PickMe, Sri Lanka’s very own start up mobile taxi hailing serviceprovider was honoured with the mBillionth award by the Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF).
DEF an organization empowering people at the edge of information through last mile connectivity, digital literacy and digital interventions, awarded PickMe for their commitment towards uplifting the community through innovative IT projects.
The Prestigious mBillionth award recognises excellence in mobile innovations and development in the South Asian region and PickMe was amongst the top winners in the category of mobile and telecom market penetration and innovation. Several organisations from across the region were recognized under different categories and PickMealso emerged the winner under the category of Smart settlements and urbanisation.
PickMe, which commenced operations last year has made tremendous progress during the year, becoming the top mobile taxi hailing service in the country within such a short period. The Company, which provides sustainable servicesto its drivers and customers has takentaxi-hailing services to the next level, providing proven reliable and efficient service at the right time.
Commenting on this achievement, CEO of PickMe Jiffry Zulfer said, “This award shows the commitment anddedication of our employees and it is a great pride to win such an award in such a short time.” He said the award reflected the quality of services, social impact & commercial viability of the application; its user friendliness & interactive nature; usability as well as the Design of applications andCost effectiveness, matching the social and economic capital of different user groups with diverse needs in different income brackets. “This is a matter of great pride for us and inspires us to do better.”