Disrupt Asia 2016

In an era where startups are taking a rise, Sri Lanka held its first-ever startup conference, Disrupt Asia 2016. This was organized by the Information & Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) of Sri Lanka at The Hilton Colombo on 28th of July 2016.


Disrupt Asia featured around 35 local startups who made their pitch to potential investors, mentors, industry experts and other enthusiasts. The event was a commemoration of entrepreneurship and startup Eco System in Sri Lanka.

We at Paraqum Technologies take pride in being one of the most affluent startups in the country that had the opportunity to showcase their products at this stupendous event. As a budding Sri Lankan startup we introduced our Paragon HEVC decoder and Paraqum Network Analytics at the event.



Industry experts from different trades came together and shared their insights during various sessions at the conference with the aim of promoting innovation and entrepreneurship across Sri Lanka. Disrupt Asia is one of a kind event held in Sri Lanka that works towards building up the country’s economy through homegrown startups.