Ascend Pre-Incubation Program for Budding Entrepreneurs


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.

The mission of Ascend ace startup center is to help passionate and budding entrepreneurs transform their ideas into strong, scalable & successful startups.

The flagship program at Ascend is the Pre-Incubation program, which is a 5 month (20 weeks) long program to lay the groundwork for selected companies to be market-ready.

Key takeaways of the program:

  • Learn how to evaluate startup ideas and execute the idea into a successful business.
  • With guidance from experts and professionals, you will cover all aspects of starting a venture, ranging from developing a product/service that customers will pay for, to marketing it, creating a sustainable financial model and learn how to manage a business.
  • Set business milestones and/or goals to track the growth and progress of your venture.
  • Learn a range of relevant skills to apply to your business through workshops regarding: goal setting and team management, digital marketing, etc

Program Fee

The participation fee for the 5-month long program is NPR. 30,000 per team. It includes coach fees, stationery items, a dedicated workspace for each team, community dinner programs, guest speeches, workshops and industry tours.

Check the criteria here.

Check Pre-Incubation Curricular Structure here.

For more detail, visit Ascend.