The ICT Agency of Sri Lanka in partnership with the US Embassy are bringing Silicon Valley investors

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Arteen Arabshahi
Senior Associate of Karlin Ventures


The ICT Agency of Sri Lanka in partnership with the US Embassy are bringing Silicon Valley investors along with AngelLabs for a full day workshop dedicated to High Networth Individuals on Thursday, 28th July 2016 at the Hilton Colombo.

Sheel Tyle (investments in SnapDeal & Pinterest) from NEA will be addressing the audience on best practices in seed stage investments and how to become a limited partner in a fund.

Arteen Arabshahi (investments in Gyft acquired by First Data Corporation) of Karlin Asset Management will provide a comprehensive understanding of Venture Capital investing including how to develop an investment thesis, build a portfolio strategy and pick the winners. 

Sheel Tyle
Principal & Co-Head of Seed Practice

Tugce Ergul of Angel Labs will be talking on the mechanics of angel investing including building a proprietary dealflow, deal negotiation and how to add value as an angel investor
The above three speakers will provide the audience an active learning methodology which emphasizes real-world experiences and decision making. The workshop will help the participants fine‐tune and apply their investment strategy alongside interaction with other HNI’s also.

Interested participants may request an invitation via and for more information please contact 0112-369099

Tugce Ergul
Co-founder at Angel Labs

DistrupAsia is supported and organized by ICT Agency of Sri Lanka, with the view of promoting a startup ecosystem in Sri Lanka. The key objectives are to bring about entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka, boldly developing products and services and to negate the shame of failure, bringing about creativity including digital art, and ensure innovative business models. For more information visit


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