About Us

We are KNINES, a diversified Investment & venture capital group of companies based in Colombo, Sri Lanka that incubate and invests in breakthrough companies in, on demand economy, e-commerce, mobile and enterprise software, sharing economy, tourism, services, agriculture, manufacturing and trading.

Our motto “Setting up Trends” aptly captures the ever-evolving spirit of Knines.

Simply, our team is dedicated to uncovering ideas through creativity—in both thinking and implementation. Our process and investment themes are supported by an intense global search for idiosyncratic opportunities. We view the world differently, and this makes all the difference.


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Meet The Team

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Kalhara Hapuarachchi, Founder and CEO

Having operated at every level through his professional career, Kalhara is now the Founder of Knines, redefining the future of the on-demand digital ecosystem. KH is also the CAO and Board Director of Eu-Retec, a leading manufacturing firm in Sri Lanka and a Group Director of SPA Group of companies. The group has business interests in Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, Germany, The United States, Italy and France.

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Sonali Hapuarachchi, Board Director

Sonali is a Sri Lankan women entrepreneur and Board Director of Knines. She is also a Group Director of SPA Group of companies. The SPA group is into Corrugated and Poly Packaging (KSPA Packaging), Manufacturing of Garment hangers and accessories (KSPA Accessories), Hydro Power Generation (Eagle Power), Recycling of waste materials (Recyplas-UK) and trading of heavy machinery.


“The principle, “Diversification is key”, is similar to the old adage that urges you not to put all your “eggs in one basket”. But it goes further.”

Get In Touch

Do you have a potential project you'd like to discuss or simply want to get in touch? Use the contact form below or email to our info@knines.com