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IoT Day 2019

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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IoTDay 2019 is a day-long event celebrating International IoT Day and the burgeoning IoT startup ecosystem in India. In its third edition, this event will set the context to developments in the rapidly-changing world of IoT!

Don't miss this flagship conference as we bring together leading thinkers, experts, agenda-setters and practitioners from the IoT ecosystem to educate, mentor, debate, discuss, connect and ultimately inspire solutions for solving large problems using IoT as a base for the country.


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When: Saturday, April 13 @ 9 am - 6 pm

Where: Bangalore International Centre (BIC), Domlur 

Early Bird Tickets: TiE Members: ₹ 750 | Visitors: ₹ 1500 TiE

IoTForum Membership + Complimentary IoT Day Pass: ₹ 6490



09:00 - 09:30


09:30 - 10:15

Open House - IoT Entrepreneur issues In the fifth year IoTForum  retraces the Assistance scheme of 2015 and wants to hear issues that are common or ecosystem level for IoT Startups. Come and voice and helps us form themes and constructive ways to work and improve . Help #RaiseIoTQuotient. 

10:15 - 11:15

LoRa, the Business Case LPWAN now commands over 46% of public IoT networks and LoRa has over 100 operators worldwide. Unlike other LPWAN LoRA allows a community to self create a IoTNetwork and is in use in many places. As a new technology it has some  issue but now we have many players in India who have installed (Several Smart cities are going here )  and can help you build, use LoRa. Come and  explore the business case. 

11:15 - 11:30


11:30 - 12:45

Scaling of Startup's - A startup leader's insight

Gartner has a popular Hype curve and IoT was at peak some years back. We want to showcase some successful startups showing that IoT is emerging from valley of death. Come hear from founders who have managed . See different business models and hear about large installations and funds raised over 400 Crores and operations outside India too. Read More...

12:45 - 13:00

#RaisingIoTQuotient  by IoTForum

13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 14:15

IoT Open Lab

ArrowAsia has a popular Openlab in Hongkong . That is being replicated under STPI in Bangalore . The facility will help admitted members move from idea to PoC in selecting components, finalizing bill of materials and meeting demanding cost and quality benchmarks. Hear from Sanjeev Keskar MD Arrow, India

14:15 - 15:15

Project Usiru

Air Pollution IoT Sensor AI India leads in polluted cities worldwide. Even our Supreme court has intervened.  IoTForum has a project with GoK for an experiment to demonstrate a rich data sensor cloud with AI/ML lead method  to find innovative approaches to reducing Air Pollution. Project Usiru is right at our home. Come and hear the plan and contribute to make this a success 

15:15 - 16:15

Transforming Lives through IoT  

IoT  Devices need to act and change . We live in a time-constrained-world and if devices would be intelligent and understand context they provide ambient intelligence and help a lot. Come hear on examples and ways to do this. Read More...

16:15 - 16:30


16:30 - 17:30

Startups' Pitch


High Tea Networking


Agenda and other details may change. Please check on 11 April for final status 


Vivek Shukla, Co-Founder & CEO at SmarterHomes Technologies Vivek Shukla, is the Co-Founder and CEO of SmarterHomes, a startup founded in 2014 in response to a real world problem of lack of water metering in apartment buildings. Realizing that people cannot control or change our behavior without measurement and data, and most people are able to bring down their consumption by upto 35% after metering. And, this is what drove Vivek to innovate WaterOn - the world's first 100% IoT based automated water meter. With a 104-member team, SmarterHomes has installed 32,000 meters in multiple metros and raised 8 Million USD
Dhruvil Sanghvi , CEO at LogiNext , a Forbes 30 Under 30 Dhruvil Sanghvi  is the CEO at LogiNext, he is  Forbes 30 Under 30, an  Early Stage Venture Investor as well.  In a short span under his leadership, LogiNext has moved to #1 position in logistics and field service optimization space, has on-boarded prominent investors like Paytm and Alibaba and has been successful at building more than USD 50 Million of net worth for them.  LogiNext currently serves 150+ enterprise clients and has been awarded in 2018 as the  Financial Times 29th Fastest Growing Tech Company and also  Top 100 Logistics IT Providers by Inbound Logistics. Has raised 10 Million USD.
Dr. Tathagato Rai Dastidar, Co-founder @ SigTuple Dr. Tathagato, Co-founded SigTuple Technologies in 2015, a startup which builds intelligent screening solutions to aid diagnosis through AI-powered analysis of visual medical data.  SigTuple have so far been funded $25.5 Mn with the backing of key investors like  Accel Partners, IDG Ventures India, Endiya Partners, Pi Ventures, Axilor Ventures and more.
Arvind Lakshmikumar,  Founder & CEO, Tonbo Imaging Arvind Lakshmikumar is the founder and CEO of Tonbo Imaging. Arvind has been a principal investigator and lead sub-contractor on multiple next-generation military programs with clients across the world. Tonbo Imaging till now have raised around $23 Mil from investors like Walden Riverwood, Artiman and Qaulcomm ventures.
Raghav  Gupta, Co-Founder at Nymble Labs Raghav Gupta, is the Co-Founder of Nymble Labs was founded in 2016. Nymble Labs is trying to change the way people cook and consume healthy home-cooked food. Over time, Nymble aims to build an ecosystem where people can eat fresh home-cooked food suited to their taste preferences without spending a lot of time and effort in cooking. Nymble, post their graduation out of Bosch DNA1.0 Accelerator Program, got their first funding from Govt. of Karnataka and later were funded by Flipkart cofounder Binny Bansal, 021 Capital, WaterBridge Ventures and  Angel investors.
Krishna Kumar, Founder & CEO at CropIn Technology Krishna Kumar is the Founder & CEO of Cropin and was founded in 2010.   It enables data-driven farming through the ‘SmartFarm’ platform, which helps derive real time insight on standing crop and projects across geographies. With almost 200 customers, Cropin has raised a total funding of $12 million till date from investors like Chiratae Ventures (formerly IDG Ventures), BEENext, Invested Development, Denmark-based Sophia Investment, Ankur Capital,  BSP Fund LLC and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Strategic Investment Fund.
  Geetha Manjunath, Co-founder and CEO of NIRAMAI  Geetha is the Founder and CEO of Niramai Health Analytix, which is developing a novel solution for detecting early stage breast cancer using machine learning. The company has been funded over 5 Million USD  by few of the leading firms like pi Ventures, Ankur Capital, Axilor and 500Startups and Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal Prior to Niramai, she has worked at HP Labs, Xerox Research centre, has been the Steering committee member @ cloud computing innovation council and Chair of the IEEE Computer Society, Bangalore Chapter.
Chair: Sanjay Anadaraman Sanjay is TiE Governing Board member with 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur, executive, venture capitalist, angel investor, teacher, advisor and mentor. He is an Advisor to Sattva, iSpirit and VC funds. He continues to write extensively on entrepreneurship.

