The 80/20 rule of co-located startups
Rangana Samarasinghe (CTO) and Thikshan Arulampalam (CEO), the Co-founders of a Co-located Startup in NY and Sri Lanka join Enterprise Radio. They are the founders of the social app Bundlhub, an app which helps you create value by giving items you no longer need or use to someone else.
- How did you get started? How long have you known each other?
- Was that enough for you to be co-founders? Why did you become cofounders?
- Do you have a shared set of rules that each of you understands and respects? Would you share the top two rules or traits in your two roles?
- Being co-located, requires a huge amount of self-discipline …
- I understand you will launch in Sri Lanka. What success have you had with your Thunderclap effort?
Thikshan Arulampalam’s core competency is to solve everyday problems with technology. Entrepreneurship is his passion in life. From mobile apps to complex platforms, his strong point is that he helps people go from concept to completion.Combining over 25 years’ experience in Banking, Finance and Technology, he leads the multi-talented team as CEO.
Rangana Samarasinghe’s expertise is in software development, which includes developing integrated impactful solutions that exceed the client’s expectation. Passionate about freeing up the creative process, he utilizes a pliable leadership style to achieve extraordinary business results for clients around the globe. His willingness to get out of his comfort zone, to facilitate change when needed and be open to learn continuously has given him the ability to motivate teams cross-culturally.In addition to being CTO of Bundlhub, Rangana also is the CEO of Insharp Technologies, an innovative software lab in Sri Lanka.