ABOUT ME

I’m a technologist, founder of an wonderful technology company, non-executive director of others, and a restless entrepreneur with a passion for creating feedback loops between innovation and teams and revenue streams, applying new and old business models to changing industries, and pushing people to do the very best they can do.

Brief: Entrepreneur, Public Speaker, Startup Evangelist, Investor, Game Developer, Movie, Film Producer, Ad House owner, Mentor, Artist

Founder & CEO – Virtualinfocom- India’s first game development & VR app development company since 1998
Founder: Cosplayseller – India’s first ecommerce portal for cosplay items.
Co-Founder- Glamworldface- media & entertainment platform for creative people.
Founder : imsuperhero – platform for kids to make their own superheros and share to the world.
Founder: Animgaming- platform for indie developers to showcase and get funding from global publishers and investors.
Founder: Sportszonein- platform to share sports news
Founder: Animationreviews- a portal to share news about movies, VFX, animation.
Co-Founder: Entrepreneursface - helps entrepreneurs to start up their business by helping them from the ideation stage to execution.
Mentor: IIM Calcutta Innovation Park
Mentor: Govt of West Bengal, India in MSME Dept.
Business Mentor: Faster Capital (Dubai), Manager Google Business group Kolkata.
Adviser: B Incubators, Naman Capital, Ah Ventures & Few co-working space and incubation centers in Asia.
Managing Partner-virtualgamedeveloper, UK      Co-Founder- Magma Events Solution, India      Founder computertrainingindia      Serial Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Public Speaker, Artist, Author, Community Builder, Game Programmer, Virtual Reality Specialist, AI Evangelist, Mentor, Technologist, Adviser.
Charter Member: TiE, Rotary, CII, ELMA, PRSI, Bong Entrepreneurs, Founder Institute, iCare, Tribeimpact Investors, Manager Google Business Group Kolkata
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What I do and my experience

An entrepreneur since 1998, Arijit Bhattacharyya is the founder of Virtualinfocom, India's first game development production company headquartered in Kolkata & game development virtual reality education institute at the age of 17. Founder of India’s first B2B portal on game development, Portal on online exam and tutorial, India's first e-commerce portal on cosplay. He is the creator of India's one of the first 3D games based on mythology and culture.
He is an active advisor and speaker in cyber security New Delhi forum for cyber crime and security.
R & D partner & creator of of Virtual Reality solution since 2001 which has been published in several International Platforms. He is creator of India’s one of the first Virtual Reality training institute and maker of Virtual Reality lab in UAE. He is the creator of Virtual Reality lab in India in 2007.
Speaker:
For the last several years Arijit is speaking in various national and international platforms about entrepreneurship, fund raising, game development, virtual reality,scale up business, wealth management, startup ecosystem and IP. Example: National Entrepreneurs Network, TiE, CII, China VR Film Festival, Good Game Show (Korea), Passion for game (Singapore), Startup Saturday, IIT EDC, IIM Innovation Lab, Digimation-UK, FICCI Frames,Next Growth Conclave Nepal, Franchise India, NAB China, Xian Film Festival- China, Children Film Festival India etc. He is also Corporate Advisory Board Member of few Universities in India. Advisor of three animation and gaming institute in Russia, UK and India. He is the creator of India’s one of the first 3D games based on mythology and culture. He has been invited as a resource person by various institutions from time to time like IIM , IIT, XLRI, VSSUT University, Brainware University,ICAI, NSHM Knowledge Campus, Bengal Engineering & Science College, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Praxis Business School, Manipal University, Globsyn School of Business, SRM University, Poornima University, iLead, IEM, BP Podder, Heritage Institute, SP Jain and so on. He is the creator of India’s first 3D game based on mythology and culture. Creator of games where real actor and models are simulated as game characters. Creator of blockchain based game.
Since he is a child he used to draw and write comics (during 1987) and superhero, which eventually became digital comics and is available in Amazon.
Arijit began programming in late 1994 with BASIC, before progressing rapidly to C and C++ in early 1995 for DOS application development, then onto 32-bit development under Windows. He moved to RAD with Borland’s C++ Builder (essentially Delphi for C++) in 1996. In 1997 he became involved in Internet technologies, progressing to dynamic, database-driven websites. In 2000 as he is an artist Arijit turned into the field of animation and late 2001 he became a Game Developer and Simulation Engineer. Arijit earned a MCA along with Financial Management degrees & some of the global certificates. Over the last few years Arijit has held key positions in several trade bodies and industry associations and has served as a Board Member / Advisor for several companies. Arijit mentors entrepreneurs and provides strategic inputs and directions to companies. He is a very popular speaker and speaks on his ongoing research in How Scale up Business, Cyber Security, Making IP, Product Development, How Start Smart, Game Development, VR and Wealth Dynamics.
Arijit mentors entrepreneurs and provides strategic inputs and directions to companies. He is a very popular speaker and speaks on his ongoing research in How Scale up Business, Cyber Security, Making IP, Product Development, How Start Smart, Game Development, Blockchain, VR and Wealth Dynamics. Able to work on his own initiative and as part of a team, Arijit has proven leadership skills involving managing, developing and motivating teams to achieve company objectives. Arijit has first-class analytical, design and problem solving skills and is globally networked and is dedicated maintaining high quality, ethical and corporate governance standards.
Chamber of Commerce Involvement:

