Ujjwal Shrestha is the Executive Director of Panchakanya Group. He started T Foundation, a networking platform for entrepreneurs, two years ago. He shares his vision of T Foundation and how it is preparing fresh minds to start real ventures.
The story of a struggle between an ingenuous passion and a multi-billion dollar company
What started out as a language school in a single room is now a community of teachers working with a new approach to community-based learning.
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.
How regrets of missing a party gave a brilliant idea to Yellow Nepal.
For thirty years, Uday Chapagain has been doing what he does best, running a tea business.
One of Nepal's pioneer hoteliers Karna Shakya has written a book titled All The Best for those who want to become entrepreneurs.
A story of a poultry farmer from a Far-Western district of Doti that represents a story of a community—a community that is transforming itself with the right mix of ability and access-to-finance through locally governed co-operatives.
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.
A young entrepreneur in remote Palpa unwittingly sets an example by breaking an age-old tradition and leads a resilient venture.
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.
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.
It sure feels good to admire the architecture of traditional houses but with time, it gets dangerous to live under that roof too. Architect Rabindra Puri of Namuna Ghar fame, has been working extensively on restoring such traditional houses and establishing community schools and museums.
Mr Chiranjeevi Poudel’s dream was to help people who were like him; to be able to function in society independently. This resulted in the beginning of an innovative yet sustainable business, through the art of massage therapy.
The man is as humble as his beginnings. From working as a helper at the age of 11 to manufacturing bags for the Nepal Army, government agencies, corporate houses and organizations, Khadanand Shiwakoti of Shiwakoti Bag Udhyog has a rags-to-riches success story that is nothing but inspirational.
High Ground Adventures is a venture into a new field by three friends who also happen to be from prominent business families. While their business takes precedence, not letting each other down is a priority as well.
At a time when most handicraft and garment industries in Nepal are going bust, only a few have dared to dip their hands into this sector. Sabita Maharjan, who runs Kirtipur Hosiery Industry (KHI), is one of those few exceptions, who has not just defied the odds but served as an inspiration to upcoming women entrepreneurs.
Everyone asks successful business owners their success mantras. Cafe Soma is giving away theirs for free-its focus on their customers.
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.
From spending hours in front of a computer to making one smaller than the size of his hand, Pavitra Gautam, CEO of Karkhana and self proclaimed geek, tells us his story.