Startups get the chance to meet and interact with the Judges, Mentors and fellow participants.
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.
Announcing 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 talks about the balance of corporate and startup work culture.
Tuesday Meetup 6
Mr Waruna Rajapakse. Executive VP of JKH talks about the role of business development at John Keells.
Pre-accelerator teams learn about the basics of finance, delivered 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.
Pre-accelerator teams learn legal basics, delivered by the JKH Legal Team.
Chris Doering visits JKX
One on one mentoring sessions with Chris Doering.
Disrupt 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 Newal from Techstars India.