First Friday Talk
Topic: Organized Retail in Nepal
Managing Director & CEO
|Shashwat is MD/CEO at Mega Mart Pvt Ltd (operator of the Bigmart chain of supermarkets). Under his leadership, Big Mart has grown to 61 stores and is well on the way to achieving the company mission i.e. to bring world class super marketing to Nepalese neighborhoods.Shashwat has an MBA from Pokhara University and another MBA from the National University of Singapore. He’s also had brief stints in the VC industry but he’s been an entrepreneur all his life with entrepreneurial interests in businesses of all sizes. He’s also an academic at heart and teaches strategy and entrepreneurship occasionally. He firmly believes that the only way to contribute to the development of Nepal is to create employment opportunities and the best way to do that is to build large and sustainable companies.
Date : Kartik 5, 2078 (Friday) (October 22, 2021)
Time : 3 PM - 6 PM
Venue : FNCCI Secretariat, Teku, Kathmandu
The Startup & Innovation Committee of FNCCI presents First Friday Talk, an action oriented learning program for entrepreneurs, hosted every First Friday of the Nepali month at the FNCCI's Auditorium Hall in Teku, Kathmandu.
‘Standard Charted’ is the Official Bank and ‘Renault’ is the Official Car of this program, catering to entrepreneurs from different sectors of business.
For this edition, we are hosting Shashwat Dhakal who is the Managing Director and CEO at Mega Mart Pvt. Ltd. (operator of the Bigmart chain of supermarkets). Under his leadership, Big Mart has grown to 61 stores and is well on the way to achieving the company mission i.e. to bring world class super marketing to Nepalese neighborhoods.
Shashwat, at First Friday talk will be sharing insights on the retails business of Nepal, the future of retailing in Nepal with organized retail taking a lead and highlighting the high journey of building Nepal’s largest and iconic organized retail business, Bigmart. This first Friday's program is ideal for entrepreneurs and business owners across different industries who are looking to learn about the retail industry in Nepal and grow their retail businesses in an organized manner.
Taking COVID-19 precautionary measures into account, we are only hosting a limited number of participants at our venue, while later streaming the program online for beneficiaries at large.
Please register yourselves by clicking on the Google Form link below to attend the program happening on the First Friday of Kartik, i.e. Kartik 5, 2078.
Link to the form
For any questions relating to the program, please feel free to reach out to us at:
; 9841764167 (Ms. Kreeti Khatiwada, Senior Officer, FNCCI)
; 9801192562 (Mr. Arun Shrestha, Deputy Director, FNCCI)