Facebook launches #BeDiscovered to empower local businesses

As part of Facebook’s efforts to empower local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the social media giant announced the launch of...

SLASSCOM conducts first-ever Digital IT/BPM Week 2020

Having been the front runner in the Information Technology (IT) and Business...

Surviving the COVID crisis: How can the Sri Lankan government help startups?

Supporting startup ecosystems is a policy matter. How governments respond to the looming economic crisis will depend on several factors. Among them...

Marketing metrics that matter in the evolving world

Marketing campaigns, channels and messaging have changed to accommodate the changing environment. It's time to re-look at our measurement metrics also.

Jumpstarting tourism: Why Digital Marketing should be priority

Last week, in the first part of this two-part article, we discussed restarting tourism in Sri Lanka under the headline “When and how we...

The startup mentality for corporates; how to avoid falling off the cliff

The business world has changed a lot in the past few months and will no doubt continue to change rapidly in the coming months....

8 Essential Tips For Small Business and Startups From Expert Entrepreneurs by Chelsea Segal

These days, it seems like everyone is hoping to become an entrepreneur and come up with “the next big thing”. Who can blame them?...

Do you know why most Sri Lankan startups fail?

According to research done by CB Insights, the number 1 reason for a startup to fail is because there is no market need for it....

Urban.lk: A promise in the making in Lankan eCommerce?

The internet gave birth to a great many things. Out of these, eCommerce has grown to be one of the biggest global industries, with...

10 shortcuts made possible by .new

Who doesn’t love finding a good shortcut? A year ago, G Suite created a handful of shortcuts: docs.new, sheets.new, and slides.new. You can easily pull up a...

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Sri Lanka forex reserves up US$471mn in April after China loan

Sri Lanka’s forex reserves grew 471 million US dollars in April 2021 to 4,476 million US dollars from 4,055 million dollars...

China looking at Sri Lanka to fill and finish Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines

China is looking at contracting Sri Lanka biotech company to fill and finish Sinopharm vaccines in Sri Lanka the country’s embassy...

Sri Lanka finds Indian Coronavirus variant inside quarantine

Sri Lanka has found the Indian SARS-Cov-02 variant in a returnee inside a Coronavirus quarantine centre for returnees researchers said.