GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
A Visionary Platform for Startups
Startup Sri Lanka is a platform like no other, harnessing and enhancing the island’s startup environment with a long-term vision of achieving US$ 5 billion in revenue for the entire industry by 2025. To achieve this visionary goal, we plan to help the startup ecosystem expand with 1000 new startups which will, in turn, create 200,000 new jobs in one of the world’s leading industries.
Achieving these overarching goals will happen by way of a strategic vision and 4 core areas of work
A GLOBAL SRI LANKAN START-UP ENVIRONMENT
Under the Startup Sri Lanka banner, SLASSCOM will foster Lankan startups, helping evolve them into international brands able to pitch for global projects and to create opportunities for funding and market entry.
A COHESIVE ECOSYSTEM
We will strengthen the existing startup culture in Sri Lanka into & a cohesive ecosystem that will support companies throughout their lifecycle instead of as a one-off approach.
Moreover, to bring Ecosystem partners to one platform for increased growth of our economy – Government Agencies, Facilitators, Community Partners, L&D Partners and Investors
FROM DISRUPTORS TO INNOVATORS
We believe in the power of young disruptors and will have several measures in place to identify and nurture these young talents into successful global innovators, with world-changing ideas. Moreover, to recognize entrepreneurs and innovations at regional and national levels.
4. Innovation Hub
SRI LANKA AS A HIGH-SKILL, LOW-RISK HUB
The wider vision of the Startup Sri Lanka initiative is to position the island’s collective technology products, services and people as a a highly skilled arena with minimum risk due to our advances thinking and development at every stage of a project.