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Startup and Idea Fest and Steam Camp will be held at Baneshwar Banquet in Kathmandu on Friday and Saturday.
More than 100 digital startups and innovations including startups from all seven provinces will be exhibited at the festival under the main project of Living with ICT.
The fest can be observed from 11 am to 5 pm. The Squid of Changemaker has collaborated with the Startup and Idea Fest and STEAM Camp to be held as a pre-event champion of ICT Award 2023.
At the fest, more than 30 startups from all seven provinces, as well as the best 12 startups, products and innovations selected from the ICT Award 2023 competition, will exhibit their ideas and products at the fest.
In the event, 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 a 2-day startup and idea fest was organized to promote startups, students and innovators who are doing some new work in Nepal.
The main attraction of the program is an exhibition of new ideas, innovations and products, idea pitching, astronomy camp, rocket and robotics camp, investment opportunities, games and attractive prizes.
Spectators participating in the fest and steam camp will not have to pay any fee. Earlier, mentoring and incubation sessions have been conducted for the startups who came from outside Kathmandu to participate in King’s College on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Organizers have also called for cooperation and ecosystem development for those who want to invest in startups and ideas through the program. Viewers can also vote for their favorite startups and products.
In the eighth edition of ICITY Award, which is known as Nepal’s prestigious technology award, this time more than 500 nominations were received in 13 different categories. Currently, the nomination and selection process of ICT Award 2023 is underway.
This time, in the grand finale of the ICT Awards, provisional recognition awards will also be given to the best startups from all the seven provinces.
The Grand Finale of the ICT Awards will be held on the 6th of January at The Solti Kathmandu. Dozens of pre-events for the awards will be conducted along with Startup and Idea Fest and Steam Camp.
Kantipur Television will also broadcast television series as a special program for startup and idea pitching for 2 months.