24 finalists of Ncell App Camp 2015

KATHMANDU: Ncell, the leading mobile service provider of the country, on Saturday announced 24 teams for the final of Ncell App Camp 2015, the biggest app development conclave of the country. The teams include six each from four categories — Games and Entertainment; Health; Tourism; and Utilities — of the ongoing Ncell App Camp, as per a press statement. An independent panel of selectors in each category had evaluated the app ideas based on pre-announced judgement criteria: importance of problem the app aimed to solve, the app’s business potential, its global scalability, and how the teams could articulate and present their ideas. The 24 teams have been selected as finalists from among 150 teams that had submitted their minimum viable products on December 9. Ancients of Mandala, Arcube Games, Flipped, Lishn, Unnamed (VR) and Up have been

selected as finalists under the ‘Games and Entertainment’ category. In the ‘Health’ category, there are Hamro Hospital, Mero Health, Mumma-Care, Naari, Skin Consult and Tele Medic as finalists. Six teams that found their way to the finals by obtaining highest scores under ‘Tourism’ are Food Nepal, Nepali Coders/Arts & Crafts, PinPeaks, Thingsle, Trail It and Travel Auctioneer. Similarly, 8 Byte/Ghum Gham, Bulletin Board (Quiddity), Drop Me Here-my Cab, Nidaar, NTyles and Pangraz have been selected as finalists of ‘Utilities’ category.