Square Off

  • Mumbai, India
  • Consumer GoodsConsumer Electronics, Gaming, Internet of Things, Sports, Hardware, Platform

It's a Xbox for Board games - Connect with a player sitting miles away OR challenge the AI and play any board game on this Tangible board.

Founded:
2015
Stage:
Beta Launched
Market:
B2C

Startup Video

Featured

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Make your Move | The Hindu

Feb 20, 2017

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The internet-connected chessboard of your dreams | Engadget

Nov 23, 2016

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Get ready to play Harry Potter's ‘Wizard Chess’ | Daily Mail Online

Nov 17, 2016

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This magical chessboard is the dream of chess fans everywhere | Mashable

Nov 17, 2016

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10 Crowdfunded projects you ought to back right now | Digit

Nov 02, 2016

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The pieces move by themselves in this crazy high-tech chess board | Digital Trends

Oct 28, 2016

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You Can Soon Play Chess Hands-Free, Just Like Wizard’s Chess From ‘Harry Potter’ | Design Taxi

Oct 24, 2016

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This smart chessboard straight out of ‘Harry Potter’ moves its pieces entirely hands-free | The Next Web

Oct 20, 2016

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Square Off Next Generation Chess Board With Automated Moving Pieces | Geeky Gadgets

Oct 18, 2016

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Chess Board with a Tech Twist | Arduino

Oct 17, 2016

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World's Smartest Chess Board is Here | Chess Base

Oct 13, 2016

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10 Kickstarter Projects for Makers that you need to back right now! | 1Sheeld

Oct 02, 2016

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Aatur Mehta & Bhavya Gohil's Chess Automated has pieces moving on their own! | Economic Times

Jan 18, 2016

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Backed by RiiDL, hardware enthusiasts from Mumbai build an automated chess board | YOUR STORY

May 31, 2015

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CNBC Tech Guru | CNBC

Jan 05, 2015

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TOP TEN TECHFEST TREATS | Mumbai Mirror

Jan 05, 2015

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At IIT fest, chess on Net draws crowds | Times of India

Jan 04, 2015

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MAKER FAIRE 2014 – LA FIERA DEGLI INVENTORI | Passion Scienza

Oct 05, 2014

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Students develop chess set for the visually impaired | ATmel

Sep 22, 2014

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बुद्धी के बल पर! | Loksatta

Sep 17, 2014

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Your Passion Makes You Powerful | Mumbai Headlines

Sep 06, 2014

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Students create automated chess board for the blind | I Am In DNA

Aug 26, 2014

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Mumbai college designs tech-savvy chessboard for the blind - See more at: http://www.mid-day.com/art | Mid-Day

Aug 21, 2014

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The next big thing in the world of chess | Chess.com

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The best projects at the IIT Bombay Tech Fest 2015 | DNA

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Chess Automated at IIT techfest | Maharashtra Times


Company was Founded

Birth of infivention Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Sep

2015

Customer

First unit (Special Edition) was delivered to Ms. Asha Jadeja Motwani

Mar

2016

Funding

Raised a Pre-Seed Round of 30 Lacs

Jul

Funding

Launch on Kickstarter.com

Nov

Customer

Successfully raised over $212,000 on Kickstarter.com and sold over 800 Units

Nov

Funding

Launched on Indiegogo InDemand

Dec

New Team Member

Hired a Hardware Engineer

Jan

2017

Customer

Crossed over $320,000 in pre orders for 1200+ units.

Feb

Jobs


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Job Description
https://goo.gl/4Wf2eP

Team Summary

Pioneered by a bunch of passionate guys, InfiVention is tech start-up that aims to connect the world with its smart and evolved board games. Their vision is to innovate and create technologically advanced boards for as many games as possible. Firm believers of user feedback, the founders travelled across the globe to gather a range of suggestions on their prototypes and integrate them in the product. No wonder, the final product truly reflects all the features that a board game enthusiast...
Based in Mumbai, Infivention fuses robotic and digital technology into immersive entertainment experiences that ignite imagination and defy expectation.
Both the founders are Electronics Engineers from Mumbai University. They bootstrapped thru MVP and company for 7 months. Previously, both worked @ RiiDL as project innovators from 2012-2015.

Team

Founding Team

Bhavya Gohil


Co-Founder
WORK

InfiVention Pvt. Ltd. (2015 - present)
Director

RiiDL Somaiya (2012 - 2015)
Chief Project Innovator

EDUCATION

University of Mumbai
Bachelor's Degree • 2011 - 2015

K.J. Somaiya College of Science and Commerce
High School • 2009 - 2011

MULUND HIGH SCHOOL
SSC • 1999 - 2009

Aatur Mehta


Co-Founder

Product/Service Summary

Square off can ​enable over 600 million chess lovers, including the 50,000+ people who are playing chess online at any given time globally, to play chess against a computer or even against a human opponent present at any place in the world via the internet on a tangible board. Telepresence!
It can be expanded to many other board games.

Product/Service Descriptions