Connect Co. was chosen as one of the top 3 winners, out of 75 companies across Sri Lanka. Participants were afforded 5 minutes to pitch their start-up concept to a panel of local judges. The Competition hosted in Sri Lanka was conducted in partnership with Hatch Works and took place over a period of one month.
Co-Founder, Connect Co. – Shenelle Perera, stated: “Women represent a new generation of innovation and disruptive thinking persons. Typical feminine characteristics such as empathy and emotion which were considered to be traditional biases are now changing business culture with women bringing a new spectrum of thinking to the table. Empowered by technology, they are changing the way we live and work.”
The 2021 She Loves Tech Competition takes place in over 40 countries, including Australia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greater China, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, USA, the UAE and the UK.
Concluding, Perera, stated “She Loves Tech’ offered us an opportunity to showcase the innovative solutions and developments Connect Co uses throughout its business operations and in customer management. I hope more females will continue to exploit these opportunities to showcase the immense talent we have in Sri Lanka and overseas.”
Founded in April 2020, Connect Co. has successfully identified and fulfilled a growing market gap in Sri Lanka for last-mile delivery service providers. Working with over 350 clients, Connect Co has aided retailers to reduce effort, cost and time, in turn increasing their business value, whilst gaining a competitive advantage. Founded on 15 April 2020, Connect Community Global Pvt Ltd (Connect Co.) offers custom Woocommerce, Shopify and Magento integrations to manage order acceptance and transfer to 3PL logistics providers.