Top 10 Entrepreneurs of Nepal
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  1. Binod Chaudhary

Binod Chaudhary

When it comes to an entrepreneur in Nepal, Binod Chaudhary name stands in rank one. He is the first Nepalese to be listed in Forbes magazine as Nepal’s first billionaire. Born on 14 April 1955, he is the chairman of Chaudhary Group that has nearly 80 companies. Chaudhary Group product Wai Wai noodles are the most successful product that produces more than a billion packets annually and expanded over 35 countries. He has also a massive investment in other sectors like banking, cement, real estate, hotels, electronics and home appliances, education, energy, retail etc. He has also founded Chaudhary foundation that has been contributing in the field of education, health, sports and youth empowerment.

  1. Min Bahadur Gurung

Min Bahadur Gurung

Have you ever been to Bhabhateni supermarket? Do you know the founder of it? Well, if you have never known about him then, remember the name. He is Min Bahadur Gurung. He is the owner of the Bhatbhateni chain of supermarket. With just $ 1135, he started his venture by small grocery store but now he has a large number of Bhatbhateni chains and even expanding all over the country. He encourages young Nepalese entrepreneurs with his inspiring story behind the scene.

  1. Ambika Shrestha

Ambika Shrestha

The success of Dwarika’s Hotel is none other than Ambika Shrestha. Dwarika hotel is one of the most renowned hotels in the world constructed to preserve unique architecture and art. She was born in Darjeeling, India and settled in Nepal after marrying Dwarika Prasad Shrestha. After the death of her husband, she completely took the charge of hotel and raised its height in the world. She is also working as honorary consulate general of Spain for Nepal. She is one of the best examples of women entrepreneur in Nepal that could inspire the women towards entrepreneurs.

  1. Upendra Mahato

Upendra Mahato

Upendra Mahato is one of the most successful entrepreneurs of Nepal living in Russia. He was born in 1960 AD in Siraha, Nepal.  He has a doctorate degree from Russia. He is the president of Russia-Nepal Chamber of commerce and Industry. He entered in the field of business as an electronic trader after completing his Ph.D. but now, he has expanded his business in the field of oil, real estate, banking and heavy machinery. He is expected to have a property of worth $ 1 billion dollars. Besides business, he has been involved in the social welfare activities.

  1. Shesh Ghale

Shesh Ghale

Sesh Ghale is one of the successful entrepreneurs born in Lamjung, Nepal currently residing in Australia. He was ranked 99th richest person in Australia.  Currently, he is CEO and founder of Melbourne Institute of Technology. He is also president of NRNA. He had a graduation in Master of civil engineering from USSR in between 1979 to 1986 and he did his MBA from Victoria University, Australia. He and his wife co-founded Melbourne Institute of technology in 1996. He is currently involved in business, commercial sectors, and education. MIT is Australia’s one of the leading private education providers.


  1. Anil Shah

Anil Shah

He is the CEO and founder of Mega Bank in Nepal. Anil shah is one of the most prominent and successful entrepreneurs of Nepal. Earlier in his starting years, he was able to be in the position as a chief operating officer in a standard chartered bank, as CEO in Nabil bank for five years and became one of the most successful banking people in a very short span of time. In near future, he is expected to be listed in the top entrepreneurs of Nepal. He can be one of the best examples of the new entrepreneurs in the banking sector on how to be successful.

  1. Birendra Basnet

Birendra Basnet

Birendra Basnet is a name that a very few people may know but when you go deep inside him, you will know who he is. He is the managing director of Buddha Air. His family background was agriculture and he was the first family member to go out of his tradition. Fourteen years ago, he started his business by taking a loan but now, Buddha air is one of the most popular and reliable air transport of Nepal. He believes that diligence, integrity, and honesty are the main factors behind his success.

  1. Ichhya Bahadur Tamang

ichhya bahadur tamanag

He is the founder and chairperson of Civil Group. A Civil group is one of the largest and growing business institutions in Nepal. It operates civil homes, civil merchant Bittiya Sanstha, Civil business complex, civil bank, civil international consultant. He studied Hydropower engineering in USSR where he got experienced about the business idea during the economic hardship in 1989. Back when he came to Nepal, he started civil home with a group of 12 engineers. The Civil group was the first to start the concept of housing in Nepal. It started civil homes in 25 ropanies of land in Bhaisepati. Now, it is one of the leading construction company in Nepal.

  1. Ajeya Sumargi


Ajeya Sumargi is a renowned name in Nepal. He is the chairman of Muktishree group of companies. He was the founding member of Mero mobile which is now branded as Ncell. He is now the executive director of Hello Nepal which has started its service from the Midwestern region and has expanded to the Far western region too. He is a pioneer businessman, industrialist and counselor of Belarus to Nepal. He has even published his book Ajeya Raj Sumargi where he has described his struggle and experiences.

  1. Karna Shakya

Karna Shakya

Karna Shakya is one of the most inspiring and motivational entrepreneurs in Nepal. He has worked as environmentalist, conservationist, hotel entrepreneur, writer and philanthropist. He has academic background in forestry. So, he served as wildlife officer  and played an important role in establishing in first national park of Nepal. Later, he entered into the tourism industry. Now, he has eco-friendly hotels in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan and Lumbini. He is a writer too. He has written books like Soch, Khoj, Ma sakchu and Moj.He is a role model for young entrepreneurs. He has inspired many youths of Nepalese through his books.