Disrupt AsiaOrganization in Colombo, Sri Lanka
Kevin Petrovic, Partner at CustomSpace, President at Carbon70 Holdings delivered the evening keynote for Disrupt Asia 2017.
This session will explore innovation and disruption in financial services, from the technology enablers to the business models, and how industry players are competing or collaborating to bring digital financial services to the market.
In a digital world, how safe is our data? As a startup or a corporate, how do you ensure that the data of your users and your business is safe online?
Gender diversity is not merely an opportunity for women but creates opportunity on a larger scale for companies, the tech industry, and the economy.
This technology is ready to transform many sectors such as banking, cyber security, IoT, healthcare and supply chain management to name a few.
The diversity of the local, as well as the overseas markets, can work as a competitive advantage but still impose legal, fiscal and business challenges. Here's what the panel speakers had to say.
Is Sri Lanka ready for the digital age? The panel discussion consisted of Anushka Wijesinha, Economist, The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce. Arunesh Peter, former Director of Projects, ICTA. Indica Amarasinghe, Startup Coach / Mentor and ICT Market Development Specialist. Thilan Wijesinghe ,Chairman, TWCorp (Pvt) Ltd.
Keynote delivered by Cheryl Edison - serial entrepreneur and global business development expert at Disrupt Asia 2017.
This year’s conference was unparalleled and unique in that it united thought leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and avid community members for keynote talks, interactive workshops, speed mentoring and showcasing startups, all united in their mission to radically change our startup ecosystem.
After all, this was a massive conference featuring: a variety of startups, an opening keynote to take Lankan startups to the next level, a series of informative workshops, gave us a glimpse into the world of investors, and more panel discussions on a variety of topics.
All in all, Disrupt Asia 2017 was as every bit as exciting as we expected it to be.
“At this time last year, we said Sri Lanka would be on the global startup map. And today we are,” said Sachindra Samararatne – Program Manager at ICTA. As proof of this, he shared the details from the Startup Genome Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2017 that focused on startups in the tech industry.
Sri Lanka's premier Startup Conference and Showcase organized by the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA), the first of its kind with innovating speakers and panel discussions. The mark of an era where technology entrepreneurs control the dominant market. A day worth remembering.