Top 5 Nepali Startups selected for ICT Award 2018 [ONLINE VOTING]

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The third edition of ICT Award 2018 is scheduled to begin from 17th August 2018, at the Radisson Hotel, Kathmandu. Rewarding the National Heroes of IT Sectors in Nepal is the vision of this year ICT Award.

On July 24, the jury selected the top 5 finalists for ICT Award 2018. Let’s get to know them individually.

Top 5 Nepali Startups 

CellApp Pvt. Ltd. 

CellApp has been working on Local level iMpact Projects involving Information Technology, Innovations and Data focused in working with Organizations and local level Government Entities.

EkGhanti Services Pvt. Ltd. 

EkGhanti is Nepal’s first and only Toll-Free Miscall Number Service Platform. Shaswotsher Adhikari and Pradeep Khadka build EkGhanti Services Pvt. Ltd. in late 2017 as a Telecom Service Development Company.

Nepali Paisa Media Pvt. Ltd. 

It is the financial news media focusing on Nepal Share market news, Nepal share market data, numerous tools, indicators, reports and more.

People Development Lab Pvt. Ltd. 

It is a technology company that combines the power of data and psychology to redefine the way career guidance, coaching, and leadership development. It has a team of experienced psychologists, data scientists, and engineers, all dedicated to enabling people in understanding themselves scientifically.

Sarathi Pvt. Ltd. 

Sarathi is the mobility solutions offering ride booking, leasing, car rental and car sharing. Currently, they are providing services via the phone call to book a cab.

Top 5 Startup Products


iSolutionLife is a Complete Insurance Management Software developed by Darshantech. It was established in 2010 working as an Insurance Domain only.


Sarathi, a cab booking service inside Kathmandu, which offers services like ride booking, leasing, car rental and car sharing. The company established in 2016 started its official operation in 2017.


SmartPalika is an integrated Software System backed by Smart City Researchers, Local Governance Experts, Development Experts and Data Technology Experts. The objective of the system is to give the first Digital Shift to Local Governments of Nepal.


ThirdWheelNepal is Nepal’s first online door to door motorcycle repair and maintenance service. It was established with a mission to help people by solving their daily life issues with mobile applications.

Udhyami Nepal 

Udhyami Nepal provides an access to business resources such as tips and information, training opportunities, financial services, and potential customers. Additionally, it also provides an information about Suitable Grants, Funds, Subsidies, Loans, and Scholarships supported by Government and Non-Government Agencies.

ICT Award will be distributed under the following categories:

  • ICT Startup Award
  • ICT Product Award
  • ICT Pioneer Award
  • Nepali Diaspora ICT Award
  • ICT Entrepreneur Award
  • Digital Governance ICT Award

Online and SMS voting line has been opened from 25th July to 3rd August.

To vote your favorite Startup (SMS)

Type ICT <space> S1 or S2 or S3 or S4 or S5 to 33001 

To vote your favorite Product (SMS)

Type ICT <space> P1 or P2 or P3 or P4 or P5 to 33001 

For online voting of Startup and Product. Click Here!