Australia’s Different Technologies to double head count in Sri Lanka

Different Technologies app
PROPERTY TECH: Different Technologies offers a property management services targeting the Australian market.

ECONOMYNEXT – Different Technologies Pty Ltd, an Australia based technology company in the property management services business said it was investing in its Sri Lanka operations unit and will double the headcount.

“We are ready to invest as required because we have seen the potential of the team we have setup here in Sri Lanka,” Chief Executive Ruwin Perera said.

“Eventually we hope to move most of the operational functions to Sri Lanka.”

Different automates property management services including listing and pricing, rental payments, insurance, taxes, and maintenance requests.

Different has around 25 employees in Australia.

Its services and applications are available in Melbourne and Sydney, and will be expanded to the rest of Australia, starting from Queensland next month, he said.

“We have recruited 14 highly talented Sri Lankans up to date and by the end of this year we hope it will be between 21-30 recruitments,” said the new Country Head Rukmankan Sivaloganathan said.

Different charges a flat rate instead of a commission to compete with traditional property managers.

The start-up had raised funds from Australia’s Air Tree Ventures and Foundation Capital of the US. (Colombo/Aug30/2019).