Standing from left: CSSL Vice President Yasas Abeywickrama, CSSL President Dayan Rajapakse, ICTA Managing Director/CEO Muhunthan Canagey, Auxenta Founder/CEO/Chairman Prasath Nanayakkara, Auxenta Co-Founder/President/CTO Shahani Markus, Auxenta Co-Founder/VP Mobility and Solutions Nuwan Dehigaspitiya, QA Co-Founder/COO/VP Chandana Ranasinghe
Auxenta has been awarded the Best Startup of the Year 2016 by Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL).
This prestigious award is a testament to the company’s stellar performance since its launch in 2014 in Silicon Valley. Within a short time span of 2.5 years, Auxenta made tremendous progress by achieving the following milestones:
nBeing the first company to develop a Bitcoins trading engine for a Silicon Valley customer
nRecognised by Echelon Magazine as one of the most exciting tech start-up companies in 2014
nAcquired more than 20 clientele within three continents – USA, Europe and Asia
nAchieved 300% revenue growth in 2015
nRecognised as one of the 20 most promising companies in Quality Management Systems for 2015 by US-based CIO Review magazine
nBeing the first IT company founded by Sri Lankan-American entrepreneurs to be featured in the cover page of US-based Silicon Review magazine in 2016
In addition, the company has achieved a great feat in the industry by reaching a 100-man team within just 2.5 years since its inception. Within this time period, Auxenta strengthened its leadership team by adding leading entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley and corporate leaders from iconic companies such as Google and Microsoft, including the former Global Head of Product Marketing from Google.