A graduate with BSc. (Hons) in Biotechnology, graduate research assistant, and business development associate. Have won startup pitching competitions based in Thailand. For more information check my LinkedIn profile (Upeksha Habarakada).
Founder and Business Consultant at TechThinker, Panagoda, Sri Lanka
Work with international clients to help them with their business. Most recent works:
• Consult on new product development of pasta ready-meal with reduced-fat (UK food industry).
• Consult SmartSales startup to pitch and submit innovator business plan to the UK market (restaurant industry).
• Consult TribeVibe startup to launch the business in Sri Lanka and Germany (textile industry).
• Research and write a business proposal with a pitch deck to implement change for Afghanistan Ministry of Finance.
• Research and write a business proposal with a pitch deck to implement change for Afghanistan Ministry of Transportation.
Market Researcher: I have done market and competitor analysis for products and technology innovations.
Social media management: I managed the company's LinkedIn, Facebook, and Website.
Project and time management: successfully conducted multi-layered projects in the given time frame.
Client-facing skills: have actively contributed to client-based cooperate meetings.
Cross-functional collaborations: I have collaborated with other sectors of the company to conduct events and exhibitions. Collaborated with outsourced web designers to re-launch the company website by collecting all the information and photographs of in-house scientists and employees.
Graphic Designing: I have designed cooperate brochures, presentation slides, and name tags using Adobe Illustrator.
What I can offer you as a Virtual Business Developer:
1/ A complete and well-written business proposal in English
2/ Market research
3/ Competitor analysis
4/ Novel business/product ideas for given challenges
What I can offer you as a Virtual Science Researcher:
1/ Literature review
2/ Reference management
3/ Research proposal writing
What I can offer you as a Virtual Assistance:
1/ Academic writing
2/ SEO content writing
3/ Wordpress backend SEO optimization
4/ Web content
So, am I any use to you? If so please reach out. Stay blessed !
Founder of TechThinker
BSc. (Hons) in Biotechnology
Ph.D. in Materials Science and Innovation
Former Graduate Research Scientist
Former Business Development Associate
Co-Founder/Chemical Lead Expert at Nano Liner (startup)
Target Market Research
Business Proposal Writing