Followed by the Vietnam competition, The ‘IMPACT CHALLENGE AT SEA (ICAS)’, a competition to discover promising impact startups in Southeast Asia was held in Cambodia.
Youth Co:Lab was co-created by the United Nations Development Programme(UNDP) and the Citi Foundation in 2017 to support young entrepreneurs in the Asia Pacific region to achieve the SDGs through leadership, social innovation and entrepreneurship. It is operated in a total of 28 countries and their main programs include operating regional platform for social entrepreneurs(Summit), operating panel discussion on 4 major themes(National Dialogue), operating incubating program for young SDG entrepreneurs (Springboard), and operating volunteering program (Movers).
The selection for ICAS in Cambodia was conducted in collaboration with UNDP Youth CO:Lab. The TOP10 were selected through UNDP Youth CO:Lab nominations, and the final TOP3 were selected through online IR pitching.
Recruitment platform with automation and analytics tech
Supply crickets to produce sustainable food for the future
Food waste treatment using earthworms and invest in innovating farming
Platform that connects professional architects, workers, and building material sellers with consumers
Environmental related content social media platform
Supply household food waste composting kits and provide environmental workshop
Food waste treatment and upcycle of by-products of black soldier fly
PillTech is the first online B2B pharma marketplace in Cambodia. PillTech established an integrated online drug sales platform to solve the inefficient and unreliable drug distribution structure locally and provides a POS system for digital transformation of small pharmacies.
SUDrain uses coconut filters to provide an eco-friendly, easy-to-use, energy-free wastewater treatment system that extends the life of water and improves the quality of lives in villages.
Sala aims to solve the problem of low college entrance rate due to low access to information about college/university by giving access to students on application information and provides a platform that allows teachers and students to easily manage learning data.