United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), UNNATI (2018, ongoing)
UNCDF funded UNNATI project currently managed and facilitated by Antarprerana provides support to SMEs to enhance their capacity to develop Bankable Business plans to apply for loans from the bank and financial institutions. The project is on-going and will end on October 2018 and is implemented in four districts of the eastern region of Nepal. The project aims to meet the need of SMEs with the requisite skill sets to grow and execute their business. Through this project, Antarprerana is engaging and supporting 38 SMEs.
Industrial Enterprise Developmental Institute (IEDI), SMEs Mentorship and Support, (2018)
Antarprerana has collaborated with governmental agencies such as the Industrial Enterprise Developmental Institute (IEDI) in providing support to SMEs. 9 SMEs associated with IEDI from several sectors including agriculture, hospitality, general household services were mentored by Antarprerana in 2018. Along with mentoring the company and preparing the pitch to investors and customers, Antarprerana and IEDI organized the Startup Showcase and Expo 2018 an event that provided an opportunity for SMEs and startups to showcase their product and services to a large number of potential investors, mentors, partners, and customers.
Nepal Communitere, Collaboration & Partnership on cross mentorship, (2018)
Nepal Communitere is a Nepali run and based non-profit organization that brings together Nepali and international groups to operate as one community. Antarprerana and Nepal Communitere have collaborated in several programs and projects and have each other in sourcing entrepreneurs, cross mentorship, and joint events. Some of the entrepreneurs that have been mentored by Antarprerana are Orangeball Pvt. Ltd. Novatech, Around the Corner, Light Up, 8bytes Creative Studio, Navadurga Travels & Tours. Similarly, Nepal Communitere has helped Antarprerana by providing experts as per the need of entrepreneurs associated with Antarprerana.
Rockstart Impact, Sourcing, Facilitating and Mentoring (2015)
Antarprerana has been a regular sourcing partner for Rockstart Impact – an accelerator program (2015, Nepal). Often these programs support SMEs improve their investment readiness considerably providing a pipeline of investment opportunities for investors. Antarprerna has been supporting Rockstart Impact to acquire growth seeking investment-ready companies. Antarprerana has been able to fulfill the gap of a startup focused business support company in the market. Antarprerana helps ideas and initial level business ideas to grow into full-fledged businesses.