Articles Posted July 2013

  • tech feature

    Sri Lanka’s most exciting new Tech firms

    Technology can be a great leveler. Firms determined to build products thereby creating their own intellectual property have an opportunity – because of the internet – to distribute worldwide. New opportunities are also emerging; enabling…

  • dawn feature

    Tech Start-ups: DAWN PATROL GAMES

                            Game development is a feast or famine industry. Rovio, the firm behind gaming and merchandise phenomenon Angry Birds, was tottering on the verge…

  • Axienta2

    Tech Start-ups: AXIENTA

    Axienta’s sales force automation software is deployed at over a dozen of Sri Lanka’s largest product distribution firms and is used by over 1,000 sales representatives. In industries like FMCG, pharmaceuticals and telco its helping…

  • angel

    Angelic Lust for Start-ups

    Adolescent strivers are starting to change the way business has been done in Sri Lanka, introducing new efficiency by throwing technology in to the mix, challenging established models with fresh thinking and creating and capturing…

  • shipping1a

    Risk management in a challenging industry

    Drawing up a career planning flow chart at 18 is something few teenagers would normally do, even going by the often crazy standards of adolescent years. But then, Chinthaka Jayaweera’s career has been no normal…

  • Kryeonic

    Tech Start-ups: KRYEONIC

    Lahiru Priyadarshana was working in Japan develop­ing an image processing module for microscopes that converts two dimensional images in to three dimen­sional ones. However, the urge to start his own venture was too much to…

  • jaffna

    The north is coming back to normal: why is that scary?

    By Chanuka Wattegama Point Pedro is the top most point in Sri Lanka. This quiet little place has a colourful history. Its name in Tamil, ‘Paruthithurai’, translates to ‘Cotton Harbour’. References to it can be…

  • yamu

    Tech Start-ups: YAMU

    Yamu, the best online guide for dining and entertain­ment reviews in Colombo, is introducing technology in to the mix to connect its content to revenue. An android app has already been launched and an iOS…

  • simcentric2

    Tech Start-ups: SIMCENTRIC

    SimCentric is a battle simulation training software developer for the industry standard VBS2 platform used by the top militaries in the world. Its co-founders and owners, Sri Lankan Romesh Ranawana and Australian Adam Easton shared…

  • MITRA

    Tech Start-ups: MITRA INNOVATION

    Soon Mitra Innovation will launch an affordable Building Management Solu­tion, mainly an engineering product, that will give users a real-time snapshot of electricity use in their facilities enabling optimum use and conservation. Mitra In­novation is…