Online Event

Meet the Maldives Startup Ecosystem: Accelerators, Investors & More

Learn about the local ecosystem

Mar 24, 2022
09:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Event
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This event will focus on opportunities for startups based in Bangladesh, Maldives and Sri Lanka. Maldives has a fast growing startup ecosystem, and entrepreneurs have many resources and funding available to help them in their journey. However, many people don't know about all of the resources or funding available, the differences between them, or what resources or funding are right for them. At this online and interactive event, we will gather representatives from different entrepreneurial and investment organizations to outline the local resources, funding options, and provide tips on how to build or grow a startup in Maldives.
Who Should Attend?
  • Anyone who is launching or thinking about launching a local startup in Bangladesh, Maldives and Sri Lanka
  • Anyone that has launched a startup in Maldives, especially Bangladesh, Maldives or Sri Lanka
  • Anyone who wants to meet regional investors, accelerators, and founders
  • Anyone who wants to learn about the resources available for local entrepreneurs in Bangladesh, Maldives, and Sri Lanka
  • Anyone interested in expanding their startup into South Asia
What is the Agenda?
  • Introduction
  • Panel Discussion with Representatives from Top Organizations in Bangladesh, Maldives, and Sri Lanka
  • Question and Answer Session



Ridwan Hafiz

Founder & CEO @ Go Zayaan


Chalinda Abeykoon

Managing Partner @ nVentures

Allen Hossain

Allen Hossain Selima

Director, BetterStories & Ambassador @ Seedstars


Aminath Ali

Local Leader, FI Maldives & South Asia @ HaliAli Coaching and Consultancy Services (H.A.C.C.S)


Wishanth Wijesinha

Assistant Vice President - Head of John Keells X @ John Keells Holdings


Naail Abdul Rahman

Managing Partner @ Intellea Partnership


Kokularajah Sundararajah

Former COO, The Serendipity Collection & CEO @ Genesis Hospitality & Tech

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