BUCSBIN was launched among Nepali entrepreneurs, recognized faces from the Nepal’s startup ecosystem, and academicians on August 17, 2017 at Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM) right after this year’s Slush Global Impact Accelerator Pitching Competition.
Panel discussion preceded the launch session. The panel discussion explored the opportunities and challenges in startup ecosystem in Nepal. To dig deep in it, our esteem panelists — who are involved in the startup scene in Nepal and abroad — shared their experiences, ideas and thoughts that were helpful to understand about current scenario of Nepali startup ecosystem.
The panelists for the day were:
Mr. Rupesh Krishna Shrestha, Assistant Professor, KUSOM Mr. Narottam Aryal, Executive Director, King’s College Mr. Amod Rajbhandari, Program Director, Enterprise Mr. Blair Stevenson, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Finland Dr. Tshering Lama, Chairperson, Ideas Studio Mr. Bibhusan Bista, CEO, YoungInnovations (Moderator)
After the panel discussion, Mr. Kimmo Paajannen, Project Manager for the project, introduced BUCSBIN to the audience.