9 Nepali Startups in NEXT Launchpad Demo Day 2019

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On December 6, NEXT Venture Corp, successfully held Demo Day of the business accelerator program NEXT Launchpad at Hotel Aloft, Thamel, Kathmandu.

Demo Day, was started right after registration and networking over coffee. Now, without much further ado, let’s read about 9 Nepali Startups who pitched their idea and future plans for investment raised.

VOXCROW

Highlights

  • 15+ Active Clients
  • 20000+ Number of Calls Handled Per Day
  • 15+ Direct Jobs Created
  • 2+ Partnership with International Firms
  • 99.7% Uptime Solution

Voxcrow is a digital communication solution provider using Contact Center Technology which is a web-based platform for handling customer calls and interaction on Omni channels that can be accessed virtually from anywhere. It provides 360-degree customer support with analytical tools helping to make the decision-making process easier and quicker

Co-founder & CEO, Mr. Sushant Rai will utilize the investment to further strengthen their product verticals, invest in marketing, widen the geographical coverage and increase team capacity.

Red Circle

Highlights

  • 80+ Total Clients Served
  • 200+ Total Videos
  • 8+ International Clients
  • 14+ Direct Jobs Created
  • 10+ Video Genres Explored
  • 300+ Hours of Original Content
  • 700+ Video Skill Development Sessions

Red Circle is a Kathmandu based video marketing company, offering brand tailored videos through immersive visual storytelling. Services from developing a video strategy to video production to video marketing are provided by this creative team.

Ms. Riju Shrestha is Co-founder and CEO of Red Circle. With the investment received, she will utilize in building team capacity and increase in technical expertise.

Trident Concept

Highlights

  • 50+ Movies Marketed through Social Media Campaigns
  • 3 Million+ Impressions through Facebook and Instagram
  • 5+ Movie Premier Management and all Nepal Tour Promotion
  • 1 Million+ Youtube Views
  • 17+ Feature Film Poster Created
  • 12+ Typography Projects

Trident Concept, Co-founded by Mr. Bhimsen Shahi, worked in the movie industry for more than 5 years and Mr. Pravin Adhikari, experienced in digital marketing. It is the digital marketing company providing social media marketing and product placement services to the Nepalese movie industry.

Offering digital marketing services through social media, innovative publicity designs, creative digital artworks and niche promotional and marketing strategies. The investment raised will be used in building the team capacity to support its growth plan.

AdMana Technology

Highlights

  • 20+ Corporate Clients
  • 11+ Direct Jobs Created
  • 60+ Renewed Campaigns
  • 20 Million+ Views/Month
  • Geographical Coverage: All Over Nepal as well as Nepalese in Abroad

AdMana Technology is a Digital Ad Network platform, which helps advertisers to place the advertisements in more than 200 websites of Nepal at your own budget and pay per view system.

This in house platform enables the publishers like bloggers, news portals, etc to monetize and earn revenue from their visitors. Mr. Dipesh Khetan, CEO & Founder at AdMana, aims to utilize the investment raised for further enhancing software development and building a team.

FitBox

Highlights

  • 120+ Average Daily Orders
  • 40000+ Meals Delivered
  • 14+ Direct Jobs Created
  • Price Rs.200 – Rs.600 Per Meal (Depending upon the package)
  • Geographical Coverage: Lalitpur & Kathmandu City

Fitbox, as the name implies, is the food delivery company that delivers healthy meals right at the doorsteps. When you think of healthy meals, they provide well-balanced nutritious meals cooked with the right and healthiest ingredients.

With the investment raised, Mr. Denim Shrestha, founder at FitBox, has a plan to develop and integrate the latest technology and better logistic solution into their day to day operations.

Krishak Ra Prabidhi

Highlights

  • 300,000+ Total Readership
  • 5000+ Average Monthly Readers
  • 11+ Direct Jobs Created
  • 500+ Advertisers
  • Geographical Coverage: 77 Districts

With coverage of all over Nepal, Krishak Ra Prabidhi is a monthly agricultural magazine, aiming in reducing the gap of information and communication in the agricultural industry by linking together farmers, agri-experts, Agri-entrepreneurs, and policymakers.

Mr. Prakash Mehta, Business Development Manager, shared a vision to become the largest agricultural information dissemination platform in Nepal. The Krishi ra Prabidhi team is looking forward to increasing the production capacity and enter in the various digital mediums.

Tech Lekh

Highlights:

  • 3000+ Total Articles Published
  • 3 Million+ Video Views
  • 80 Millions+ Impressions Across all Social Media
  • 16 Million+ Total Article Views
  • 110+ Company Collaborations
  • 7+ Direct Jobs Created

Mr. Abhishek Gupta co-founded Tech Lekh, which is a Tech media platform covering the latest updates in Nepali Tech Startups, Automobile, Gadgets and other products. The team is in the mission of creating an impact on the landscape of the Nepali Tech Ecosystem.

At the present time, they are working on the project named MeroGaadi, building Nepal’s first automobile search platform, which will enable users to buy cars and bikes that fit on their budget. With the investment raised, they are aiming to expand as well as strengthen their team and product for sustainable growth.

Eagle Eye IT Service

Highlights:

  • 28+ Municipalities Digitised
  • 150+ Total Clients Served
  • 43+ Schools Digitised
  • 11+ Direct Jobs Created
  • Head Office: Nepalgunj
  • Geographical Coverage: Province no. 3, 5, 6 and 7

Eagle Eye IT Service, is an IT company specialized in offering services in the education industry of Nepal. Their latest product TUKI is a complete web-based Educational Management Information System (EMIS) and Basic Level Examination result processing system, helping educational institutes and municipalities to connect with innovative technology and enter into the digital world.

Mr. Umesh Sharma, Co-founder, and Managing Director aim to use the investment to establish R&D Department, Marketing and Team building.

Lunch Hour

Highlights

  • 50000+ Clients Served
  • 150+ Average Daily Orders
  • 150000+ Meals Delivered
  • 14+ Direct Jobs Created
  • Geographical Coverage: Lalitpur & Kathmandu City

Lunch Hour is also the food delivery company, which delivers especially lunch at doorsteps. Serving the lunch menu from Newari to Indian to Chinese food in the subscription-based model.

Mr. Kiran Pradhan, Co-founder of Lunch Hour, said the investment raised will be utilized in establishing two kitchens, integrating technology and improving logistics.

Demo Day was formally concluded with closing remarks by Mr. Kavi Raj Joshi, Managing Director at NEXT Venture Corp. He said entrepreneurs grow faster when they have a support system, right guidance from senior entrepreneurs, partners to invest and enablers to build market connections and business networks.

In addition, he also shared that the NEXT launchpad not only boosts the growth of enrolled companies but also contributes to the acceleration of the entire entrepreneurship and investment ecosystem of Nepal.

Do share with us in comment sections down below picking your favorite Nepali Startups from the above list.