Business Idea Competition of Bhutan 2017

Bhutan Innovation & Technology Centre, Thimphu TechPark, with support from Entrepreneurship Division, Department of Employment, MoLHR, is providing a platform to recognize your ideas with the nationwide Business Idea Competition of Bhutan 2017 under the theme “Ideas in Motion”. This year, passionate and aspiring entrepreneurs can win prizes in two categories:

Startup stage

Criteria: Innovative products or services rolled out in the market currently and having a business license not older than one year.

Cash prize:

Winner:                      Nu.100,000

Second Prize:             Nu. 75,000

Third Prize:                Nu. 50,000

Idea stage

Criteria: Idea yet to be implemented

Winner:                     Nu. 50,000

Second Prize:            Nu. 30,000

Third Prize:               Nu. 20,000

Submission deadline:

15th May 2017


Wait for None. Be your own Boss. Turn your Dreams into Reality. 

Submit entries by email to bicob2017@gmail.com using the prescribed form which can be downloaded from http://www.thimphutechpark.com/downloads/Business-Idea-Competition-Form_2017.doc

For clarifications, please contact 17163475 or 77408625 or enquiries@thimphutechpark.com

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Launch a Startup in 54 Hours with Startup Weekend Bhutan, 14th – 16th April 2017

~~ Calling all aspiring entrepreneurs, developers, designers, dreamers and doers with ideas ~~

Startup Weekend® is a 54-hour event designed to provide superior experiential entrepreneurship education. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming and business plan development, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations. Participants create working startups during the event and win attractive prizes.

The third edition of Startup Weekend Bhutan will be hosted at Bhutan Innovation & Technology Centre, Thimphu TechPark, from 14th to 16th April, 2017 in collaboration with Techstars, the Department of IT & Telecom, MoIC and the Department of Employment, MoLHR. Food, drinks and snacks will be available to all participants at the venue. In this edition, the focus will be on ideas that use technologies such as the Internet, ecommerce, IT, mobile apps, animation, web etc.

All you need to do is come to the venue at 6 pm on Friday, 14th April. The event schedule is given at http://goo.gl/9O6LW9 . Anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea. Come and join the fun!

For registration, please call 17163475 or email enquiries@thimphutechpark.com , and see


Business Idea Competition of Bhutan 2016

All successful businesses have started with the spark of an idea at first. Therefore, Bhutan Innovation & Technology Centre, Thimphu TechPark, in collaboration with Entrepreneurship & Self Employment Division, Department of Employment, MoLHR, is conducting the nationwide ‘Business Idea Competition of Bhutan 2016’ with the theme ‘Innovative Business Idea’.

We hereby invite anyone having business ideas ideas to send in entries for the ‘Business Competition of Bhutan 2016’ latest by 30th April 2016. As a reward attractive cash prizes of up to Nu. 100,000 will be provided to selected entries.

The business idea should be submitted by email using the prescribed form which can be downloaded from below:

  • The Business Idea Competition of Bhutan 2016