Hatch, the latest innovation and incubator space in Sri Lanka recently signed a MoU with SLASSCOM (Sri Lanka Association for Software and Service Companies). As per the MoU, the SLASSCOM Corporate Office will relocate to Hatch in June 2018. SLASSCOM will also host regular events of interest to entrepreneurs on emerging technologies at the Hatch premises.
Based in the commercial heart of Colombo Fort, the second branch of Hatch presents itself as the ideal place for startups and new business ventures. The company aims to redefine the future of work by providing a vibrant, cost-effective and inspiring environment.
Through mentorship programs, access to investors and additional services such as financial and legal advice all under one roof, Hatch offers the largest incubator space of its kind to nurture entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka.
SLASSCOM acts as the catalyst of growth for the Sri Lankan innovation and knowledge industry by facilitating trade and business, propagation of education and employment and encouragement of research and innovation. It also supports the creation of a progressive national policy framework.
With a membership of over 200 companies, generating over 90% of the IT/BPM industry export revenue, SLASSCOM plays a vital role in the IT/BPM industry in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka’s IT exports is the fifth largest export revenue earner estimated to be USD 1.2 billion and identified as a thrust industry within the National Export Strategy (NES).