Seedstars World, the largest start-up competition for emerging markets and fast-growing start-up scenes, brought its Sri Lanka round to a successful close during Seedstars Colombo. The event took place on 25 October at Hatch, where 11 selected start-ups presented their companies in front of a jury panel of experts.
DirectPay won the Sri Lanka round of Seedstars World, organised by SLASSCOM. They will participate at the Seedstars Asia Summit 2018, to be held in Bangkok for the second time, and at Seedstars Global Summit in Switzerland, where they will have the chance to win up to $ 1 million in equity investments and other prizes.
The local winner, DirectPay, a mobile payment platform that allows digital payments convenient for the user by making a payment with only a ‘Click! Scan! and Pay!’ was named ‘Seedstars Best Start-up in Sri Lanka’ for its innovative sustainable solution.