When you are just starting your business, don’t you wish for someone to help you, inspire you and show you the way? You do. Your startup is a new venture and you do not know where it leads. So having someone on the same path or better still having someone who has already walked that path is always a boon. But finding such people is the most difficult part.
What if there was a gathering of startups in Nepal where entrepreneurs such as you could meet other entrepreneurs and listen to them speak about their journey?
NEXT Growth Conclave is the platform to instigate discussions to shape Nepal’s entrepreneurship ecosystem. The conference brings together some of the most influential national and International speakers, investors, and media, to inspire Nepali entrepreneurs, and share with them the secrets of business growth to take their ventures to the next level.
Some of the major attractions of NEXT Growth Conclave 2017 are listed below.
It is a showcasing platform designed for the startups with viable product/services where they can exhibit their businesses to the attendees, potential investors, customers, startup enthusiast and network with fellow founders. Showcasing in the startup valley offers an opportunity to meet the media representatives and get featured in the national and International media.
Apart from Startup Valley, companies or startups can also be part of Kickstart Hill, where they can launch their businesses in the mass of expected 1000+ attendees.
Different media representatives are present in the media lounge where they can get exciting content for their media. It is a space dedicated for the media where they can have an intense conversation about the program or the major attractions.
A space dedicated for the investors where the attendees and the startup founders can get an opportunity to interact with the potential investors, angel investors, investment companies and institutions.
It is a common platform for all the attendees where they can network over drinks. The attendees will be from different eminent and they can get an opportunity to network with the representative of entrepreneurial community.
The conclave will reportedly have 1500+ attendees, 25+ global speakers. 50+ startup showcase, 200+ investors and 60+ media.
According to the organizers, the programme will bring together community supporters, startups, growth leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, corporate executives, media and other eminent stakeholders into one place so they can jointly participate in the meaningful conversation that would craft the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Nepal.
The conclave will further host various sectoral focus discussions in Knowledge Forum and Power Discussions, where the invited sectoral leaders will instigate policy-level dialogues aimed at finding out possible ways to transform industries like finance, medicine, tourism, etc.
Some of the renowned speakers of the event are:
- Warren Leow: CEO, Designs.net, UK
- Sajid Rahman: CEO, Telenor Health, Indonesia
- Arijit Bhattacharyya: Founder/CEO, Virtualinfocom, India
- Jeffrey Paine: Managing Partner, Golden Gate Ventures, Singapore
- Nitin Sethi: VP, Quikr.com, India
Last year, the conclave was a huge success with 782 Participants, 12 International and National Speakers, 32 National and International Media, 25+ Bloggers, 60+ Individual and Institutional Investors. The conclave also provided a platform to 12 Tech Startups, 2 Tourism-Tech Startups, 6 Agro, Manufacturing and Handicrafts Startups, 4 Service Startups and 1 Fashion Startup to showcase at Startup Valley. Among a total of 25 startups, 8 of the most exciting ones launched their ventures at the Kickstart Hill. Here are 15 of the startups from last year’s Next Growth Conclave.
By the way, we had covered last year’s Next Growth Conclave live on TechLekh and we will keep you updated this year also.
Date : December 22, 2017
Venue : Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Kathmandu
Ticket Cost: Rs. 20,000 (Startup Valley Booth), Rs 3,000 (Conclave Pass)
To be a part of this must-attend event, click here.