(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – IronOne Technologies LLC attended the AsiaBerlin Summit 2023, which was held from 12th-16th June in Berlin, Germany. The summit, now in its 25th year, took place at the historic Rotes Rathaus, Berlin’s Town Hall, and attracted over 1100 attendees from 39 countries, including startups, investors, industry leaders, and policymakers. The conference featured more than 70 speakers and thought leaders, who delved into trending topics such as AI, Mobility, Energy Transition, and GreenTech, concluding with exciting startup pitches to potential investors.
“The AsiaBerlin Summit provided us with an excellent platform to promote Sri Lanka’s advanced technological landscape to potential investors”, said Lakmini Wijesundera, Founder and Executive Director of IronOne Technologies. “I truly believe that with the current economic situation worldwide, Sri Lanka has the potential to be the next tech innovation hub globally and attract technology-driven foreign investments. Especially the AI Labs division of IronOne Tech has made major strides in the artificial intelligence field, and it brought me great pride to talk about this at the panel discussion at the AsiaBerlin Summit.”
AsiaBerlin is an initiative of the Berlin Senate Department and forms the collective platform that brings together communities within the startup ecosystems across Asia and Berlin. Its flagship event, the AsiaBerlin Summit is a focal point of gathering for startups and potential investors in the already vibrant startup hub of Berlin.
As panelists on two very exciting topics, Lakmini Wijesundera, Founder and Executive Director of IronOne Technologies spoke on Asia’s role in the “Green Energy Revolution” and Manori Unambuwe, shared her insights on ‘Scaling strategies for Startups” in global expansion from the perspective of an Asian startup looking to enter the German market.
“This opportunity reflects our dedication to expanding our global footprint and underscores our commitment to delivering cutting-edge AI solutions to clients worldwide,” stated Manori Unambuwe, Vice President of Strategy, and International Markets of IronOne Technologies. “Our presence at the AsiaBerlin Summit reinforced our position as a trusted provider of AI technologies and seeks to establish Sri Lanka as a technology development hub for global markets”.
Ms. Manori Unambuwe in her capacity as an Ambassador for AsiaBerlin Forum, works closely with the wide ecosystem and network in Berlin to create high visibility for the Sri Lankan startups in Germany.
IronOne Technologies’ participation in the AsiaBerlin Summit aligns with its strategic objective of expanding its presence in the European region and facilitating the entry of other Sri Lankan tech startups into international markets. This strategic direction was reinforced through constructive discussions between Ms. Lakmini Wijesundera, Ms. Manori Unambuwe, the Governing Mayor of Berlin, Mr. Kai Wegner, and Dr. Rainer Seider, Head of Division – International Affairs at the Senate Chancellery of the Governing Mayor of Berlin. The discussions focused on solidifying IronOne’s presence in Berlin as a gateway to Germany and the wider European market. As well as IronOne’s enthusiasm to promote Berlin as a thriving startup destination for fellow Sri Lankan startups, thereby bolstering the startup infrastructure of Sri Lanka.
IronOne Tech saw strong demand for its AI solutions in Europe, and the AsiaBerlin summit proved to be an excellent opportunity to connect with potential customers and partners. With a team of experienced professionals focused on delivering cutting-edge AI technologies, IronOne empowers businesses to unlock the full potential of AI and drive transformative growth. From advanced analytics to machine learning and automation, IronOne offers customized solutions that address its clients’ unique challenges across various industries. By attending the AsiaBerlin Summit, IronOne Technologies reaffirms its commitment to expanding globally, establishing strategic partnerships, and driving innovation in the tech industry.