Suman Poudel
Suman PoudelCo-Founder & Managing Director

Suman is an entrepreneur who has been working to provide smallholder farmers with access to knowledge, networks, market, finance and technology. Suman started his first business as a student entrepreneur at Kathmandu University in 2012 and later ventured into the food industry by founding Chamena Foods, one of Nepal’s first cloud kitchen based food delivery service. Suman started Agrow Partners in 2017 to address the access to market, farm management and training needs of the horticulture sector after working closely with Kiwi and Avocado farmers in eastern Nepal. With his leadership, Agrow has also expanded to post harvest management, technology integration, financial and advisory services for farmers and small agriculture enterprises in Nepal.
Suman has travelled to various parts of Nepal and India to learn and share the best practices of horticultural commodities, helping farmers garner optimum returns, while elongating freshness and availability of their produce. Suman has studied Finance, Marketing and Human Resources Management at Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM). At Agrow, he leads the overall operations and management of the company.

Suman Poudel
Suman PoudelCo-Founder & Managing Director

Suman is an entrepreneur who has been working to provide smallholder farmers with access to knowledge, networks, market, finance and technology. Suman started his first business as a student entrepreneur at Kathmandu University in 2012 and later ventured into the food industry by founding Chamena Foods, one of Nepal’s first cloud kitchen based food delivery service. Suman started Agrow Partners in 2017 to address the access to market, farm management and training needs of the horticulture sector after working closely with Kiwi and Avocado farmers in eastern Nepal. With his leadership, Agrow has also expanded to post harvest management, technology integration, financial and advisory services for farmers and small agriculture enterprises in Nepal.
Suman has travelled to various parts of Nepal and India to learn and share the best practices of horticultural commodities, helping farmers garner optimum returns, while elongating freshness and availability of their produce. Suman has studied Finance, Marketing and Human Resources Management at Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM). At Agrow, he leads the overall operations and management of the company.

Sushant Murarka
Sushant MurarkaDirector

Sushant is a serial entrepreneur with a major focus on the healthcare and nutrition industry. He worked in new markets development and led sales and marketing teams across different industries in India and Nepal before starting his own pharmaceutical business. Sushant is also the Founder & Managing Director of True Derma SA, a cosmeceutical and nutraceutical company that promotes various skincare products and food supplements in South Asia. He believes that good health is possible only with good food and is committed to promoting sustainable agriculture in the country. He also advises healthcare, food and nutrition related enterprises on go to market strategy and rapid business expansion.

Sushant has a Bachelor in Business and Economics from Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), University of Delhi, India and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Kathmandu University (KU), Nepal. At Agrow Partners, he brings expertise of market development, supply chain management, retail distribution and quality control. He leads key decisions in our vertical Agrow Bazar.

Sushant Murarka
Sushant MurarkaDirector

Sushant is a serial entrepreneur with a major focus on the healthcare and nutrition industry. He worked in new markets development and led sales and marketing teams across different industries in India and Nepal before starting his own pharmaceutical business. Sushant is also the Founder & Managing Director of True Derma SA, a cosmeceutical and nutraceutical company that promotes various skincare products and food supplements in South Asia. He believes that good health is possible only with good food and is committed to promoting sustainable agriculture in the country. He also advises healthcare, food and nutrition related enterprises on go to market strategy and rapid business expansion.

Sushant has a Bachelor in Business and Economics from Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), University of Delhi, India and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Kathmandu University (KU), Nepal. At Agrow Partners, he brings expertise of market development, supply chain management, retail distribution and quality control. He leads key decisions in our vertical Agrow Bazar.

Kavi Raj Joshi
Kavi Raj JoshiDirector

Kavi is an entrepreneur, early stage investor and entrepreneurship ecosystem builder in Nepal. He has been on a mission to make entrepreneurship accessible to more people and is known for his decade-long contribution in shaping Nepal's entrepreneurship and investment ecosystem. Kavi is also the Founder & Managing Director of NEXT Venture Corp, that runs Nepal’s leading business accelerator and Udhyami Innovations, which supports entrepreneurs to start new ventures in Nepal. He also operates an investors network and actively mentors founders looking to grow their businesses. Kavi has an active portfolio of more than 20 companies, with a significant holding proportion in the agriculture value chain.

Kavi has learned Finance and Marketing at Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM), Small Business Development at Institute of International Education (IIE) and Venture Fund Management at VCLab by Founder Institute. At Agrow Partners, he brings a wealth of industry knowledge, business development advice and strategic networks. He is our growth advisor and leads key decisions at Agrow Financial.

Kavi Raj Joshi
Kavi Raj JoshiDirector

Kavi is an entrepreneur, early stage investor and entrepreneurship ecosystem builder in Nepal. He has been on a mission to make entrepreneurship accessible to more people and is known for his decade-long contribution in shaping Nepal's entrepreneurship and investment ecosystem. Kavi is also the Founder & Managing Director of NEXT Venture Corp, that runs Nepal’s leading business accelerator and Udhyami Innovations, which supports entrepreneurs to start new ventures in Nepal. He also operates an investors network and actively mentors founders looking to grow their businesses. Kavi has an active portfolio of more than 20 companies, with a significant holding proportion in the agriculture value chain.

Kavi has learned Finance and Marketing at Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM), Small Business Development at Institute of International Education (IIE) and Venture Fund Management at VCLab by Founder Institute. At Agrow Partners, he brings a wealth of industry knowledge, business development advice and strategic networks. He is our growth advisor and leads key decisions at Agrow Financial.