Switch

  • Bangalore, India
  • Internet of Things

End-to-end (hardware + cloud + APIs) connectivity solution for developers, OEMs and students to build 'Smart' internet connected devices.

Founded:
2014
Stage:
Beta Launched
Market:
B2B

Startup Video

Featured

Image

These engineers from BITS Pilani plan to take your homes off the energy grid | Your Story

May 28, 2015


Founded

Shatruddha thinks of productising his electronic hacks

Oct

2014

New Team Member

Ravi joins Shatruddha

Dec

New Team Member

Kunal joins founding team

Jan

2015

Media Coverage

Your Story article on the team and goals

May

New Product Release

Online Pre-orders sold out within a week for 'Switch Light' - a smart LED bulb

May

Shipment

Shipment of first batch of 'Switch Light'

Oct

Pivot

Pivot into hardware dev tools after seeing difficulties in hardware development

Oct

Beta Customers

Closely working with beta developers to fine-tune product before public release

Jan

2016

Jobs


Team Summary

Founded by 3 BITS Pilani Alumni with diverse experiences ranging from Electronics, Mobile, Servers, Music Business and Politics.
Kunal - was in PM Modi's 2014 backroom campaign team. Can dream and sell dreams.
Ravi - Versatile coder. Can code like hell!
Shatruddha - Has built a drone and a humanoid robot. Can build anything form scratch.

Team

Founding Team

WORK

Switch (2014 - present)
Co-Founder

Oracle (2014 - 2014)
Member of Technical Staff

Oracle (2012 - 2014)
Member Technical Staff

EDUCATION

BITS Pilani
Bachelor's degree • 2008 - 2012

Army School Colaba, Mumbai
12th • 2005 - 2007

Kunal Bhatia


Co-Founder
WORK

Switch (2014 - present)
Co-Founder

Citizens for Accountable Governance (2014 - 2014)
National Campaign Volunteer

Thermal And A Quarter (2013 - 2013)
Artist Manager

EDUCATION

Birla Institute of Technology and Science
Master of Science (MS) • 2008 - 2012

Shatruddha


Co-Founder
WORK

Mati (2014 - present)
Founder

Lantiq an Intel Company (2013 - 2014)
Design Engineer II

Innomations (2013 - 2013)
Research and Development Engineer

EDUCATION

B.I.T.S
B.E. (Hons • 2008 - 2012

Mahaveer Public School
Senior Secondary • 2005 - 2007

AISSCE
Class XII; Class X

Product/Service Summary

An easy to integrate end-to-end connectivity solution (Hardware modules, Software stack and interfacing APIs) for IoT developers to quickly prototype and implement their business ideas.
The solution also empowers traditional electrical and electronics engineers to venture into the smart/connected devices space.

Product/Service Descriptions