When Matt Dawes saw that there was a market for organic milk, he started a dairy targeting a niche market. This created a buzz, and helped grow the niche.
Seeding an idea that even 16-year-olds to 69-year-olds can start their own businesses. How crazy is that?
Sometimes, an idea for a venture can come from a simple observation. What an entrepreneur needs is the ability to see the potential of the concept and believe in it.
How did a trendsetting company in the field of human resource management start and evolve?
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.
Nepal’s first Children’s Art Museum aims to become a creative hub for youngsters
A social venture introduces the city’s crafts to foreigners and helps local craftsmen earn money.
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.
Machines that help doctors save lives also need care and attention, a new venture aims to provide just that.
Determined to make his dreams come true, Mr Jeewan Bhattarai forged ahead and set up his own t-shirt line: Urban Yeti. With his own space, he is then able to explore, experiment and design his own graphics – which is his ultimatum.
Dr. Saathi brought the concept of franchise into the pharmacy business, bringing together the indispensable nature of the health sector and the reliability of franchise. But the million dollar idea hasn’t had it easy; a lot of lessons had to be learned before they could find their footing.
One of the basic challenges of any transaction is to bring buyers and sellers to a common place. This need gives rise to local markets. However, the scale and complexity of transactions today requires a more efficient way of bringing parties together. This is where JustCall Nepal comes in.
ClicHeat, a seemingly overnight success led by two youth, is also a story of innovation, opportunity and passion. Their story proves skeptics wrong and instills new hope for Nepal’s economic potential.
It all starts with an idea, and before you start on the execution part it might save you a lot of eff ort if you put the idea on test first.
All it takes to create is determination and a vision. With these tools and a desire to serve his community, Bir Bahadur Ghale has transformed his hometown with the help of micro-hydro power.
Learning doesn’t always mean attending lectures, taking notes on what the professor says and passing the exam. Sub-consciously we are learning way more than we think we do from the surrounding around us.
Not the traditional kind of enterprise structure but no less powerful, cooperatives are often undermined when compared to the usual corporations but they hold a lot of opportunities.
T-shirts with local designs have been around for a while now – there’s never been a dearth of ironic messages and images on t-shirts. But no one’s done it like Juju T-shirts. With an academic background in art and a strong belief in the youth’s love for their country, its safe to say that Juju T-shirts Founder Pradeep Man Shakya has transformed the humble t-shirt.
How do you ensure that your business is in for the long run? Make sure you answer the whys of the idea for yourself.
Fear of someone stealing your idea is probably the most common fear among startups. But the pros of sharing far outweigh the cons of not.
Skepticism is perhaps the least talked about important aspect of entrepreneurship. It is also a very natural state of being that every entrepreneur goes through, whether they want to admit to or not. How do they deal with it? How do they forge ahead on untrodden paths?
Braindigit’s journey from having one employee to winning the Red Herring 100 Award has been about working with a killer combination of mind and heart
While bird flu is giving the poultry industry a run for its money, The Himalayan Rabbit Farm is determined to sweep in a new trend in taste.
Above anything else, making its customers happy is what matters to Urban Girl. The result: loyal customers.
SEALING THE DEAL WITH THE PERFECT PITCH. You have an idea that you can turn into a business. Selling the idea to make it a reality? Not as easy as you think. A few pointers here for getting started on convincing the people you need to get on your side.
Leaving a secure job with a good paycheck to start a company is daunting, but the drive of an entrepreneur is a powerful thing.
if your ideas are good, here is as good as any place to launch the next big thing.
Having invested time, effort and money, changing the direction of your business despite vague prospects is undoubtedly a tough call to make. Persistence however, is not always a virtue.
In life, you can either love the present and leave the past or love the present and live the past.
The popular Ratri Bus Sewa is mired in rumors about closing down. Its successful execution points to an entrepreneurial approach on the part of the Nepali government. What can help it —an open line of dialogue or a new business model?
The winning team from the first Startup Weekend Kathmandu, Team Parikshya had a great idea to begin with. Can they handle real world problems and let their idea see the light of day?