  1. He was the past Secretary TiE Kolkata - 2014.
  2. IT sub-committee member of CII East
  3. Leader, Adviser- ICC Startup Pad, Indian Chamber of Commerce.
  4. Vice President of ELMA
  5. Advisor and Mentor of Startup Pad Indian Chamber of Commerce .
  6. Board member of Industry Institute Partnership Cell in B. P. Poddar Institute of Management & Technology
  7. Speaker / Moderator in FICCI Frames 2017 in VR/ AR Panel.
  8. Active Rotary Member.
  9. Leader - Google Business Group- East
  10. Creator of Startup-hub in PRSI
  11. President and Board of Trustee of Bong Entrepreneurs


Corporate Advisory Board Member
BP Podder, India
Digimaion, UK
NEN
B Incubators
Naman Capital
Ah Ventures
MSME Dept Govt of Bengal
iLead
AAT USA
External expert in Board of Study Dept of computer science and engineering Brainware University

Industry Involvment

He was the Hony Secretary TiE Kolkata. Advisor MSME and SME business owners to structure the organisation. Helping DIC Govt officers. He is also Corporate Advisory Board Member of few Universities in India. Advisor of three animation and gaming institute in UK and India. He is one of the populer Mentor in India and do help startups since 2005 till date. A very populer public speaker. Founder of BE the entrepreneures from Bengal. Executive committee member of ELMA, Member of CII East, Charter member TiE. He is the creator of India's one of the first 3D games based on mythology and culture.
He has been invited as a resource person by various institutions from time to time like IIM , IIT, XLRI, VSSUT University, ICAI, NSHM Knowledge Campus, Bengal Engineering & Science College, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Praxis Business School, Manipal University, Globsyn School of Business, SRM University, Poornima University, Camilia Group of colleges, iLead, IEM, BP Podder, Heritage Institute and so on.
Investment Relation:

  1. Advisor & Managing Trustee of VC Fund based in Middle East.
  2. An angel investor with eight company as portfolio and took exit from three till date.
  3. Member Intellecap Impact Investment Network (I3N)


Judge & Jury (More than 160 + events)
1. One of the Judge for “Dare to be Digital” for the game development competition at UK
2. Judge & mentor in IIT, IIM, XLRI,JU etc approx 25 Universities & Startup Hubs in India.
3. Judge of i2i India’s largest Business Plan competition.
4. Judge & Mentor of National Entrepreneurs Network (NEN)
5. Judge ICC Startup Pad
6. Mentor and Judge at CIIE, Power Of Ideas
7. One of the Judge for Entrepreneurship drives in iStart, different Business plan competitions.
8. One of the Judge for Indiegame & casual connect(USA) – game development & VR competition worldwide
9. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Vivaan etc
10. NASSCOM GDC 2017
11. Startupweekend 2018
Achievements, Creation & Industry Involvement
1. Star Enterprise of the year 2011 award
2. Achievers and innovator award from Education Minister in 2012
3. Top 10 Asian company from Red Herring in 2012
4. One of the Judge for “Dare to be Digital” for the game development competition at UK.
5. Judge & mentor in IIT, IIM, XLRI,JU etc approx 25 Universities & Startup Hubs in India.
6. Writer of Books on Animation and Game Development.
7. Creator of First Hindu Mythological Game Mahabharat.
8. Writer of comics such as Archer, Mahavir, Nutron, Haglu.
9. Creator of first Indian Gaming Club.
10. Started First Indian Cloud based Classroom on Mobile Apps, Animations, Game Development.
11. First Indian Game Store on resources.
12. Advisory board and course content creator of two Animation college in South India.
13. Best game development institute in 2010
14. Creator of Tech-Art concept in India – CSR activity through which 36 odd family became Entrepreneur.
15. Supporting the cause of bootstrapping and running the cause of mentoronroad in East India.
16. In 2008 he became mentor for " TATA UDUYOG PARBO " a joint initiative with NEN
17. Adviser of Different Animation Colleges in India
18. Writer of Books on Animation and Game Development
19. Started First Indian Cloud based Classroom on Mobile Apps, Animations, Game Development
20. Member of NEN Entrepreneurship Educator Panel
21. Mentor and Judge at CIIE, Power Of Ideas
22. One of the Judge for Entrepreneurship drives in iStart, different Business plan competitions.
23. Key note speaker in various trade body & Industry
24. Copyright on Virtual Reality Simulation medical segment solution
25. Copyright and IP on 3D Model making software which translates 2D drawing into 3D polygon.
26. Co-producer of films based in VFX in Spain and France
27. First company to make characters using real people, made as avatar and used in games.

Areas of Interest

IT products and services

Media and Entertainment

Education, skill development

Angel Investment & Mentoring

TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

VIRTUAL REALITY

I love to make VR based solutions. May that be boom, cave or glass system.

GAME DEVELOPMENT

Making games since 1998 based on 2D and 3D, PC, Console or mobile.

ANIMATION

Superhero making is my passion, and I do animated video.

COMICS

Created approx 56 comics series and 43 characters, Indian, manga or western.

APPS

I love making iOS and android apps.

Cyber Security

One of my passion is cyber security and mobile security

Degree & Certificates

Award, Creation

1.Bsc Echo (H)
2. MCA - Master in Computer Science
3. Working Capital Management
4. Project management professional PMP
5. Simulation Engineer
6. Rich Internet App Specialist
7. Brain Bench Certified Programmer
8. MCSE & MCSD
9. CCNP & SJCP
10. Diploma in Animation

Arijit Bhattacharyya

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