Entrepreneurship

Expert advice in fundraising for young entrepreneurs

/ Tuesday, 19 August 2014 02:57

By Senuri De Silva The inability to attract funding unfortunately holds back many ambitious innovators according to top officials in the field of IT ...


HSBC, British Council create opportunities for emerging young entrepreneurs

/ Tuesday, 19 August 2014 02:56

‘HSBC Youth Enterprise Awards’ presented by British Council was officially launched at a press conference held on Wednesday 13 August at the Briti...


Stax Lab 2014: Creating opportunities for Sri Lanka’s budding tech entrepreneurs

/ Tuesday, 19 August 2014 02:55

By Maya Chandra For the past four years, students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have been making an annual trip to Sri Lanka, ...


Chandani Bandara takes Gold at Women’s Chamber of Industry & Commerce Awards

/ Tuesday, 19 August 2014 02:55

Locally and internationally revered hair and beauty expert, Chandhani Bandara was presented the Large Scale Gold Award at the Women’s Chamber of Ind...


Seven tech start-ups woo investors at MIT-GSL Sri Lanka challenge

/ Thursday, 7 August 2014 01:30

The application of technology innovatively to improve access to information, products or services was the common theme when seven teams of young Sri L...


Venture Engine runner-up OMAK Technologies to change restaurant operations landscape

/ Thursday, 7 August 2014 01:29

Following its success as first runner up of Sri Lanka’s premier business funding platform Venture Engine 2014, OMAK Technologies (Pvt) Ltd. is poise...


Tax incentives not always best way to stimulate growth

/ Wednesday, 18 June 2014 00:00

State tax incentives – often used to attract or retain existing businesses – aren’t always the best way to stimulate economic growth. According...


Prominent professionals spearhead Venture Engine workshops

/ Wednesday, 18 June 2014 00:00

Top fundable companies gain the right training to face international judges Having created a springboard for Sri Lankan entrepreneurs for the third...


Dialog Ideamart and VentureEngine workshop

/ Friday, 23 May 2014 00:01

Lankan Angel Network cluster members including Dinesh Saparamadu, Dumindra Ratnayaka, Mano Sekaram, Ruwindhu Peiris, Sanath Fernando, Prajeeth Balasub...


Southern India rolls out first ‘She-Taxi’ to promote safe travel and entrepreneurship for women

/ Friday, 23 May 2014 00:01

Kochi, Kerala: Reuters India’s southern Kochi got its first women-only taxi cab service, ‘She-Taxi,’ that opened doors for women entrepreneurshi...


The vitality for that budding entrepreneur: Venture Engine 2014

/ Friday, 23 May 2014 00:01

By Radhi De Silva Many reveal at some point or another of becoming an entrepreneur, and having their own ideas made into profitable business ventures...


Colombia’s Medellín to host 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Congress

/ Friday, 23 May 2014 00:01

Entrepreneurs and startup champions from more than 140 countries expected Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) has announced that the City of Mede...


Buffett: Teach kids financial literacy to spark entrepreneurship

/ Thursday, 22 May 2014 01:02

Reuters: Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has a double life – as a cartoon character. In his ‘Secret Millionaires Club,’ an animated series o...


‘Triumph Through Tragedy’ launched

/ Thursday, 22 May 2014 01:00

By Sarah Hannan An icon in the garment industry and among women entrepreneurs, Ramya Weerakoon has worked her way through many ups and downs in life....


CCC nurtures young entrepreneurs

/ Friday, 2 May 2014 00:00

Continuing its efforts in nurturing young entrepreneurs, the CCC, early this week organised a half day familiarisation program for a group of undergra...


Delegation to visit Oman to explore business opportunities

/ Friday, 2 May 2014 00:00

A group of Sri Lankan businessmen will visit the Middle Eastern nation of Oman from 04 to 07 May 2014 to explore Trade, Tourism and Investment opportu...


Rewarding internships with Fast Track 15

/ Friday, 2 May 2014 00:00

Founded in 2011, the Fast Track 15 Internship Program envisages motivating the best, young undergraduates to take advantage of the professional benefi...


Third edition of Venture Engine to give fresh platform for budding entrepreneurs

/ Friday, 2 May 2014 00:00

Annual competition by Blue Ocean Ventures and the Indian Angel Network has so far triggered Rs. 200 m funding and 12 start ups By Shabiya Ali Ah...


President honours Sri Lankan inventors for contribution to country’s industries Inventors

/ Wednesday, 5 March 2014 00:00

President Mahinda Rajapaksa recognised the contribution of 15 inventors to the advancement of the country’s industries at the Annual Presidential Aw...


‘Future Build’: Turning an invention into a business success

/ Wednesday, 5 March 2014 00:00

Lankan Angel Network and Sri Lanka Inventors Commission and the Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology jointly host workshop for inventors Want t...


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