Pocket Aces

  • Mumbai, India
  • Media & EntertainmentDigital Media, Media & EntertainmentSocial Media, Advertising, Online Video, Digital Entertainment

Digital entertainment company that is leveraging technology to create and distribute engaging content for the Indian millennial.

Stage:
Early Revenues
Market:
B2C

Startup Video

Featured

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How millennials like their news: satire shows and new-age protest music | The Hindustan Times

Move over, prime-time shouting matches on news channels. The youth would rather tune in to satire shows to get their dose of current affairs.

May 20, 2016

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Unbound Imagination | The Week

When Anirudh Pandita and Ashwin Suresh launched their digital entertainment startup, Pocket Aces, in 2013 in Mumbai ...

May 01, 2016

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The Winning Hand | The Hindu

Mar 21, 2016

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These Guys Have Your Girlfriend Figured Out | The Bayside Journal

Mar 11, 2016

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'Not Fit' Season 1 Review: Fame Fame, But Different | The Huffington Post

Mar 07, 2016

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How a bunch of entrepreneurs are trying to make video streaming services a successful biz propositio | The Economic Times

Feb 07, 2016

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Watch Out for Webisodes! JVs are the way to grow for digital video players | The Economic Times

Feb 05, 2016

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NDTV Design Awards 2015 - Pocket Aces Emerges A Winner | NDTV

Jan 16, 2016

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Can Netflix bring about a change in way movies are consumed in India? | Ad Gully

Jan 13, 2016

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What the Netflix launch means for India? | DNA

Jan 11, 2016

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Outlook 2016: Digital content to drive media | VC Circle

Jan 08, 2016

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Digital entertainment firms tap budding filmmakers to drive video content | The Hindu Business Line

Jan 01, 2016

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The rise of digital TV start-ups in India | Business Standard

Dec 23, 2015

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Laughing all the way to the bank: why an Indian web parody on startups got 3 million views | Tech In Asia

Dec 23, 2015

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Let’s laugh at the news | The Hindu

Dec 21, 2015

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TVF Media Labs Plans New Web-Series 'Not Fit', Partners Pocket Aces | Ad Age

Dec 11, 2015

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TVF Media Labs partners with Pocket Aces to launch webseries on Youtube, also testing out analytics | The Economic Times

Dec 11, 2015

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Fit to watch | The Hindu

Dec 09, 2015

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Homegrown online series are changing the way we watch television | Hindustan Times

Dec 01, 2015

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Digital entertainment company PocketAces aims to engage and entertain the Indian millennials | YourStory

Nov 19, 2015

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Techie’s video on ban goes viral | Times Of India

Sep 11, 2015


Jobs


Team Summary

Our team consists of ~15 people with backgrounds in finance (investment banking and investment management), digital marketing, film production, creative writing, and engineering. Each one of us is excited about changing the way content is produced, fulfilling the consumer’s content needs, and participating in the evolution of advertising itself.

Our team members have worked in companies such as: Goldman Sachs, Citi, Bank of America, Credit Suisse, ScoopWhoop, Reliance Entertainment, Miss Malini, WebChutney, Junglee Pictures

Our team and extended network of collaborators consists of alums of institutions such as: Princeton, Wharton – UPenn, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, IIT Delhi, FTII, NYU – Tisch, Columbia College, Symbiosis

Team


Product/Service Summary

o Dice Media: Dice is Pocket Aces' premium digital video division and creates memorable digital video properties for the Indian millennial.
o FilterCopy: FilterCopy is Pocket Aces’ mixed-media platform for all things shareable. This effort is powered by Pocket Aces’ proprietary publishing platform, Wordsworth.

How are we different?

Harnessing the online video opportunity with a digital-first mindset
Not burdened by legacy businesses or brands
Extremely efficient cost structure
Best-in-class team and world-class creative space
Supporting video effort with proprietary content management system, Wordsworth (currently in beta)
Developing first-of-its-kind analytics platform

Product/Service Descriptions