NEXT Venture Corp is organizing its annual flagship program NEXT Growth Conclave 2018 on December 22, 2018 (Saturday) from 9 AM-6 PM at Hotel Soaltee Crowne Plaza, in Kathmandu.
NEXT Venture Corp is a support system for entrepreneurs to start and grow their ventures in Nepal. Their business accelerator program NEXT Launchpad helps entrepreneurs take startup businesses to the next level through mentorship, connections, and investment. The Venture Corp also organizes various networking and knowledge sharing events – Venture Walk, Venture Talk, and Venture Blend; and they are also one of the action early-stage investors in Nepal’s startup ecosystem.
NEXT Growth Conclave is an annual tech, entrepreneurship, and investment conference of the company. The organizers have successfully hosted two yearly editions of this conference in 2016 and 2017 consecutively, where both of them became the largest entrepreneurship conferences in Nepal. In these two editions, we brought 32 global speakers from different countries viz USA, Finland, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, India, Bangladesh, and Nepal. This conference also provided a platform to 58 innovative Nepali startup companies to showcase their businesses and also provided a stage to 23 exciting startups where they launched their new ventures. These two editions of the conference saw 1500+ participants, 60+ investors, and 72+ international and national media coming together to decode business growth.
The program envisions bringing the community supporters, start-ups, growth leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, corporate executives, media and other eminent personalities into one place so they can jointly participate in the meaningful conversation that would craft the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Nepal.
Benefit realizing the most significant impact and need of the program in the entrepreneurial space, the attendance for the NEXT Growth Conclave this year is expected to be over 800. This year, the program is likely to be grander than the previous editions where Startup Valley, Main stage, Media Lounge, Investors Lounge, and Venture Blend will be the major attraction for this year as well.
Major attractions of the conference
Startup Valley: It is a showcasing platform designed for the startups with viable product/services which can exhibit their businesses to the attendees, potential investors, customers, startup enthusiasts as well as 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 start-up valley, the limited companies can also be part of “Kickstart Hill,” where they can launch their business in the mass of expected 1000+ attendees.
Media Lounge: The event is witnessed by the media representatives where they can get the exciting content for their media. It is a space dedicated to the press where they can have an intense conversation about the program or the major attractions.
Investor Lounge: A space dedicated to the investors where the attendees and the startup founder can get an opportunity to interact with the potential investors, angel investors, investment companies and institutions.
Venture Blend: The large no. of attendees participate in Nepal’s most significant growth hacking conference to decode their business. The attendees shall be from different eminent where the attendees can get an opportunity to network with the representative of the entrepreneurial community. It is a common platform for all the attendees where they can network over drinks. With all of these components, NEXT Growth Conclave is a one-of-kind opportunity for entrepreneurs to learn about growing a business, networking and gaining exposure; while investors to find high potential startup companies and building partnerships, and anyone else to learn about the growing entrepreneurship ecosystem of Nepal.