Google Business Group (GBG), a community of business professionals have successfully held GBG Bizfest 2019 in collaboration with Women Will, bringing together more than 100 startups in a single platform. The event was held in the premises of Galaxy Public School on Saturday and marked an attempt to help startups learn about business strategies and aid them to grow their businesses in time to come. The event started from 10 in the morning and went on till evening being attended by more than 5000 people.
More than 100 startups participated where they showcased their products and services and explained their vision and strategies to the attendees. The attendees included investors, businessmen, general people and, tech enthusiasts, students, among the others.
Something that was unique and appreciable in the Biz Fest was, entry for startups was free. In such a platform where so many investors and enthusiasts had marked their presence, startups got a wonderful opportunity for branding. Similarly, apart from exhibiting their offerings, they could make sales as well that resulted in real-time sales conversion for them.
“The whole idea of this event was to bring together all startups, industry experts, investors, etc together for the purpose of knowledge sharing and empowerment. Many participants shared their euphoria in being able to share about their start-ups to such huge mass of people. And the best part was, they could demonstrate and sell their products too.” said Miss Aditi Goyal, Co-manager, GBG Kathmandu.
Experts delivered workshops in the event where participants got a hands-on opportunity to interact directly with the leading individuals of various sectors and enhance their marketing and growth capabilities.
“We look forward to such events in the near future as Nepal is a growing market and we love to see new ideas get converted to businesses and create value for the people,” said Kushal Bhatta, one of the attendees.
Among various participants, were emerging e-commerce companies, Digital Marketing companies, and various others ICT related companies including Game developers and many others.