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RiffStream#Mumbai - Building the Digital Bridge: Creating exciting new content and services for mobile devices; Cross-fertilizing India-UK Experiences


Organised by Creative Industries Knowledge Transfer Network (CIKTN) in partnership with the UK Science & Innovation Network and AcceleratorIndia. 

Date, Time and Venue:

Date: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Time: 09:00 to 20:00

Venue: Hotel Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India


  • Presentations from innovators and thought-leaders from the UK and Indian media and telecoms industries
  • Presentations from a wide range of UK and Indian companies on their products, services and business models
  • Structured Interaction and Networking environment where UK and Indian companies can start the process of building potentially valuable commercial relationships
Details of the day's programme can be viewed here.

Participant Profile

This event was aimed at Indian and UK companies in the Media and Telecommunications industries who are working actively on the development and delivery of products and services aimed at mobile devices and networks. The event covered a wide range of products and services, including content, applications, tools, advertising, transactions, payment and technology. The event was of interest to those working at the cutting edge of the creation of new products and services, new business models, and to those who sought opportunities for working in the UK, Indian or cross-border markets.

Key Benefits

This event offered Indian and UK companies the opportunity to:

  • Get a better understanding of Indian and UK eco-systems
  • Build relationships with potential suppliers, partners and customers
  • To exchange and debate new ideas

RiffStream#Mumbai Content:

A blog (external site) about the event and videos from the event are hosted here  (external site) by RPP TV, one of the participating companies at RiffStream#Mumbai.

A selection of videos from RiffStream#Mumbai are presented below:

Introduction to RiffStream#Mumbai - Frank Boyd, Director, CIKTN

Introduction to RiffStream#Mumbai - Dr Uday Phadke, Exec Chairman AcceleratorIndia

UK mobile products and services - Andy Hill, I Like Music

Mobile services for Indian consumers - Viraj Malik, PK Online

M-commerce for Rural India - Shekhar Srivastava, ItzCash

Global City Symphony - Sergio Lopez Figueroa, Big Bang Labs

M-commerce products and services in India - Probir Roy, Paymate

MVAS services for India - Rajiv Hiranandani, Altruist Group

Hospitality in India - David Fischer, Soho Hospitality India

Mobile products and services - R Venkateswaran, CTO, Persistent Systems Limited

16 Nov 2012