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.
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.
On the 28 – 29 of April, The SmartStart Hackathon 2018 took place on April 28-29 at The Factory, Phnom Penh’s newest co-working space, hosting 120 students in 30 tech startup teams who received training and coaching before the main pitching session on the final evening.
Hear from the 5 winning teams from the SmartStart Young Innovator Programme as they enter their incubation phase! This week, we have an exciting exclusive interview with Prestige Gift, the platform that offers gift consultation and premium gift packaging services.
In this retrospective, find out all the exciting details of phase 2 – the lineup of the event, which 5 teams bagged the funded incubator programme and $4000 cash prize and what were their brilliant ideas.