NEXT Growth Conclave is Nepal’s largest entrepreneurship and investment conference dedicated to the growth of entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial ecosystem, and investment climate in Nepal. The annual event is organized by NEXT Venture Corp, which acts as a support system for entrepreneurs and enables them to start and grow their businesses in Nepal. This conference will take place on 22nd December 2017 at Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Kathmandu.
The participants of the NEXT Growth Conclave get the opportunity to learn from renowned speakers, connect and develop valuable relationships with fellow entrepreneurs, investors and media. The conclave also provides founders with an opportunity to showcase their businesses at ‘Startup Valley’ and launch new ventures at the ‘Kickstart Hill’.brings together some of the best national and international speakers, investors, and media to inspire Nepalese entrepreneurs, and share with them the secrets of business growth to take their ventures to the next level.
This synergistic environment allows for gaining exposure to hundreds of stakeholders in the startup ecosystem, attracting potential media coverage, developing relations with investors (which is the initial phase of securing investments), and providing invaluable face-to-face marketing and sales opportunities to increase customer awareness and brand recognition.
Successful entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders from Nepal and beyond come to inspire, inform, and educate the next generation entrepreneurs about growing faster. Participants will learn the techniques of realizing exponential growth from the insights and experiences of our speakers, while they also revisit their business vision and re-align their growth strategies.
The power discussions at NEXT Growth Conclave are the forums where selected business leaders, investors, social influencers, and thought leaders from different backgrounds join us as panelists to discuss on the agenda/s related to entrepreneurship development, investment climate, startup support system, industry growth potential, economic policies and growing businesses beyond the borders.
The conclave also hosts various sectorial discussions where the invited sectorial leaders instigate policy-level dialogue aimed at finding out possible ways to transform industries like Finance, Tourism, and Medicine, among others
Given the constraints of resources that startups operate with, it is very difficult for them to introduce new products, market them, and build a brand. However, having the right platform which provides access to a network of influencers, early adopters, and best of media coverage can do wonders to the startups. Startup Valley aims to be that platform.
It enables startups companies to showcase their products and services to the attendees which includes fellow founders, investors, potential customers, startup enthusiasts, media and the community.
Kickstart Hill, a part of Startup Valley, is a platform where entrepreneurs can launch new ventures and present their products on the main stage. As the Growth Conclave is an incredible amalgamation of entrepreneurs, investors, industry experts, mentors, media, and startup enthusiasts, entrepreneurs can use this platform to launch their products and get a head-start in their startup journey.
Investor lounge provides an opportunity for both entrepreneurs and investors to explore the possibilities of a profitable partnership and build powerful relations with each other. The lounge hosts angel investors and investment companies, who will be interacting with the startups attending the growth conclave and are looking for investors as their growth partners. It aims to promote entrepreneurship in Nepal by giving growth seekers a chance to overcome the resource management barrier in the early stages of their startup journey, as well as to give established startups the opportunity to acquire large scale investments. The Lounge also allows the enthusiastic investors to get the inside track on up and coming advances in the entrepreneurial space.
At the media lounge, entrepreneurs get an opportunity to get incredible exposure to both national and international media which includes - bloggers, journalists, and program producers, among others. Entrepreneurs make the best out of our media lounge by pitching their innovative products to the friends from media, gaining coverage, and making them their brand ambassadors. It aims at expanding a startup’s market engagement, growing customer base, and to stimulate product awareness, ultimately building a powerful brand.
At the end of the Conclave, the Venture Blend, an exclusive networking party will be organized to enhance one’s networking party experience with drinks, food, and music grooves. It is for all the startups, trendsetters and influencers to create lifetime memories with each other and keep entrepreneurial ecosystem fun filled. The Blend has dedicated photo booth to take and share pictures on social media, and a business card section where anyone present can drop their card, pamphlet, or samples, so that participants can connect with them. The party also allows attendees to follow up on a potential tie-up with their newfound connections.
NEXT Growth Conclave’s mobile app guides users through all the program components, and keep users updated throughout the program so they don’t miss an important event. The app provides an easy way to connect and communicate with other attendees using the inbuilt messaging system. In addition to this, live polls and questions will be taken through the mobile application. It aims to increase productive and make every attendee’s experience smooth, fruitful and memorable.
The lineup of the speakers at the conclave was the biggest attractions for entrepreneurs coming to the event. The diversity of their experience and the variation of the themes created a very engaging event.
For more information, please visit http://nextgrowthconclave.com/tickets/
About NEXT Venture Corp
NEXT Venture Corp, is a support system for entrepreneurs to start and grow their ventures in Nepal. They work towards encouraging and developing entrepreneurial talent to support economic and social growth in Nepal. They aim to achieve this by providing guidance, community resources and action packed workshops in order to facilitate entrepreneurs towards creation of sustainable businesses through numerous programs. Through their continued efforts, they hope to accelerate growth and development in the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Nepal.