At Outside, we use tech and design to create things that positively impact society. It is our mission to think and build beyond borders, focus our energy into pressing societal challenges, invest in our teams, and empower our community.
Kathmandu is very personal to us. Two of our cofounders were born and raised here. It’s a colorful city full of energy and chaos, while also maintaining a certain serenity to it with its historic temple complexes and impressive Himalayan Mountain backdrop. There’s a lot to love.
Despite having a growing pool of ambitious, entrepreneurial talent, there are significant infrastructural obstacles that have hindered Kathmandu’s ability to emerge as a technology hub for South Asia. With this context, we see an amazing opportunity to make a positive impact on the local community of builders by investing head first in Kathmandu’s potential despite its challenges.