Young Nepali entrepreneurs are paving the way in creating jobs and opportunities lately. What does it really take to start a business in Nepal? Is it only about having huge capital, skilled manpower or managing legal procedures? Entrepreneurs share their opinion on this matter with Republica’s Prasuma Rawal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Nepali Ambassador to China Leela Mani Paudyal urged Chinese entrepreneurs to promote Nepali products and services in Chinese markets through their value chains.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Women entrepreneurs participating in the 2nd International Women's Trade Expo have said that starting a business enterprise and giving continuity to it was a difficult ordeal. They also complained that the government has not taken any initiative to help them and resolve the problems that they are facing.

BARA, Jan 26: Entrepreneurs, cadres of political parties and locals have picketed the district administration office demanding that Kalaiya Municipality be created as Sub Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the government will provide income taxi waiver for poultry entrepreneurs.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Ministry of State for Industry, Kanchan Chandra Bade, has said that the government was committed to support women entrepreneurs by providing collateral-free loans.

Young Entrepreneurs' Society launched

December 16, 2016 06:11 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 16 : The British College, Kathmandu, says that it has launched The Young Entrepreneurs' Society (YES) with the aim of providing a platform for transforming ideas into business trough a 'learning by doing' approach. Issuing a statement, the college said the members of the society would be able capitalize knowledge of other members within the society's framework.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Women entrepreneurs have demanded that the government provide them subsidize loans.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: The third annual conference and workshop of the 'Hydro Empowerment Network' of micro hydro power project entrepreneurs of South and South East Asia started here today.

PALPA, Nov 12: Investment in hotel and hospitality business has increased in the recent years. Hoteliers say that a total of Rs 1 billion has been invested in different hotels in district headquarter and of which few are under construction.  The occupancy of the hotels in the city has increased fivefold in the three years from 200 to 1000, according to Palpa Chamber of Commerce and Industries (PCCI). District's hotel industry has so far been received an investment of Rs 3 billion, they said. The district has received more tourists both domestic and foreigners in the recent years and this has boosted confidence of hoteliers.

Here are some tips from some of the best entrepreneurs in Asia who have raised millions, built brands and learned from mistakes.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Lawmakers, speaking at a meeting of the Legislature-Parliament on Tuesday, drew the government's attention towards inconveniences facing commuters on the eve of the festivals due to anomalies of transport entrepreneurs.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Soaltee Crowne Plaza's Malshree Hall was jam-packed on Monday with scientists, engineers, politicians and students. They had gathered to attend a lecture from Nobel laureate Dan Shechtman.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Fifty Nepali youths from diverse backgrounds participated in a three-day orientation program organized by the Embassy of the United States of America at Gokarna Resort.

PALPA, Aug 23: The names of top 20 women entrepreneurs were announced amid a program in Palpa district on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Representatives of the Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs Associations on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the latter's official residence in Baluwatar.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Over 150 entrepreneurs and aspiring business minds participated in the 3rd Young Entrepreneurs Summit Women (YESW) held in Kathmandu on Friday.

It’s also important to set your expectations prior to the negotiation phase and don’t be reluctant to ask for what you want. Most importantly be willing to say “No” and don’t be afraid to walk away.

BHOJPUR, June 28: Transport entrepreneurs in Bhojpur have announced the closure of their services for an indefinite period, stating poor road conditions during rain and negligence of contractors in upgrading the Leguwa-Bhjoupur roadway.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Australian envoy to Nepal, Glenn White and UNDP Country Director Renaud Meyer inaugurated two common facility centers in Nuwakot District recently.