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Internet company offers new services to handle day-to-day transactions

By Quintus Perera

Ridgecrest Asia (Pvt) Ltd, an Internet-based Sri Lankan company, will relieve many of the day-to-day burdens of Internet users with such services as finding financial solutions in the management of funds, vehicle maintenance, attending to transport needs, making travel arrangements and assisting in entertainment.

Sanath Fernando, CEO, Ridgecrest, speaking at the launch of these on-line services last week in Colombo, described their services as “Convenience at your fingertips or democratizing information.”
Financial Solutions could be obtained by logging on to and according to Mr Fernando is the best tool to manage money.

The services will provide personal financial solutions covering all aspects of financial needs with tools to assist to manage money, bank accounts, financial planning, budget planning etc. It will provide online business solutions by communicating and collaborating between persons to ease out their day to-day activities with various modules which provide people with various services to make things simple for people to share information and get things done together.

Mr Fernando said that FinanceLK is Sri Lanka’s only consolidated online financial application dedicated to help update and regulate personal finances. The site is all about assisting to manage finances effectively. It helps to track and view all the person’s bank accounts from a single place, analyze electricity consumption; mobile telephone usage and helps to control expenditure on electricity consumption and mobile usage and also tracks world commodity trends and grants access to information on how best to put money lying idle to work.

The website provides such services as maintaining vehicle details; all verticals of the automotive industry through one portal; analyze data and save time and money; get expert advice on repairs and maintenance; get reminders for vehicle Service and Insurance and get Electronic quotations and choose the best.

The websites –; and are the other online services Ridgecrest is offering to busy office goers, businessmen and professionals. Cabslk offers the convenience of calling taxies and other inland traveling. Travellk provides assistance in all matters pertaining to foreign travel - cheapest and best travel arrangements.

Mr Fernando said that it would be an online travel advisor providing all the essential information for travel in and around Sri Lanka. The exact route is provided to find out how to reach your destination, can locate places of interest - historical sites, places of worship, scenic vistas, commercial entities and much more. With ticketslk tickets for movies and dramas could be booked online.

He said that these online services would not only be confined to Sri Lanka, but they have taken steps to provide these facilities for other countries and said that very shortly these services are offered to India. Mr Fernando added that most of the people could obtain these services free of charge, except for few others and corporate entities.

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