Rammohan Sundaram, who exited NetworkPlay after selling the business to the Bertelsmann group, has launched PlatformPlay, to provide international businesses with a means to enter India: PlatformPlay will partner with businesses using multiple models - build-operate-transfer, monetization through representation, joint ventures, consulting, licensing, among others - and offer them a passage into India's burgeoning digital industry. The Smile-Vun Group has a majority stake in PlatformPlay, with Smile-Vun co-founder Manish Vij on its board, and it perhaps helps that the group has a number of digital advertising related businesses as a part of its portfolio - Tyroo, PrecisionMatch, DGM and Velocity. Speaking with MediaNama, Sundaram said that the venture is separate from the Smile-Vun Group, and he has a separate office. At present, it's a one-man operation, but he is hiring. PlatformPlay is currently in negotiations with a few ventures for an India…
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