Idea Studio Season 2
Out of 600+ ideas gathered from all over the country; 60 were called for audition, out of which 25 were selected with 5 more ideas received through direct entry of KU Idea Hunt for a month long incubation. Among the 30 best entrepreneurs; 8 of them dropped their ideas due to realization of the need to do more study before doing the business and market infeasibility.
Out of 22 ideas that made it till the end; 11 of them were either funded by the investors or provided with loan from Banks.
Ratio of Funded teams by investors: 11/24 : 46%
Geographical distribution idea submitted
Ideators for Season 2
CEO Prabhu Bank
Rajan Singh Bhandari
CEO Citizens Bank
Pradip K. Shrestha
MD Panchakanya Group
CEO Leapfrog Technologies
MD Golchha Group
Cofounder Kazi Studios
Head of Retail Banking, NMB Bank
Head of Mid-Corporate Banking, Mega Bank
CEO Seed investment
Rural Access Program 3 (RAP3) is comprehensive poverty alleviation programme; funded by UK AID Nepal which works for improving asset management of the local road network (LRN) and economic infrastructure; short term employment creation and longer term income generation; capacity and institutional development; and disaster resilience)
Kathmandu University school of Management is the no.1 business school in the country which believes in quality education.
Meeting point is an advertising agency with the expertise of television program production, media marketing, socio-commercial message development, audio-visual production and audio visual bank, publicity and media coordination.