The Nepalese Young Entrepreneurs Forum (NYEF) which is an apex body of young entrepreneurs in Nepal held the NYEF Start-up Awards on September 17. NYEF Start-up Awards is a premier competition organised by NYEF Kathmandu Chapter and bootcamp for enthusiastic and driven entrepreneurs who aim to nurture their start-ups into scalable businesses.

The main aim of the event is to develop a business ecosystem in Nepal through exposure, mentorship, and investment for start-ups. The top seven teams who reached the finals of the NYEF Start-up Awards were Ansu Technology, Doctors on Call, Educase, Kashyapi Nepal, MCQ Hall, Urbans Nepal, and VoxCrow.

The winner of the NYEF Start-up Awards was Doctors on Call, a team of doctors with their vision in the tele-health sector to make health services easily accessible and affordable. The runner-up was Urbans Nepal, the first professional home utility services providing platform through their app where customers can have access to plumbers, carpenters, salons, electricians, etc. The People’s Choice Award went to Ansu Technology whose aim is to create experience-based learning through Augmented Reality. Through this, children can receive experiential learning while having fun, through games and animations.