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Is India The El Dorado Of Startup Ecosystems?

India has established itself as a hub for outsourcing information technology services. However, of late, an interest has peaked in both local and foreign…

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Four Sure Steps To Understand And Sustain Startup Growth

If you don’t grow fast, you die slowly (Mckinsey Startup Study). One of the biggest challenges startups face today is differentiating between reality and…

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Roar Startup Bundle ‒ July 2017

While the first half of 2017 brought us some new and exciting startups, these past couple of months have shown us that Sri Lankans…

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Flying High – The Findmyfare Story

Travel and ticketing agents have traditionally been the go-to source when purchasing airline tickets. Tickets are expensive, and the whole process of cross-border travel…

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Roar Startup Bundle – June 2017

We’ve hit the middle point of the year, a time where everyone’s checking in on their books as they plan ahead for the remainder…

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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…