About EDEX Entrepreneurship

EDEX Entrepreneur is an initiative launched to promote entrepreneurship and assist aspiring entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka by creating an Entrepreneur eco-system.

Among our activities are;

- Raise awareness about entrepreneurship among schools, universities, vocational training institutes, and general public.

- Assist those who are venturing in with starts-up by providing guidance on technical, legal, financial and marketing aspects.

- Collaborate with various entities and entrepreneurial programmes operating in isolation to enhance an entrepreneur eco-system.

EDEX Entrepreneurship Zone

EDEX Entrepreneurship Zone is an awareness campaign held in concurrence with EDEX Expo & Job Fair. Launched in 2016, the E-Zone’s main objective is to create interest and awareness among exhibition visitors. Seminars are organized with successful entrepreneurs and inventors as resource person.  Further, there will be counselors to assist the entrepreneurs.


EDEX Entrepreneurship Zone 2017

This year the Entrepreneur Zone is sponsored by Bharti Airtel Lanka. 
The E-Zone will offer the visiting entrepreneurs the following services:

✓ Advise on company registration
✓ Technical support
✓ Financial support
✓ Loan schemes
✓ Affordable workspaces
✓ Registrations with Start-up support programmes/ Incubators
✓ Web designing at an affordable cost
✓ Helping entrepreneurs to access networks
✓ Seminars from successful entrepreneurs
* Some of the offers are available at a very low price.

Entrepreneurship Zone 2016

The 2016 E-Zone was held in collaboration with National Enterprise Development Authority (NEDA), Startup Sri Lanka initiative of SLAASCOM, Young Business Sri Lanka (YBSL) initiative of Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) as strategic partners. The inaugural edition was sponsored by Dialog Ideamart. 

E-Zone 2016 Presenters

  • Prof. Suranga Nanayakkara – Computer Scientist /Inventor and a SUTD 
  •  Dr. Beshan Kulapala - Research Scientist at CodeGen (VEGA Project) 
  • Venura Mendis - CTO WSO2 
  • Zulfer Jiffery - CEO PickMe, 
  • Dulitha Herath - CEO Kapruka.com/JavaLounge 
  • Crishan Rupasinghe - Founder Delivery Malli/Epsi Crest 
  • Indi Samarajiva - Director Yamu.lk 
  • Rayhana Iyne - Founder Glitteray 
  • Nirosha Kodithuwakku – Founder Archmage 

E-Zone 2016 Counselors 

  • National Enterprise Development Authority 
  • Youth Business Sri Lanka of CCC 
  • SLASSCOM - Startup Sri Lanka 
  • Sarvodaya Fusion