VisualiseVR, a Nepali Tech Startup, specialization in creating superior digital experiences through the use of virtual and augmented reality has gained top spot in Seedstars Kathmandu 2016. With this accomplishment, team VisualiseVR team, has won free trip to Bangkok, Thailand to participate in a 3 day boot camp, this December, and later to Lausanne, Switzerland on 6th April, 2017 for the Seedstars Summit : An idea born in Switzerland; is the Entrepreneurship Forum For Emerging Markets.
Sharing the happiness with BlogorTech, Mr. Bobby Basnyat, Co-founder at Semantic Creations, said, “On behalf of VisualiseVR team, we are very happy. Especially since we are a global service company, we can really use any international attention and networking which can really help. Also we will be looking for Series A funding soon, this win can help us reach out to investors. Also our vision is to establish Nepal as a hub for Augmented Reality (AR) Virtual Reality (VR) development and getting more attention in Nepal locally with our vision.”
SewaSansar, secured second position, which is an online platform to find the right maid based on location, salary and skills while providing employment to urban migrants.
And, another startup; Ultimate Solution, secured third position, which aims in bypassing brokers and connecting farmer to market. On the one hand, consumers will get fresh fruits and vegetables at less price. And on the other hand, farmers will get fair price and support from consumer.
Jury members for the event were: Mr. Siddhant Pandey, Chairman & CEO at Business Oxygen Pvt. Ltd, Mr. Wellington Perera, DX Lead at Microsoft, Ms. Sophie Kemkhadze, UNDP Deputy Country Director at UNDP Nepal, Mr. Rajendra Khetan, CEO at Khetan Group, Mr. J Young Lee, Chief Strategy Officer at Sentbe.
There were total 8 Best Nepali Startups; Echo Innovators, Enigma Apps, Dreamic, Sewa Sansar, Endeavor Pvt. Ltd, VisualiseVR, Tuki Labs and Ultimate Solution, who pitched their idea in an official event at Hotel Shankar, located at Lazimpat. This event was organized by Seedstars World in partnership with Microsoft Innovation Center Nepal (MIC Nepal).
Seedstars World is a Switzerland based startup competition that takes place in emerging markets. They run 65+ local competitions where they identify the best seed-stage startups, provide pitch training and award the winners with an opportunity to compete in the Seedstars Summit where one of them will be crowned Seedstars World Global Winner.
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