KATHMANDU, JULY 11
The Nepalese Young Entrepreneurs’ Forum (NYEF) successfully held the joint national final of the Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC) Nepal-Bhutan for the first time in Nepal on Friday.
EWC is a global pitch competition that encourages entrepreneurs from all phases – Idea, Early, Growth, or beyond – by providing them with tools and resources to grow their business.
During the event, the fourteen best finalists presented their startup ideas in the semifinals to the seven-member jury as jurors. Top 9 unique startups presented their ideas to the jury.
‘The Green Road’, represented by founder and CEO Rikesh Gurung, won the title, while ‘Jeevee Health’, represented by founder / CEO Aabhushan Jyoti Kansakar, took first, second place.
“Leaf plus”, represented by its co-founder, CEO Kobit Singh Baniya, also came second.
The Green Road is Bhutan’s first recycling company to use plastic waste in building durable and environmentally friendly roads.
Similarly, Jeevee is a healthcare technology startup that was founded with a mission to improve healthcare through technology.
Leaf Plus is now a socio-economic company that aims to make an effective contribution to the environment and society by manufacturing and promoting Areca leaf products.
The 2021 Entrepreneurship World Cup winner will now have the opportunity to present their ideas on a global stage for a share of $ 1 million in cash plus additional investment opportunities and an additional $ 750,000 in kind.
In November 2021, among 100 startups, the national winner “The Green Road” will be flown to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to take part in the EWC Accelerates program for an intensive startup bootcamp and to take part in the EWC Global Finals.