What’s Going On In The Sri Lankan Startup Ecosystem? (April 2019)

The fourth edition of our startup community events bulletin is here. Whilst it looks like Colombo is taking a break for the Avurudu holidays, the roster of events remains interesting.

Emerging Women’s Summit

Date: 10 April 2019
Event URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/411538752979966/

Credits: Emerging Women’s Summit

The Emerging Women’s Summit aims to bring together women and investors who have a passion for social and environmental transformation. Organised in partnership with the Lanka Impact Investing Network, this event promises to be a much needed launchpad for female social entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka.

Online Leadership Academy – LIVE Forum

Date: 20 April 2019
Event URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/2286890771552737/

Credits: Online Leadership Academy

Building and maintaining professional networks is quite important, especially in high contextual societies such as Sri Lanka. The Live Forum conducted by Women Empowered Global promises to help people become better at this key life-skill.

Open Agro Hack ‘19

Date: 25 April 2019 – 26 April 2019
Event URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/282618305755565/

Credits: Agro Hack ‘19

Open AgroHack is Sri Lanka’s first ever Agro Hackathon. Organised by the Open University of Sri Lanka in partnership with the University College of Anuradhapura, participants will be required to rapidly build solutions for problems plaguing the agriculture sector within the space of 24 hours.

That’s all for April, see you next month!

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