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Our thanks go out to everyone who has supported us, and to our sponsors for the month of July 2012:
E2E Networks: India’s most clued in dedicated hosting company founded by geeks. E2E Networks Private Limited has been into the business of providing Low latency Dedicated Servers and VPS Servers in India since 2009. E2E Networks goes way beyond merely provisioning servers/cloud infrastructure. Our expertise includes strategies and managed services help for implementing the most suitable cloud architecture based on public, private or hybrid cloud platforms for your web facing or enterprise applications.
Imsy: Imsy is the popular cross-platform messaging app that mixes messaging & content in a revolutionary manner.
It comes with a sleek UI for group messaging and photo-sharing and 3rd party bots provide social, entertainment and information alerts directly in the inbox.
APIs are available for developers to build bots that deliver SMS like snacky content alerts over its powerful messaging platform.
The app is available for free for any Nokia, iPhone, Android,Blackberry or Windows phones.
Indiatimes: Times Internet Limited, (TIL), is the internet and mobile venture of India’s largest media house—the Times Group. TIL websites are among the fastest growing web-based networks worldwide.
Indiatimes.com is TIL’s flagship brand. Indiatimes.com is undoubtedly India’s preferred online and mobile value-added services destination for millions of surfers and subscribers looking for rich and diverse digital content, commanding more than 1 Billion page views per month. The other key properties in the TIL portfolio are Timesofindia.com – world no.1 news site in terms of page views and economictimes.com India’s No.1 business news website.
In the mobile space, Indiatimes 58888 is the largest direct-to-consumer SMS and IVR shortcode, accessed by over 50mn consumers across all telecom operators in India.
Nazara Technologies: Nazara is a leading mobile games developer and publisher focused on the large mobile consumer base in India and emerging markets including the Middle East and Africa. In addition to developing a range of branded and original mobile games, Nazara operates unique services such as “Games Club” and also serves as an exclusive distributor for key game developers such as Electronic Arts. Its customers include mobile carriers as well as handset manufacturers. Nazara also owns “Playcaso” – an iOs and Android developer/publisher brand, “nzLabs” – a work-for-hire apps studio & “gCity” – a social gaming platform.
One97 Communications Limited: One97 is a pioneer in mobile internet services for consumers in India. It has the widest and largest deployment of telecom application cloud platform. Thriving on innovation, One97 delivers mobile content, advertising and commerce services to millions of mobile consumers.
Headquartered in New Delhi, One97 is more than 1,000 people strong team with regional offices in Mumbai, Chennai, Dhaka, Lagos and Dubai. We have raised significant funding from marquee investors like Intel Capital, SAIF Partners and Silicon Valley Bank.
Our Key Offerings are as follows:
– Inapaq branded content services for mobile consumers
– Oorja Mobile Advertising – pay per click and pay per insert mobile advertising on 2.5G and mobile internet properties
– Paytm, a mobile commerce platform- offers mobile recharge and deals for consumers
Qualcomm Ventures: Qualcomm Ventures, the venture investment group of Qualcomm Incorporated was launched in the United States in November 2000 with an initial US$500 million allocation. It started India operations in 2007 and invested in 8 companies so far.
QPRIZE 2012 is the third edition of Qualcomm Ventures’ seed investment competition, designed to promote innovation in the technology industry and identify the industry’s most promising early-stage technology companies. QPRIZE 2012 Registration line is now open inviting eligible startups to send in their applications. QPRIZE India winner will receive US$100,000 of convertible note funding from Qualcomm Incorporated and will be eligible to compete against other regional finalists in the QPRIZE Grand Finale for an additional US$150,000. Further details including candidate eligibility and submission guidelines are available at www.qprize.com.
Spice Digital Ltd: a part of Spice Global Group – US$2 Billion conglomerate promoted by Dr. BK Modi, is one of India’s leading Mobile Value Added Services company and offers innovative solutions for Telecom Operators, Enterprises and Government using mobile connectivity media – Voice, SMS, USSD, WAP & 3G. We are preferred partner of all major telecom service providers in India and providing services to international telecom players in over 20 countries across the globe. We are pioneers in innovation and technology and committed to deliver excellent Award winning products and services to the customers.
We have exclusive tie-ups with Hungama and PPL for music streaming services.
We have acquired two leading international VAS players, MMS (Indonesia) and Beoworld (Malaysia).
Recently, we had a major financial investment from MediaTek (Taiwan).
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