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Application open for Global Student Entrepreneurship Award (GSEA) Nepal


Kathmandu, December 29,2015: Entrepreneurs’ Organization Nepal Chapter, in partnership with Nepalese Young Entrepreneurs’ Forum (NYEF), announces applications open for Global Student Entrepreneurship Award (GSEA) Nepal.

GSEA is the premier awards program for student entrepreneurs. GSEA provides students the opportunity to form lasting relationships with students and the VIP entrepreneur judges. Over the years, participating students have gone on to create thousands of jobs and generate millions in revenue.

The Nepal finals of GSEA is being organized on February 29, 2016 in Kathmandu. The application deadline for Nepal Finals is February 1, 2016.

Eligible students must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate (Bachelor’s) student of a recognized college or university. Students need to be primarily responsible for the operation of a for-profit (revenue generating) business that has been operating for no less than six (6) consecutive months.

Upon review of the applications, selected students will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to present their business and entrepreneurial journey in front of a panel of entrepreneur judges. The winner of this competition will receive Rs. 50,000/- in cash prizes and will attend the GSEA Finals to compete with the world’s top student entrepreneurs and have a chance to win over US$40,000 in cash and donated business services.

About the Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

As the premier global competition for undergraduate students, the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) represents more than 1,700 of the prominent student entrepreneurs from more than 37 countries. Built on a mission to inspire students to start and grow entrepreneurial ventures, GSEA brings global visibility to pioneering student business owners.

Since 1998, the GSEA, a program founded at the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University, has honored outstanding students who simultaneously attend university full-time while running their own businesses. The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) took on leadership of the GSEA in 2006 to offer student entrepreneurs access to a global network of mentors, resources and connections from the most influential community of entrepreneurs in the world. The Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s GSEA is generously supported by Thomas Franchise Solutions.

About the Entrepreneurs’ Organization

The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a global business network of more than 11,000 business owners in more than 150 chapters and 50 countries. Founded in 1987 by a group of young entrepreneurs, EO enables small and large business owners to learn from each other, leading to greater business success and an enriched personal life. The organization’s vision is to build the world’s most influential community of entrepreneurs, which aligns with its mission of supporting entrepreneurial education and engaging entrepreneurs to learn and grow.

The Entrepreneurs’ Organization also operates the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA), the premier award program for undergraduate students that own and run businesses while attending college or university; and Accelerator, a series of quarterly, high-impact learning events designed to provide top business owners with the tools, knowledge and skills they need to grow their businesses to more than US$1 million in annual revenue.

About the Nepalese Young Entrepreneurs’ Forum (NYEF)

Nepalese Young Entrepreneurs’ Forum (NYEF) is an apex body of young entrepreneurs in Nepal, established with a vision of empowering positive business thinking. NYEF works in the field of entrepreneurship promotion at all levels of the entrepreneurship eco-system. It aims at creating outstanding entrepreneurs through idea exchange, fellowships, education, training and advocacy among the Nepali youth. The forum was officially instituted by the Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) in September 26, 2003.




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