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Creating the island's largest ecommerce company: Dulith Herath

Dulith Herath is the founder and CEO of Kapruka. Kapruka's business started with the simple idea of ​​helping immigrants buy things for their loved ones in Sri Lanka. By establishing a rose flower farm, Dulith allows foreign Sri Lankans to send flowers to their loved ones at home. The success of the flower delivery service allowed Dulith to expand its business into what is now known as Sri Lanka's largest e-commerce organization, with more than 10,000 products and more than 30 unique types of services. Additionally, Dulith opened Java Lounge, a coffee shop franchise, which is the first coffee shop in Sri Lanka to offer Starbucks coffee. Kapruka's success was inspired by the company's innovative spirit, which set the standard for Sri Lanka's online business strategy and web-based benchmarks. Mitra has worked with Dulith on multiple projects in the past (eg Leaf, an energy monitoring tool) and hopes to maintain this partnership in the future. 

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