Sampath Jagannathan, co-founder, Brigge said, “Bangalore Hobby Week will see more than 100 activities, 20 plus hobbies, 30 plus champions across 30 venues in the city. Some of the activities listed include, nail art fests, showcasing of military collectibles, workshops on the basics of writing, board games evening, poetry reading sessions, mix and learn cocktail workshops, roof top movie screenings, Bangalore video gamers meet up, music jams, drum Jams, laughter carnivals, Yoga challenges, sneaker collection showcases, beer workshops — an introduction to beer — 101 — history, ingredients, brewing process, sampling, aqua zumba introductory sessions, basics of tech blogging and belly dancing workshops amongst others.”
“Anyone with an interesting hobby and wanting to connect with others with a similar interest can create an activity during the Bangalore Hobby Week, through a simple process; sign up with Brigge, create a group for one’s hobby, create activities from the group that you would like to host , include the date, time and venue details for your hobby activity and share the group and the activity within your network (FB, Twitter, WhatsApp etc.) to get members and activity participants,” added Prasanna Jagannathan, co-founder, Brigge.
Brigge is now available for downloads on Play Store. You could also sign up with Brigge at www.brigge.co.
Brigge Technologies, the developers of the platform received Rs. 1 crore seed funding from The Chennai Angels (TCA) in Sepember 2015 at the idea stage to develop and validate the product. The Brigge platform on Android, iOS and web was validated in Chennai for three months before the launching in Bangalore. Brigge will be raising subsequent funding after the Bangalore launch.
Credits The Hindu Business Line