Google Business Group (GBG) stories search has selected top 9 stories around the world. On top of that, 3 Nepali startups have made it to the finale of GBG Stories search 2017. Let’s get to know, each startup in short.
(Nishan Chandi Shrestha, Co-founder & CEO)
During 2015 devastating earthquake, thousands of lives were affected and over 3.5 million people became homeless. Eco cell industries transferred the brick-making technology and know-how to affected villages where there was no accessible roadways or electricity. Also, Nishan and his team set up a small manual production line in a remote village and disaster affected areas, trained local people many of whom were earthquake victims and used local soil to produce interlocking bricks locally.
(Aayushi KC, Founder & CEO)
Khaalisisi.com is a social enterprise, which provides a digital platform to connect waste sellers with waste entrepreneurs for an efficient mobilization of recyclable trash. The main mission of this startup is to make Nepal a zero-waste nation. Khaalisisi was founded by Aayushi KC, who launched the startup after working for USAID in Nepal and she is proud that Khaalisisi is changing the mindset of people in the society by making waste entrepreneurs heroes and champions of society.
(Manish Modi, Managing Director)
Khalti is a digital wallet for an instant, secure and hassle-free online payments in Nepal. The mission is to ensure digital financial inclusion for every citizen in Nepal — connecting people across the Himalayan mountains to technology which allows them to digitally receive and make payments for services.
Voting is open until Thursday, Sept 14, 12:44 PM Thursday, in Nepal. Don’t forget to vote your favorite startup and make them a winner. The winner will get a trip to Google Mountain View Headquarters for the Google I/O tech conference 2018 and have a video created by their story.
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