Open Discussion on Empowering Youth of Nepal Towards Entrepreneurship and Economic Prosperity
An open discussion on empowering youth of Nepal towards entrepreneurship and economic prosperity was conducted on December 31, 2014 by Microsoft Innovation Nepal (MIC Nepal). It was chaired by Honorable Mahesh Basnet, Minister for Ministry for Industries, Government of Nepal. Dr. Susan Amat was also there to talk about what Venture Hive is doing to support entrepreneurship education and ecosystem development all over the world, including the Pre-Accelerator Program that will begin in February with 10 teams from Nepal. The aim of the meeting was to discuss how the entrepreneurship and startup ecosystem can be coordinated in Nepal, and what the hurdles and bottlenecks are in the policy issues to empower youths of Nepal towards entrepreneurship and economic prosperity. This is the first time that an open discussion on entrepreneurship has taken place in Nepal.