GAIUS Networks


Empowering the next 3 billion mobile users to interact, transact
and monetize with local content and communities.

Who are we?


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GAIUS Networks at Facebook London, LDN_LAB

GAIUS Networks has been selected for Facebook Accelerator London’s program —a 12-week session that pairs start-ups with the team at Facebook’s London lab (LDN_LAB).
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GAIUS Networks at NYU

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GAIUS Classrooms

We are happy to announce our association with KS Institute Of Technology. Now, the students at KSIT can get access to quality content right at the campus.

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Why Is It Special


Lightweight content platform at the edge serving hyper local content into communities


Enables bottom up participation of users in the mobile content ad ecosystem at the edge


GAIUS significantly improves mobile web performance by a factor of 100

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Awesome Features

Easy Publishing

Rapidly publish content and ads into your community using your mobile phone with a few clicks

Rich Content Ecosystem

The GAIUS ecosystem supports wide variety of highly localised content types and formats

User Control

Users have full control on the type of content and ads they wish to view thus avoiding unnecessary data spending


GAIUS pages are upto 60% smaller in size and can download upto 90% faster than traditional browsers

Wider reach

GAIUS enables content providers to reach wider communities


GAIUS provides several revenue opportunities for content publishers through both targeted advertising and pre-paid content

Our Team

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Co-Founder & CEO
Ex Director, N4D, University of Cambridge
Founder & Ex Chair of IRTF GAIA
Former Advisor to UN Digital Impact Alliance

Dr. Arjuna Sathiaseelan

CEO & Co-Founder

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Co-Founder & CTO
NYU Abu Dhabi
Worked with Nokia Siemens Network
Led several cellular deployments

Prof. Yasir Zaki

CTO & Co-Founder

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Co-Founder & Chief Strategist
NYU Courant Institute
Led several projects in emerging markets
Co-founder Entrupy Inc

Prof. Lakshminarayanan Subramanian

Chief Strategist & Co-Founder

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Operations Manager with passion for driving business operations that's data driven and humane.
Key technical interests include Computer Networking and Telecommunications.

Gopan Govindan

Operations Manager

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Young passionate android application developer. Tech Enthusiast.

Mukund Lal

Android Developer

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Senior Year at SRM IST, Chennai, India with research interests in IoT and Computer Vision | Experienced in Full Stack, LEMP Stack, AI, UI/UX

Arko Chatterjee

Full Stack Software Development Engineer

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Undergraduate Student in Computer Science with research interest in Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Programming | Work Experiences include Full Stack Development and Computer Vision

Shubhayan Saha

Full Stack Developer Intern

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Upcoming developer with experience in Mobile App dev with a touch of Artificial Intelligence. Junior year student at SRMIST, Chennai.

Utkarsh Minhas

Android Developer Intern

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Studies Computer Science | Does Web, Design and Marketing

Karthik Ravishankar

UI/UX Intern

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Ex- HR sales and Marketing
Content writing Enthusiast
With a touch of analytics

Grishma Singh

Community Engagement Manager

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Graphic Designer and Usability Testing Enthusiast

Yvette Oruko

Community Engagement Manager

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Web Developer and Tech Enthusiast
Currently focussed on usability testing

Renice Owino

Community Engagement Manager

Board of Advisors

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Pablo Rodriguez

Former CEO : Telefonica Alpha

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Connectivity Capital & INI Holdings. Investor in OpenBTS, Esoko, AirJaldi, Mawingu. Ex-Cisco

Jim Forster

General Partner : Connectivity Capital

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Innovator in emerging market fintech since 2002. Founding or CXO roles at SKS Microfinance, Gates Foundation-funded CGAP Technology Program, Signal Point Partners, Jipange Kusave, MeraDoctor, and ArthImpact

Gautam Ivatury

CEO : LendLedger