After a long and challenging 3-month journey, five teams taking part in the second cycle of the SmartStart: Young Innovator programme were selected to transform their tech ideas and business models into reality with the aid of US$4,000 and six months of incubator support from Impact Hub and Smart Axiata.
Impact Hub Phnom Penh
After a 3-month intensive innovation program, Solar Micro Grid were recently chosen as winners of the winners of Youth Eco Labs 2018 at the final pitching session at Impact Hub Phnom Penh, with Smart Bins coming in second. Both team’s impressive business ideas were rewarded with the opportunity to be guests on the U.S. Embassy’s Facebook Live “Let’s Chat” programme, and an eco-friendly gift basket.
After a 2-day hackathon event, 5-day technopreneurship camp, several shortlistings and pitching sessions, the time has finally come for the top 15 final teams to give their final pitches.
LOOKING FOR SOLUTIONS TO THE KINGDOM’S PRESSING ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES? YOUTH ECO LABS IS HERE TO GIVE YOU SOME
With waste management, pollution, deforestation and animal welfare being an increasingly prevalent issues in Cambodia, 30 young people spent the past three months going through intensive training to develop a high impact business that aims to solve some of Cambodia’s most pressing environmental issues.
THE GATHERING OF SUCCESSFUL INNOVATORS: CALL FOR CAMBODIAN STARTUPS AND ENTREPRENEUR ENTRIES FOR MIT INCLUSIVE INNOVATION CHALLENGE (IIC) 2018
Looking for an avenue to seek venture regional funding for your startup? The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC) is calling for entrants from Asia that offer technology-driven solutions that provide a greater economic opportunity for their communities.