Richan Shrestha
Selection Panelists


Senior VP


Leapfrog Technology

Mr. Richan Shrestha is passionate about building startups. It started with his own company, Nepways where he co-founded an award winning product, nLocate to solve the chaos of finding local businesses, places and events in Kathmandu. nLocate is one of the most popular mobile app of Nepal with more than 50 thousand customers today and growing. The company has now taken a new course as a separate venture to laser focus in it's vision. He, then joined another exciting startup, Leapfrog Technology in 2012 in the executive position where he successfully built a rock solid engineering team of 100 people and created a nurturing entrepreneurial environment where people could prosper in their career and achieve greatness. The unique working environment, diversity, entrepreneurial culture and exciting projects made Leapfrog one of the most popular software company in Nepal, in just two years and it is expected to double in the next two years. Mr. Shrestha holds an MBA and BEng in Electronics & Communication. He has several years of experience in software programming and managing large enterprise and consumer driven software applications. He loves playing soccer and table-tennis.