About Us

Our Vision

  • Make Indian literary works ubiquitously available as eBooks and audiobooks on modern digital platforms like Amazon Kindle, Android, iPhone/iPad.

  • Create high quality & large volume annotated datasets to enable the flourishing of Indian language technologies.

  • Contribute to 'Digital India' and 'Make in India' initiatives.

Founders

Bhargavi Shivakumar

Co-Founder & CEO
  • B.Tech in Electronics and Communications

  • Caused digitization & EPUB eBook creation for more than 75,000 pages of Kannada literature from notable authors such as Rashtrakavi Kuvempu, Dr. Chandrashekara Kambara, Rashtrakavi Dr. G. S. Shivarudrappa, K. P. Purnachandra Tejasvi, Prof. Hampa Nagarajaiah, Prof. Kamala Hampana, Rashtrottana Sahitya, Ramakrishna Ashrama and others.

Co-Founder & CTO
  • 15+ years of product development experience in IBM Software Labs

  • PhD in Machine Learning (OCR & TTS) from IISc

  • Leadership training in Landmark Education: 2005-2011

  • Creator of "Lipi Gnani - the Kannada OCR" and "Madhura Vaachaka - the Kannada TTS" along with Prof. A. G. Ramakrishnan, IISc.

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Advisors

Prof. K. Chidananda Gowda

  • Former Vice-Chancellor of the Kuvempu University

  • Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at the International School of Information Management, University of Mysore

  • Kannada Sahitya Akademi award in 1986, Sir M. Visveswaraya Technical Award in 1995

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Recognition as Startup by Govt. of Karnataka, Dept. of IT & BT, Karnataka Startup Cell.

Registration Number: KBITS/SK-REGN/2019-20/1232

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Recognition as Startup by Govt. of India, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade.

Certificate Number: DIPP74666

Elevate 2019 Winner Certificate