The Innovate Bengaluru Festival by Raintree Media on 11/4/19 brings together Icons, Inventors, Innovation Enablers, Entrepreneurs and Emerging Leaders. It helps you discover what makes Bengaluru the ultimate place to work, live and play through a unique mix of discussions, talks, networking and more, at this free event.


Says Sandhya Mendonca, Founder Raintree Media & Chief Editor, Innovate India, “The Innovate Bengaluru Festival is an exciting new step in our mission to create informed communities through Print, Digital and Live Experiences. As we set out on a journey with our longtime partners in Global Village World, to connect Indian innovators with others across the world, Bengaluru is the natural starting point for the Innovate series in India. We are delighted with the response and look forward to taking it forward to other cities in India.”


The highlight of the festival would be the launch of the AR embedded Innovate Bengaluru book featuring the TOP 100 innovators from our city. Readers can watch the stories come to life with the Augmented Reality videos and experience the future of media in this 200 page coffee table book. The stories are also up on

Presenting the future of MediaTech, Innovate Bengaluru is an AR-enabled book + web series (, that features the TOP 100 innovators from the city across Deep Science, Manufacturing, Pharma, Space, Education, Social Impact, eCommerce, Brick & Mortar, along with investors and innovation enablers.

Published by Raintree Media and Global Village World, this is the first book in the Innovate India series – the country’s first AR embedded publishing series.

“The Innovate publishing series is a very special in-depth study and showcase of all the people, companies, products, and services within a city’s innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Present in over 50 countries, the Global Village mission is to proudly showcase success stories from every nation to the world”, says Sven Boermeester, International Group Publisher, Global Village World. See innovation stories from around the world here:


Praise for Innovate Bengaluru 

“Innovate Bengaluru brought out by Raintree Media is a fascinating book which covers different facets of the city and the kind of stories that make it such a rich microcosm. Readers will relish and enjoy the story of Bengaluru.” – Gaurav Gupta, Principal Secretary to Government, Dept of IT, BT, S&T

Praise for our earlier books on Bengaluru

BEST OF BANGALORE Innovation edition

“The BEST OF BANGALORE Innovation edition does a great job of chronicling the rise of Bangalore by highlighting its innovative companies and the dreams and ambitions of its start-ups. It is a valuable addition to the recording of these most exciting times in Bangalore’s history!”
Nandan Nilekani, Co-founder & Non-executive Chairman, Infosys
“…very relevant to Bangalore” – Pradeep Kar, Founder and Chairman, Microland

“Bangalore is about human capital. This book focuses attention on this very special city.”
– Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Chairperson & MD, Biocon