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India is an eventful country be it cities or towns there are innumberable conferences, meets, seminars, summits and even get togethers. Given that many of these are organized via email its a pity that India still lacks an online event registration and managing tool. So here comes Ayojak.com which aims at providing exactly this service.
One sentence description: Ayojak provides easy to use online event management software solutions.
About Startup: Ayojak enables to organize conference event, ticketing event, membership/group event and social event. Ayojak offers event registration, attendee management, payment processing, ticketing, reporting and promotion tools. Ayojak also provides event Services i.e. while planning an event you can search for venue, event planner for your event; you can post your need on marketplace. Ayojak’s customer support team can assist you for finding suitable service providers.
Marketplace contains resources for events organizers for events – conferences, exhibitions, presentations, product launches, road shows, sales promotions, award ceremonies, fashion shows, special events, etc.
About Founders: The CEO Santosh Panda has had previous working experience in companies like Ebay, BBC in the UK and has worked on products like the BBC iPlayer. The company behind ayojak is Signure which is based out of Pune in India and has offices in London and have earlier launched a product called talentty
Funding Status: Not Known
WAT’s HOT: Well the product is by far the most comprehensive event management tool launched for the Indian markets. It has everything that one could ask for from an event management tool even though its recently launched. Some features that we loved were ability to login with third party ids like google yahoo etc. The ability to add youtube videos, flickr pictures and slideshare videos is also amazing value.
WAT’s NOT: Frankly from a product perspective Ayojak is a clear winner. The problem is that it faces competition from the likes of eventbrite which has been around for sometime. Also it needs to win the trust of both event organizers and attendees when it comes to paid events. The big challenge will be one of scaling and getting bigger event organizers to you ayojak as their event registration platform,
Our Rating – 4 out 5 stars
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