About the award
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.
Get and opportinuty to connect and learn from experts, dedicated mentors and other founders.
Get an opportunity to showcase your product to the prominent business leaders, coaches and investors.
Become part of the largest ecosystem of entrepreneurs in Nepal and grow your reach.
Get and opportunity to be featured is some of the the most influential media outles.
Get a chance to win cash prize along with other awesome prizes.
Managing Partner, Pioneer Law Associates
Investment Manager, True North Associates
Chief Marketing Officer, Daraz Nepal
Co-founder & CEO, Karkhana
Leadership, Executive & Business Coach
Founder & Chairman - MeroJob.com
Co-founder & Director, Khalti | Co-founder & Director, Janaki Technology
Co-Founder & CEO, Numeric Mind | Co-Founder & COO, Wiseyak
Founder & CEO, Foodmandu
Founder & CEO, Catalyst Technology & Herveda Botanicals
Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Aloi
Founder & CEO, Hamro Patro
Co-founder & Managing Director, Upaya City Cargo
Checklist of criterias
Your startup should be officially recognized and registered by the government of Nepal.
Your startup should have been in operation within 4 years (not more than) from the date of registration.
Your startup should have a product or service in place.
You must submit latest audited financial statements if you proceed to the next round.
Startup owned by any NYEF member shall not be eligible.
Rules to follow
The application form is to be filled in English only.
Any false information provided will result in the immediate elimination.
Signing a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is a must
Allowances shall not be paid for travel or stay.
Participants should be in formals during the pitch.
The startup founders should be able to commit their time as required for the participation.
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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