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Introducing Vesess Alpha Grants for Sri Lankan Students

Vesess Alpha is our attempt at supporting Sri Lankan students to take on a coding challenge of their choice. We hope the grant would help them validate their work so that they can be continued Read Article

Hiveage iOS app in hand

How We Designed the Hiveage iOS App

After making our flagship product accessible on any device, the next step was to go native on mobile. In this article we discuss how the design for the Hiveage iOS app came to be. Read Article
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Working at an Early-Stage Startup in Sri Lanka

All the first employees of our new venture Vgo came from corporate backgrounds. None of them had worked at a startup before. The entire Vesess team, on the other hand, had never worked at Read Article

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Warrantless Wiretapping Legal in Sri Lanka

If you are being investigated for a “computer crime” in Sri Lanka, a police officer can—without a warrant, at his discretion—seize your computer data and intercept and collect your Read Article

Common Kingfisher in Hambantota, Sri Lanka

Coca-Cola and Sri Lankan Water Stories

The old water stories and myths of Sri Lanka arose from a culture that had a symbiotic relationship with the rivers and lakes. The new stories that we create reflect the modern dynamics of this Read Article
Coke Can

Coca-Cola’s Oil Spill and Sri Lanka’s Impotence

Few things are so cliche as an oil spill by a large multinational corporation in a third-world country. Except, perhaps, when that country is yours. When that oil is in the very water that you Read Article
Uber app in Sri Lanka

Adapt or Die: Surviving the Multinational Threat

In today’s turbulent business environment, organisations need to be able to adapt quickly to ensure continued success. Our local services will have to make swift improvements or risk losing Read Article
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JVP’s Brand Crisis: Communist Red vs. Sexy Crimson

At its heart, JVP is a Marxist-Leninist communist movement. Its loyal voter base is red hot, not crimson cool. As with most political campaigns, their 2015 rebranding was mainly targeting Read Article