Seedstars World, back in Colombo!

Register for this global seed-stage tech startup competition on before 18th of October. Exclusive code: SSWColomboNetwork Eligibility criteria - Less than 2 years old (Since the day of incorporation) - Receive less than 500K USD investment - An MVP in tech with demonstrable traction

Innovation in Sri Lanka: The Need for Systemic Change

Dr Soumitra Dutta, the keynote speaker at the SLASSCOM Innovation Summit will be back in Colombo to share his insights on Sri Lanka's new ranking on the global Innovation index (GII). This session will be followed by an in-depth discussion on how to improve Sri Lanka's position in the Global Innovation Index (GII) and the need for a systemic change. Madu Ratnayake (Executive Vice President, CIO...

Southern IT/BPM week 2018 – Matara

The Southern IT/BPM week aims to build regional capacity to support the growth of the IT/BPM industry. This event is driven by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) and the Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies (SLASSCOM) with the support of Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA), Federation of Information Technology Industry Sri Lanka (FITIS) and the Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade (MODSIT). The primary objective of this workshop is to support and mentor entrepreneurs in the Southern province. For more details...

How to Craft a Winning Pitch

Learn the steps you need to create the perfect pitch for your next client. Let a successful Tech Entrepreneur walk you through step-by-step on how to craft a winning pitch. The session will also address how to overcome the fear of failure and persevere in your entrepreneurship journey. Register for this event now at


IT/BPM Week aims to build regional capacity to support the growth of the IT/BPM industry. The event is driven by SLASSCOM, who has put together a three-day ICT and BPM industry promotional / awareness mission to Galle. Galle IT Week is the third of the SLASSCOM IT Week series where previous events were held in cities of Jaffna (2014) and Kandy (2016). Get more information


Join us for the first-ever SLASSCOM Innovation Summit - "Celebrate Ingenuity!". The event will feature Dr Soumitra Dutta, a Professor of Management at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business as a keynote speaker. He is the publisher of the Global Innovation Index in collaboration with WIPO. For more information contact Chrismali on 011 406 222 6/ Register for the event @

ICT FORUM 2018 "Information Technology and It's Role in the Modern Organization"

The ICT sector has been identified as one of the six priority sectors in the National Export Strategy (NES), Strategic Vision for Sri Lanka’s export growth developed by the Export Development Board (EDB) in collaboration with the relevant Public and Private Sector Stake Holders. It is also important to note that the Government under its “IT initiative “ proposes to provide Rs. 3 Billion over the next three years in both financial and non-financial support through Grants, Equity Investments, Credit Facilities, Mentoring , Technical Support etc. to develop the sector with an allocation of Rs...

Calling out for applications for the first-ever SLASSCOM Innovation Awards 2018! Visit

Have you created a killer product/IP that has the potential to yield 100x on the investment? Or launched a game-changing product/service? If so this is the competition of the year that you should never miss. Visit to apply. Closing date for applications: 25th May 2018 I Review and award finalization: 28th May - 08th June 2018 I Announcement and award: 14th June 2018 Kindly contact Chrismali on 94 114062226/ for more information