Over 100 Startups and Innovations to be Exhibited in Kathmandu during the Third Week of October
On October 19th and 20th, Steam Camp will be organized along with Startup and Idea Fest at Baneshwar Bankut in Kathmandu. Startups from all seven provinces will participate in the main project of Living with ICT. Hundreds of digital startups and innovations will be exhibited at the fest.
The event will be organized as a pre-event champion of iCity Awards 2023 and will be in collaboration with The Squid of Changemaker. The best 12 startups, products and innovations selected from the ICITY Award 2023 competition will also exhibit their ideas and products at the fest.
Likewise, more than 30 startups selected by the organizers from all seven provinces will also participate in this program. Similarly, Squid of Changemaker will also exhibit new projects made by children including robots, rockets, 3D printing.
Rajan Lamsal, president of Living with ICT, said that Startup and Idea Fest was organized to promote startups, students and innovators who are doing something new in Nepal. Exhibitors and observers participating in the exhibition in this program do not have to pay any fee. Along with the two-day exhibition, mentoring and incubation sessions will be conducted for startups from outside Kathmandu.
Organizers have also appealed to those who want to invest in startups and ideas through this program for cooperation and ecosystem.
The nomination and selection process for Icity Award 2023 is underway. Startups that are successful in Utkrit 12 after various stages of selection will also be able to promote their business by participating in this program. Viewers can also vote for their favorite startups and products.
The organizer has informed that more than 500 online applications have been received in various 13 categories of the ICITY Award.
South Asia Startup ICT Award will also be organized for startups outside Nepal. The 8th edition of the ICITY Award, which is known as the most prestigious award in Nepal, will be held on 6th of December at The Solti Kathmandu.
Dozens of pre-events for the award will be conducted along with Startup and Idea Fest and Steam Camp. Kantipur Television will broadcast television series as a special program of startup and idea pitching for 2 months. For information about ICITY Awards and the fest, visit www.ictaward.org.