Startups & Tech

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

Google Loon Is Here ‒ What Does This Mean For Sri Lanka?

A few months ago, Google’s Project Loon was the talk of the town. Excitement peaked when it was reported that the first balloon had…

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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…

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How To Start A Company In Sri Lanka

Once embroiled in a fiery civil war which enshrouded its trade, performance, and pithy picturesqueness, Sri Lanka has since emerged from the conflict-driven tumult…

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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…

Economy

Enter Stripe: A Boon For Sri Lankan Entrepreneurs?

In 2014, the then Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka had a Q&A session on Twitter. One of the most repetitive questions…

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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…

Economy

What’s Holding Back E-commerce In Sri Lanka?

Transacting online is not a new thing. Ever since the birth of Amazon and eBay, e-commerce has become almost synonymous with the internet. Sri…

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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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Sri Lanka Can Finally Netflix and Chill – Or Can We?

Netflix is finally here in Sri Lanka, and for those of you who have been living under a rock, it’s THE leading TV service/streaming…

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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…