NYEF STARTUP AWARD 2022 - ACCELERATING STARTUP GROWTH
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About the award

Welcome to NYEF Startup
Awards 2022

NYEF Startup Awards, organized by the NYEF Kathmandu chapter, is a premier competition and bootcamp for enthusiastic and driven entrepreneurs like you because we believe that you want to nurture your startup into a scalable business. If your startup has been in the market for less than 4 years, this is just the right platform.

Our objective is to develop a business ecosystem in Nepal through the means of exposure, mentorship, and investment. We will equip you with knowledge from experts, provide 1:1, intense mentorship program, and then provide you a platform to pitch your business in front of a panel of judges and investors. REGISTER NOW to win the NYEF Startup Awards 2022 and get an opportunity to learn from business leaders, win cash prizes and networking opportunities, and become a part of the largest business ecosystem.

  • Learn from the Experts and Leaders

    Get and opportinuty to connect and learn from experts, dedicated mentors and other founders.

  • Showcase your Product

    Get an opportunity to showcase your product to the prominent business leaders, coaches and investors.

  • Become Part of the Ecosystem

    Become part of the largest ecosystem of entrepreneurs in Nepal and grow your reach.

  • Media Coverage

    Get and opportunity to be featured is some of the the most influential media outles.

  • Win Awesome Prizes

    Get a chance to win cash prize along with other awesome prizes.

2021

NYEF Startup Award 2021

First series of our signature event, NYEF Startup Award 2021 brought in some of the most innovative startups of Nepal.

150+

Applicants

7

Finalist

3

Winners

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Meet Our

Experts

Mr. Anup Raj Upreti

Mr. Anup Raj Upreti

Legal

Managing Partner, Pioneer Law Associates

Ms. Mansi Agrawal

Ms. Mansi Agrawal

Communication & Presentation

Corporate Trainer

Mr. Nidhaan Shrestha

Mr. Nidhaan Shrestha

Investment Readiness

Investment Manager, True North Associates

Ms. Pranayna KC

Ms. Pranayna KC

Brand & Marketing

Chief Marketing Officer, Daraz Nepal

Mr. Pavitra Gautam

Mr. Pavitra Gautam

Product Development

Co-founder & CEO, Karkhana

Mr. Ravi Mainali

Mr. Ravi Mainali

Pitching

Leadership, Executive & Business Coach

Mr. Shailendra Raj Giri

Mr. Shailendra Raj Giri

HR & Policies

Founder & Chairman - MeroJob.com

Meet Our

Mentors

Mr. Amit Agrawal

Mr. Amit Agrawal

Co-founder & Director, Khalti | Co-founder & Director, Janaki Technology

Dr. Hemanta Shrestha

Dr. Hemanta Shrestha

Co-Founder & CEO, Numeric Mind | Co-Founder & COO, Wiseyak

Mr. Manohar Adhikari

Mr. Manohar Adhikari

Founder & CEO, Foodmandu

Dr. Prativa Pandey

Dr. Prativa Pandey

Founder & CEO, Catalyst Technology & Herveda Botanicals

Ms. Sonika Manandhar

Ms. Sonika Manandhar

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Aloi

Mr. Shankar Upreti

Mr. Shankar Upreti

Founder & CEO, Hamro Patro

Mr. Suman Rayamajhi

Mr. Suman Rayamajhi

Co-founder & Managing Director, Upaya City Cargo

Meet Our

Sponsors & Partners

Sagarmatha Insurance Company

Title Sponsor

Daraz

E-Commerce Partner

Apex College

Knowledge Partner

Nepal Private Equity Association

Investment Partner

Online Khabar

Media Partner

The Soaltee Kathmandu

Hospitality Partner

Turkish Airlines

Airlines Partner

Important Dates

Checklist of criterias

Eligibility Criteria

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    Your startup should be officially recognized and registered by the government of Nepal.

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    Your startup should have been in operation within 4 years (not more than) from the date of registration.

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    Your startup should have a product or service in place.

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    You must submit latest audited financial statements if you proceed to the next round.

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    Startup owned by any NYEF member shall not be eligible.

Rules to follow

Code Of Conduct

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    The application form is to be filled in English only.

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    Any false information provided will result in the immediate elimination.

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    Signing a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is a must

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    Allowances shall not be paid for travel or stay.

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    Participants should be in formals during the pitch.

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    The startup founders should be able to commit their time as required for the participation.

Prizes

1st

Prize

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    NRs 4 Lakhs

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    Two Way Europe Tickets

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    $150k Azure Credits

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    $5k AWS Credits

2nd

Prize

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    NRs 2 Lakhs

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    Two Way Europe Tickets

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    $150k Azure Credits

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    $5k AWS Credits

3rd

Prize

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    NRs 1 Lakh

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    $150k Azure Credits

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    $5k AWS Credits

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Top 7 participants will receive media coverage in Online Khabar & subsidized advertising rates.
Top 15 startups will also get to be in Microsoft For Startups Program (including up to $150K in credits). All eligible startups will also receive $5k AWS Credits.

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Contact Us

We'd love to hear from you

If you would like to contact us, please do not hesitate. We are happy to hear from you. You can also find NYEF on Facebook, Instagram, and Linkedin.

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Location

Kathmandu, Nepal