Application-Related

The mid-market firm must:

  1. Be registered as a company in Sri Lanka
  2. Have annual revenue of LKR 50 million

Yes, if your annual revenue reached LKR 50 million or more at any point in the last three years, you are eligible to apply.

We are currently only considering applications from companies with revenue of LKR 50 million – 750 million. This Platform will be accepting applications and working with mid-sized businesses over the next several years, and we encourage you to check back with us.

  • Current selection round deadline: TBA
  • Next selection round deadline: TBA

No. You can apply free of charge here.

You will need to provide basic information such as year of company registration, current employee headcount, location of a majority of your employees (district within SL), and the legal form of your company (sole proprietorship, JV etc.).

None. We do not ask for any documentation related to your company at the initial application stage. But we would like all applicants to submit a short video clip with the application (not compulsory but highly encouraged)—to give us a sense of what your organization is about, what you have achieved so far, and what you hope to achieve in the next 3 years.

No. We take confidentiality of information very seriously. Application details will not be shared with anyone outside the [email protected] Selection Committee.

IF you are selected for the next stage, you will hear back from us within 4 weeks. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are unable to notify regarding rejection of applications.

Our team will screen all applications to ensure that eligibility criteria are met, and the applicants selected (longlisted) for the next stage will be notified within a few weeks.

The selected applicants will be invited to provide an investor pitch (on a date to be agreed upon). Prior to that pitch, all selected applicants will be provided with a basic training on how to conduct this pitch and what elements should be included. 

Resource-Related

Yes, please call or send us a whatsapp on +94-771-638-128 to register. Please also follow us on social media to be notified of future workshops/trainings that may be open to the public.

Please call us on +94-771-638-128 between 9am-5pm on a weekday.

Platform-Related

Currently, we are not registered as a non-profit organization. However, the Platform does not earn any profits. All funding is deployed for operational (supporting mid-market firms) and administrative (running the platform) purposes.

[email protected] is a private sector-led initiative, and it is administered by Stax—a leading global management consulting firm. Currently, our funding is from USAID. We hope to extend our services over the next several years with the support of other investors. If you are interested in investing with us in the future of Sri Lanka, please see details here.