agri Startup Weekend

The first ever agriBusiness BootCamp- Startup Weekend event in Nepal was successfully conducted by Nepal Entrepreneurs’ Hub (NEHUB) supported by the World Bank Group, and infoDev team and partnered by Business Oxygen Pvt. Ltd. (BO2) from Friday 7 April to Sunday 9 April, 2017. Out of 383 applications (54.89% male and 45.11% Female) from aspiring entrepreneurs/ startups from all walk of life from across the country, 65 applicants were shortlisted through rigorous judging to take part in the Startup Weekend. In this 54 hour event, a total of 33 ideas were pitched, out of which 10 ideas were selected by the participants. Each idea was worked on by a group of 4-5 members. Over the weekend, the teams were guided by esteemed mentors and the judges had a tough time selecting the best 5 out of the 10 ideas, as all teams and their presentation on minimal viable product were equally good. With only marginal different the top 5 teams who made it to the agriBusiness BootCamp scheduled to be held from 21-27 April, 2017 are:

1.Eco Plates.Co
2. Step Up Agriculture Processing Center
3.Taja Fruit Riping Center
4.Professional Bee Keeping at Baitadi
5.Tatopani ko Rosemary

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