Next Venture Corp
NEXT Venture Corp. (or “NEXT”) is a growth platform that operates a business accelerator (“Launchpad”) that works with Founders and high-potential companies, at post-revenue stages. “Launchpad” is NEXT’s accelerator platform and aims to operate 2 cohorts per year. Related to its core acceleration activities, NEXT also operates a ﬂagship program known as the “NEXT Growth Conclave”. This event is credited with igniting the startup culture in Nepal and has helped focus local and regional entrepreneurs, fund managers, and founders on Nepal’s startup ecosystem.
Our vision is to avail growth resources to high potential companies and entrepreneurs in Nepal. NEXT aims to become the go-to early stage platform for aspiring entrepreneurs and startup teams in the Nepali venture/SME ecosystem.
And SMEs successfully accelerated
Growth in investment since 2018
Successfully operated 2 (four month) batches of it’s ﬂagship business accelerator program Next Launchpad.
Nepal Innovation Challenge
Introduced the ﬁrst corporate innovation program, “Nepal Innovation Challenge” in partnership with the United Nations Capital Development Fund.
Hosted 3 200+ entrepreneurs at Venture Talk.
Next Launchpad, the accelerator program helped entrepreneurs ﬁrm up their ﬂedgeling companies, streamline their management and marketing strategies, scale production, enhance productivity and ﬁnd investors.
NEXT routinely organizes an annual growth conclave to bring investors, local and international startup mavens and budding startups in a single platform
Insights & Stories
NEXT allows successful global entrepreneurs to share their insights and growth stories to new generations of Nepali entrepreneurs.
Enterprises Accelerated by NEXT
Margo Nepal, Home Automation Nepal, Farm to Finger, Restro Order, Nepal Packaging and Cool Storage, Sajilo School Manager, Lunch Hour, Fit Box, Admana, TechLakh, Eagle Eye IT Service, Trident Concept, Krishak Ra Prabidhi, Voxcrow, and Red Circle Creative Solutions.
Milestones & Impact (NEXT Launchpad)
Including high potential startups and small businesses successfully accelerated
Robust network of national and international mentors
66 % companies
Received follow up funding
200 + jobs
Direct jobs created by the portfolio companies
20 + sectoral
Experts involved in the program
10 % enablers
And corporate partners
100 % growth
of the accelerated companies that are now generating revenue
Milestones & Impact (NEXT Growth Conclave)
Launched at the Kickstart Hill
Showcased in the Startup Valley
National and international media outlets provided coverage
49 global speakers
Provided guidance of budiding local entrepreneur
And corporate partners engaged
Participated in the Investor Lounge
Represented by participants at the event
Kavi Raj Joshi
MD & Co-Founder
Kavi is an entrepreneur, early stage investor and startup ecosystem builder in Nepal. Founding and managing multiple startup bootcamps, incubation programs, a business accelerator and investors network in Nepal, Kavi has been on a mission to make entrepreneurship accessible to more people. Starting with the first platform in 2011, his initiatives and ventures together have formed a strong support system for entrepreneurs to start and grow their business in Nepal.
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