Disrupt Asia 2016 Is Happening

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Disrupt Asia, organized by ICTA (Information and Communication Technology Agency) will be the first event of its kind to be held in Sri Lanka targeting the startup ecosystem of Sri Lanka where they will all gather in one location for one momentous occasion. The event will be held at Hilton Colombo on the 28th of July 2016 and will include investors, mentors, Government agencies, media and of course the startups.

The economy of the world is changing. A disruptive force is changing the landscape on a scale much larger than any blue chip. These are the tech startups of the world. For the last 3 years Sri Lanka has seen a staggering growth in its Startup ecosystem.

This growth not only means greater economic progress, but also the availability of more jobs for Sri Lankans. This is where the story begins.

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Sri Lanka’s competitive advantage in knowledge services and technology/ software engineering is built around agility, high value per cost, a niche talent base, ethics, cultural adaptability and superior quality of life as a destination for doing business.

What can we expect from Disrupt Asia 2016?

Startup Battle

A startup ecosystem is shaped by people, Startups and different types of organizations in a community, working as one eco-system to incubate and create new startups. As such, the Key note on the rise of the Startups around the world and its impact in the world will be presented by JF Gauthier, Co-author of the global startup eco-system.

Investor Workshop

This is where Disrupt Asia ensures that potential investors have a knowledge of what investment opportunities are available. This is done by showcasing the most affluent startups in the country. This part of the conference will happen from 10.00 AM to 5.30 PM on the 28th of July.

A engaging Conference

This is where the brains of the operations along with Industry experts from all around the world, each from different trades will speak to you on how to make your startup a success. Think of it as the perfect opportunity for you to be inspired for innovation and also to get an inside track on the building blocks of the country’s economy.

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A Chilled out Networking Session

What good is a conference if you can’t stick around and get to know each other, right? Well this is wher the networking session of Disrupt Asia comes into play. Have a drink, relax, talk to like-minded people and get to know each other.

An Exhibition of success

This is where you will be able to take a look at some of the best tech startups in the country and talk to the men and women behind its success.

We, the ReadMe team will be attending the event as the Online Media Partner to bring you the latest and greatest as and when it happens. So if you see us, give us a wave and smile for the camera.

You can check out more details about the event from their Facebook page and their website.

You can also click here to view the agenda for the event and click here for a full list of speakers for the event.

We hope to see you there.

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