Cityzenith forms Indian subsidiary to tap smart city opportunities
ityzenith has announced that it will be establishing its Indian subsidiary Cityzenith India Pvt. Ltd, to begin deploying its 5D Smart City™ city information management platform in cities around India. The company's announcement comes on the heels of the Ministry of Urban Development's announcement of the first 20 Indian cities to win the 100 Smart Cities Challenge pioneered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Cityzenith said in a release. The Indian company will be located in New Delhi.
Cityzenith's ground-breaking city information management platform aggregates, curates, and visualizes the torrent of information produced by modern cities in a 3D virtual simulation of a city that everyone can easily use. Finalist at the World Smart Cities Awards for Innovation in 2013 and recently named 1 of the top 100 govtech companies in the world by Government Technology Magazine, Cityzenith has emerged as global leader in the Smart City industry, and is now working in 10
Cleading global cities across six major world regions—Singapore, London, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Chicago, San Francisco, Washington DC, Toronto, Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro.
Cityzenith began exploring the Indian Smart City market in 2014. That year, CEO Michael Jansen keynoted the Smart Cities India conference in Mumbai, convened a meeting with Sec. of Urban Development Mr. Shankar Agarwal, and formed a knowledge partnership with the GOI's National Institute of Urban Affairs. With the foundation set, the company is currently conducting a review of proposed Smart City projects in India and intends to collaborate with 5-10 Indian cities this year. Interviews with cities, industry partners, and real estate developers across India are underway, the release added.
Cityzenith is a technology company based in Chicago with subsidiaries in London, Singapore, and New Delhi. The company's mission is to transform life in cities around the world.