STARTUP AND IDEA FEST 2022

Pre-Event Campaign of ICT Award 2022

UPDATE

Taking into consideration the decision from the Government of Nepal, to cancel all mass gatherings, we have not announced our event date yet. You can, however, get yourself registered. We will announce our event date soon.

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Are you a Startup/ Innovation?

Just want to visit the fest?

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Are you a Startup/ Idea?

Get yourself registered and be eligible to get concessional loan of up-to One Million.

Do you have an Idea?

Pitch your idea and get opportunity secure seed investment of up-to Three Hundred Thousand.

Just want to visit the fest?

Learn, Explore and Grow with us.

Want to book your stall?

Demonstrate your idea, product and service.

ABOUT EVENT

Startup & Idea Fest 2022 was organized in all Seven provinces with the aim of promoting local innovators working in the digital sector and increasing the necessary investment. The final event is going to be organized in Kathmandu by Living with ICT.  This event will showcase innovative ideas and projects from local startups and students. Participants will present their ideas or projects with the participation of an expert selection committee. They will also get an opportunity to participate in counselling sessions of successful local and central entrepreneurs in the IT sector. It is a pre-event campaign of ICT Award 2022.

Participation of 100+ Digital Startups

40+ Participants from 7 Provinces

30+ Participants from Past Winners of ICT Award

30+ Top 12 Finalists of ICT Award 2022 of Category A

Exhibition and Product Demo

This is the area of learning that is based upon demonstration of one’s skill, invention, and innovation. 100+ Digital Startups will be demonstrating their invention, products, software including their startup company to the visitors.

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Idea Pitching

One of the major activities in Startup & Idea Fest 2022 is idea pitching session. This session helps participants to break through the business ecosystem, while also helping with the networking with industry leaders as well as assisting them to explore the marketing field.

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Mentorship

During mentorship, startups will have an opportunity to learn on tech related topics. This session will enable them to build a network with ICT experts helping them to wide their knowledge horizon.

3

Incubation

Our incubation session will be facilitated by King’s College. During the incubation session we will help startups and individuals to develop and grow their business. This is achieved by offering a number of services like management training, office space training and many more.

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Investment Opportunities

Startup and Idea Fest will be observed by many groups of investors , individuals from equity fund which will create an opportunity for startups to secure investment

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Meetup with Investors and winners of ICT Award

Startup , Entrepreneur and Meet up with investors are the backbone for the startup ecosystem where participants will contribute by sharing their experience, ideas, problems with each other and create background to bring investment in their company. Startup & Idea Fest 2022 will also includes Meet up where 100+ digital startups will be exhibited to the participants , which will be observed by potential investors.

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VENUE

Province 1

Biratnagar

18th April, 2022 (2079 Baisakh 5) (Completed)

Madhesh Province

Birgunj

10th April, 2022 (2078 Chaitra 27) (Completed)

Bagmati Province

Chitwan

30th May, 2022 (2079 Jestha 16) (Completed)

Gandaki Province

Pokhara

1st April, 2022 (2078 Chaitra 18) (Completed)

Lumbini Province

Butwal

6th April, 2022 (2078 Chaitra 23) (Completed)

Karnali Province

Surkhet

26th May, 2022 (2079 Jestha 12) (Completed)

Sudurpaschim Province

Dhangadi

23rd May, 2022 (2079 Jestha 9) (Completed)

Glimpses of OUR PAST EVENTS

ICT Startup and Innovation Fest 2021

Biratnagar (Province 1)

Butwal (Lumbini Province)

Chitwan (Bagmati Province)

Startup & Idea Fest 2022 aims to:

  1. Startup Fest and ICT Award accelerates progress on the SDGs which is based on “four I’s” framework based on building Infrastructure, securing Investment, promoting Innovation, and ensuring Inclusivity which serves to build the digital ecosystem. 
  2. Encourage the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship among the youth of the state.
  3. Promote local innovators and startups and contribute towards the development and promotion of the ICT ecosystem in Nepal. 
  4. Helping with the networking with the industry leaders as well as assisting them to explore the marketing field.
  5. Provide investment opportunities for the investors as well as startups. 
  6. Increase the reach of startups via promotional activities. 
  7. Develop a support mechanism to upgrade the status of startups.
  8. promising ideas and startups so they can be mentored well and that they contribute towards building the digital era.

About THE ORGANIZER

Living with ICT is a Tech Media company providing information related to technology, development, practices, and trends of its scope. Living with ICT has been serving in the field of ICT for past 10 years and is a leading IT media of Nepal. In position to global trends of media, Living with ICT provides a unique forum where  Academicians, educationists, industrialists, and students share their knowledge to fellow interest groups to satisfy their thirst of Information & Communication Technology.

Contact:
Address: Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Call: 977-9801263601/
9801263602

Email: event@livingwithict.com,
muskan@livingwithict.com

VENUE

Date

4th-5th November 2022
(2079 Kartik 18 -19)
Friday & Saturday

Location

Venue
Baneshwor Banquet

Address
Baneshwor, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Our PARTNERS