Women In Startups
As of the last ​ Startup Sri Lanka 2015 ​publication​ only 4% of Sri Lankan start-ups have female founders and an overall lesser participation from women angel investors.

But we are beginning to see a positive change.

Women In Startups

Sri Lankas growing need to drive innovation and fuel economic growth via nurturing and supporting young ventures relies on the equal contribution of women. Likewise, the active participation of women is much needed in order for a start-up ecosystem to diversify and grow. 

Realizing the current gap in women in start-ups, Lankan Angel Network (LAN) together with Ideamart launched an initiative to build and support a gender-balanced startup ecosystem where women play an active role as start-up founders or active angel investors.

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