What is Dazeinfo?
Dazeinfo is a leading technology, media and marketing Internet property which is focused on market intelligence, advisory services, strategic consultancy and communication design for information technology. We specialize in Smartphone, Social Media, Internet and the Gaming Industry.
Dazeinfo helps IT professionals, business executives and the investment communities make fact-based decisions on innovative yet effective technology adoptions and business strategies. For more than 2 years, Dazeinfo has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives.
A few quick facts to help set your expectations right:
- A team of 11 analysts specialized in different skills-sets and aligned with different business verticals provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry trends in over 10 countries.
- Among the top 60,000 web properties in the world and among top 12,000 in India.
- More than 55,000 unique and authentic data points with over 1,45,000 authentic data points in all.
- Reference Source for some of the world’s leading web properties like Forbes, NYTimes, BusinessInsider, USAToday, Mashable, TechCrunch, InsiderMonkey, TheNextWeb and over 330 other popular sites around the world.
Founded in 2010, Dazeinfo reaches over 20,000 internet users every day, resulting in over 40,000 page views per day. It also maintains more than 50,000 fans and followers over Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and other social media platforms.
Dazeinfo D’Day is Dazeinfo’s flagship networking event which opens up new avenues and provides a platform to entrepreneurs, VCs, techies, marketers, members of the media and others who wish to connect to some of their own kind. D’Day has successfully connected many like minded people in the industry. A no-nonsense and all-fun event, D’Day has captivated the attention of some of the top brands in the country and we promise to take this one-of-a-kind networking event to the next level at each iteration.
Let the networking begin!
Amit Misra – Founder and CEO
Amit Misra founded Dazeinfo in late 2010 after he realized that even though the web was overflowing with information, if you wanted to reach the best source to learn about real analysis, industry insight and accurate analytical data, which could be used as a industry benchmark, then the only available option for SMBs and information seekers were the $500 reports offered by the so called analytical hot shots of the IT industry. Amit decided to offer this critical industry information for free and dazeinfo was born.
A sales guru who happens to be an MBA graduate with 10+ years of experience in the IT industry, Amit has served many renowned brands like ORG, Polaris, LG, etc.
He has a great understanding of various verticals in the IT industry and loves to participate in debates, discussions, consultations and professional networking events. A good international exposure of various regions has helped him to understand the need and projection of technology.
PS : Amit is always game for a Samosa or two, with friends.
Shikhar Srivastava – Editor-In-Chief
Shikhar is a tech geek who believes that quality comes before quantity. His love for technology and the content industry ensure that the quality of content on Dazeinfo remains near flawless and always accurate. Apart from holding a fancy title at Dazeinfo, Shikhar is also an Indie mobile app developer and the author of two yet unpublished books, which have received rave reviews from a large set of Test/Beta readers, which also includes an international community of authors. If you approach him for a draft copy of his books, he is always willing to oblige.
He was formerly an IBMer in the SAP domain and a mobile app researcher at a Microsoft partnership program. He also helps several high profile companies and clients maintain content quality.
PS : Shikhar claims to be invincible at the Pro Evolution Soccer video game series.
Amit Kumar – Head of Operations & Deputy Editor
Amit is a dedicated and enthusiastic tech geek and is a regular at tech events in Bangalore. He is the go-to man at Dazeinfo for just about anything. His decisive knowledge about the mobile industry has been lauded by top players in that niche, in India. Prior to joining Dazeinfo, Amit was managing digital content and digital marketing strategy at one of the leading online Startups of India. Amit efficiently handles the operations at Dazeinfo by contributing in each arm of the company.
PS : Amit talks about IT and loves industry stats like they were his girlfriends – passionate and unputdownable.
Shyam Swaraj — Brand Manager, Dazeinfo TV
Shyam is the man assigned to take Dazeinfo’s video content to the next level. He is always in the thick of the action at tech events across Bangalore and is one of the reasons why Dazeinfo TV has reached new heights in terms of quality video analysis and interviews. Apart from managing Dazeinfo TV’s branding activities, Shyam is also the Community Manager for EarthStartups. His never ending quest to ensure high quality video content on Dazeinfo is complemented by his knowledge of the IT industry as a whole.
PS : Shyam claims that when it comes to charm on camera, he is second only to Bollywood’s King Khan.
Sivani Hari – Assistant Editor (Startup & Video)
Sivani is well acquainted with the Startup industry and is serving as an Assistant Editor (Startup & Video) at Dazeinfo. She is primarily focused on the Startup section for CEO profiling and the Startup business model. Sivani is responsible for interviews and video content of several renowned Sr. executives and Startup founders.
PS : Sivani is a fun loving, tech savvy, lady of the media and you better believe us when we tell you that she can sing!
Varun Nayak – Industry Analyst (Mobile & Social Media)
Varun is a technology enthusiast and a budding mobile and social media geek. He is a dedicated and sincere youngster whose ability to learn and effectively analyze the latest market trends and strategies make him a valuable member of the team. Varun currently covers the mobile and social media industries on Dazeinfo and has written some highly cited reports on the same, which can be found on this website.
PS : Varun is a foodie and is confident that the snacks available at Dazeinfo offices are responsible for his high TQ (Tech Quotient).
Aarzu Khan – Industry Analyst (Internet)
Aarzu covers the complex and sophisticated Internet industry. She has written a number of reports and has covered studies dealing with the Internet industry. Needless to say, she has done all that with aplomb because some of her articles are highly cited in this niche.
PS : Aarzu’s understanding of the Internet industry is directly proportional to the dollars in Mr. Gate’s bank accounts. (Immense is the word).