The wheels are turning. In the driver's seat are people who not only have new ideas, but also the zeal to carry them through.
Big data is not just a fancy buzzword: it’s creating the sexiest money-spinning careers.
The local craftsmen of Nepal hold skills that are renowned worldwide. Its time our own countrymen began marketing them.
What’s the use of having high literacy when most literates have to go abroad for jobs? What’s the use of building infrastructure when we don’t have enterprises that can make use of it? Why should we boast about our country’s resources when we can’t make use of them?
As the economy grows, Nepali startups with high growth potentials are certain to come up. But these companies would have limited historical data, and putting a value on them will require a different approach.
With a client base of 10,000 in 80 countries within the first year of its launch, PageVamp—an American startup with a Nepali cofounder, is starting with gusto.
Mark Arnoldy is the executive director of Possible, a not-for-profit organization working to build healthcare systems in the remotest parts of Nepal. In 2009, the organization, formerly called Nyaya Health, took over the administration of the then abandoned Bayalpata Hospital (built in 1976) in Accham district. More than 173,000 patients benefitted from the hospital’s services till date.
Otto Dargan came to Nepal in 2012 just to relax. During the visit, the owner of an Australian mortgage brokerage company, Dargan met Amod Niroula, an engineer-turned-finance student, who brimming with new business ideas.
The idea of making home-made chocolates came when Avisha was approached by her uncle with the idea. Then everything else just fell into place.
Near the banks of Narayani River, in a small VDC called Mukundapur in Nawalparasi, nine out of ten men have migrated to urban areas in search of employment, leaving behind the women, children and elderly. Bhola Bikram Thapa, with the help of a Swedish fly-fishing guide, Jonas Nyqvist, decided to train the women in making artificial fishing flies.
This year Kashthamandap Distributors marks its twenty years of supplying magazines to its readers.Considered as a pioneer of paper distribution in Nepal, the company’s story mirrors the ever-evolving paper distribution industry of Nepal.
Talks about transparency are all around us. We talk about need for transparency in the government, political parties, public organizations etc. What about transparency in a private company? The question of what to share and what not to share with employees is very tricky indeed.
A lot has been put into establishing silk industry in Nepal. Despite the years of effort from the government, the non-government and the private sector, the industry’s future still hangs on a balance. Here is a brief journey through the hopeful past, the tricky present and the possible future of silk production in Nepal.
All ventures are created equal, but some are ‘more equal’ than others. All ideas are good, and are even better if you execute them. However, there are a few ideas that don’t sound that great. But if executed right, they can be ‘more equal’ than most.