Current State of the Sri Lankan Startup Ecosystem: The Rude Awakening Show

I posted a little infographic yesterday on Sri Lanka’s Startup Ecosystem. The intention was to create a conversation (which a lot of people have provided me feedback by now) within the community on what really matters to build a stronger community. I will recreate the infographic based on the findings the next few days. My … Continue reading Current State of the Sri Lankan Startup Ecosystem: The Rude Awakening Show

Geopolitics in Asia: The truth that everyone knows, but no one talks about!

It is inevitable that Asia will have the most economic opportunities, while the US and the European markets are slowly being saturated in many different industries. South and South East Asia, home to over half of the world’s population, has slowly become an industrial and an economic powerhouse. Whether you like to admit it or … Continue reading Geopolitics in Asia: The truth that everyone knows, but no one talks about!

Rise of the “Good Governance”: An Insider’s View of the Presidential Election 2015

I wanted to write about this a long ago, but I waited. I waited because a lot of people were very emotional about whatever the political belief they had and many of SLFP supporters were emotional about the ex-president's departure. There's so much I want to write here, but I would rather wait for a little longer. Let … Continue reading Rise of the “Good Governance”: An Insider’s View of the Presidential Election 2015

Crowdsourcing Tuition and James Altucher on the new startup idea

I opened up a GoFundMe campaign to see how it would help to raise the money for the PhD. I actually want to see how it would work. Of course if it works, it will certainly help! After setting it up, I felt cheap to share it on Facebook. I was skeptical as to what people … Continue reading Crowdsourcing Tuition and James Altucher on the new startup idea

Binding the PHDs with Startups

Most of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) PhD students who want to pursue career in academics end up in corporate or non-academic work, according to Eva Amsen. This is mainly due to repulsiveness of the work place in academia and as well as the benefits offered at non-academic settings. The academic job market has … Continue reading Binding the PHDs with Startups

Less is More: The Minimalist Entrepreneur

If you have been working 18 hours per day, you'd exactly know what I'm about to write about. Micro-managing and trying to be involved too much in everything is a disaster. It effects your productivity, creativity and causes a lot more stress than you'd anticipate. I'm not necessarily talking about 'lifestyle-type' businesses here and I'm … Continue reading Less is More: The Minimalist Entrepreneur