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The 3 Best Accelerators and Incubators from Colombo

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Colombo has seen an increasing number of accelerators, incubators and entrepreneurship programs emerge for startups and entrepreneurs to gain exposure, become more productive, or make connections.

It is still hard for Colombo startups to get noticed by VCs, but these programs are proving to be extremely useful for startups looking for capital and other help.

That's why we've compiled a list of the 3 best accelerators and incubators in Colombo.


3 Accelerators and Incubators in Colombo

1) Hatch

1) Hatch

Hatch is a co-working facility, accelerator, and incubator that promotes and develops Sri Lankan entrepreneurship.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Sri Lanka
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Brindha Selvadurai-Gnanam, Jeevan Gnanam, Nathan Sivagananathan
  • Industries: Coworking, Incubators, Information Services, Small and Medium Businesses
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 16

You can find their website here.

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2) John Keells X

2) John Keells X

John Keells X is a corporate startup accelerator that helps startups expand by offering cash, coaching, workspace, and customer access.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Sri Lanka
  • Started in: 2016
  • Industries: Coworking, Incubators
  • Number of investments: 10

You can find their website here.

3) John Keells Group

3) John Keells Group

Sri Lanka's premier diversified firm is John Keells Holdings PLC.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Sri Lanka
  • Started in: 1870
  • Number of investments: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 52

You can find their website here.

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