Venture Frontier Lanka’s Start-up Boot Camps at TRACE Expert City

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Startup Boot Camp was a two-day event that took place at TRACE Expert City (May 2nd-3rd) with the purpose of providing in-depth venture development training, practical mentorship and pitching advice to the most promising early-stage entrepreneurs. The selection of the participating startups was based on the application information submitted and fitting the eligibility criteria published […]

TRACE and SLTC with Without Borders empower youth through education

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Technologically Reawakening Culture or Excellence (TRACE) a private sector-led non-profit promoting technology and innovation in Sri Lanka along with the Sri Lanka Technological Campus (SLTC),  and Without Borders, a grassroots social enterprise that works on designing novel education and training models for the local education sector, have collaborated to bring together their strengths in both […]

TRACE urges government to reconsider social media ban

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TRACE, an organisation committed to promoting technology and innovation in Sri Lanka, yesterday urged the government to reconsider the current ban of social media. “The IT/BPM sector is the country’s fifth largest export earner and plays a vital role in the Sri Lankan economy. The current ban impacts businesses, both large and small, that rely […]

TRACING THE HISTORY OF TRACE EXPERT CITY

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If you’re a regular traveler in the Maradana area or like my friend Lahiru if you’re sick of seeing the Maradana area on your way to and from work, you would have probably seen a collection of brick buildings lined up just opposite the Elphinstone Theatre. Flanked on either side by a multitude of trees, […]

London Stock Exchange Group opens new tech facility in Sri Lanka

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Dec 06, 2016 (LBO) – London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) yesterday announced the opening of its new state-of-the-art technology facility in Sri Lanka. Headquartered in the TRACE Expert City precinct of Colombo, the new technology hub was opened by the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe and LSEG Chairman, Donald Brydon. A delegation including […]