Entrepreneurship

What inspires the entrepreneurs to do what they do?

A Brick at a Time: How RYTHM Foundation is Supporting Low-income, Conflict-affected Sri Lankans

RYTHM Foundation, the social impact arm of the global QI Group, embarked on a Sustainable Community Project (SCP) in Sri Lanka in 2019 to rebuild the lives of 500 low-income families in one of the country’s poorest districts post the Sri Lankan Civil War. A legacy of the project is a brick manufacturing facility that …

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Learn why hashtags are so important and powerful

Hashtags are important and powerful – they even figure in political overhauls and in forming opinions. Hashtags are moving social media’s attention to issues that are important and relevant to people. One might say that hashtags are not only important to the world of business but very significant for entrepreneurs to know all about them. …

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What entrepreneurs need to know about Sri Lankan Payment Gateways for online transactions

Entrepreneurs need to know about Sri Lankan payment gateway options them online. In today’s cashless transaction space, being able to receive and make digital payments is vital for every business to grow and make its presence felt online. Given the market restrictions and financial issues, entrepreneurs need to know about making the optimal use of …

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Are you on the right social media platform for your business?

The right social media platform means everything when it comes to building your business online. In case you need to be reminded of, each social media platform broadly serves an audience different from the other. Maybe the differences are subtle but they do indeed make a point worth paying attention to. Are you on the …

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Strengthening the growing SME sector – Commercial Bank supports Sri Lankan entrepreneurship

In every country, the Small and Medium Scale businesses which includes women entrepreneurs form the backbone of national economic success and are considered important in enhancing the economic and social potential. Commercial Bank has always been committed towards providing financial support for the Sri Lankan SMEs, empowering their business growth and success. Encouraging banking for women …

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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 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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