Overview: Venture Frontier Lanka is Sri Lanka’s first entrepreneurship platform focused on the development of the complete startup lifecycle through:
- identifying and nurturing the most promising early stage entrepreneurs,
- offering practical training and mentorship in venture development,
- providing seed investment to secure proof of concept.
An integrated, comprehensive 8-year entrepreneurship initiative for Sri Lanka:
Social & Alumni Network
National Ideation, Celebration
& Education in Entrepreneurship
Challenge & Boot Camps
National Startup Accelerator,
Demo Day & Seed Fund
Stage Venture Fund
Our approach: Venture Frontier Lanka is designed to enable the power of grassroots innovation via a network of public and private established partners, as well as the diaspora community. Venture Frontier Lanka utilizes a Public-Private-Donor (PPD) Partnership structure by bringing together key public and private stakeholders including the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL), the private sector, as well as international donors.
- Enthusiastic would-be entrepreneurs
- Proven entrepreneurs
- High profile practitioners
- Savvy investors
- Sri Lankan Diaspora
- Public at Large
Serial Innovator and Entrepreneur, Senior Fellow for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UoM. Under Heminda’s leadership, Mora Ventures has produced 30 startups in its first 5 months.
Partner at L.N Associates, a transactional law firm in Sri Lanka, as well as an Attorney-at-Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka.
Ovidiu founded OviBees as a venture accelerator company specialized in globalizing most promising early stage tech companies.
Carmen Cucul is acting as advisor to Ovibees Ventures. She brings 10+ years of experience working in the healthcare industry as well as the not-for-profit sector. Within the corporate environments of Johnson&Johson and Takeda Carmen has always been acting as an intrapreneur: she created new functions to better serve patients…
Amanda is a Program Manager with Ovibees bringing her project management experience in the entrepreneurship field from over 30 countries. Amanda also works full-time at the Latino Economic Development Center as a Small Business Lending Officer where she is a part of a team that provides over 175 loans to small businesses in the DC area each year.
A project manager with extended international experience in innovation, technology and disruption.
Social Media & Content Development
Camelia works as a Social Media & Content Development for OviBees Ventures after she has been experiencing PR, sales, teaching, business development and event management for corporate and mostly for non-corporate organizations, such as AIESEC, Teach for Romania and Leaders Foundation.
Industries of interest: We look specifically (but not exclusively) to support business ideas of tourism & leisure, agriculture, ICT, education and healthcare.
- Leisure & Tourism
- Integrated, End-to-End Model,
- Based on Cross-Sectoral Partnerships,
- Plugged into a Strong Global Network,
- Financially Sustainable after Cycle 2.