Upul Daranagama

Upul Daranagama

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Mr. Upul Daranagama is the Chairman of Horizon Group, Malabe, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Oxford College of Business & Joint Managing Director of Centre for Professional Studies (CFPS), Colombo. He completed his tertiary education obtaining a B.Sc(Acc.FM) from the University of Jayawardenapura, one of the largest state universities in Sri Lanka. He holds the Fellowship in Association of Business Executive of the UK, Diploma in Human Resource Management and holds membership in the Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka, followed by a Master of Business Administration (MBA), obtained from the University of Leicester, UK. On his return to Sri Lanka, with his strong academic background and a firm confidence in his entrepreneurial skills, Mr. Daranagama focused his attention on education and sought to establish Oxford College of Business (OCB) in the heart of the city of Colombo in 2002. On the success of Oxford College, Mr. Daranagama took a larger stride to establish Horizon College International which is an International School(HCI)following the Edexcel curriculum and the Horizon College of Business & Technology (Pvt) Ltd (Horizon Campus). HCI, currently boasts a student population of well over 1800, having commenced its life a mere 6 years ago. Horizon Campus, which is the higher education arm of Horizon Group, is situated in the green and lush, picturesque environment of Malabe in the outskirts of Colombo. It is a UGC/MoHE approved degree awarding institution in its own right, providing local degree opportunities as well as degrees which are offered in affiliation with the partner universities from the UK, USA & Malaysia. The vision and mission of Mr.Upul Daaranagama is simply to create viable educational opportunities for students from every walk of life, commencing from primary education to post Graduate qualifications, which he has succeeded in achieving through the 4 institutions that he founded and leads at present.

Since : 2017 October 24   /   11 Projects Invested

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Aloe Vera Village

Aloe Vera Village

Susantha Kumara is an Aloe Vera farmer from Tissamaharama. He plans to build an Aloe Vera Village. Currently, he supplies his harvest to companies which make various aloe vera...

Rs. 500,000 Invested  /  50% Completed  /  0 Day left

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Thuru Viyana

Thuru Viyana

As the name suggests Thuru Viyana aims to make tree planting and forest farming easier in the country. Under the leadership of its founder Jayantha Balasinghe, Thuru Viyana sells...

Rs. 200,000 Invested  /  80% Completed  /  0 Day left

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Lineja Enterprises

Lineja Enterprises

Lineja Enterprises entered the market with an innovative product to tackle the issue of water wastage. Lineja’s founder Thanuja Samarawickrema was able to invent a portable car wash machine...

Rs. 2,500,000 Invested  /  100% Completed  /  0 Day left

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Natures Paper

Natures Paper

Water hyacinth, also known as “Japan Jabara” is a troubling plant and the government spends a large sum of money on removing them, along with banana trees after the...

Rs. 300,000 Invested  /  30% Completed  /  0 Day left

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Ceylon Herbals

Ceylon Herbals

Ceylon Herbals is a social enterprise based in Kegalle producing a range of natural tea blends, spices and other cinnamon related products. Founded by Uditha Samarasinghe, Ceylon Herbals sources...

Rs. 150,000 Invested  /  50% Completed  /  0 Day left