Bangalore : Accessing information about the Silicon Valley of India just got simpler with GoBangalore.com. GoBangalore is a Bangalore city portal providing news, stories, latest happenings, events and entertainment with a Social networking and Social welfare touch. It is aimed at becoming a one stop portal for all Bangalore related information.
At first glance, GoBangalore looks attractive with its pleasing homepage with dominant deep purple colour and neatly organized menu to find what you want without wasting much time. The logo is absolutely Bangalore specific and was made by putting together the silhouettes of three iconic Bangalore land marks. A good look at the home page can give us a picture of what you could find on GoBangalore. The portal caters to an audience of every age group and there is something for everyone.
Preethi Prabhu, Editor of GoBangalore said “It serves as a common platform to discuss city issues, showcase your talent, talk and gather support for social causes. GoBangalore is a platform for small and medium businesses, who cannot afford the luxury of spending huge amount on traditional advertising to reach local customers. “
GoBangalore has features like jobs, Bangalore Events, classifieds, etc., that a city portal should have and some unique features like Mapzone, traffic, Your story Etc. The mapzone is one of the most unique features of GoBangalore, a super specific location search application. For Example, if you wanted to look for a Chinese restaurant in koramangala, you could just go into the GoFoodie map, type koramangala and click on Chinese restaurants and you get all the Chinese restaurants marked on the map. That’s a search in three simple clicks. For more details visit http://www.gobangalore.com
GoBangalore also provides its readers an opportunity to publish their stories and opinions on Your Story. The Bangalore helpline section is all info under one roof for public services like electricity, water, BMTC bus timings, Railway enquiry, Emergency services etc. As a part of their social responsibility, GoBangalore provides itself as a free platform for change makers to promote themselves and have their voice heard. “We are working hard to ensure the completeness of the portal in every respect and launch web and mobile applications to be ready for next generation and have more unique ways to reach Bangaloreans”, said Nilendu Maiti, Co-Founder.
GoBangalore has been selected among 30 Young Entrepreneur Startups in Soaring Spirits (YESSS) at bangaloreit.biz held in Bangalore. It has also been featured and applauded by many technologists, entrepreneurs and bloggers. They have partnered with Strategic, Content and Technology partners like RangDe (Micro-lending nonprofit organization), Inagist.com (real time news and trends) and are looking for more partnerships that can help towards making a change in the right direction. “Innovative ways to Search, Find and discuss local businesses, effective usage of Web Applications, backed by SEO and Social Media marketing experts are the differentiating factors of the GoBangalore”, said Ali Sadhik, Co-Founder.