Category: made in Nepal

Himalayan City Hunt 2019

Excited to be part of Nepal’s first Himalayan City Hunt 2019. We participated as a team from Fusemachines Nepal. There were four teams. Results coming soon.

Community Leave at SastoDeal

SastoDeal, a local startup from Kathmandu has Sastodeal “Community Leave” program where an employee gets 1 – 3 days paid-leave for him/her to do community work. A worthy initiative by…

Culture as USP

Many technology companies in Kathmandu offer similar benefits to their employees. The benefits are as follows: 5 working days, 2 day weekends, subsidized lunch/dinner, transportation, accidental and medical health insurance…

Hype falls short

It’s a “good problem” when a business has to turn away customers because it does not have the current capacity to fill up their orders. That’s usually a result of…

Problems=Opportunities

It’s easy to look at problems and say there’s no opportunity there. It’s easy to give up when faced with challenges. Yet if you are aspiring to become an entrepreneur…

Venture Talk with Rajeev Amatya

Rajeev Amatya, Managing Director at daraz.com.np will discuss the “Future of E-Commerce in Nepal” on Monday, October 8th, 2018 at Nepal Tourism Board Hall (Bhrikutimandap) from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. I wrote…

The market

Binod Chaudhary shared a famous story of the two salesmen going to the same market to Kitty Pong Sri (owner of Thai Preserved Foods) who was visiting Nepal. He said…

Thamel delivers

Today was my mother’s birthday so my sister had sent a cake through Thamel.com. A representative from Thamel.com called us in the morning to know our location and gave us…

Bajeko Sekuwa in NYC

I saw an ad on Kantipur on Monday that stated Bajeko Sekuwa was opening its first international outlet in NYC. A local restaurant from Kathmandu dreams big and starts an…

I voted.

I voted in the National Parliament and Provincial Assemblies Election today. Voting is our right. We choose candidates and put them in charge of decision making for our greater good. This…

Measuring performance

How do you measure your own performance? What’s your standard? Is it high enough, challenging enough, impactful enough? The bar you have set for yourself is more important than what…