Kathmandu, October 3, 2018: The Big Fish Sabailai Pani and Aqua Cobs have been chosen as the winning ideas pitched at the 13th iteration of Startup Weekend of Kathmandu titled ‘Techstars Startup Weekend Kathmandu: Water.’ The three ideas won first, second and third place respectively amongst the top 10 presented in the finals.
The event was organized by NEHUB in association with Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies (SIAS); primary collaborator, WWF Nepal, and SmartPaani and was held between 28 – 30 September 2018 at The Entrance Café.
There were 55 participants in the tournament. Among them, 31 participants pitched their ideas and 10 were selected by popular voting among the participants.
The competition focused on water management solutions touching base with SDG Goal number 6 “Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all” among the seventeen (17) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations in 2015.
NEHUB is dedicated to foster entrepreneurship, support startup communities, contribute towards a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem and facilitate investment in small and medium enterprises