Meetups

Startups get the chance to meet and interact with the Judges, Mentors and fellow participants


Open Day

Panel discussion on program highlights

 

Early Applicant Meetup

Early applicants at an exclusive event to meet judges, mentors and receive feedback on applications

Tuesday Meetup 1

Mr. Aith Gunawardene, JKH Deputy Chairman talking about the importance of building a fund-raising strategy.

Tuesday Meetup 2

Mr. Charitha Subasinghe,CEO at Keells Super talking about the challenges at Keells Super and how they overcame them.

Annoucing Pre-Accelerator Teams

Announcing the shortlisted teams for the pre-accelerator window and introduction of mentors

Tuesday Meetup 3

Mr. Jit Gunaratne President of Consumer Foods sector talking about long term branding strategies at Elephant House.

Tuesday Meetup 4

Mr. Ramesh Shanmuganathan, JKH CIO on challenges he faced during his career and the expectations of the judging panel

Tuesday Meetup 5

Mr. Romesh David, President of the JKH transport sector takes about the balance of corporate and startup work culture.

Tuesday Meetup 6

Mr Waruna Rajapakse. Executive VP of JKH talks about the role business development at John Keells.

Finance Workshop

Pre-accelerator teams learn about the basics of finance, delviered by the JKH Corporate Finance team.

Disciplined Entrepreneurship Workshop

The Disciplined Entrepreneurship workshop with Marius Ursache and Vlad Bodi

Growth Hacking Workshop

The growth hacking workshop with Growth Tribe, Europe’s first Growth Hacking Academy

Legal Workshop

Pre-accelerator teams learn legal basics, delviered by the JKH Legal Team.

Chris Doering visits JKX

One on one mentoring sessions with Chris Doering.

Discrupt Asia 2018

The six winners showcase their businesses at Disrupt Asia 2018.

JKX Office Opening

The JKX office opening ceremony, providing free work space for the accelerator teams

JKX Tech Talks 1

Tharindu Dissanayake (CTO Yaala Labs) and Nuzhi Meyen (CEO, Helios)on the “Endless possibilities of Blockchain”.

JKX Tech Talks 2

Dr. Sohan Dharmaraja (CTO, oDoc) on “Building Products People Love”.

JKX Tech Talks 3

Dr. Yasantha Rajakarunanayake (Director Technology,MediaTek) and Miller Alexander(CEO SenzAgro) on “Applications of AI and Machine Learning”

Ray Newal visits JKX

One on one mentoring sessions with Ray Nawal from Techstars India.