Month: January 2022

The journey of the pioneering Sri Lankan shirt – Hentley Garments

The journey of the pioneering Sri Lankan shirt started early. There are many pioneering and nostalgic brands that were once giants in their respective fields. They were the fruits of dynamic Sri Lankan entrepreneurship. We at vyapara.lk are proud to continue the series of profiling early entrepreneurs who gave birth to the true Sri Lankan …

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The hall of fame of Sri Lankan entrepreneurs

Bernard Botejue Industries The hall of fame of Sri Lankan entrepreneurs starts with some of the oldest and the best known pioneers whop steered entrepreneurship through tough times. Back in the Seventies, there used to be a few businesses for apparel and textiles. There were no shops or malls where clothes and accessories were available …

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The rise and fall of an entrepreneur – the story of Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes convicted for fraud

The rise and fall of an entrepreneur came this week in the form of a conviction of fraud in a US court. Elizabeth Holmes was no ordinary entrepreneur. Billed as the female Steve Jobs and profiled by business magazines as an entrepreneur with tremendous potential, young Holmes came into the limelight with what she called …

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