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Heminda Jayaweera

Director, Capacity Building

Heminda is a serial innovator who works in developing capacity of our team, and leads SLYCAN Trust’s capacity building activities related to youth. He also leads the project of SLYCAN Trust in supporting green start ups, which focuses on supporting youth and other stakeholders in developing a green enterprise, or a social enterprise focusing on addressing global challenges. He cofounded  Jendo Innovations a medtech startup and Thuru, a GreenTech initiative, and is also a director of Effective Solutions an IoT startup. In early 2017, Heminda started Mora Ventures, University of Moratuwa based startup incubator which has so far launched 25 startups within its first year. In 2018, he co-founded Venture Frontier Lanka, Sri Lanka’s first integrated startup platform focused on the development of the complete startup life-cycle. Heminda has a Bachelors in electronics and telecommunication engineering from University of Moratuwa and has worked over a decade in Dialog Axiata and Axiata Group especially in new product innovation area with consultancy experience in Malaysia, Bangladesh and Cambodia.