diverse categories of the ICT Award.

Furthermore, an additional event called the South Asia Startup ICT Award will be organized specifically for startups outside of Nepal. The 8th edition of the ICT Award, widely recognized as Nepal's most prestigious accolade, is slated for December 22, 2023, at The Soaltee Kathmandu. A series of preliminary events will precede the award ceremony, in conjunction with the Startup and Idea Fest and STEM Camp. Kantipur Television will broadcast a special television series dedicated to startup pitches and idea presentations over a two-month period as part of this program.