After a massive success last year, Nepal is yet again about to witness the largest entrepreneurship conference as NEXT Growth Conclave returns for its third installment.
NEXT Growth Conclave is an event set to happen on December 22, 2018, at Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Kathmandu, Nepal.
What NGC aims to be is a platform for the entrepreneurs and the stakeholders to come together to plot the direction where the entrepreneurial ecosystem is heading, and to celebrate entrepreneurship in Nepal.
The conference aims to bring together some of the most influential national and international speakers, investors, and media to inspire Nepalese entrepreneurs.
Apart from that, it also aims to share with them the secrets of business growth that will help them to take their ventures to the next level.
The NEXT Growth Conclave is an event held by NEXT Venture Corp. It is a support system for entrepreneurs to start and grow their ventures in Nepal.
NEXT Venture Corp is a company that works to develop and encourage the entrepreneurial talent in Nepal for economic support and social growth.
They provide guidance, community resources, and action-packed workshops to facilitate entrepreneurs towards the creation of sustainable businesses.
Nepal, for a couple of years, has been significantly developing when it comes to entrepreneurial and start-up ecosystem. With new ideas and energy pouring in from all parts of the country, starting a business has been both easy and difficult at the same time.
It is difficult for new entrepreneurs and start-ups to run their businesses as they have little-to-no experience. It takes years of ups and downs, a good knowledge of the market and of course, strong investment for a business to be successful.
And for a brand new business, it takes time and patience to reach to the top.
However, with events like NEXT Growth Conclave and companies like NEXT Venture Corp, it has been easier for new businesses to grow and prosper in the market as it provides all the necessary resources for a business to flourish.
This year, NEXT Growth Conclave is set to be an event even bigger than ever. With 10 speakers coming in from different parts of the world.
The speakers that will be there to motivate all the attendees are Rahul Narvekar (Founder and CEO of The India Network), Tashi Wangdi (Founder and CEO of iHub), Rajeev Chitrabhanu (Successful angel investors of India), Biswas Dhakal (President of F1Soft International), Dileep Agrawal (Chairman and Founder of WorldLink Communications), Bobby Liu (Senior Director of Topica Edtech Group), Christy Ng (Founder and CEO of ChristyNg.com), Milky Mahmud (Co-Founder of Shajgoj.com), Sandeep Deshmukh (CEO of ElasticRun), and Skannd Tyagi (Chief Dreamer of Tyagi Corporation).
Apart from all the national and international speakers taking to the stage giving you insights on how they started and grew their businesses, there are also other highlights of NGC that you should attend the event if you’re around.
The conclave hosts ‘Startup Valley” which is Nepal’s largest startup exhibit that allows startups to showcase their exciting ventures in front of a network of influencers, early adopters, and the media.
Then for all the participants who attend the event, there is also a one-of-a-kind opportunity for them to launch their products at ‘Kickstart Hill’.
There are ‘Investor Lounge’ and ‘Media Lounge’ where you get to sit back and have a conversation with the investors and the media.
With 33 global speakers, 1500+ participants, 58 startups in Startup Valley, 110+ media in Media Lounge, 120+ investors in Investors Lounge, and 23 startups launched, NEXT Growth Conclave is Nepal’s largest entrepreneurship conference that should not be missed if you’re seeking for a great opportunity to start and run your own company.
7 Facts of NEXT Growth Conclave straight from the CEO.
We were able to have a small conversation with the organizer of the NEXT Growth Conclave and the CEO of NEXT Venture Corp Mr. Kavi Raj Joshi.
We asked him a few questions regarding the NEXT Growth Conclave and below is what he had to say.
- What is the one thing you expect from this year’s event?
I expect Nepal’s Start-up eco-system to be more visible on the global map.
- What were the challenges of NGC 2017?
It wasn’t just an event meant for the people in Kathmandu valley, we wanted to incorporate people from all over Nepal (77 districts and 7 states of the country) but we weren’t able to reach to the mass, i.e., people living in rural and suburban areas.
However, this year we’ve made sure that almost everyone is very well informed about the events far and wide.
- How satisfied were the participants from last year’s events?
Of course, our participants had huge expectations from the event as it was the second edition. And our survey report says that they were indeed very satisfied with the event and are looking forward to more exciting things this year.
- What impact does Growth Conclave make on entrepreneurs and start-ups?
Growth Conclave inspires entrepreneurs to think big and informs them regarding how they can form big companies.
For start-up companies they get connected to investors, they’re able to build a better brand image and visibility and finally, they can get good investments for their business.
- What can participants expect from this year’s NGC?
They can expect a lot of inspiring stories, information regarding growth hacking, growing their companies faster, connections to investors and international media, and forming partnerships among themselves
- What were the feedbacks you got from last year’s NGC event?
To incorporate more diverse speakers from different backgrounds, belonging to different industries, countries and market sectors.
Spread the conclave over 2-3 days so that more people could be involved.
- How was your overall experience last year?
The overall experience of me as a participant and an organizer of NGC each year has been absolutely amazing.