GSA SAARC 2018

Bridge boundaries using innovation and celebrate entrepreneurship.

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Global Startup Awards SAARC, focuses on celebrating the spirit of entrepreneurship and promote bridging boundaries using innovation in our region comprising of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka by appreciating them with our most coveted awards program which will be attended by the top notch entrepreneurs, corporates, investors and ecosystem builders from Nordic, Central Europe, SAARC and ASEAN.

Our Global Cross Pollination Panel comprising of our alumni network of mentors, entrepreneurs, advisers, ambassadors and Jury from some of the most coveted startups/institutions will help enable your idea to come to reality, scale up to other countries and maybe even get funded.

"Come celebrate entrepreneurship and let's bridge boundaries using innovation."

  • PANEL

    PANEL

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    Description

    All Advisors, Ambassadors, Speakers and Jury for GSA SAARC 2018 will constitute SAARC Panel

  • PARTNERS

    PARTNERS

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    Description

    Every execution, collaboration, publication and community partners constitute the SAARC Partners

Important Dates

If you want to take a look at the detailed timeline please take a look at this.

Nominations Closes

National Shortlist Publication + Opens National Voting

Closes National Voting

Wraps-up National Finales

National Winner Publication + Opens SAARC Voting

Closes SAARC Voting

Grand Finale + Conference

Categories

GSA BASELINE CATEGORIES

Uniform across all Global Startup Awards regions including the Nordic, Central Europe and ASEAN. Find out more about your categories in here.

  • Startup Of The Year

    Startup Of The Year

    STARTUP SEGMENT
  • Best Newcomer

    Best Newcomer

    STARTUP SEGMENT
  • Founder of the Year

    Founder of the Year

    INDIVIDUAL SEGMENT
  • Investor of the Year

    Investor of the Year

    ECOSYSTEM SEGMENT
  • Best Coworking Space

    Best Coworking Space

    ECOSYSTEM SEGMENT
  • Best Accelerator Program

    Best Accelerator Program

    ECOSYSTEM SEGMENT

GSA SAARC VERTICAL CATEGORIES

Specific to SAARC region and identified based on the relevance of the existing ecosystem and their activities. Find out more about your categories in here.

  • Best Social Impact Startup

    Best Social Impact Startup

    STARTUP SEGMENT
  • Best FinTech Startup

    Best FinTech Startup

    STARTUP SEGMENT
  • Best Student Startup

    Best Student Startup

    STARTUP SEGMENT
  • Best Deep Tech Startup

    Best Deep Tech Startup

    STARTUP SEGMENT
  • Best Health Tech Startup

    Best Health Tech Startup

    STARTUP SEGMENT
  • Best Incubation Program

    Best Incubation Program

    ECOSYSTEM SEGMENT
  • Best Startup Journalist

    Best Startup Journalist

    ECOSYSTEM SEGMENT

GSA SPECIAL MENTION CATEGORIES

Specific to SAARC region and identified as growing categories which needs more visibility and support. Find out more about your categories in here.

  • Best Space Startup

    Best Space Startup

    STARTUP SEGMENT
  • Best Biotech Startup

    Best Biotech Startup

    STARTUP SEGMENT
  • Best AgriTech Startup

    Best AgriTech Startup

    STARTUP SEGMENT
  • Best EduTech Startup

    Best EduTech Startup

    STARTUP SEGMENT
  • Best Fashion Tech Startup

    Best Fashion Tech Startup

    STARTUP SEGMENT
  • Best Smart City Solution

    Best Smart City Solution

    STARTUP SEGMENT
  • Best Ecosystem Initiative

    Best Ecosystem Initiative

    ECOSYSTEM SEGMENT