Meet The Top 8 startups in Nepal [2018]

Seedstars Kathmandu

Seedstars World is coming to Kathmandu!

The 8 best startups in Nepal  will be invited to pitch in front of an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup of Seedstars Kathmandu 2018. The winning startup will join the global Seedstars Family and take part in the regional and global Seedstars Summits that include our tried and tested Bootcamp and investor forum. It’s a catalytic platform for high growth emerging market startups.

In addition to seeing the top startups pitch, you can look forward to an event filled with disruptive tech, inspirational discussions, networking sessions and one flight ticket for the winner to come to Switzerland to compete for over $1mn in investment.

 

Top 8 selected startups

1 Dignep group Pvt. Ltd.

City: Kathmandu
Stage: Development Stage   
Sector: Other

Description
FoharMalai is IOT based startup at micromanaging wastes from households and industries and efficiently converting them into useful products.

Problem
world’s people produce 3.6 million tonnes of municipal solid waste each day. By 2025, that’s projected to rise to 6.1 million.

Solution
we implement waste segregation at source in SBAGS & monetary incentivizing mechanism where people are rewarded for proper waste management

Website: http://foharmalai.com/

 

2 Seknox cybersecurity

City: Lalitpur
Stage: Pre-Revenue Stage           Sector: Security
Description
TRASA is a digital gateway for any online services within organizations & we are disrupting global security market worth of $150 billion.

Problem
Controlling access to ever-growing online services within organizations, managing trusted user access and keeping up with threats is hard.

Solution
A gateway proxy that automatically sources online assets, controls user access, records auditable footprints & monitor threats with AI.

Websites: https://trasasecurity.com/

3 Naya Jagir

City: Kathmandu    
Stage: Pre-Revenue         
Sector: HR, Recruitment, and Jobs

Description
NayaJagir connects employers and job seekers free of cost, no language barrier, no app downloads, faster loading, lower cellular data cost.

Problem
We aim to connect small businesses with blue-collar category non-English speaking workers who are underserved by bigger online job portals.

Solution
We built a mobile-friendly job portal in the Nepali language where employers can post job vacancy free of cost and job seekers apply for free.

Websites: http://nayajagir.com/

 

 

4 Foodmario

City: Kathmandu
Stage: Revenue Stage               
Sector: Food and Beverages
Description
Foodmario is a unique platform that connects home cooks with customers and delivers
the cooks’ creations. We create home entrepreneurs.

Problem
only 27% of working age women work in Nepal, many who chose to be at home have plenty of experience in cooking, many look for the opportunity

Solution
We provide a platform where people can express their talent for cooking, can earn economic and social values. Can follow their passion.

Websites: https://foodmario.com/

5 Meet The Top 8 startups in Nepal [2018]

6 Cheap Trip Nepal

City: Kathmandu
Stage: Beta Testing Stage          
Sector: Travel and Transport
Description
Tourism needs exposure. Cheap Trip Nepal is ready to expose Nepal in front of 65+ different nations, provided we compete for with them.

Problem
The lack of adequate and truthful marketing. The lack of trained personnel.

Solution
Introducing visitors with experiential tours we want to make them understand that Nepal is not just the country of Lord Buddha and Everest.

Websites: https://www.cheaptripnepal.com/

 

7 Safa Luga Pvt. Ltd.

City: Kathmandu
Stage: Revenue Stage                 
Sector: Consumer Service
Description
People hate washing clothes. We love washing clothes. We will make a profit by asking money to do what we love from those who hate doing it.

Problem
The misery that comes with the desire of using clean garments because of issues like lack of water & electricity, pollution, expensive.

Solution
We undertake the process between removing dirty clothes from one’s’ body and having a cleaned, ironed & folded clothes in his/her cupboard.

Websites: http://www.safaluga.com/

 

8 Kotha Rent

City: Kathmandu 
Stage: Beta Testing Stage          
Sector: Consumer Service

Description
Enabling urban poor in emerging economies rent spaces for living and work through an integrated platform to aid sustainable urbanization.

Problem
Unsustainable urbanization has made room rentals inaccessible and discriminatory for the urban poor, and the industry unsystematic for all.

Solution
An online platform that systematizes renting rooms, making it accessible for the urban poor, and aids policy for sustainable urbanization.

Websites: https://kotha.rent/

 

 

9 Smart Maka

City: Kathmandu
Stage: Beta Testing Stage
Sector: HighTech,NanoTech/Materials
Description
We help to make dumb systems smart making them more efficient and effective.

Problem
The need for human interaction and supervision to create efficiency in industries

Solution
Our smart meters, sensors, and switches can mimic the human interaction and make existing dumb systems smarter

Websites: http://smartmaka.com/

 

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