About Disrupt Asia 2017

The global economy is seeing a disruptive change in an unprecedented way. This is where tech startups have made their mark as the rapid change-makers. They have penetrated every industry possible and in the future seems to be an era where technology entrepreneurs control the dominant markets.

Over the past couple of years, Sri Lanka has seen an immense growth in its startup ecosystem producing startups that have a competitive edge in the global market. Disrupt Asia 2016 was the first of its kind event to be held in the country in which the startup ecosystem of Sri Lanka gathered under a single roof. This year, Disrupt Asia, Sri Lanka’s premier startup conference and showcase will return for a second edition featuring some of the top speakers, mentors, investors and some very innovative startups on showcase.

WHERE

The Hilton Colombo,
Colombo 01

WHEN

Wednesday
July 12, 2017

TIME

8:00AM
onwards


CONFERENCE

Disrupt Asia 2017 conference will discuss a range of topics from policy to security, maker spaces to robotics and many more. With the help of local and international thought leaders and industry experts, Disrupt Asia will be a day of knowledge sharing and knowledge gaining.

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STARTUP EXPO

Disrupt Asia 2017 will showcase some of the most promising tech startups in Sri Lanka thus giving them the opportunity to showcase their products to and network with the top guns of the startup ecosystem of Sri Lanka including a number of investors who will be in attendance.

If you are a startup and would like to exhibit at Disrupt Asia 2017, start by clicking the button below.

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INVESTOR STRATEGY ROUND-TABLE

Investors are one of the main pillars of any startup ecosystem and having investors who can make the right investments is crucial. The Investor Forum at Disrupt Asia 2017 will be an exclusive workshop for investors and high net-worth individuals to share knowledge and learn from each other on making the right investments the right way.

If you are an investor / high net-worth individual and would like to attend the investor forum, start by clicking the button below.

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NETWORKING

Networking with like minded people is the best way to create new connections and find new clients, investors, mentors or even get some feedback on that idea that has been in your mind for sometime now. At Disrupt Asia 2017, walk up-to anyone, introduce yourself and strike up a conversation that could become the million dollar conversation someday.

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HEMAS SLINGSHOT STARTUP BATTLE

Think you’ve got the best startup out there? Pitch at the Hemas Slingshot Startup Battle at Disrupt Asia 2017 and stand a chance to win some exciting prizes including cash and work space to build your product at.

If you are a technology startup working on a product, you can apply now for the battle by clicking the button below.

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Limited Tickets Available!
Sameera Nilupul
Got some really good feedback how to take our product to the market.

Sameera Nilupul
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LiveRoom (Pvt) Ltd.
Prasad Hettiarachchi
We got an Investor Perspective on what we are building.

Prasad Hettiarachchi
CEO
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Agaya Holdings (Pvt) Ltd.
Dhanika Perera
Exposure at events like this really matters for startups.

Dhanika Perera
CEO / Founder
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PayHere (Pvt) Ltd.
Mangala Karunaratne
Amazing conference #DisruptAsia @icta_srilanka Great job @sachisam

Mangala Karunaratne
CEO
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Calcey Technologies
Suren Pinto @suren2409
Well done to the #DisruptAsia team... great job guys!

Suren Pinto @suren2409
CEO
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Wavenet
Buddhika Jayawardena
It provided us the insights of Sri Lankan start-up ecosystem and how to harvest from available resources to achieve success.

Buddhika Jayawardena
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Siplo (Pvt) Ltd.

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Sri Lanka's Premier Startup Conference and Showcase