CIALFO Solutions Pvt. Ltd. participated as an exhibitor at India’s premier IT & Electronics Event Bangalore ITE.biz 2015, jointly organized by Department of Information Technology, Biotechnology and S&T, Government of Karnataka and Software Technology Parks of India (STPI), at The Lalit Ashok, Bangalore.
First begun in the year 1998 to attract IT investments into India, the event has reigned for 17 years as the Knowledge Sharing and Business Networking Event. Bangalore ITE.biz is an amalgamation of industry associations from varied sectors and the government to work together and bring about enhancement in the existing systems.
Bangalore ITE.biz 2015 staged a splendid inauguration by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri Siddaramaiah.
Also present were eminent personalities like Shri R. Chandrashekhar, IAS (Retd) President, NASSCOM, Former Secretary, IT & Telecommunications, Government of India, Shri Kris Gopalakrishnan, Co-Founder, Infosys Ltd & Chairman, Karnataka’s Vision Group on Information Technology, Ms. Vanitha Narayanan, Managing Director, IBM India Pvt. Ltd., Ms. V. Manjula, IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of IT, BT and S&T Government of Karnataka, Dr. Omkar Rai, Director General, Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) who addressed the participants.
Ms. Vanitha Narayanan, Managing Director, IBM India Pvt. Ltd, Ms. Debjani Ghosh, Vice President, Sales & Marketing Group, Managing Director - South Asia, Intel and President, MAIT delivered the key note during the inauguration.
The central theme of the event “Fueling Growth through Disruptive Innovation” not only formed the ideal base to showcase SwimIndia but also attracted about 5000 Visitors and 100 speakers to the 18th edition of the event spanning over a period of three days from 8th to 10th December 2015.
The Birth of an Idea: CIALFO Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
CIALFO Solutions Private Limited was founded with a vision “To be the enablers to create a strong Sporting Culture and Ecosystem in India by providing Knowhow and Technology. Bring in better awareness about sports and promote sports for Life Skills, Life Style, Fitness, Health and Profession.”
The name CIALFO is derived from the Olympic Motto Faster, Higher, Stronger which in Latin means Citius, Altius, Fortius.
CIALFO Solutions Pvt. Ltd. launched SwimIndia early this year to provide the first sporting solution to Swimmers and Swimming Enthusiasts across the country. SwimIndia bridges the lacuna that existed in the swimming world by bringing together the Swimmers, Enthusiasts, Parents, Coaches and Swimming Clubs as one Swimming Fraternity.
It provides the one-stop ideal platform for the Swimming fraternity to focus on Exclusive Social Networking, Information Access & Performance Analysis through its Website, Web Application as well as Mobile Application.
SwimIndia at Bangalore ITE.biz 2015
The showcase of SwimIndia at the flagship event hosted a targeted tech ecosystem of Indian Entrepreneurs CXOs, VCs, Angel Investors, IT Stalwarts, Venture Capitalists, and Global Media.
“Bangalore ITE.biz provided a platform to showcase our vision, capabilities and reach to a global audience”, stated Mr. Venkata Rachur, Co-Founder, Managing Director & CEO, “the business possibilities we obtained to plan future business moves and strengthen our commitment towards our vision are highly valued.”
Besides partnership possibilities, the event provided an opportunity to view SwimIndia from the receivers’ perspective. “There are very few exploratory opportunities in India for a fantastic sport like Swimming” mentioned one of the esteemed intellects who visited our booth. “To envision a nation at the topmost position in World Championships and to work hard towards turning it into a reality is incredible.”
Stepping Stones Turns into Milestones: SwimIndia
Within a span of few months post its launch, SwimIndia delivered Swimming Meet Results happening around the nation on its Webpage and Social Media.
1. Stats: The Total Page Visits shot over 2,27,000, Mobile App Downloads marks an extravagant 1500+, while the Facebook Page Likes reaches a total of 19,100+ outnumbering the target.
2. Partnership: SwimIndia has been declared as the Digital Information Partner for Karnataka Swimming Association (KSA) which is affiliated to Swimming Federation of India (SFI). With the partnership, SwimIndia and KSA are jointly focused on uplifting the sport of swimming and produce the finest swimmers for India.
3. Event Participation: Apart from being an intrinsic part of Swimming Meets ranging from Non-Medalist Swim Meets, State-Levels to Nationals, SwimIndia took an active participation in various events and summits like IIMB Startup Bootcamp, CeBIT India 2015, TiE Mobile Product Showcase, etc.
4. SwimIndia in Media: SwimIndia has been featured and chosen as the Startup of the Week in leading media platforms like YourStory, StartUpCuration and Start-Up Sutras.