Talal Rafi

Co-founder of Hubpoint Global

Director at Venture Green Global Pvt Ltd

Guest Columnist at DailyFT

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Talal Rafi

An entrepreneur by profession, Talal Rafi received a First Class Honours in Business Management from London. He schooled at the Colombo International School. Following his education, he gained valuable experience in the emerging industry of electronic cigarettes in the UK. With a focus on marketing and consultancy, Talal continued his experience in business in diverse sectors such as FMCG, real estate, insurance and banking. As co-founder of the revolutionizing co-working space company, Hubpoint, Talal sought to leverage his international experience in addressing a key gap in the commercial real estate sector in Sri Lanka. He is also a Director of Venture Green Global Pvt Ltd, which exports value added Sri Lankan primary goods to the world. Talal is a Certified Professional Marketer, certified by the Asia Marketing Federation of Singapore. As a Co-Founder of T3follow, Talal provides digital marketing solutions and insights to a diverse clientele. Talal was selected for a leadership training programme conducted by the Bank of America and the Royal Bank of Scotland in London and holds a certificate in Islamic Banking and Finance from London. Talal is also a regular columnist for Daily FT in Sri Lanka covering topics from politics to sociology to economics. Talal is also the founder of the movement for Universal Basic Income in Sri Lanka where he has done joint press releases with leading figures such as Professor Guy Standing from the University of Cambridge, who is an economic advisor to the British Labour Party and with Dr Jim Pugh, who was a former Director under President Barack Obama.

 

Newspaper References on Talal Rafi

Venture Green to take Organic Products into new markets

http://www.ft.lk/agriculture/Venture-Green-to-take-organic-products-into-new-markets/31-673638

Global Academics weigh in on UBI in Sri Lanka on DailyFT

http://www.ft.lk/business/Global-academics-weigh-in-on-UBI-for-Sri-Lanka/34-672646

Universal Basic Income awareness campaign for Sri Lanka on Daily News

http://www.dailynews.lk/2019/01/24/business/175306/universal-basic-income-awareness-campaign-sri-lanka

Hilton Colombo Residences and Hubpoint Partner to take co-working to next level on DailyFT

http://www.ft.lk/business/Hilton-Colombo-Residences-and-Hubpoint-Partner-to-take-co-working-to-next-level/34-666145

Venture Green ventures into Primary Industries on Daily News

http://www.dailynews.lk/2018/08/14/business/159603/venture-green-ventures-primary-industries

MBSL Partners with Hubpoint

http://www.dailynews.lk/2018/09/06/business/161771/mbsl-partners-hubpoint

Hubpoint’s new Grade A Office Spaces on Sunday Times

http://www.sundaytimes.lk/180408/business-times/hubpoints-new-grade-a-office-spaces-288596.html

Hubpoint launches Modern Co-working spaces on Daily Mirror

http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/Hub-point-launches-modern-and-innovative-co-working-office-spaces–145398.html

Hubpoint launches innovative co-working spaces on Daily News

http://www.dailynews.lk/2018/02/22/business/143553/%E2%80%98hub-point%E2%80%99-launches-modern-innovative-co-working-office-spaces

Venture Green Keen to Venture into Primary Industries on Daily Mirror

http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/Venture-Green-keen-to-venture-into-primary-industries-153648.html

 

Videos on Talal Rafi

Lamudi Interviews Hubpoint

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VfrPT2qWRM0

Hubpoint Speaks on Channel Eye Rupavahini Morning Show

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmJ3iLSZkbw

Talal Rafi speaks about basic income for Sri Lanka on Channel Eye Rupavahini

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBt_LS7BSS0&t=6s

 

Guest Columns by Talal Rafi for DailyFT

Apple : The Emperor has no clothes

http://www.ft.lk/columns/Apple–The-Emperor-has-no-clothes/4-672603

India and Leadership of Global Democracy

http://www.ft.lk/columns/India-and-leadership-of-global-democracy/4-670846

Universal Basic Income to Solve the effects of Artificial Intelligence

http://www.ft.lk/columns/Universal-Basic-Income-to-solve-the-effects-of-artificial-intelligence-/4-670279

The Polarisation of American Politics : Lessons for Sri Lanka

http://www.ft.lk/columns/The-polarisation-of-American-politics–Lessons-for-Sri-Lanka/4-669515

Xi Jinping : China’s Story of Moses

http://www.ft.lk/columns/Xi-Jinping–China-s-story-of-Moses/4-668665

The Swing Districts of Sri Lanka : A Study of Sri Lanka’s Past Elections

http://www.ft.lk/columns/The-swing-districts-of-Sri-Lanka—A-study-of-Sri-Lanka-s-past-elections/4-667677

Rwanda : An inspiration for Africa

http://www.ft.lk/columns/Rwanda–An-inspiration-for-Africa/4-664702

The Artificial Intelligence Revolution that is coming

http://www.ft.lk/columns/The-Artificial-Intelligence-revolution-that-is-coming/4-664262

The Story of Singapore : Lessons for Sri Lanka

http://www.ft.lk/columns/The-story-of-Singapore–Lessons-for-Sri-Lanka/4-659813

Implications of Inward FDI on China : Lessons to be Learnt

http://www.ft.lk/columns/Implications-of-inward-FDI-on-China–Lessons-to-be-learnt/4-657680

A look at Venezuela : Lessons to be Learnt

http://www.ft.lk/columns/A-look-at-Venezuela–Lessons-to-be-learnt/4-656060

A Look at British Politics : Should Sri Lanka revert to the First Past the Post System?

http://www.ft.lk/columns/A-look-at-British-politics–Should-Sri-Lanka-revert-to-First-Past-the-Post-system-/4-655232

A Look at Israeli Politics : Proportional Representation without the Executive Presidency

http://www.ft.lk/columns/A-look-at-Israeli-politics–Proportional-Representation-without-the-Executive-Presidency/4-654845

Universal Basic Income : A Solution to automation?

http://www.ft.lk/hr/Universal-Basic-Income–A-solution-to-automation-/47-654079

Bitcoin : A Bubble or an alternative to mainstream currencies?

http://www.ft.lk/financial-services/Bitcoin–A-bubble-or-an-alternative-to-mainstream-currencies-/42-649054

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Email : talalrafi86@gmail.com

 

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