Vikram Labhe, CEO NExtfang Vikram Labhe is the Co-Founder & CEO at NEXTFANG. He has been a Technology Product Evangelist with Entrepreneur Mindset. With 2 Decades of Global Experience and a track Record of Starting, Growing and Managing Electronics & Semiconductor Product company. HE has delivered Multiple Products/Solutions in the Communication, RF & Enterprise Storage Infrastructure Eco-System from “Product Architecture to Volume Production”. He has worked at PMC-Serria and later on Microsemi as the country manager, Board member at the IESA and charter member of the TiE
Govind Soundararajan, GM & Head of AI Labs and SW Center at Continental Govind Soundararajan comes with an Engineering management experience of 23 years in Product development in VLSI, Software & Artificial Intelligence. Currently he is the  Head of Artificial Intelligence Labs & Software Center, passionately engaged in realizing the power of AI - leading a team of Senior Data Scientists, AI algorithm developers, ML & NLP specialists in developing exciting applications for wide variety of use cases in Automotive, Industrial, Biometrics, Computer Vision & NLP- to solve complex engineering problems. His prior experience includes companies like Cypress Semiconductor, PMC Sierra/MicroSemi, and Centillium

Ajay Agrawal, SVP, Global Head of Analytics and AI, COE at Happiest Minds Technologies

He has been serial entrepreneur and has been instrumental in building world-class products and companies in the high-tech space. He has led multiple start-ups from incubation to success while building high-caliber teams, adapting to dynamic market conditions and demonstrating keen understanding of customer and market needs.  He was the CEO and Co-Founder of Cupola Technologies which was acquired by Happiest Minds in 2017. Prior to that he co-founded Verismo Networks and led the successful Series A funding through Intel, and also worked at Ishoni Networks

Prabhat Agarwal, Founder @ dhiOmics, an AI on Analytics company Prabhat has been in the industry for 17+ years and is  passionate about problem solving by leveraging AI and Analytics. He founded dhiOmics Analytics Solutions and building it. dhiOmics works in the areas of Manufacturing Intelligence-Prognostics, Security and Surveillance, and help client to take data driven Decision by leveraging Analytics and ML/AI. He is also  consulting(Probono) Deshpande Foundation's Research and Innovation wing with regard to how to bring an everlasting impact to 1.1 billion lives(DF vision) in India by leveraging IoT and analytics in field of Agriculture and Education in India. He co-founded Sankalp Semiconductor Pvt Ltd, a VLSI design services company, and grew Sankalp from a seed to 500+ people.  Prior to founding Sankalp, he has worked at Infineon Technologies and NXP Semiconductors
IVK is the Co-Founder and CTO of Crayon Data, a Big data analytics product company at Singapore with a development centre in Chennai.  He is an active member of Indian Angel Network, a syndicate for early stage capital to invest in the start-up companies, in emerging areas of technology. He is also one of the co-founders of India Innovation Labs, a start-up in the field of augmented reality and Robotics, which focuses on the Digital media and tourism sector. In the past he was CTO of Wipro’s IT businesses. IVK, is actively associated with many technical and social innovation forums in India and abroad. He co-chairs the India Innovation summit of CII and serves on the jury panels of various innovation and design forums covering both technical and social innovation.


April 13
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Bangalore International Center (BIC), Domlur
CA Site, No. 7, 4th Main Rd, Stage 2, Domlur
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560071 India
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