Thursday, July 12, 2012

Sri Lanka Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Insights: Brought to You By the World Entrepreneurship Forum 2012

In preparation for the 5th edition of the World Entrepreneurship Forum 2012 in Lyon, France (October 24-27), which I will attend, we have some wonderful interviews lined up to share with you here.

The theme for this year's Forum is:  "Entrepreneurial Ecosystems:  Cultivating Communities to Drive Wealth Creation and Social Justice."

Below is the first interview with Asanga Abeyagoonasekera -- one of the 2012 Young Global Leaders from Sri Lanka.  He is currently the Executive Director of Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies a government think tank that helps to “generate board policy indicators for the guidance of the Government of Sri Lanka."
1. What do you think the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in your region is made of?

South Asia is one of the fastest growing regions, yet home to the largest concentration of poor in the world. Among the enterprises operating in South Asia, the bulk is comprised with the Small and Medium scale Enterprises (SMEs) which account ...
Read the entire interview here.

Watch for more interviews to come from Patricia Green, Babson College (U.S.A.) and Peter Harrington, SimVenture (U.K.)!

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