Startup and Innovation Fest 2021 being hosted in Kathmandu on Saturday

KATHMANDU
The ICT Startup and Innovation Fest 2021 is being hosted in the Presidential Business School in Kathmandu on Saturday on 2nd of October 2021 with the goal of encouraging young people to try something new and innovative in the country. The ICT Awards 2021, organized by Living with ICT and title-sponsored by F1Soft, will honor the best startups, products, and rising star innovators. The online applications were recently closed for the 6th edition of the ICT AWARD. More than 350 online applications were received in 11 different categories, with the top 10 contestants in the Startup ICT Award, Product ICT Award, and Rising Star Innovation ICT Award presenting their products and innovations at the event after two rounds of the evaluation process.

The exhibition will feature over 40 startup and innovation stalls. A mentoring session will be held today as part of the event. The startups will be mentored by Suman Shakya, Co-Founder of Nepal Entrepreneurs Hub, Shankar Upreti, Founder of Hamro Patro, and Rajendra Giri, Chairman of Applyjob.com. The top 10 and 11 in three categories have been announced by the F1Soft ICT Award 2021, which has Genese as in-association with and powered by Huawei. The top 10 Startup ICT Award winners and the top 11 Rising Star Innovation and Product ICT Award winners have been announced by the ICT Awards jury committee. The jury committee announced the top ten and eleven after evaluating the nominees in various stages. The ICT Awards, organized by Living with ICT, have a jury committee of 12 IT experts and a 15-member special advisory committee. Bugby Software Technologies Pvt., Dulwa Expenditure, Hamro Life Bank, House of Books Pvt., Kalki IoT Solutions