Startup Weekend Global Battle 2013

Overview :

Nepal Entrepreneurs’ Hub organised Startup Weekend Kathmandu Global Battle 4th edition. The Event was organised in Nepal with 54 participants as SAP Falcha, Kathmandu. The event was organised from 22nd November to 24th November 2013. The winners of the event were to be competing in the international stage with winners from other countries.

The schedule for the event was :

Meet, Pitch & Team Up

The venue was packed to the brim with nervous participants waiting for the clock to strike 5. Suman Shakya, one of the organizers, was center-stage discussing tips and strategies. 51 registered participants were waiting for their turn to pitch their ideas to garner votes. There’s competition right from the very beginning. All ideas did not see the light of the 54-hour battle. After a quick pitching sessions, teams were formed around the ideas with the highest votes. Following is the list of top ideas on Startup Weekend Global Battle.

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Samadhan DoCoPoCo.com Visual Google Analytical Setup Tool

Learn & Work

During the second day, the participants discussed about their startup ideas to local entrepreneurial leaders which provided them an opportunity for critical feedback. Mentors and coaches were called to help the teams groom their ideas and guide the teams through their planning process.

Present & Select

The final day of the Startup Weekend Global Battle focused on the validation and work on towards the final pitch to the panel of judges. Mock pitching session was held in front of mock judges which gave the participants the feel of the final pitch and also provided them with suggestion where they can improve. Participants pitched their idea in front of the jury members at the evening. All the worked thoroughly with their team members and resource persons visiting the available mentors.

The winning ideas were:

DoCoPoCo.com E-tickets in Nepal Finding Public Toilet

Judges

Mr Ranjit Acharya
Mr Ranjit Acharya
Mr Karmath Dangol
Mr Karmath Dangol

Mentors

Mr Prasanna KC
Mr Prasanna KC
Mr Shashi Bhattarai
Mr Shashi Bhattarai
Mr Bibhusan Bista
Mr Bibhusan Bista
Ms Deepa Shakya
Ms Deepa Shakya
Mr Anand Bagaria
Mr Anand Bagaria
Mr Vidhan Rana
Mr Vidhan Rana
Mr Anil Chitrakar
Mr Anil Chitrakar

Organizers

Partners

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