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Spiralation grooms Tech Startups whilst enriching National Economy

Tech Startups
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Spiralation, a tech-startup supportive program organized by the Information and Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) facilitated 16 tech startups through seed funding, comprehensive training, workshops and guidance.

Twelve selected startups were funded 1.5 million each along with comprehensive training, endorsement by the government and opportunities to develop locally and internationally and the other four startups were provided with all-inclusive training and guidance.

Spiralation has up to now supported a total of 70 startups from various fields backing up with necessary guidance and utilities to help them develop into giant companies.

The tech-startups which were facilitated by the recently held program are Frammix, Thingerbits, Tracified, RN Innovations, Ideal Six, BookClub.lk, SchoolX, Univiser, Smartstudy, Real Pixels, Kayal Technologies, Cookoo eats, Iron blood games, Lanka Travel Mart, Direct Pay and FieldR.

Thingerbits is an edutech-based startup which inculcates DIY culture among people enabling them to develop creativity and new ideas.

The SchoolX is an internet driven learning platform which promotes self-learning through digital content and allows students to be more creative and not be solely dependent on teachers.

Bookclub.lk is a digital publishing and technology company which is in a mission to digitize Sri Lankan books, giving Sri Lankan readers an easy access to the books that they love, increase readership through a built-in e-reading app.

Univiser is an e-mentoring platform, a customisable peer to peer solution that connects prospects, current students and alumni of an education institute. SmartStudy is an innovation web application to improve the MCQ (Multiple Choice Question) scoring ability of schooling students and jobseekers.

Frammix is a Virtual Reality (VR) platform where they create VR tours, mainly targeting the ancient sites. Through this initiative, Frammix expects to develop tourism, create awareness of and add value to the heritage sites in the country. Real Pixels is an award-winning creative company which creates pioneering holographic displays.

The company has developed AVINA, a hologram device which can be utilized for advertising purposes. RN Innovations is another tech startup which develops Intruder Detection Systems providing total security solutions, especially to banks.

Kayal Technologies is an early stage startup working on computer vision and robotics startup. Kayal is currently working on building an electric trash-skimming device for waterway cleaning which utilizes a novel conveyor manipulation system.

Idealsix is an innovative solution provider for local councils which focuses mainly on waste management. The startup has recently built a mobile app called UCEMB which is already being utilized by Embilipitiya Municipal Council in deploying waste management.

Tracified is an innovative supply chain traceability platform that allows premium product sellers to communication their product value via retail and ecommerce channels.

Cookoo Eats is an on-demand food delivery application that helps bring food to the consumers in a convenient and reliable manner.

Spiralation program has enabled tech startups reach the ranks and generate viable solutions and attain long-term goals for the sustainable development of the country.

Many tech startups that were provided with guidance through Spiralation are already influencing the society in fields like quality education, waste management, health and wellbeing, sanitation, industry, innovation and infrastructure.

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