The Department of IT & Telecom, under the Ministry of Information and Communications is conducting National Startup weekend in Thimphu on 16th to 18th March 2018. The startup weekend is 54 hours program that runs over a weekend from Friday to Sunday. The event is conducted to promote startups and innovation in the country.

For this, business idea pitching event will be held on respective dates to select 15 to 20 best ideas from each college to contest on the National Startup Weekend.
Therefore any aspiring youth with business idea who resides near by the dzongkhag where the event is happening can participate! Only people who gets selected from the Business Idea pitching event can participate in the National Startup Weekend Bhutan 2018 “if you have an idea, make it real”!

For registration, download and log on to SWBHUTAN-2018 app given below
Get it on Google Play

Any enquiries, please contact: 337065/324265 or drop an email to

The tentative date for the Business idea pitching in colleges are given below so kindly participate on the respective dates.

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