Our Team

Varun Saraf

Varun Saraf

Founder

Mr Varun Saraf is a third generation hotelier with over a decade of experience developing hotels across South Asia. Apart from his interest in real estate, he is a Venture Philanthropist and a Serial Entrepreneur with a vision to create a large scale social impact across South Asia by creating infrastructure and an enabling environment to sustain and scale local solutions. He is the founder of multiple Social Enterprises including Blue Waste to Value, Blue Technology, Taragaon Museum, Nepal Architecture Archive, Himalayan Museum and Sustainable Park and Blincventures.com. He has also invested in health and livelihood initiatives and serves on the board of IFPD, a Swiss Foundation which contributes actively to the elimination of poverty in developing nations.

Thryza Dow

Thryza Dow

CEO

Thryza has over a decade of experience working in varied fields of the development sector, designing and implementing PAN India CSR, volunteering and community based initiatives. She has also managed and scaled an online fundraising platform for Non profits in India. She has completed her bachelors in Literature and Philosophy and her Masters in Human Resources. Thryza has always been an intraprenuer finding new solutions to known problems. She is based out of Mumbai and is a passionate traveler who finds herself very much at home in Kathmandu.

Yangzum Lama

Yangzum Lama

Marketing Associate

Yangzum is a business graduate from Kathmandu University School of Management and has an experience in digital marketing. She currently handles the digital content and marketing of blincventures.com. She believes that social entrepreneurs make the world a better place and helping them means aiding the process. A passionate writer and an avid fiction reader, she loves to create stories and spend her time in whenever possible.

Eva Villardón Grande

Eva Villardón Grande

Strategy & Communication Manager

Eva is a lawyer by education, traveller by heart and strong advocate for sustainable development. Her international experience made her realize the potential hidden in developing countries, reason that brought her to work in our company with the strong desire of supporting and empowering innovative social entrepreneurs with great ideas to protect the environment and improve life in their communities. She started working with Blincventures.com last year and found her new passion in creative design. She quickly learned elements of graphic design and brand buidling and has been since focusing her creative energies to revamp Blincventures.com our brand. Eva is determined, responsible and ambitious, qualities that together with her green heart make her the perfect Strategy & Communication Manager for Blincventures.com

Shambhavi Singh

Shambhavi Singh

Media and Events Associate

Shambhavi started her journey with us as a part time content contributer. Today she works as Media and Events Associate at Blincventures.com! Currently, pursuing her Bachelors in Business Administration from Kathmandu University School of Management, promoting social entrepreneurship is her new found passion and she aspires to develop infrastructure that develps social investment arm in Nepali Econnomy. She sees herself as an intrapreneur and values loyalty, compassion and determination. In her free time, you can find her chilling in company of books and melancholic music!

Trishna Shakya

Trishna Shakya

Intern - Digital Content

Currently pursuing her Bachelors in Business Administration (Hons) from Kathmandu University school of Management, Trishna Shakya believes every experience, good or bad, empowers and enlighten us with new lessons and learning. So, she is always willing to try new things and likes doing bit of everything. In future, she aspires to work for the women and their betterment. She initially comes off as shy and quiet but is actually quite loud and jolly.