Refresh Colombo is a community of web and technology enthusiasts / professionals who come together on a regular basis to share ideas and meet like minded individuals.

Refresh Colombo events are free and open to the public. We encourage you to bring a friend or two. Hackers, bloggers, coders, geeks & geek lovers, journalists, techies, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists are all welcome – you can even bring your grandma.


5 : 30pm - 7 : 30pm
Room No.
Royal College Skills Center
Rajakeeya Mawatha, Colombo-07, Sri Lanka

The Topics

Finding the initial team

How finding the initial team is important to a fledging startup and how Pickme motivated people to join them and how they overcame the challenges when they were expanding.

Fathhi Mohamed

Fathhi is a serial entrepreneur. Pickme is the latest venture he's working on.He's also the CEO of Marvel Commerce and before that he was the CEO of and the CEO of Evoloop. While at Cheerurteam, the company won the e-Swabhimani award in November 2010 for Country's best e-Content Application - eNews category.

Trends in Global eCommerce, and what we can learn from it. What are the opportunities?

A talk on global trends, and what it means to Sri Lanka to both the consumer as well as the industry. Shakya will also speak on his experience in start up culture, raising capital and execution.

Shakya Pathmalal

Shakya Pathmalal is the Takas Mudalali. He started Takas as a underdog in the Sri Lankan eCommerce space and now Takas is one of the largest eCommerce companies in Sri Lanka. He dabbled his hand in various industries before Takas and he is one of the best Sri Lankan examples of a non-techie making great inroads in technology.

Panel Discussion on Sri Lankan Startup Scene in General

Moderated by Indi Samarajiva

Director at YAMU
*Topics are subject to change/cancellation depending on the availability of the speakers. In the event of cancellation, the topic(s) will be presented at the next edition of Refresh Colombo.


Before Revival!