Home / Entrepreneurship/ Venture Engine runner-up OMAK Technologies to change restaurant operations landscape

Venture Engine runner-up OMAK Technologies to change restaurant operations landscape


Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Thursday, 7 August 2014 01:29


Following its success as first runner up of Sri Lanka’s premier business funding platform Venture Engine 2014, OMAK Technologies (Pvt) Ltd. is poised for growth. The tech startup provides bespoke software covering all aspects of running and managing a restaurant. OMAK’s continuously monitored, function rich Software As A Service (SAAS) solution VDine, provides incredible efficiencies to the hospitality sector and is already making its way beyond Lankan shores. As a scalable solution that can be operated on the go, the product covers the widest range of options currently available in the Sri Lankan market. It also provides the fastest return on investment in its field.  The solution covers restaurant floor management, kitchen efficiency and productivity, ordering, customer satisfaction and CRM operations, human resource management, inventory and supply management, remote access and even monitors your social media presence. Speaking on the main benefits of the solution, Managing Director Ehantha Sirisena explained: “Our solution is essentially a rented software that is constantly monitored, upgraded and maintained.  Its cost-effective monthly payments do not burden a restaurant’s Cap-ex budget, making it an attractive option even for smaller scale operations. VDine is cloud hosted and tailored to work perfectly on devices such as iPads and iPods.”  By participating in Venture Engine, OMAK received exposure to several potential Angel Investors, both from Sri Lanka and India. Through the program OMAK was successful in gaining the funding and contacts necessary to expand into international markets. Well-known entrepreneur, Vice President of Google Inc., Managing Director of Google India and Indian Angel Network investor Rajan Anandan, is also set to invest in OMAK while assisting with regional growth.  As Co-Founder of Blue Ocean Ventures, Anandan is also responsible for initiating the Venture Engine competition. OMAK’s impressive portfolio of clients already covers popular local establishments such as Ministry of Crab, Keama Sutra, Silk, Sopranos, Ministry of Crab, the Colombo Fort Café, Siam House and Steam Boat. The company is well on its way to revolutionise how restaurants are run in Sri Lanka. The solutions have been so well received that OMAK is set to expand its operations within the South Asian region.

Share This Article


DISCLAIMER:

1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.

COMMENTS

Today's Columnists

Strong trade agreements need 30-50 consultations

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Coming from a multinational working background, I strongly support free trade given that open competition tends to sharpen


The case of our concealed subservience to China

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

If one takes a close look at the general trend of discourse and debate that has been going on in Sri Lanka, one cannot but be


Muslim markers in Sri Lanka: Changes and challenges

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

If we exclude from our consideration the wars that owe their origin to religious hatred, or to difference in fundamental principles


A 10-point guide on bank credit facilities that suit your business best

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

As a businessman when you visit a bank seeking credit facilities you are faced with a lot of banking jargon with which you are often not conversant. You tend to learn about them only when you start utilising such facilities. Further, if are young and


Columnists More