Articles & updates

  • Startup weekend Women edition Bhutan
    November 27, 2018 Sangay Phuntsho

    First ever Techstars Startup Weekend Women’s Edition in Thimphu

    As with rapid globalization and changing societal values and social movements, the number of female owned businesses is on the rise. The scope of women owned business venture isbright, with more than 126 million women entrepreneurs starting or running new businesses in 67 economies in 2012, according to the Report on Women and Entrepreneurship, GEM 2012.

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  • Bhutan National Design and Arts competition 2018
    November 11, 2018 Sangay Phuntsho

    The annual National Design and Arts competition 2018

    The annual National Design and Arts competition is seeing an increasing number of participants since its inception in 2002. From about 50 participants in 2005, this year’s 17th National Design and Arts competition saw around 200 participants.
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  • Bhutan business scenario
    November 6, 2018 Sangay Phuntsho

    Bhutan ranks 81, six places down, in latest ease of doing business rankings

    Bhutan ranked 28 among 190 countries in trading across the border parameter. Bhutan’s highest parameter score was recorded in this parameter with 94.25 points out of 100. This means import and export regulations and procedures are easier for Bhutanese businesses.

    While importing and exporting are easy, getting credit is not a straight forward task for Bhutanese businesses. Bhutan is ranked 85th in ease of getting credit.

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  • Bhutan business incubator and Bhutan entrepreneurship program
    October 19, 2018 Sangay Phuntsho

    DHI supports Business Acceleration Programme

    The DHI Business Acceleration programme covers training and skill development,which will sharpen the entrepreneurs’ value proposition, define target market, get market feedback on product/technology and determine effective business model for an enterprise.

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