Mr Ujwal Thapa, a visionary leader, a passionate entrepreneur, a youth activist, and a social worker, died on Jestha 18 at the young age of 44 after losing his struggle with Covid-19 sickness.
This revelation shocked the majority of Nepalese millennials who looked up to him for his unmatched efforts in transforming the country’s political, leadership, and business perspectives.
Who is Ujwal Thapa?
Ujjwal Thapa was a bright spot in Nepal’s otherwise bleak political landscape. He was the President of the Bibeksheel Party Nepal, where he demonstrated himself to be a model politician and leader. Sometimes by protesting in Maitighar Mandala in demand of effective health services for the people, and other times by raising voices against strikes and the government’s political incapacity.
Young Entrepreneurs’ Gurdain
He was more than a politician; he was a visionary entrepreneur whose projects such as Entrepreneurs For Nepal (E4N), IT Entrepreneurs for Nepal, and WordPress Nepal provided unique forums for Nepal’s youth to improve their networking and entrepreneurial skills.
With a Bachelor’s degree from Bennington College in the United States, he returned to Nepal to start his own IT company. In this regard, he co-founded Digital Max Solution, an IT solution company, in 2003.
In 2012, he also launched a Facebook group called “IT Entrepreneurs for Nepal.” The major goal was to mentor and help young people in the IT industry as they pursue careers in IT jobs and businesses. This organization now has over 26,000 members.
Furthermore, since its establishment in 2007, his organization Entrepreneurs for Nepal has served as an umbrella network for many aspiring entrepreneurs seeking help and leads for their enterprises and enterprises. With over 119,000 members, this organization was recognized by The Boss Magazine in 2009, with the slogan “Entrepreneurs for Nepal – Let’s Create Opportunities in Nepal.”
His initiative, WordPress for Nepal, has served as a home for many freelancers and a guiding hand for many young people looking to start their own business or find work in the IT industry.
Entrepreneurs for Nepal, IT Entrepreneurs for Nepal, and WordPress Nepal were the organizations in which he and his founding colleagues instilled the goal of transforming development dynamics through a combination of entrepreneurship and technology.
The County Lost a Visionary Leader
The news of his sudden death came as a shock to everyone. While he was fighting the Covid-19 in the Mediciti Hospital bed, people were praying for his quick recovery. Many young entrepreneurs, IT professionals, activists, and w
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Ujwal Thapa: Young Entrepreneurs Lost a Guardian, Nepal Lost a Visionary Leader