Mini Menon launches ‘Live History India’ with funds, plans in place

16 May,2017

By A Correspondent


Leading television editor Mini Menon and history enthusiast Akshay Chavan announced the launch of their new venture ‘Live History India’, a digital platform focused on bringing alive Indian history and taking it to a wide array of new age audiences across the world.


Speaking about the launch, Menon said: “We are excited to launch Live History India. We believe it is time to create an India centred and focused new age content platform on Indian history and culture. We aim to use innovative multimedia formats to create exciting content on India and bridge the gap by taking history outside text books. With more and more Indians spending money to travel across India, LHI believes that there is a huge need gap that needs to be filled.  LHI has a rich multimedia content pipeline planned for this.”


On the first round of funding Mini adds, “Live History India is positioned right in the centre of Digital India, Make in India, Start up India, Smart Cities and Incredible India. We have been lucky to get some great strategic partners and history enthusiasts on board as investors. Our investors share our vision of creating a world class product on India, from India!”


LHI Digital Private Ltd, the holding company of Live History India, has also announced its first round of funding by a group of strategic investors. Cyrus Guzder, the Chairman and Managing Director of AFL logistics and Technology Consultancy and seed funding firm 5F led by Dr Ganesh Natrajan, the former Chairman of the Nasscom Foundation are among the first investors in LHI Digital Network Pvt Ltd.


Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal, renowned columnist and Director of Mumbai Literature Live! Anil Dharkar, Former Bureaucrat and India’s first Chief Information Commissioner WajahatHabibullah and Malvika Singh, the Publisher of Seminar will be joining Mr Cyrus Guzder and Dr. Ganesh Natarajan on the Live History India’s Board of Advisors



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