Views - 63 Wednesday, 30 May 2018 01:29
Ramya Holdings, founded by bold entrepreneur Ramya Weerakoon, celebrated its 30th anniversary on 25 May, marking the occasion by awarding employees for their tireless efforts in taking the brand forward.
Views - 29 Wednesday, 30 May 2018 01:27
There is a dramatic new trend in the global business world. Companies that were doing CSR projects to enhance image are now embedding sustainability and fair trade practices into corporate strategy to differentiate and succeed.
Views - 54 Wednesday, 6 December 2017 00:00
The Colombo School of Business and Management (CSBM) organised the Second International Conference on Social Entrepreneurship
Views - 116 Wednesday, 6 December 2017 00:00
An impressive 1,500 investors and entrepreneurs from across the world attended the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) that took place in Hyderabad,
Views - 61 Wednesday, 6 December 2017 00:00
Young entrepreneur Rohanthi Wijewickrama, the Founder/CEO of Sri Lankan children’s products company Quebee Den (Bellybees), was invited to participate at the 8th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit,
Views - 55 Wednesday, 6 December 2017 00:00
One of Sri Lanka’s leasing business personalities, Gowri Rajan, an entrepreneur from the hill capital who is the Director of the Sun Match Company which manufactures Soorya and Sun Aqua mineral water,
Views - 40 Thursday, 23 November 2017 00:00
The Embassy of France to Sri Lanka and the Maldives has the honour to bestow the honorary distinction of Officier de l’Ordre National du Mérite, onto M. Chandra Wickramasinghe. The ceremony will be held at the Résidence de France, on Thursday 16
Views - 162 Thursday, 23 November 2017 00:00
“Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty and persistence” – Colin Powell – which is exactly what Anjana Reddy has done within a short span of time and this achievement recognised by being named in the Fo
Views - 54 Wednesday, 15 November 2017 01:07
The Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) operates a platform of projects and programs in 170 countries aimed at making it easier for anyone, anywhere to start and scale a business.
Views - 220 Wednesday, 15 November 2017 01:00
To help startups in Sri Lanka to accelerate growth and make an impact, Rainbow Institute launched a Training Programme on Entrepreneurship, on Monday, 13 November, and marked the first event on the first day of Global
Views - 21 Monday, 13 November 2017 00:00
As part of this year’s celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, which begins today, an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Builder’s Declaration of Independence has been issued.
Views - 90 Monday, 13 November 2017 00:00
The 28 year old talented young entrepreneur Anjana Reddy who earlier this year was listed under ‘Forbes 30 under 30’ gave out an inspirational keynote at the recently held ‘Young, bold and daring – the spirit of young entrepreneurs for a coun
Views - 76 Wednesday, 8 November 2017 00:00
GEW 2017 is celebrating 10 years of unleashing ideas and creating one global entrepreneurship ecosystem through its events and activities. Since it launched in 2008, GEW has grown to engage nearly 10 million people
Views - 106 Wednesday, 8 November 2017 00:00
‘#WeAre2030: Youth Dialogue and Incubation Program,’ a youth dialogue bringing together 350+ young people from across the country, began yesterday at the BMICH.
Views - 7267 Friday, 16 December 2016 00:00
By Karima Mariama-Arthur Entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart. While many romanticise the idea, the path to success is less idyllic. It’s true. Passion is critical, but there are other, equally important factors to consider. Pe
Views - 7435 Friday, 16 December 2016 00:00
Europe’s leading start-up event organised by PwC and SLASSCOM in Helsinki, Finland NicNac, which offers a unique delivery service to Sri Lankans, was adjudged the country’s best impact oriented star
Views - 6265 Friday, 16 December 2016 00:00
By Franklin Alli Business Insider: Now that you have become your own boss or rather, now that you are the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of your own business, are you an entrepreneur or a manufacturer? Dr. Frank Udemba J
Views - 7503 Friday, 16 December 2016 00:00
Michael Moonesinghe is the CEO of Glover Daniels International, a Human Capital Consultancy firm based in Colombo. However, he is now probably much better known as the founder of the very popular EPFS Community Facebook group; one of the largest a
Views - 6331 Friday, 16 December 2016 00:00
Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), in a collaborative partnership with Entrepreneur Hubs Sri Lanka, celebrated the grand finale of the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2016 on 21 November. The event, hel
Views - 3891 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 startup companies. In an attempt to remedy this situation, Sri Lanka Association for Software and S
Views - 3789 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 British Council Library. ‘HSBC Youth Enterprise Awards’ is a business plan contest aimed at recognisi
Views - 12624 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, to find and foster entrepreneurial spirit in the field of web/mobile based solutions. This trip is
Views - 12604 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 Industry & Commerce (WCIC) Awards 2013 ceremony at the Kingsbury Hotel recently. She is popularly k
Views - 8201 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 Lankans demonstrated their ideas for business start-ups at the conclusion of the Brandix-funded MIT G
Views - 4951 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 poised for growth. The tech startup provides bespoke software covering all aspects of running and managin
Views - 3550 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 to a new Entrepreneurship Policy Digest released by the US-basedKauffman Foundation, these progra
Views - 7374 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 consecutive year, Venture Engine, a collaboration between Blue Ocean Ventures and the Indian Angel
Views - 4334 Friday, 23 May 2014 00:01
Lankan Angel Network cluster members including Dinesh Saparamadu, Dumindra Ratnayaka, Mano Sekaram, Ruwindhu Peiris, Sanath Fernando, Prajeeth Balasubramanium and B.C. Tan as well as Venura Mendis, Roshanth Gardiarachchi and Shafraz Rahim from Dialog
Views - 13244 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 entrepreneurship and ensured safe and secure travel for women travellers across the city. ‘She-Taxi’, a first-
Views - 13902 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. But making such dream a reality is not as easy as it seems as it requires much effort, capital, kn
Monday, 23 July 2018
Sri Lanka won the cricket World Cup once, but never again. We started down the slippery slope almost the morning after we had reached the zenith of achievement.
Monday, 23 July 2018
It was interesting to read W.A. Wijewardena’s article titled ‘Crisis-ridden Sri Lanka economy: Time for economics to prevail over politics’.
Monday, 23 July 2018
Let me congratulate all those who receive their degrees today at this General Convocation on the achievements they have made.
Saturday, 21 July 2018
Imran Khan, the Pakistani cricket star, anti-corruption crusader and politician, appears to be within reach of his cherished goal of winning the 25 July Pakistan National Assembly (NA) elections and becoming Prime Minister.
A.S. Jayawardena: Selective in talents he nurtured
Civil society concerned with implementing death penalty, providing Police powers to Military
Really CICT, is it CSR ?
Feminist activists, human rights defenders condemn President’s attempts to reinstate death penalty