Kathmandu, Feb 12, 2015:Â Biruwa Ventures and Kings College jointly organised Udhyami Bhetghat for aspiring, startup and established mobile app entrepreneurs to share idea on how nepali apps can reach a global marketplace. The event happened in the premises of buzz cafe and was also a platform to learn from mobile app experts, build network and promote and expand business.
Udhyami Bhetghat is a series of sector-focused networking event organized jointly by Biruwa Ventures and Kings College. This event’s goal is to help entrepreneurs expand their professional network, facilitate knowledge sharing, co-creation, collaboration within the Nepali entrepreneurial community by bringing together entrepreneurs that are at various stages in their venture.
Bidhan Rana, Founder of Biruwa Ventures hosted the event.Â Mr. Bibhusan Bista of Young Innovations and Mr. Manoj Ghimire from nLocate were the featured guests for the event on theÂ 7th edition of Udhyami Bhetghat.
Mr. Bista from Young Innovations suggested that young developers and entrepreneurs should identify market niches and develop their expertise in those niches first. He opined that entrepreneurs should spend a considerable amount of time understanding and exploring the global market before developing products for such market. He expressed that entrepreneurs cannot develop a product for the whole world, but rather should focus on specific geographies.
Mr. Ghimire from nLocate stated that one shot solution for marketing product is to start networking and selling products directly to customers rather than relying just on the online platforms. As per him, mobile apps will only work and sustain as a business if they cater to specific customer needs and provide them value.
61 participants participated in Udhyami Bhetghat with 42 participants from the mobile app community.
“For the development of economy, entrepreneurs must be developed as they and their new ventures will create employment opportunities and contribute in the society.“-Â Nanda Kishor Mandal, Coordinator for Entrepreneurs Development Centre, Kings College
“Only from the technological support, change is possible to create patient centric than doctors centric. I am here for networking to learn new things.” – Dr.Subhash Phyakurel, Health care management and innovation
” I enjoyed guest speaker session as we got to learn and explore more form information and experience hared by them.” – Ritesh Bhattari, freelancer in gaming development
” I am here to share ideas with other game and app developers and know what others friends are doing.Â This event is fruitful to build network with actors of value chain and build community could benefit by building developers” – Rajan Maharjan , Game Studio.
Photo By: Shataranj Suwal