Ascend is a go-to hub for aspiring and budding entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into action. Ascend is a safe space for entrepreneurs to launch, develop and grow their business ideas. Ascend seeks to bring compassion, collaboration and creativity by building a community of determined individuals.
We help passionate and budding entrepreneurs transform their ideas into strong, scalable & successful startups.
Co-founder, Business Brainz
Module: Setting up Key Metrics
Module: Presenting your Business
Module: Accounts and Book keeping
MD Digital Gurkha
Module: Digital Marketing
MD, Arrow Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Module: Unique Value Proposition, Competitive Advantage, and Marketing your Product
Former Founder-CEO, Red Mud Coffee
Module: Identifying Customers
Founder, Talent Connects
Module: Building the Foundation
Assistant program Quality Director for District 41, Toastmasters International
Module: Preparing Oneself
Investment Management Professional
Module: Creating a Strong Finance Base
Our flagship program at Ascend is the Pre-Incubation program, which is a 5 month (20 weeks) long program to lay the groundworks for selected companies to be market-ready. To do this, we are relying on a tailored curriculum, along with a group of insightful instructors, numerous guest speakers and other hands-on activities.
|Weeks||Module||No of Sessions|
|Week 2||WORKSHOP 1: Preparing Oneself||3|
|Week 3||Building the Foundation||3|
|Week 4 - 8||Identifying Customers + Problems and Solution||12|
|Week 9 – 10||Unique Value Proposition + Competitive Advantage + Marketing your Product||5|
|Week 11||WORKSHOP 2: Digital Marketing||3|
|Week 12||WORKSHOP 3: Accounts and Book-keeping||3|
|Week 13||Creating a Strong Finance Base||3|
|Week 14||Setting up Key Metrics||2|
|Week 15||Review Week||2|
|Week 16||Workflow Management||2|
|Week 17||Workshop 4: Legal Aspects of Business||3|
|Week 18 - 19||Presenting your Business||3|
|Week 20||DEMO DAY|
The participation fee for the 5-month long program is NPR. 20,000 per team. It includes coach fees, stationery items, a dedicated workspace for each team, community dinner programs, guest speeches, workshops and industry tours.
You will have to deposit the fees only if you are selected for the pre-incubation program. You will have an option to pay for the fee in two equal installments.