Escaping the vicious cycle of poverty requires much more than a five-year plan—it requires unflagging determination and persistence. Dilip Raj Joshi’s tenacity that raised a community from poverty stands proof.
Kushal Gurung started Windpower Nepal to harness wind energy. But he has been tackling a lot more regards to renewable energy.
The President of Gionee Communication Equipment says young entrepreneurs should visit countries like China and the US to see how they are developing and observe their working style.
One of Nepal's pioneer hoteliers Karna Shakya has written a book titled All The Best for those who want to become entrepreneurs.
PUM Netherlands is working to support SMEs in the local arena. Burtis Van Heugten, the country coordinator for PUM shares what they are all about.
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.
“This is where entrepreneurship comes in and becomes the next big thing for it is a savior for people in crisis and a hero who can steer changes to development.”
Hello Paisa intends to connect rural Nepal to the country’s primarily urban-centric banking system. With a majority of the population who has never had a bank account, many of whom don’t even believe in having an account, can Hello Paisa reach its goal? CEO Suraj B. Pandey shares his company’s story.
Microsoft and CityNet hope to inspire innovation in Nepalese developers to solve Kathmandu’s biggest problems with the CityApp program.
Harilo.com is the electronic equivalent of that relative we all have who lives abroad and visits Nepal frequently. A relative with a suitcase the size of a Mary Poppins carpetbag, who doesn’t mind bringing in all the weird stuff you order online and doesn’t judge you for it either. What’s behind the success of Harilo.com?
Profit has a bad name in Nepali society. Even donations and charity have higher social standing than hard earned profit. However, Hamro Prabidhi Ramro Nepal, an NGO, is now for profit, and knows that there is no other way for sustainable development.
Electric car Reva’s founder, tech entrepreneur Chetan Maini talks about the future of mobility as he envisions it and his journey so far in a candid conversation on the sidelines of the launch of Reva’s brand new car E2O at the Hyatt Regency Kathmandu.
With his first book ‘Take the Lead: Nepal’s Future Has Begun’, Anil Chitrakar shows a glipse of the bigger Nepali picture. Connecting the dots with anecdotes, the book underlines the most basic yet most important variable for progress – our attitude.
Its been only three years since Kazi Studios entry into the Nepali market and they are already coming across as serious competitors in the design sector. With a clear focus on design and a cool office, for effect Kazi is in the news for all the right reasons.
Without limiting itself, and capitalizing on its networking skills, Sattya Media Arts Collective has been able to procure many opportunities for itself and individuals involved with the organization.