NEXT is a support system for entrepreneurs
to start and grow their ventures
A dynamic & collaborative coworking space with state-of-the-art infrastructure for creators, entrepreneurs and the like.
An academy that provides crash courses in entrepreneurial skills, catered towards the needs of the entrepreneurs and startups.
An investment fund, investing in companies at all stages of their business. We look for companies bringing the next innovation in Nepal.
NEXT Launchpad is the perfect brew of mentorship, networking, funding, and access to support communities, all packed into a time frame of four months. Our programs are mostly targeted towards startups in the growth-phase of their business. We aim to turn the daunting task of starting a company into a set of actions that can churn out successful startups.
The Fall 2016 application period has ended.
What do we offer?
Founders who are enrolled in our program will get opportunities to access our growing community of founders, mentors, investors and supporters. Working with people equally passionate and enthusiastic will bring unique insights regardless of the startups’ challenges.
We have a network of dedicated mentors, instructors, facilitators and entrepreneurs-in-residence who will guide you through your struggles. People within our network have built their startups or have been involved in mentoring and training for years.
We boast the first homegrown curriculum in Nepal, built on solid ground work of the ‘Lean Methodology’. Our program is catered towards startups wanting to establish themselves in Nepal, and scale globally. We bring in a wide variety of experts focused on diverse fields.
Our ever expanding connections allows us to give you the very best in branding opportunities and high-impact exposure. These connections are specially useful in pivotal moments of your startups. We have access to high-impact media outlets to cater to your needs.
Graduating from our program means that your startup has been set up in the correct way. We will showcase this to investors in our Demo Day, where you pitch to people who are willing to help you with your dream. However, we will be involved even after you’ve graduated from the program.
You will get to work in a premium location with fellow founders, and startups. Our workspace is designed to suit your growing needs, as we are equipped with state-of-the-art resources and support. We will make sure that our services assist you in your growth.
What is the deal?
When you enter the accelerator program we take 8% of the company’s equity. The details of these will be communicated to the selected startups.
Who are we looking for?
We welcome the next movers and shakers across various industries. Our major criteria is that you are a team, building scalable business ventures, ready for an intense entrepreneurial experience.
When to apply?
The application period for the Fall Intake has ended. Stay tuned in for our next call for applications.