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EO Sri Lanka hosted GSEA National Finals

The participants at the local event
The participants at the local event

Entrepreneur Organization Sri Lanka organized the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) that inspires students and young people to start and grow entrepreneurial ventures National Finals recently at JAT Holdings Thalawathugoda.

The ideas of young Sri Lankan entrepreneurs were presented to a panel of judges comprising Yasendra Amerasinghe CEO of Carmart (Pvt) Ltd, Dulith Senanayake Director of Swedish Trading Audio Visual (Pvt) Ltd, Jithendran Gajendran Partner of GAJMA & CO, Saurabh Udeshi Director of The Chinese Dragon Café (Pvt) Ltd, Richard Gunawardene Director at JAT Holdings (Pvt) Ltd

The final round of the local event was moderated by Revantha Devasurendra Director of ARRC Capital (Pvt) Ltd, where the panel of judges evaluated the products and ideas displayed by the promising entrepreneurs of Sri Lanka.

The program objective is to honor the world’s top student entrepreneurs and to inspire other students to consider entrepreneurship.

Winner of the day was Uttunga Jayawardena Xylo Industries (Pvt) Ltd who is currently reading for his Attorneys at Sri Lanka Law College.

Last season, over 1600 students from over 50 countries applied for the EO GSEA and the top 56 student entrepreneurs selected through National level competed in EO GSEA in April which was held in Toronto, Canada. Axel Garcia Burgos, a student representing Puerto Rico, was named the 2018 GSEA Champion for his company, PRatian LLC.

This year, the Global Finals will take place in Macau, China in April 2019 and in order to select the Sri Lankan representative for this competition.


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