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

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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!

The Tragedy of ‘Silicon Blah’ is not ‘Silicon,’ but People Themselves!

I came across Brad's post on 'Silicon Blahs' around the world right after we started calling Colombo start-up community, The Silicon Reef. The first question Shamal had was 'What do you think?' Then I replied him with my thoughts. I wanted to  comment on Brad's blog, but I guess a post on this would be … Continue reading The Tragedy of ‘Silicon Blah’ is not ‘Silicon,’ but People Themselves!

How We Added the ‘TWiST’ to Colombo: The Rise of New Silicon Reef!

It's been 'something!' Over the effort that was put in, it was great to work with the start-ups from Colombo and share their experiences and work with them to pitch at the most viewed start-up talk show in the world, This Week in Start-ups. I couldn't have done this if it was not for couple of people who helped … Continue reading How We Added the ‘TWiST’ to Colombo: The Rise of New Silicon Reef!