Journey of idea studio season 1
IDEA STUDIO SEASON 1
“Idea studio season 1” was a nationwide program which started on June 26th 2014 under the joint initiative of Childreach Nepal, UNICEF Nepal, Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM), and Meeting Point.
The television program, which was broadcasted on both Nepal Television and Himalaya Television, was hosted by celebrities and endorsed by social activists Madan Krishna Shrestha and Hari Bansha Acharya; Nepal’s singing nun and UNICEF Nepal’s National Ambassador Ani Choying Dolma; Cricket Captain Paras Khadka; CEO of Mega Bank Anil Shah; and internationally acclaimed Taekwondo player Deepak Bista.
Public Service Announcements (PSAs) were also used to urge Nepali citizens to bring their unique ideas to “Idea Studio” and help ignite social change.
In season 1, 500 ideas were collected and 60 were called for audition and 30 were incubated. Out of 30 incubated ideas; 7 were funded
Ratio of funded teams: 7/29 : 24%
Business Gurus/ Panelist
Himalaya Climate initiative
Director Idea Studio
Siddhartha Art Gallery
Bal K. Joshi
Ujjwal K. Shrestha