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From Pivot To Marketable Product ‒ The Startup Journey With Amrit Rupasinghe

We first met Amrit Rupasinghe when he was working on Buzzbird, a location-centric social sharing application that allows users to see and to share…

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John Keells X Early Application Meetup

On June 5, John Keells X held a meetup for early applicants to its Open Innovation Challenge. While the deadline for applications is June…

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Roar Startup Bundle ‒ May 2017

May has come to a close, and following a well-attended Google I/O and the start of John Keells X 2.0 registration process, no doubt,…

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Roar Startup Bundle ‒ April 2017

Following a relatively quiet March, April witnessed a few interesting startups emerge, and with a couple of major events such as Google I/O and…

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The Roads That Led To Esplorio

All of Tim Fernando’s life’s journeys brought him to Esplorio. The travel app works in the background, syncing your photos and social media posts, organising everything based on…

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March Startup Bundle

The first quarter of 2017 has come in a little slow for the startup scene in Sri Lanka. There’s not a lot of news…

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Startup Ecosystems: Sri Lanka Vs. The Rest Of The World

Last July, JF Gauthier, the COO of Compass, gave the keynote speech at Disrupt Asia, Sri Lanka’s first Startup Conference. The conference itself was…

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Roar Startup Bundle ‒ February 2017

This month’s bundle features startups that are so new, they’ve barely launched in some cases. Taxi- and ride-hailing startups are still popular this year…

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Roar Startup Bundle ‒ January 2017

Brought to you by Dialog The new year began with burgeoning waistlines, lofty resolutions, and plenty of good intentions. We certainly hope this translates…

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The Hottest Startups of 2016

Brought to you by Ideamart 2016 has been a good year for the startup community, and for budding entrepreneurs. There have been several competitions…

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Six Challenges for Sri Lanka’s Startup Community

It is not an easy thing to build a startup in Sri Lanka. The industry, and perhaps more importantly, the community, is young, though…

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Roar Startup Bundle ‒ November 2016

This year has seen a lot more entrepreneurs experimenting in the startup space, as well as existing startups maturing and coming into their own….