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Abeeth Nirmal

Abeeth Nirmal

Staff Writer. Attracted to all things tech, I have a soft spot for chicks who can drive manual. I'm also drawn to coffee and literature and machines and cats: not necessarily in tha‎t order. I don't trust anyone who doesn't like Led Zeppelin.

Startups & Tech

Roar Startup Bundle ‒ May/June 2016

May is known across Sri Lanka as the month of Wesak ‒ but this year Wesak celebrations were forced to take a backseat. Following…

Startups & Tech

Roar Startup Bundle ‒ April 2016

With various online payment platforms and the likes venturing into Sri Lanka, and even some homegrown payment solutions hitting the scene, we at Roar…

Startups & Tech

PAYable: How A Card Reader Could Change The Game For Sri Lanka’s SMEs

With the currency rates standing at where they are, and the continuous dipping of the Sri Lankan Rupee, it’s probably safe to assume that…

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Roar Startup Bundle – March 2016

The month of March saw some changes in Sri Lanka’s hospitality service sector. It’s no secret that there’s a noticeable increase in the number…

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Roar Startup Bundle ‒ February 2016

The startup scene in Asia is exploding, and the same can be said for the Sri Lankan startup scene. February saw a brand new…

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Roar Startup Bundle – January 2016

2016 is well on its way, and considering the positive feedback we got following The Hottest Srilankan Startups of 2015, we’ve decided to feature…

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The Hottest Sri Lankan Startups of 2015

2015 was an eventful year for the startup sphere in Sri Lanka. Companies were established, names were made, some made it big and others…

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OMAK Technologies Partners With Mount Scopus – Indonesia

OMAK is not a new name in the local startup sphere; going all the way back to 2010, they have covered a lot of…

Startups & Tech

Colombo’s Food Delivery Scene

We all know what happens when hunger and exhaustion are combined, too hungry to act nice, too tired to cook or go out, we’ve…

Startups & Tech

Hire1 : The New Kid On The Taxi Block

Hire1 is a new transportation startup in Sri Lanka that is looking to provide a connecting platform between taxis and commuters. Yet another taxi-service…

Everyday Sri Lanka

Hopesong – A Concert for a Cause

Do you enjoy live music in a laid-back environment? Are you a fan of charitable causes that give back to society? If you answered…

Startups & Tech

Storylize: Telling Stories, One Picture at a Time

Storylize is a Sri Lankan startup that helps users tell stories through pictures. It is the brainchild of Nayana Samaranayake, an ex-Googler who is back…