In the month of finding love, fall in love with a business idea and find yourself a co-founder! Join us for an exciting and unique event sharing tips and how to from the best out there! Pitch your own idea, get direct feedback to your business-case and find your future co-founders. You have no idea? Its okay! The perfect idea may be just around the corner and you might even discover it here!
You will be able to gain insight on the following:
-Importance of finding good synergies as co-founders or co-founding team and investors.
-How to communicate and resolve conflicts with co-founders.
-Legal set up to protect yourself as a co-founder etc.
The agenda for the event is as follows:
5:30 – Registration
6:00 – Introduction of the speakers
6:15 – Pitching your ideas to the group
6:30 – Panel discussion
For more inspiration and insights, we have three amazing speakers onboard for you:
Keerthi Kodithuwakku - Co-founder of Jendo Innovation
Keerthi is a a graduate from the University of Moratuwa with a Bachelors in Telecommunication & a minor degree in entrepreneurship. During his time in the university, he founded the university’s entrepreneurship society
In the year 2018 Keerthi co-founded Jendo Innovation which focuses on Cardio Vascular Health. And was awarded the best startup of the year in 2018.
Keerthi is the co founder of Effective Solutions (Pvt) ltd focusing on IOT.
“We want to transform the industries into the fourth industrial revolution” – Keerthi Kodithuwakku
Sanjay Pathmanathan - Co-founder of Qualia
Sanjay graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science. He has experience working abroad in the Real Estate sector and local experience working in the NGO sector. He returned to Sri Lanka in 2015 with the desire to stay on. From this desire, emerged Qualia. Qualia is Sanjay’s brainchild. It was conceived in 2016, and with the efforts of the Qualia team, it was given life
Heminda Jayaweera - Co-founder of Venture Frontier Lanka
Heminda is a serial innovator. He Co-founded Jendo Innovations, a medtech startup and www.thuru.lk, a Green Tech initiative. Also he is a Director of Effective Solutions an IoT startup.
In early 2017, Heminda started Mora Ventures, University of Moratuwa based startup incubator which has so far launched 25 startups within its first year.
In 2018, he co-founded Venture Frontier Lanka, Sri Lanka’s first integrated startup platform focused on the development of the complete startup life-cycle.
Heminda has a Bachelors in electronics and telecommunication engineering from University of Moratuwa and has worked over a decade in Dialog Axiata and Axiata Group especially in new product innovation area with consultancy experience in Malaysia, Bangladesh and Cambodia