Find out the right mobile strategy for your company at Techcircle Mobile Forum 2013; register now

14 Jun, 2013

tc-mobile-forumKeeping in mind the fast-growing mobile penetration, companies across industries are seeing the mobile space as one of their core marketing, customer engagement and service delivery strategies. Additionally, there are innovation-led new businesses in the field of entertainment and various utility-based products and services connecting the offline and the online worlds together.

Techcircle Mobile Forum 2013, to be held on June 27 in Delhi, brings together the top innovators, investors and CXOs from India's mobile fraternity for a day-long marathon of debates, exciting pitches and discussions.

If you would like to showcase your mobile innovation at our special session, Techcircle Runway, you can click here to fill the application form. For any query, contact Kanika at or call 0120-4171111

Click here for more details. Below is the updated agenda.


8:00 am - 8:45 am

Tea & Registration

8:50 am - 9:00 am

Introduction Note

9:00 am - 9:50 am

Keynote Panel: Building Large Mobile Businesses In India: The Road Ahead

Mobile-centric opportunities in India are well known and much talked about today. As innovation is taking place across many mobile categories and users are increasingly engaging with these products, what will create large sustainable and scalable mobile businesses in the country? What is the future of mobile technology in a diverse market such as India? How do companies maximise revenue potential across all platforms?

Vijay Shekhar Sharma - Founder & CEO, One97 Communications

Hitesh Oberoi - MD & CEO, InfoEdge

Badri Sanjeevi – CFO, People Group; CEO, Mauj Mobile

Rahul Chandra - MD, Helion Venture Partners

9:50am - 10:35am

Session: Bridging the Offline & Online Worlds Via Mobile

What is the new-age value add through mobile as an interface? How do mobile products transform and translate offline ecosystems to the mobile platform? What does mobile tech innovation mean for Indian population? How is mobile empowering businesses and consumers for enhanced services and experiences?

Abhishek Sinha - Co-founder & CEO, Eko

Virendra Gupta - Co-Founder & MD, Verse

Krishna Mehra - Co-Founder & CTO, Capillary Technologies

Rahul Nainwal - Co-founder & Director, MITRA

Gautam Gandhi - New Business Development, Google (Moderator)

10:35 am - 11:05 am

Tea & Networking

11:05 am - 11:50am

Session: Mobile Commerce

How does mobile retailing fit into the overall mobile internet consumption market? How is mobile commerce ecosystem evolving across verticals such as retail, airline travel, bus tickets, entertainment, events? What is the growth possibility in mobile transaction values over the next 3 years?

Amit Somani - Chief Products Officer,

Ankit Khanna – Vice-president, Product,

Ratul Ghosh - Head Strategy, eBay India

Mrigank Tripathi - CEO, Applied Mobile Labs

11:50 am - 12:30 pm

Techcircle Runway

A special session where 5 handpicked mobile apps/products/services will be showcased, presenting their products, innovations, market opportunities, business models and how they will disrupt existing markets to create value, followed by live feedback and Q&A with a panel of jury members. Each presenter will be given a total of 5 minutes on stage. Click here, to fill the application form. For any query, contact Kanika at call 0120-4171111.

12:30 pm - 1:50 pm

Lunch & Networking

1:50 pm - 2:35 pm

Session: Music & Video Streaming

Defining new-age music and video consumption via mobile in India. What is the level of innovation in this segment today? What are the next-level improvements in the function of search and discovery? How do companies tackle the content licensing conundrum? What are the prevailing business models for players in the mobile music industry? What are the new entertainment categories, products and services in music and entertainment? What are the unique opportunities for growth and investments?

Suryanarayana Mantha - MD, Saregama

Swapnil Shinde - Founder & COO, Dhingana, Inc.

B Vamshi Reddy - CEO & Co-founder, Apalya Technologies

Nikhil Naik - Head - Global Distribution and Content, Vuclip

Samir Kumar - MD, Inventus Capital (Moderator)

2:35 pm - 3:20 pm

Session: Mobile Gaming

India is emerging as one of the top gaming destinations with rising number of gamers & technically upgraded games. With the advent of smartphones, 3G services and world-class mobile game offering, what is it that is accelerating mobile gaming sector? What are the challenges to monetisation and how can the companies overcome them? Is the gaming market still untapped & has high potential to surge? Will the graphics and animation industry, 4G services, game outsourcing take mobile gaming sector to the next level?

Nitish Mittersain - CEO & Founder, Nazara Group

Virat Singh Khutal - Co-Founder & CEO, Twist Mobile

Alok Kejriwal - CEO & Co-founder, Games2win

Rahul Khanna - MD, Canaan Partners India (Moderator)

3:20 pm - 3:40 pm

Tea & Networking

3:40 pm - 4:25 pm

Session: Mobile Payments

Although m-payment is yet to pick pace in India, the segment is known to have a very bright future given the Indian landscape. What will take mobile payment to transform itself from an alternate channel to a primary channel of payment? What remains a major hurdle for m-payment's early adoption? What are the business opportunities emerging out of m-payment? A quick peep into the present status of m-payment journey, methods of payment and business models, and regulatory initiatives

Ajay Adiseshann - Founder & MD, PayMate

Manish Patel - CEO & MD, Mswipe

Sunil Kulkarni - Deputy MD, Oxigen Services India Pvt Ltd

Dewang Neralla - CEO & Director, Atom Technologies Ltd

Shashank Joshi - MD, My Mobile Payments Ltd (Moderator)

4:25 pm - 5:10 pm

Session: Insights into Discovery, Business & Economics of Mobile Apps

How to drive efficient discovery of your apps? How are sustainable businesses built via mobile apps? What are the success stories in India and other markets?

Bhavish Aggarwal - Co-Founder & CEO, Ola Cabs

Amit Somani - Chief Products Officer,

5:10 pm - 5:40 pm

Session: Mobile Advertising

What is the current state of the Indian mobile advertising market? What are the global opportunities for growth? What is the next level of innovation in this segment? What will create large businesses here? What models will work in India?

Dippak Khurana - Co-founder & CEO, Vserv

Amit Bhartiya - VP & MD Mobile, Komli Media

5:40 pm - 5:45 pm

Concluding Remarks

6:00 pm Onwards

Techcircle Unwind

Continue the energy and networking of the day with more social time with top mobile entrepreneurs and investors with cocktails.